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INTRO Vampire Academy lead Zoey Deutch graces the front page in this very special Spring Fashion Issue of Bello mag, shot by our very own Editor in Chief, Aleksandar Tomovic. Representing spring’s contrasting bold colors and shapes,  Deutch gives us a higher end fashion editorial while showing us a more mature and sophisticated side. Hot off another vampire set, we present not one but two actors from the CW’s The Originals. The original hot-guy himself, Daniel Gillies, shows us a simple yet brawning side of him as the Entertainment cover in this fashion editorial, styled by Bello mag Fashion Editor Kimmy Erin Kertes and Bello mag photographer

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Amanda Elkins. The second Originals castmate is the young and lovely Claire Holt, who covers the Young Hollywood section. Leading in our fashion section is the  beautiful Alexa PenaVega in this stunning editorial, shot by Marc Cartwright. Promoting her new stint on the CW’s The Tomorrow People and her new film, Wicked Blood, with another talented childactor vet, Abigail Breslin, PenaVega proves to us that she isn’t a little girl anymore. Discussing her new show Star-Crossed, Aimee Teegarden covers our beauty section in a fun and bright spring beauty editorial, photographed by Ramona Rosales. Orange is the New Black lead Samira Wiley resonates a beautiful New York

city vixen as Bello’s Lifestyle cover, which was shot in New York City by Aleksandar Tomovic. It’s time for the snow to melt and the flowers to bloom. Let Bello mag take you into that fabulous space where the seasons collide with Fashion and Entertainment; what’s left is here within these pages. Sincerely, Leslie Alejandro, Executive Editor

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Have you started spring cleaning yet? It’s about time, as fashion for Spring 2014 is just amazing. There is no single trend but rather several, and we are covering them all, from all black, lace, sparkles, and prints to the return of denim and feathers. Also, we are bringing you a sneak peek from NY Fashion Week (this was our first time covering it in person!) and we were happy to be recognized to the point of having first row seats for almost all of the shows. It is important to see clothes up close and to be able to get backstage  to touch them... Fashion is our obsession, and we want to share all the secrets with you, our readers. #NYFW was amazing, but hard to survive and be fashionable, and we could not have done it if it was not for Ladurée (and its new restaurant). It was our space: our  place to regroup and get a  sugar fix, and then to organize our business dinners for the evening.

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Our other obsession is entertainment, and this issue aims to entertain you with so many exclusive interviews, starting with Zoey Deutch (Vampire Academy) on the main cover, followed by Daniel Gillies  and Claire Holt  (The Originals), Alexa PenaVega (The Tomorrow People), Aimee Teegarden (Star-Crossed), and Samira Wiley (Orange  Is The New Black).  And then comes the Hottie Hunt (“10 guys to watch for in 2014”), Friends, Short Order TV, and more... A month before out ART issue, we are confirming our commitment to ART with our now  monthly calendar of the must-attend events and coverage of some that  we attended. Our Lifestyle section is bringing us “Passport to Peru” and a delicious Curry Recipe. We are closing the magazine with a review of the Winter Olympics and some of the best ways to revamp your workout routine. I believe that after this issue you will be ready for spring: motivated, entertained and inspired. So what are you waiting for?  Bisous, Aleksandar Tomovic Editor In Chief

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CONTENTS

56 Intro Letter From The Editor Contents Masthead

ZOEY DEUTCH Short Order TV What’s Giving Us Life: Community

ENTERTAINMENT Daniel Gillies YOUNG HOLLYWOOD Claire Holt Hottie Hunt: 10 Guys to Watch For in 2014 FASHION Alexa PenaVega Editor’s Pick’s All That Glitters His & Hers : Foiled Frenzy Insta Spring Style Designer Spotlight: Novis Keltie Knight Finds Magic in an LBD Got Your Goat Haute Hommage

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BEAUTY Aimee Teegarden Beauty Story: Giving Lip Beauty Editor’s Picks Beauté Meet The Artist: Kelley Baker LIFESTYLE Samira Wiley Deliciously Dapper Sweet Thing: Craving Couture SPORTS Bello Locker 2014 Winter Olympics In Review Revive Your Routine +Horoscopes +FASHION LIST

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Beatrice Bodas East Coast Sales Director beatrice@bellomag.com Layout: Nebojsa Dolovacki Contributing Writers Florence Azria (Beauty) Matthew Blaylock (Fashion) Steven Carver (Fashion) Keltie Knight (Fashion) Brad Liberti (Lifestyle) Adrienne McIlvaine (Entertainment) Tim Murdock (Entertainment) Ashley Taylor (Beauty) Kayla Varley (Beauty) Vanessa Viola (Horoscopes) Jasmine Vo (Lifestyle) Jerod Williams (Fashion) Ronnie Woo (Lifestyle) Scott Youngbauer (Entertainment) Contributing Photographers Aleksandar Tomovic (Los Angeles) Stephane Marquet (Los Angeles) www.alekandsteph.com Marc Cartwright (Los Angeles) Amanda Elkins (Los Angeles) Ramona Rosales (Los Angeles) Kayla Varley (Los Angeles) Jana Cruder (Los Angeles) The W Tech Developer: Vincent Machetel


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The eighty sixth annual Oscars will be hosted by comic relief Ellen DeGeneres. Check out her dance moves on ABC 7e/4p

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It is a New York tradition every March at Piers MANHATTAN 92 & 94 in Mahantten, New York, The Armory Show devotes its show to showcasing the most relevant international artworks in the 20th and 21st century. If you need a little inspiration this show is the place to be.

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Kings of Leon perform with special guest Local Natives. Los Angeles, CA www.fabulousforum.com

sculptor Desire Obtain Cherish opens his solo show in Chelsea, NYC at the Unix Gallery. DOC explores contemporary desires and obsessions with sex, gender, drugs, commerce, media, and fame. 522 W. 24th Street, New York, NY 10011 (Photo credit: Desire Obtain Cherish)

MARCH 30 One of the most highly recommend show for vintage lovers will be held at the Pickwick Gardens. Come find a few special pieces for your personal collection. Get ready to super shop as the show is only open for 6 hours. www.caskeylees.com


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ZOEY DEUTCH JUST OOZES COOL. EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS 19-YEAROLD ACTRESS REGISTERS AT A LEVEL 11 ON THE COOL METER (AND IT ONLY GOES TO 10)!

Yes, she hails from a Hollywood dynasty. For those unaware, her father directed the very awesome Some Kind Of Wonderful and Pretty in Pink, and her mother is the awesome Lea Thompson, star of so much cinema, it makes my head spin. Zoey’s sister, Madelyn, is a very cool actress too. Having a family around with so much talent and charisma, it seems like she was destined to follow in their footsteps. But while we chat over the phone, I have to wonder: did she have any other options? “It’s funny when people ask me this question,” she notes, “because I never really have a straightforward response. The truth is, I don’t know. My parents are both very grounded, hilarious, kind people I really respect – not only as artists, but as human beings.  They definitely influenced me in ways I don’t even probably know. So it’s kind of that thing of nature versus nurture.  I definitely think this is something I’ve always wanted to do, and I probably would’ve always wanted to do. But, you know, having parents like this can help you get in the room. But it doesn’t help you stay there.” When it comes to social media, Zoey always delivers to her fans. And as someone who happens to follow her on Instagram and Twitter and “like” every picture of hers without question, I can vouch for her dedication to her followers.

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“I tweet and Instagram quite a bit,” she admits, “but I feel like I have a very lovehate relationship with it for multiple reasons. One, it’s super addictive. Two, it kind of leaves nothing to the imagination – there’s no mystery to me, especially as an actor. You want to be an enigma. You want to be someone who doesn’t get pigeonholed or thought of as their personality – that they can… fit into different roles. But it’s hard in this day and age where you’re expected to be accessible. I think the reason I’m always Instagramming is because I’ve always loved taking pictures. It’s a cool platform.” Fans of Zoey will also be quick to tell you that the girl has some serious style. I have yet to see a picture of Zoey on an off day when it comes to fashion – even while running errands around town. And after praising Zoey for her great style, I wanted to know her thoughts on her fashion-forward day-to-day… “I have a weird dichotomy of wanting to dress very, very sophisticated as well as super fun and funky,” she describes. “So sometimes it works out. Sometimes not so much. In terms of designers, I love people who have a sense of humor about fashion. Like Mossimo or Opening Ceremony.” After filming last month’s Vampire Academy in London and The CW’s sinfully delicious (and short-lived) Ringer  in New York while calling L.A. March 2014 - BELLO


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home, Zoey is up for more fun-filled field trips when it comes to work. But traveling so often isn’t always as glamorous as it sounds.

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“I think there are positive and negative aspects to both,” she explains. “I think right now in my life, I want to be working away from home and traveling, exploring, and going to places I wouldn’t have otherwise, because that’s such a cool aspect of my job.  And probably later in my life, when I want to settle down and have kids, I’ll be much more inclined to work near home.” Speaking of Ringer (and its star, Sarah Michelle Gellar), did Buffy The Vampire Slayer alum have any tips on slaying bloodsuckers before she headed off the UK to shoot Academy? “No. But it was awesome to have her approval.  She took a picture next to one of my standup posters and sent it to me, which was super sweet of her.” Having followed Zoey’s career since the beginning, fans (this writer included) have responded well to her knack for comedy and an awesome flair for dramatics. At this point in her career, she would love to maintain a balance between both. “I mean, you look at somebody like Sandra Bullock,” she says, “who, by the way, I’m by no means comparing myself – I could never be half the actress she is – I’m just using her as an example because she has such an incredible career being a well-respected dramatic as well as comedic actress in such a way that I so admire.  Being able to go from Gravity to The Heat is so fun and inspiring. So I guess my goal and my dream is to hopefully do both in the near future.” I HAVE NO DOUBT IN MY MIND THAT MISS ZOEY DEUTCH HAS A VERY BRIGHT FUTURE AHEAD OF HER. SO BRIGHT IN FACT THAT, AS THE SONG GOES, THE REST OF US WILL NEED TO WEAR SHADES.

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SHORT ORDER

TV JUNKIE ADRIENNE MCILVAINE DISCUSSES WHY BROADCAST NETWORKS ARE FINALLY ADOPTING CABLE’S PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES.

SLEEPY HOLLOW. SCANDAL. THE FOLLOWING. NOT ONLY ARE THESE SOME OF THE BIGGEST SHOWS ON TV RIGHT NOW, THESE NETWORK KNOCKOUTS ARE TESTING THE BROADCAST WATERS OF WHAT UNTIL NOW HAS BEEN CABLE’S DOMAIN: THE SHORT-RUN SERIES.

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of primetime offerings still follow the standard 20-something episode model, from the sweetly absurd Parks and Recreation to longtime juggernaut CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. But with cable’s compressed series tempting ever larger numbers of viewers, plus the growing popularity of abbreviated British TV series (coughDowntonAbbeycough), it’s clear that the decades-old industry model is ripe for change. The success of The Sopranos in the late 90s paved the way for many things, but none more so than HBO and cable TV’s rise to critical and commercial dominance. Without nagging advertisers and primetime sports to worry about, cable executives handed over the creative keys to the castle and the 13-episode TV season came storming out of the gates. Across the pond, though, this focus on quality, not quantity, was nothing new. The BBC had SPRING FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

long subscribed to six-episode seasons as a result of its writer-focused model, so now you know who to thank for the wildly inventive Sherlock consisting of just nine episodes spread over three seasons.

Real talk: your DVR is probably a graveyard of unseen shows, relics of series started with the best of intentions but eventually thwarted by time, interest and something called “real life.” And therein lies one of the major benefits of network TV embracing shorter TV seasons: viewers and executives alike aren’t forced to make a major time commitment. Viewers have more freedom to explore new genres of shows they might not necessarily watch otherwise, and executives are in a better position - time and money-wise - to try something new come pilot season. That way, if NBC’s risky-sounding comedy about a superpowered astronaut and his talking motorcycle (this was a real

thing in 1999) is DOA, at least they can dump the body quickly.

But every rose has its thorn, and a shortened series order provides as many challenges as an episode of Project Runway. Writers, feeling the pressure to fit six months’ worth of action into three, often resort to “speed plotting” (see: every episode of Scandal and American Horror Story), burning through twists and turns at the speed of light and ending every episode with jaw-dropping revelations worthy of a Lost season finale. That can leave viewers with whiplash, back a writing team into a corner, and lead to eventual critical backlash.

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“DIABOLICAL.” THAT’S THE ONE WORD DANIEL GILLIES USES TO DESCRIBE HIS PAST YEAR.

“It’s been crazy. I don’t know how I’m still around, honestly,” Gillies tells me over the phone while shooting on location for The CW’s The Originals. With a charming New Zealand accent, the actor says he has nothing to complain about, though. Indeed, the past year has been rewarding for the humble actor. The Originals has been a big payoff for all involved. For the unfamiliar, Gillies played the mysterious vamp Elijah Mikaelson on The CW runaway hit The Vampire Diaries. Gillies, who was introduced in season two of Diaries along with his television siblings, Klaus and Rebekah (deliciously by Joseph Morgan and Claire Holt), as the reigning supreme vamps known as “The Originals,” or the first vampires ever created on earth.  

The Originals, now having earned the cult status of its predecessor, was picked up last fall for a full season. “I got the sense pretty immediately that I thought he was somebody that could be pretty interesting, especially in a contemporary tale of vampires, sort of an old world vampire enter into the TV atmosphere,” Gillies says of his alter

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ego. Knowing that something clicked with his character – as well as with his costars and the overall dynamic of the series – it didn’t come much as a surprise to him that Diaries producer/ writer Julie Plec had gotten the ball rolling for The Originals spin-off, which follows Elijah, Klaus, and Rebekah’s adventures in New Orleans with a coven of witches and the vampire culture of the Big Easy. Without a sense of ego behind the words, Gillies says, “I even said to my manager, who all but laughed at me, that I think this is a different role for me. I think this is going to have some longevity. I don’t know why, but I feel like this is a character we’re going to be doing for a while.” Gillies has also been involved with another series, a Canadian medical drama called Saving Hope, where he still continues to be a regular cast member and divides his time globetrotting from location to location.  With his hectic work schedule, Gillies tries to decompress as much as possible (when he has the time), and this includes his love for Muay Thai kickboxing. 

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There’s also a new edition to the Gillies family; he and wife Rachael Leigh Cook just had their first daughter back in September. Gillies calls his girls “the engines of support in my life.” Reflecting on the arrival of his daughter has given him a new outlook on life and work: “It does give me a new perspective. It makes me realize how unimportant I am, and I mean that positively. It makes you want to double down your efforts. My daughter’s arrival into the world steered me back into what makes you happiest.” Some of this double downing includes working on more personal projects; he’s currently writing his second feature film. And the first movie he directed, Broken Kingdom (which starred his  wife), enjoyed a run on Showtime last year.  Before we wrap up our conversation, I modestly gush over one of his older films, 2005’s Bollywood-meetsHollywood musical Bride and Prejudice (if you haven’t heard of it, Netflix it immediately), and he couldn’t be happier while telling me about his experience making the Jane Austeninspired romp. “I had a wonderful time,” he reflects. “It’s a charming little movie that introduced me India, which I must return to.”  And as The Originals wraps up a memorable last act for its inaugural season, Gillies says he is just as in the dark as the viewers, but his sense tells him that there’s a whole regime of villains that are about to be revealed; the dynamics are always changing. How…original.

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WHAT’S GIVING US LIFE:

The Return of COMMUNITY (and Dan Harmon) By Adrienne McIlvaine

JANUARY 2, 2014 SHOULD HAVE BEEN A NATIONAL HOLIDAY. FOR MYSELF AND OTHER LOYAL FANS OF NBC’S COMMUNITY, THAT DAY HERALDED THE RETURN OF OUR BELOVED, LOW-RATED SITCOM THAT HAD SURVIVED THE EXILE OF CREATOR DAN HARMON AND ENOUGH BEHIND-THE-SCENES DRAMA TO FILL A LIFETIME MOVIE.

TV Guide describes the show as “a comedy series about an oddball group of students attending a community college in Colorado,” which it technically is. But underneath the layers of whipsmart dialogue, high-concept parodies, and pop culture references is a surprisingly emotional story of people who’ve become sidetracked on their way to becoming the people they want to be. At its best, Community questions people’s capacity for self-reflection and change and serves up the often melancholy results alongside a crossdressing dean and a monkey named Annie’s Boobs. 29

Back in 2009, before the world was taken over by Miley’s tongue, Instagram food pics, and Jennifer Lawrence, Community was just a weird little sitcom starring the host of The Soup (Joel McHale) and Trudy Campbell from Mad Men (Alison Brie). Add in Chevy Chase as Pierce, an incredibly wealthy and rude evergreen student, and The Hangover’s Ken Jeong as an AsianAmerican Spanish teacher who doesn’t speak Spanish, and I was sold. Though some dismissed it as nothing more than empty pop culture jokes and tropes, I found Harmon’s pitch-perfect parodies of overblown ‘80s action flicks and high-

stakes Dungeons & Dragons games an inspired way to comment on and deepen the characters’ relationships. Feelings are hard, and sometimes the best way to handle them is by pretending to be something else. Because when you put aside the Sophie B. Hawkins dances and 8-bit animation, that’s what Harmon, in his own neurotic and sometimes cynical way, is really interested in. The core of the show is the ways in which these wildly different characters – type-A Annie, idealistic Britta, self-centered Jeff, inappropriate Pierce, motherly Shirley, childlike Troy and awkward Abed – come together to create the family they never even knew they wanted (or needed). It sounds pretty cheesy on paper, but watching this enormously talented and charismatic cast bounce off one another for five seasons has brought more than a few tears to my eyes.  Which is why the current season feels so bittersweet. The sweet: Harmon, who notoriously clashed with NBC execs over chronic low ratings and was fired in 2012, is back in charge after new management turned out a passable fourth season. The bitter: the announcement that the the notoriously difficult Chase had been released from his contract, and that Donald Glover, who played Troy, was leaving to pursue his rap side project, Childish Gambino. But as sad as it is to say goodbye to these fictional characters, it echoes the flow of people in and out of our very real lives. And if a show whose rallying cry is “six seasons and a movie” can make me appreciate my own relationships just a little bit more, then that’s reason enough to watch. 

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They Used To Be Friends;

WELCOMING BACK NEPTUNE’S FINEST. WORDS BY DIO ANTHONY WHEN THE STUDENTS OF NEPTUNE HIGH GRADUATED IN 2007, WE THOUGHT WE’D SEEN THE LAST OF THEM. BUT COME MARCH 14TH, SEVEN YEARS LATER, VERONICA, LOGAN AND THE REST OF NEPTUNE, CALIFORNIA’S COOLEST, ARE BACK. THAT’S RIGHT, THE ENTIRE PACK; THE GOOD, THE DOUCHEY AND THE FRENEMY. After 64 glorious episodes of Veronica Mars’ investigations, fans of the show had gone through just about everything, including the death of Veronica’s best friend, teen queen Lilly Kane, played magnificently by a post Mean Girls Amanda Seyfried, in the series’ freshman season, which was met with much critical acclaim with Kristen Bell herself leading the cast. But things at home aren’t so different now. The film, funded entirely through kickstater by the ever so loyal Veronica Mars fanbase, doesn’t quite pick up where the show  left off. Instead, we SPRING FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

flash-forward several years into the future to an event that forces Veronica to return to Neptune and reunite with her old pals. What could possibly bring Veronica back to Neptune? Her inability to say no, when her ex-boyfriend enlists her help. That’s right, Logan Echolls himself. The bad-boy-turned-niceguy-turned-helpless-romantic-lover— that Logan Echolls. Quite possibly the edgiest teen on television during the time Veronica Mars initially aired. The actor, now 32 and married, looks back on his onscreen academic years. His memories from his time as the rehabilitated ex-jerk are surprising. “You know, we were all just coming into this; for a lot of us it was our first big project in Hollywood. I definitely remember the family element of it all,” he says of his first year on the series. “All of us being out there, learning and trying to put our best work out... Everyone was kind of competing, in a good way, amongst ourselves.” Filming

took place in San Diego, miles and miles away from the glitz of Tinsletown, giving a chance for the young cast to bond, thus creating the familial sense Jason Dohring mentions. “We’d hang out and get together and watch the episodes. I just remember this mix of art and personality and being on location for three years with such quality writing. It’s just very unique, and I haven’t had something like that since then.” After the series ended in 2007, Dohring went on to star in several television shows, staying true to his small screen beginnings.  But with the release of the Veronica Mars movie, fans of the actor will get to see both Dohring and Logan - bigger than ever--literally and figuratively. Filming in San Diego not only created the perfect beachy backdrop for the mystery series; it also created a sense

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thought that we might be coming back and so we planted the seeds for certain storylines, so when it didn’t happen it was a bit of a surprise. You’ll see a few scenes that sort of tie up a few storylines that were left open,” he says.   “I was able to see some of what we filmed and Rob [Thomas], the creator, says to me, “this is what the fans want.” I heard that some fans were gasping at some scenes during the screening that was held. It’s just so cool. I’m glad that we can give them what they want. This is what they paid for.  We did it for them.”

of belonging and attachment to the town for Dohring. Having relatives who live in the area, he often travels back to the beach town, and like true fans of the show, he too revisits his own stomping grounds. “I have a lot of fond memories there. But even every time I pass by the place where I auditioned, I always think, I’m really glad I was able to do that, because it just changed my career and my life.  It’s really really cool. And our casting director, Deedee Bradley...I love her.  It’s just so funny. It’s a part of your life that will always exist in your mind.” Poetically, the release of the film takes place on the exact date that the kickstarter campaign that made it all possible began. And he assures us that the actors were just as excited as the fans to step into their characters once again. “It’s great, there are some changes that have occurred in between these several years; we got to see how these 7-10 years affected the characters in terms of where they are. Nothing feels forced or unreal. You won’t see chunks of the film that don’t make sense. Everything naturally progresses to that, and to that, and so forth and creates the scope of the entire film. So there wasn’t a lot required on my end in terms of piecing 31

Speaking for V-Mars fans worldwide, Veronica might’ve chosen Piz the last time we saw her, but in Logan’s own words, we thought the love between him and V-Mars was epic…and we still do.

the story together.” Rob Thomas and the cast have done an exemplary job at giving back to the hundreds and thousands of fans who gave their own hard-earned money in order to help make this dream of a movie a reality. The efforts and thoughts are definitely not lost on any of them, and Dohring is no exception. “I think it’s such a cool thing the way fans and art interact,” he says of the connection the show’s fans have to the material. Although many of the individuals  who helped fund the movie got to participate in the making by acting as extras in several scenes, the real gift is the finished product. Dohring is sure the movie will be everything they want and more, and I have to say, with all the promotional material lingering in the airwaves...I think he’s absolutely right.  “I think our show ended so abruptly. We kind of

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But Holt doesn’t come from an old world, and it doesn’t take research to see what she’s about; the star of the CW’s hit series The Originals is a getwhat-you-see kind of girl. She first entered the vampire fandom back in 2011 during the third season of The Vampire Diaries, giving viewers exactly what they needed: a spunky female vampire that wasn’t afraid to play dirty, inside high school and out. Fast forward four years later to Holt playing the same character,  on her

own show this time: a show centered on the first family of vampires, the original family, the Mikaelsons. The supernatural drama has attracted major success for the CW while also expanding the Vampire Diaries fandom. Although her new show now stands on its own two feet, giving viewers a complete fresh look, tone and can of emotions, Holt’s heart still feels for her newbie days in Mystic Falls, the fictional town that Diaries is set in. “It’s such a great production to be apart of,” she says. “That was my home, you know; it’s March 2014 - BELLO


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where I first started this journey. I have very fond memories of my time there.” Lucky for her, her Originals co-star is someone she also has fond memories of, or in this case—with. After all, it isn’t everyday that as an actor you’re paired up with the same person on two shows in two separate countries. Holt worked alongside Phoebe Tonkin for three years on the Australian series H2O, a show about teenage mermaids living by the bay. “Phoebe’s been one of my closest friends for a long time now. Getting the opportunity to work with her was just wonderful. It’s also exciting, because we know how to work together because we’ve done it for so long already. ” Claire and Phoebe’s on-screen chemistry is undeniably captivating; any blog or fan forum can assure you of that. The same goes for the connection between on-screen brothers Joseph Morgan and Daniel Gillies. So the common denominator here is Holt; is she just that good? Possibly, but any talented person also possesses modesty.  This blonde beauty is no exception to the rule, as she gives her vampiric alter ego some of the credit. “I love that she is such a strong, fierce woman, and she isn’t afraid to show her emotions.  She has this sassiness about her, and she’s fun. I really love playing her because there are so many elements to her character. I’ve never been bored when I’m Rebekah.” And I’ve never been bored watching her play Rebekah either, so it’s a win-win. Back in November, The Originals hit living rooms across the nation with the CW’s most-watched Tuesday night line-up in four years, this just mere days after a series pick-up, at the time the series had only a handful of episodes under its belt. It’s clear that immortals -  as inhumane as they can seem - know how to bring the numbers home. Holt, however, has other plans; on the rare chance that she too might one day become immortal, rather than

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scrounging the streets of New Orleans, picking up the pieces of her brother’s temper, she’d spend it elsewhere. “If I were immortal, I’d probably spend eternity on a beach in Mexico with a margarita in hand,” she says laughing. But since it doesn’t seem like her parallel self shows any signs of taking such advice, she has few wise words. “As annoying as it can be, I think I’d tell Rebekah that it’s probably smarter to think with your head than your heart at times. And although it is great that she loves and feels so fiercely, she should think a little before doing.” Perhaps multiple seasons down the line, but as of now, wearing her heart on her sleeve seems to be the only way the last living female Mikaelson knows how to live. As if playing such a strong, no-nonsense woman wasn’t enough; Claire’s just a living, breathing human girl after all. She enjoys her fair share of binge watching on Netflix to the likes of House Of Cards. Another one of her favorite shows? Nation favorite, the politically sexy Scandal. “I love that show; it’s one of my all-time favorites. I’m a big television person. I always have been. I think there is so much viewing pleasure to be had. Television has really grown, and it’s such an amazing medium now, with so much quality.” When she’s not rooting for Olivia Pope or kicking ass on set, she’s an avid runner, and relishes in the adrenaline and relaxation such an activity can give you. “I love to run,” she says.  “I know that no matter how I’m feeling, I can just put on my running shoes and hit the pavement. If there’s anything I can’t live without, it’s my family, music, and my running shoes.” Seems like the best grouping to me.

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Speaking of Abercrombie models, this looker actually was one. But it’s evident he has no problem loosing his shirt, like he did on ABC Family’s hit series Pretty Little Liars. Jones will next be seen in Tina Fey’s new FOX comedy as Gerald, a pioneering male student at a historically women-only college. We predict the college girls will be swarming to get a piece of “Gerald,” just as we will.

Lifetime Movie Network MTV

Grant Gustin

The CW has a talent for casting drool worthy actors when it comes to their shows, and this former Gleek is no exception. Gustin will star in The CW’s somewhat spinoff of their latest hit, Arrow, in The Flash, as the pilot’s title character. Whoever first said a man in uniform is the way to go, might’ve been speaking about him. They also might’ve been talking about costumes, because Grant is sure to impress the nation with not only his portrayal of the iconic DC Comics’ character, but also with how good he becomes disguised as the Flash.

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Dylan O’Brien

It’s no secret that Dylan O’brien is entertainment’s next Matt Damon, except sillier, and much more approachable. The Teen Wolf star has a hard time landing a girl on his MTV show, but he’s stolen the hearts of die-hard fans worldwide. With a couple stints on the silver screen, and more to come, this small screen prince should’ve been on your watch-list. If not, head this as your warning, but not before hiding your face in shame first.

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This all-American boy seems more like an Abercrombie model than an actor. But lucky for us, he is an actor, leaving us endless opportunities to watch him in live action. His portrayal of Christopher Dollganger in Lifetime’s Flowers In The Attic opposite Kiernan Shipka secured Dye’s place in Teen Idol kingdom. With impressive ratings, and an even more impressive performance, this 19-yearold’s reign has barely begun.

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WHETHER IT’S PRIMETIME OR ON THE BIG SCREEN, THESE GUYS ARE MAKING MOVES THIS YEAR. FROM A FUTURE SUPERHERO TO AN EX-SERGEANT, BELLO’S GOT YOU COVERED. WE’VE WEEDED OUT THE FERNS AND KEPT THE FLOWERS—IN OTHER WORDS, THE ONLY GUYS YOU SHOULD REALLY BE PAYING ATTENTION TO WHEN LOOKING FOR EYE CANDY. HERE’S TEN GUYS TO WATCH FOR IN 2014.

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Jake Robinson

This guy’s got both talent and looks. Makes us wonder what took him so long to reach the spotlight. With notable buzz worthy films under his belt - and a Colgate million dollar smile - Michael B. Jordan is sure to blow up this year. His abs aren’t too bad to look at either. 

Robinson plays the super-cute, sweet and sometimes sassy Bennet Wilcox on the CW’s Sex and The City prequel,  The Carrie Diaries. This guy’s blue eyes will have you thinking you’ve died and gone to heaven--and probably his biceps too. I don’t think it’s by chance that Bennet’s shirts are always somehow much higher in the forearm area...seems like the mice at the Carrie Diaries costume shop have the right idea. Did I mention his perfectly combed hair? His locks alone should be a contender for the next superman film. 

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Michael B. Jordan

Looking is the name of his new HBO drama; “adorable” is the adjective used to describe him. Groff holds the perfect balance of cute, sexy, and endearing, and he’s flaunting it all for us to see on his new and very gay series. If you’re amongst the demographic that didn’t find the show relatable, watch it for its leading man, who doesn’t fail to please when giving us his take on the guy next door. Because in 2014, the guy next door is both gay and very cute.

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This guy might not be known to the masses yet, but Brett Dier is one to look out for. He shines on ABC Family’s Ravenswood as an overprotective brother with a short temper. Did I mention that he also has the best case of watery eyes known to man? Dier looks like he’s on the brink of tearing up every time he delivers a line or gives a stare. We say this in the best way possible.

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Geoff Stults

Clearly there’s no shortage of eye candy on Teen Wolf; it’s as if they only allow really good-looking people to attend the local high school. This London native makes us happy that such a perquisite exists. Sharman’s chemistry with the actors on the show is almost as strong as the bones in his jawline. With his short curly hair and mesmerizing gaze, this guy is the definition of dreamy.

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How this hunk managed to stay under our radar for multiple years is beyond my comprehension. Stults stars as big brother Sgt. Pete Hill on Fox’s new comedy Enlisted. It only took one shirtless shot of Stults for us to enlist in this show, other than the fact that it’s undeniably funny. Enlisted is the best kind of show—easy on the eyes, and easy to laugh at.

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WITH MORE THAN 20-PLUS YEARS OF SHOWBIZ EXPERIENCE UNDER HER BELT, VETERAN AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS ALEXA PENAVEGA HAS GROWN FROM PRECOCIOUS KID INTO STUNNING WOMAN GROUNDED IN FAITH AND FAMILY VALUES. SHE MADE HER TELEVISION DEBUT AS BURT REYNOLDS’S DAUGHTER IN EVENING SHADE AND SCORED A BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE AS THE LEAD IN ROBERT RODRIGUEZ’S FAMILY FILM SPY KIDS WHEN SHE WAS JUST 13.  WITH AN EXTENSIVE RESUME OF ECLECTIC ROLES UNDER HER BELT (SHE’S CURRENTLY MAKING A SPLASH ON THE CW’S THE TOMORROW PEOPLE), PENAVEGA IS HAVING FUN CHANGING UP THE TYPES OF CHARACTERS SHE GETS TO PLAY. THE NOW “GROWN WOMAN” RECENTLY SAT DOWN WITH US TO DISCUSS HER LIFE EXPERIENCES – ON AND OFF CAMERA. Where did you grow up? I was born in Miami, Florida and shortly after that I moved to Ocala [Florida] where I grew up on a horse ranch, which was pretty awesome.  As a kid, I loved horseback riding and became obsessed with horses.  I also studied acting when I was really young so I had this double life where I was exposed to the Hollywood side as well as ranch living, which was really fun and exciting as a kid. You’ve been acting in this business since you were 4.  How has the transition from child actor to adult been for you? It’s funny you mention that because it makes me sad when I hear some people talk about having such a horrible childhood experience and how they would never wish this life upon their kids.  I, on the other hand, had such a great experience growing up in this business.  It’s all I’ve ever known and I’ve loved every moment of it.  I can’t imagine growing up any other way and I’m thankful to have had the kind of people I still have in my life.

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You got the chance to be on Broadway, starring in Hairspray. Any chance we’ll get to see you again in a musical? If I had the chance to do Broadway again, I feel like I would do something different and stay away from the musical aspect of it, but it would be fun to do something involving music outside of Broadway.  My husband is a musician and music is always around me.  Music is incredibly intimidating because I grew up acting and that’s where I feel comfortable and safe.  When I was doing Hairspray and up on stage singing, I was vulnerable and exposed.   Out of all the roles that you have played throughout your life, is there a particular favorite? There was a film I did right before Spy Kids when I was 10 years old called Run The Wild Fields.  I played a girl whose nickname was Pug, and she was a small town farm girl which was without a doubt the best, most exciting role to play.  Even though Spy Kids was really fun and different, Pug was the role that felt closest to home.  Again, I got the chance to work on a ranch every day which was something I really connected with, and Sean Patrick Flannery is one of the nicest guys. I had the best experience, and it’s something that I think about all the time.  Doing that film really touched my heart.

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a good, healthy exercise. I feel like every day, whatever I do, I have to get my heart rate up whether it’s hiking or going to gym, because I feel better and it clears my mind.  I also love to cook which is probably why I have to go to the gym (laughs). That’s another hobby I love doing during the day when I’m not working.  Also, just spending time with family and good friends who call me out on being a goofball or acting like a dork.   You’re standing in front of your closet: What do you grab to make you feel comfortable? This sounds kind of clichéd, but any time I can literally put on a pair jeans, a white T-shirt and my Louboutin heels or my YSL heels, I feel like a woman.  There’s something about those heels that are so strong and powerful yet so feminine and beautiful that you can’t help but kind of feel strong and sexy.  Those are power heels.   What are some of the values that you put out in the universe that have shaped you into who you are today? I have a Godly foundation, so I would have to say my faith.  Everything has been built on my faith.  This business is crazy, so in order to get through it, you have to have a really strong foundation.  Between that and my relationship with my husband, everything that he and I have is grounded on faith.  We actually met at Bible study.   What can we expect from you throughout the rest of the year? Aside from Wicked Blood, I’m on [The CW’s] The Tomorrow People where I play this vicious and mean character I’ve never played before, and it’s really exciting.  I have this film for Sony coming out called The Remaining, an end-of-the-world movie I’m really excited about.  I remember reading the script and immediately calling my agent saying, “I have to do this movie.”

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BY KIMMY ERIN, FASHION EDITOR High shine is very much in line! Â Slightly futuristic but completely now, metallics, foils and shimmers shape your spring wardrobe.

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STYLIST HIGHLIGHT:

Karen Raphael As a style and body shape expert, Raphael has a keen eye for identifying strengths and weaknesses in every form, and is well equipped with the tools to dress her clients - both on and off the red carpet - in smart, bold choices that enhance individuality. Her educated decisions, creative outlook, warm personality, and well-balanced sense of teamwork enable her to excel during collaborations. Raphael, a graduate of the University of California San Diego, possesses a unique ability of combining her artistic sense with strategic choices to artistically transform the vision of clients, editors, and photographers into a tangible reality.  Raphael specializes in red carpet, editorial, commercial, and advertisement styling, in addition to image consulting for both men and women. Her client list includes much

of young Hollywood, ranging from Emmy award winners to Golden Globe and Grammy nominated artists. She continues to create buzz for her clientele with fashion forward and avante garde looks, garnering them numerous “Best Dressed” accolades in publications such as Elle, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Glamour, Teen Vogue, the New York Post, People’s “Style Watch,” and “The Red Carpet Fashion Awards,”  just to name a few. Raphael’s expertise is frequently sought out by fashion powerhouses such as the Style Network, Shape Magazine, MTV Style, and Tyra Banks’ beauty website Type F, making her one of the industry’s most in-demand newcomers. She currently runs her up-and-coming styling conglomerate out of her private office space in Hollywood. (bio from www.karenraphael.com)

FAVORITE TRENDS FOR SPRING/ SUMMER 2014

KAREN RAPHAEL HAS QUICKLY BUILT A REPUTATION IN THE WORLD OF FASHION FOR BEING MORE THAN JUST A STYLIST. THE L.A. NATIVE HAS ALREADY SOLIDIFIED A NAME AS A CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE ARTIST, STRATEGIST, AND COLLABORATOR AMONG WELL RESPECTED COLLEAGUES IN THE INDUSTRY. SEAMLESSLY TRANSFORMING HER CLIENTS’ IMAGES, SHE HELPS EACH ONE DEVELOP INTO A BRAND OF HIS OR HER OWN, WITH A SENSE OF STYLE UNIQUE TO EACH PERSONALITY. SPRING FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

1. Midi or Tea-length full skirts. Feminine, flirty, and fun. The midi or tea length full skirt is one of my favorite looks to rock this spring, specifically when it is high waisted. My favorite way to wear it is with a well fitted sweater or cropped top. To take it even a step further in the fashion-y direction, throw a blazer or cropped leather motojacket over your shoulders - another trend that’s hot at the moment.   Found in: Oscar de la Renta, Christian Dior, Emilia Wickstead, Roksanda Ilincic, Sachin + Babi 2. Skinny pants suit.  A menswearinspired chic and classic look that never goes out of style. The key to nailing this look is the fit: it needs to be tailored to perfection - especially the jacket at 50


the waist - and the pants need to be cigarette or slim to achieve the most flattering, refined silhouette.   Found in: Antonio Berardi, Ralph Lauren, Veronica Beard, L’Wren Scott, Salvatore Ferragamo, Saint Laurent. 3. Crop tops/Bandeaus with high waisted skirts/pants combo. This is a trend that has already been around for a couple of seasons, but is continuously gaining momentum through spring collections, and I am all for it. The cut and style is playful and fashion forward. To do it right, make sure only an inch of skin shows at the waist (no belly-button), which adds a subtly sexy touch while still maintaining a fashion forward element.    Found in: Michael Kors, Thakoon, Balenciaga, Narciso Rodriguez, Cushnie Et Ochs, Osman, Christian Siriano. 

* 3 FAVORITE RUNWAY LOOKS SPRING/SUMMER 2014 1. Elie Saab- You can never go wrong with Elie Saab. I was lucky enough to see this piece in person at the showroom, and it took my breath away. The color is stunning and vibrant, while the intricate lace detail adds a delicate elegance & unique beauty. 2. Fausto Puglisi- This is such a fun and youthful look for spring. It’s different, colorful, and exciting. It’s

also extremely flattering to a pear shaped body, which therefore, makes it appealing to myself and many of my clients who fall into that category. 3. Ralph Lauren- I saw this look back in September, when it just hit the runway, and fell head over heels in love with it. I was praying someone would wear it to a big award show and was beyond thrilled when Lupita Nyongo gave it the winning moment it deserved when she wore it to the 2014 Golden Globes. She was breathtaking!

* 3 FAVORITE ACCESSORIES 1. An adjustable metallic gold waist belt by Lorena Sarbu - This was given to me as a gift at the Lorena Sarbu fashion show this year. It’s such a great accessory for an outfit because it’s sleek, very well made, and cinches any dress or skirt just right at the waist. I love it so much, I used it on one of my clients, Laura Vandervoort, for a red carpet event she did in Cannes to accessorize a plain white dress with matching gold heels. It was such a hit, she was named “Best Dressed of the Week” on several sites, and they all mentioned the belt as a highlight of the outfit.  (Photo attached) 2. My red Rebecca Minkoff studded wallet on a chain - I received this as a gift from Rebecca after attending her show last year, and it’s one of the items I can’t live without. It’s red and studded, so it stands out and accessorizes an outfit. It’s also just big enough to be used as a clutch, and small enough to throw in my purse to use as a wallet, in the rare case that it doesn’t match my outfit. (Photo Attached) 3. Pair of vintage black velvet Manolo Blahnik flats -  These are so chic and simple, but they go with every outfit and easily dress up either a cute summer dress or just a pair of jeans and t-shirt. I wear them so often that their soles are almost fully worn down and need to be replaced.  *FAVORITE FRAGRANCE /SCENT: Ralph Lauren Romance.  I have been loyally wearing only this perfume since I was 15 years old.  * HIGHLIGHT AT NYFW  (career highlight as well) - meeting Monique Lhuillier and viewing her Fall 2014 collection backstage after the show. I had the privilege of examining the beautiful intricate detailing and craftsmanship of each piece up close and was able to speak with Monique and her team of designers about their inspiration behind the line.  -Karen Raphael www.karenraphael.com @karenraphael

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DENIM REDEFINED Spring’s recipe for denim is far from easy. One part Western, one part Samurai, a dash of leather, and a sprinkling of color in an otherwise muted palette of dirtied cobalt, stuccoed ivory, muddled olive and weathered chambray makes for a spectacular new way wear your denim.

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IN HER SHOES:

Keltie Knight Finds Magic in an LBD

KELTIE KNIGHT SHOULD OFFICIALLY BE PLACED ON YOUR RADAR. THIS BLOGGER AND FORMER ROCKETTE IS SKY ROCKETING HERSELF TO FASHION STARDOM. SHE’S A TV PERSONALITY FOR AMERICAN SHOW THE INSIDER   A MORE HIP AND STYLE-CONSCIOUS ENTERTAINMENT NEWS PROGRAM. HOT OFF THE HEELS OF A GLISTENING GRAMMY AWARDS LOOK THAT LANDED HER ON SEVERAL BEST-DRESSED LISTS, INCLUDING ELLE AND VOGUE’S, WE ASKED KELTIE TO SHARE THE STORY BEHIND HER FAVORITE DRESS. SURPRISINGLY, IT’S THAT LBD, BUT DONE HER OWN WAY... When I was living in New York City during the spring of 2009, I couldn’t contain my excitement that a brand new Topshop was opening in my city. When I finally saved my pennies and made my way down to SoHo to the Flagship store, I was overwhelmed with three beautiful floors of clothes that the cool kids wore. At the time, I fancied myself somewhere on the fashionista scale between totally hopeless and Alexa Chung cool. Inside Topshop that day, I tried on an assortment of items: a sweater with a giant cat on it, things that looked like grandma clothes (except tiny and with fancy embellished collars), and a bunch of acid washed jeans. None of these items were going to work for me. But come to think of it, do acid washed jeans work on anybody? I am not so sure... I had lost hope in my city’s fancy new store until I found the most perfect dress of all time, one that almost six years later still finds weekly wears in my life in Los Angeles.  She’s perfect: black chiffon SPRING FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

short slipdress with lace straps. It is the kind of dress that Kate Moss would effortlessly pull off on the red carpet, instantly throwing every fashionista on the planet into a dizzy trying to emulate. The dress is sheer enough and lightweight enough to be sexy, and, because I planned to wear black booty shorts underneath it, I figured it wasn’t totally inappropriate (even though Kate Moss would probably go sans undies and be ultra chic). The dress is the most comfortable dress. It feels like pajamas. But of course, being a slipdress, I sort of was wearing pajamas.  It flutters around my legs perfectly: the perfect length to be short enough to be cool, and long enough to not make my mother’s eyes roll. Equally chic with combat boots (my footwear choice for most of 2009-2010) or a summer sandal,   it looks great under a

Dress by Paolo Sebastian Jewels by Michael John Jewelry leather jacket or with a denim shirt thrown on top. I’ve worn it with tights, without a bra, to weddings, brunch, and on dates. I wore it out. I still do. I’m wearing it right now. I’m not joking.  The dress was the kind of dress where magical things would happen in it, and no matter what my plans for the day were...whenever I needed to feel my best, I wore the dress. It was the dress I wore proudly when I ran into my exboyfriend and silently thanked the fashion gods that I had been wearing my chic dress that felt like pajamas, rather than my actual pajamas when we ran into each other at Target. The dress’s magical qualities transferred onto whomever wore it! The night my friend Christina Perri wore the dress to a taping on So You Think You Can Dance, her song hit the top ten and she became an overnight sensation! Best of all, when I wore it to tour through Rome one summer, the Italians gave me free coffee and cannolis!  I think we all have one magical piece of clothing that make us feel our best. Even though nowadays I get to wear couture gowns on the red carpet and fashion houses lend me their latest styles,   I wear my magical black Topshop dress whenever I have the chance. And no, you can’t borrow it.  66


Got Your Goat By: STEVEN CARVER

IT ISN’T EASY TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL FASHION BRAND. NOT ONLY IS THERE THE CREATIVE TALENT, BUT ALSO THE BUSINESS KNOW-HOW TO TAKE IT FROM A TANGIBLE CONCEPT TO A POSSIBLE REALITY.  AND, OF COURSE, MONEY IS NEEDED.  BUT, NOT EVERY DESIGNER GETS INITIAL BACKING FROM A GLOBAL CONGLOMERATE (PAGING LVMH AND KERING); SOME START WITH NEXT-TO-NOTHING, WHICH CAN BE CHALLENGING.

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sing £3,000 to buy fabric and employ a pattern maker to draw up her designs, Jane Lewis began producing a small collection of cashmere separates under the name Goat (from the animal that provides the luxuriously soft yarn) out of necessity. There simply weren’t discreet – yet disarming – pieces that were versatile and fashionable.  But Lewis quickly realized an issue that needed a resolution: she didn’t have any formal design training.

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Instead of second-guessing herself, she pushed forward. Putting her listening skills to task (an underrated talent, unused by many), she learned by trial and error, and by balancing the creative and business sides of the job.  Lewis found a niche in the market and fine-tuned her product until it could be introduced to key retail buyers.  Seeing the potential in the collection, Goat slowly picked up a series of stockists, enabling the company to grow and develop a sister – and less expensive – line called Goat Library in 2006. 

on pattern, collections have a timeless quality that renders them almost seasonless. Now, more than a decade later, Goat knows there are few keys to keep the brand fresh and successful. According to Lewis, it’s imperative to listen to the needs of customers; they’re the ones who dictate sales.  Also, collections are

designed with pieces that can easily slot into existing wardrobes, since not everyone can afford a new one every season. Goat is 24-hour dressing, from day to night, and this versatility has allowed the brand to adapt to the ever-changing lifestyles of its client base.  And its success story proves that a small amount of upstart cash can make a big difference.

Goat’s main collection is produced in Italy and the UK (the Library range is made in Asia) and uses modern Italian yarns and fabrics, the label’s signature aesthetic riffs on a 60s aesthetic. The overall look is decidedly lean and clean, but not austere.  Higher necklines, knee-length hemlines and capped or full-length sleeves keep the body covered, while the wool crepe (a signature fabric) drapes over it, skimming a woman’s curves.  With a strong, edited color palate that’s light

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Sweet Thing:

Craving Couture BY MATTHEW BLAYLOCK

HAUTE LOOSELY DEFINED IS FASHION THAT IS CONSTRUCTED FULLY BY COUTURE HAND; HAUTE TRANSLATES TO “HIGH,” COUTURE TRANSLATES

TO “DRESSMAKING,” AND ALL OF IT TRANSLATES TO EXPENSIVE. 

THE WORK THAT GOES INTO THE CLOTHING IS EXTREMELY TIME CONSUMING AND COSTLY, ALL OF WHICH IS PRODUCED MORE FOR SHOW AND PUBLICITY THAN FOR PROFIT. AS OF SPRING 2014, ONLY SIXTEEN FASHION HOUSES MET THE STANDARDS AND BUDGET TO BE FEATURED IN THE COUTURE SHOWS, WHICH COMMENCE TWICE A YEAR IN JANUARY AND JULY. THE CRAFT REQUIRED TO PRODUCE SUCH GARMENTS IS UNPARALLELED AND IS OFTEN CONSIDERED MORE ART THAN CLOTHING. At Alexandre Vauthier we see a collection inspired by “beach and windsurf.” The models strut down the runway in bejeweled paneling, each gem painstakingly stitched by hand to create a garment worthy of praise. The pristine white clutch carried by the opening model reveales a gold chain attached to the heel, mimicking that of a surf leash. Vauthier accompanies his coastal collection with mild biker undertones, adorning the model’s neck with a choker bike chain. The collection speaks to a powerful woman aware of her sexuality. She can’t be missed among the hot pants accompanied with spiked necklaces, the dresses adorned with intricate leather braiding, and the barely-there one piece draped in gold chains.  Zuhair Murad took us on a walk through his garden for the spring season. A large portion of the forty-seven looks were adorned in florals; the wedding dress closing the show was composed of upwards of 25,000 floral appliqués. The

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collection had quite a few standouts; however, this look in head-to-toe gold was a comforting variation from a collection engulfed in enough florals that your allergies may start to act up. The one-piece jumpsuit emblazoned with gold sequins, accompanied by gold heels and a belted gold leaf piece at the waist, managed to come just short of being over the top.  I say bring on the gold, and if it is bejeweled in diamonds, even better.

from the past. The fifty-five looks were meant to correlate  to fifty-five operas. To anyone other than the opera historian, the connections were not always obvious, but this did not detract from the elegance of the collection. The black plissé dress adorned in butterflies had a commonality with many of the pieces, which were consistently accompanied by some sort of animal. The whimsical feeling of the dress was a theme seen through the majority of

Often when working within the field of pastries, items must be cooked at a very specific temperature or period of time, which is more strict than in cooking. Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli at Valentino found themselves inspired this season by the protagonist characters from all of the great operas

the collection, all of which glided down the runway, an impressive collection from beginning to end.

At Armani Privé, a sea of navy gypsies washed down the runway. The models’ hair was hidden away, tightly bound in scarves, and they displayed long flowing skirts making their way to the floor and large beaded earrings dangling from the models’ ears. This beautiful midnight blue strapless dress flows with its intricate hand embroidered details. The show balanced elegant, casual, and sexy perfectly, but would we expect anything less from Giorgio? As with the artistry of Haute Couture, there is artistry in the form of pastries and desserts. Often when working within the field of pastries, items must be cooked at a very specific temperature or period of time, which is more strict than in cooking. To make sugar and water into caramel, it must be held at a heat between 320 and 350 degrees fahrenheit. For a soufflé to raise properly, the oven should not be open for the entirety of the cooking process. And to make a perfect pate feuilletee (French for “puff pastry”), it is recommended that  the dough be folded to 73 layers. For those who want the satisfaction without the trouble, we suggest reaching for a rich and smooth chocolate truffle classically made with a creamy chocolate ganache center and coated in chocolate sugar icing. Bon Appétit.

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#BELLONYFW BY FABIO FERNANDEZ, BELLO FASHION NEWS DIRECTOR THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF EDITORS IN ATTENDANCE AT EVERY NY FASHION WEEK. WHAT WE LIKE TO CALL THE “OBSERVER” AND THE “CRITIC.” THE OBSERVING EDITOR ATTENDS TO DISSECTING TRENDS AND UNDERSTANDING THE COLLECTIONS IN A WAY THAT HE OR SHE CAN REINTERPRET THE BRAND’S COLLECTION INTO A PARTICULAR SHOOT AND PUBLICATION AS A WHOLE. THE CRITIC, ON THE OTHER HAND, ATTENDS TO REVIEW COLLECTIONS AND PREDICT TRENDS IN A WAY SO AS TO INFORM AND EDUCATE THE CONSUMER AUDIENCE, DESPITE

THEIR PREFERRED PUBLICATIONS GENRE. IF YOU SEEK OR HAVE AN INTEREST IN FASHION JOURNALISM, WE SUGGEST LOOKING MORE DEEPLY INTO WHAT KIND OF EDITOR YOU PREFER TO BE, AS THERE IS NOT AN “EASIER” OPTION, AND BOTH CAN BE CHALLENGING (BUT VERY REWARDING). This fall 2014 season was BELLO’s first year in attendance at the MercedesBenz Fashion Week tents at Lincoln Center. Despite the harsh temperatures and harsher sidewalks, we managed to land on time and attend ALMOST every show; it is near impossible to attend all, regardless of the size of your team in attendance. We are far from bloggers or editors who attend shows for the purpose of critiquing every collection at hand due to many factors, one of them being that there’s hardly anyone with the guts to actually critique without the fear of being blacklisted. Also, we are a real publication with business needs. People tend to forget that fashion never stops being a business and just see the glamour of it all. Weeks before #nyfw began, we were on the cold and icy New York City streets attending Liberty Fair, Capsule and PROJECT fairs on your behalf. For those not in the know, these events are tradeshows open strictly to buyers and top publications like our own, showcasing the latest in upcoming fashion brands on and off the market.  We, as well as the CFDA. are encouraged to seek and nourish newer brands just as much as the established labels, and we  have found several well worth the effort to mention here, which we will introduce to you in due time. Despite enduring  two out of the  three Polar Vortexes, we made it there in one piece...although several

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pieces of footwear and trousers did not make it out alive, due to multiple literal snow falls from members in our team. Once fashion week began, we hit the ground running, reuniting at “the tents” at Lincoln Center from all corners of the city on a daily basis. Commencing February 6th, we were bright eyed and bushy tailed at the Nicholas K show until the very end at FTL Moda in partnership with the Aids Healthcare Foundation, at which our team at one point or another had at least one or two members sitting in the  front row at every show attended.  This being our first season, it was a major compliment to our publication. No one likes to admit that we all care were we sit, but we do. Would you be upset sitting in the front row next to Joe Jonas, Zachary Quinto, Kelly Preston and Kevin Alejandro? Not us! At every corner of the tents, things discussed and overheard included how Cathy Horyn was missed at every show and how and who would fill her large shoes. IMG and its William Morris Endeavor switch were also among that, including its crack down on bloggers and celebrities, to which there were a lot of angry individuals. There was a  noticeable improvement in the efforts to diversify our runways, as we noticed the abundance of Asian models dominating this season.  Last but not least was how UGGS saved the day, or days, depending on how often they were needed due to dangerous temperatures. Overall, our experience could have not been made pleasant without the help of our friends at Samsung. We would like to give our thanks to the entire Korean and State side teams at Samsung for allowing us to work in a most relaxing lounge, which was designed in partnership with Swarovski, and for the remarkable caricatures done by their talented illustrators on their staff. So be sure to follow the entire BELLO team throughout our fashion week journey on twitter and instagram @ bellomag or any of the following hash tags.  #bellonyfw #bellombfw #nyfw.

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#NYFW F/W 2014 KALEIDOSCOPE BY ALEKSANDAR TOMOVIC

Trina Turk

Zang Toi

Zac Posen

Tory Burch

Tommy Hilfiger

Todd Snyder

Ralph Lauren

Noon by Noor

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Nautica

Skingraft

Naeem Khan

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MM6 Maison Martin Margiela

Michael Kors

Michael Kors Ivan Aguilar

Libertine

Koonhor

Jill Stuart

HervĂŠ LĂŠger by Max Azria

Donna Karan New York

Diane Von Furstenberg

Custo Barcelona

Carolina Herrera

CZAR By Cesar Galindo

Dennis Basso

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EDITOR’S PICKS BY KIMMY ERIN KERTES, FASHION EDITOR DIAMONDS MAY BE A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND, BUT SPARKLES? THEY’RE OUR PLAYFUL, NOSTALGIA-SPARKING CRAFTY SIDEKICK. THE CRUSTY SPARKLES ARRIVED ON THE FASHION SCENE SIX YEARS AGO, BUT HAVE FOUND NEW WAYS TO STAY RELEVANT AND CHIC EACH SEASON. AS SPRING FASHION STARTS TO SHINE IN YOUR WARDROBE, HERE ARE THE SPARKLY ITEMS SURE TO BE GLEAMING IN MINE.

Maison Martin Margiela Haute Couture 2014

Miu Miu sunglasses

Christian Louboutin oxfords

Golden Goose sneakers

Lanvin tie

Judith Leiber minaudiere

EF Collection X ring

Alexander Wang sweatshirt

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Color Me Bad By MATTHEW BLAYLOCK

“DRESS UP YOUR SPORTSWEAR AND DRESS DOWN YOUR FORMAL WEAR.” Luciano Barbera

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The bold and the beautiful no longer need only reference your favorite soap opera (don’t worry, your secret is safe with us), but should rather expand your color horizon and loosen your lines this season. Menswear continues to grow bolder, brighter, and, lucky for us, more comfortable. Designers have opted for a looser silhouette this season in radiant reds, deep blues, and vibrant orange and yellow. Suit yourself from head to toe in the hue of your choice and strut with confidence. Who knows...you may attract the girl or guy of your dreams.

Christopher Bailey’s theme this season was “Writers and Painters.” The painter Bailey found inspiration in was David Hockney. Hockney’s use of primary colors found its way onto the runway in the form of yellow boat neck sweaters, midnight blue hooded cardigans, and this lively red rain slicker. At Fendi Silvia Venturini Fendi found her color inspiration in the desert. Slacks in tan and burnt orange, hints of terra cotta and dark blue skies found their way onto sweaters, jackets, and

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Bermuda shorts. Pictured as a full look as different shades of orange coat the model from loafer to collar. This season at Gucci Frida Giannini sent a full new aesthetic down the runway for the brand. A more casual, younger feel was a far cry from what the brand has been known for. In the place of button ups we see crew necks, and the normal flood of suit jackets was lightened with shirt jackets. Gucci has embraced sportswear and the decision is met with great praise. The pieces on this yellow ensemble paired with loafers could easily translate from city to mountain scenery without a second thought. Donatella Versace took a literal interpretation of the word “athletic” by sending models accessorized with

sports tape to accompany the clothing. We see a looser fitting pant, as was the trend this season, and a relaxed effort in suiting seen in rolled up sleeves a la 1985. Donatella’s color palette was not as vibrant as that of many of the designers this season, but she had her moments with this wide neck sweater and pants just shy of an MC Hammer revolution. At Salvatore Ferragamo we once again see an almost literal interpretation of sportswear, as several of the looks made their way down the runway emblazoned with large numbers. Creative director Massimiliano Giornetti explains to style.com [that it’s] not any specific idea of sport, but the idea, the vibration of the sportsman.” He was making a direct correlation of athletes wearing numbers on their jerseys as the models

did on their clothes. This deep blue look with a large pea green “4” is paired with trousers that border on sweatpants and a pair of white strapped sandals to round it off. To enjoy sportswear you don’t have to be an athlete, and to enjoy bright colors does not necessarily mean you have to wear them. The macaron can be traced back to an Italian monastery of the 9th century. The colorful confectionary - often associated with French desserts -  is actually  seen in different forms everywhere around the world  from Scotland to Puerto Rico to India. If you can’t seem to brighten up your day with your clothing, bring a box of these bitesized treats to your office and be the man to brighten everyone’s day. Bon Appétit. 

To enjoy sportswear you don’t have to be an athlete, and to enjoy bright colors does not necessarily mean you have to wear them.

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AIMEE TEEGARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY BY RAMONA ROSALES WORDS BY ASHLEY TAYLOR

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AMIDST THE CONTROLLED CHAOS OF HER PHOTO SHOOT SETUP, I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO SIT DOWN WITH AIMEE TEEGARDEN AS SHE WAS IN MID-BEAUTIFICATION STATUS AT THE HANDS OF A HAIR AND MAKEUP TEAM.  WITH HER ADORABLE TEACUP YORKIE, GIZMO, CURLED UP ON HER LAP, THE MULTI-FACETED 24-YEAROLD STUNNER CHATTED WITH ME ABOUT  LIFE, CAREER, AND ALL THINGS STAR-CROSSED.

In her lead role on the new CW show Star-Crossed, Teegarden plays Emery Whitehill, a Louisiana teen who, at six years old, has a short but sweet encounter with an alien boy the night his spaceship crash-lands on Earth. Ten years later, Emery sees the boy (Roman, played by Matt Lanter) in her high school, thanks to a new program in which seven Atrian (alien) students are testing the waters of integration.  In 2024, Atrians are living as second class citizens, confined to a militarized housing sector and treated with open hostility by folks skeptical of their kind.  Amidst this emotionally charged climate of bigotry and fear, Emery not only reconnects with Roman, but finds herself in the position of hopeful peacemaker, using her voice to try and bridge the Human/Atrian gap. 

So, I had the opportunity to watch the first couple of episodes of Star-Crossed. What were your first impressions when you read the script? I was really into the idea of doing a show that’s sci-fi.  And it’s a love story, but not just a love story.  There are so many other things going on; there’s action, there’s high school, there’s the idea of blossoming and figuring out who you are.  I had a concept meeting with the producers to sort of discuss what they were thinking in terms of texture and feel and layers and visuals for the show.  They really won me over, so I had a meeting with the writer, got to know her a little bit better, and we moved on to casting. The end result on the screen…  Does it look like you imagined as you were reading it? Yes and no.  I mean, it’s like anything.  It’s art.  It takes shapes and forms and color.  It’s always evolving.  But I’m really really pleased with the pilot.  I think it turned out awesome. *I was actually really amazed by this.  Shout out to the art department! 79

What percentage would you say is filmed on green screen versus an

actual constructed set? Because it takes place ten years in the future and the locations are very elaborate. Out of the entire season, I shot only one thing on the green screen. Really?*  That’s really impressive!  I was thinking specifically of The Sector (a large multi-story neighborhood built to keep the Atrians separated from humans). The Sector, yeah!  I think the market section was built about 30 feet up, and then the rest was CGI. Let’s talk about Emery Whitehill.  How is she like you and not like you? I feel like Emery is very naïve, especially being sort of segregated for part of her life in a hospital.  And I’ve lived a very extraordinary, beautiful, crazy existence, so I feel like I’ve got more street smarts to some degree.  And I don’t have any intergalactic romances going on that I know of.  Also, she’s just going into high school at sixteen, and I graduated when I was fifteen, so that’s a BIG difference.  Yeah, I don’t know.  It’s hard to compare my life to hers.  I surf and rock climb and do all kinds of weird bizarre crafty things.  Oh, we both love crafting though.  She was very involved with scrapbooking [in the hospital]. So, let’s talk about graduating at fifteen.  Since you mostly play teenagers, do you feel like you get to live some high school experiences you may have missed in your own life? Actually, I got to do a lot of those things as a teenager.  Even after I graduated, I still got to tag along with friends.  I got to do all of the fun stuff and miss all the boring stuff. Ah, every teenager’s dream… Exactly.  I feel like I got to miss a lot of the not-so-fun high school situations. Star-Crossed is kind of a new take on the ‘50s and ‘60s era of racial integration in American high schools.  March 2014 - BELLO


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Do you think Emery is a role model for viewers, the way she advocates acceptance and stands up for what she believes in? Yeah, I totally think she is. And that’s something that was really attractive to me when I read the script. In the situation she finds herself in, she could have just given up and gone with the crowd, but she’s very vocal about how she feels.  Not just about integration of humans and aliens, but standing up for the underdog and not letting people step on you...and having a voice and being comfortable having that voice when women are often kind of told to sit in the corner and be quiet.  I really just love to…to be able to be loud and proud on TV! I thought that as well, watching the show.  Writers sometimes create a strong female character, only to have her end up being rescued anyway.   I think Emery gets to do a lot of rescuing, as well as being rescued. Well, she does a lot of attempting to rescue, which doesn’t always go as she planned.  But she throws her whole heart into it, and that’s what matters.  She goes for it without thinking twice. Speaking of throwing yourself into a project, I know that you both produced and starred in the series Aim High.  How did the role of producer suit you? I love producing and developing and creating and finding great people to come together to create art.  As an actor, you’re already in someone else’s idea and expanding on that, whereas producing you get to come into it with your own ideas and perceptions.  And, y’know, I love acting… It’s my favorite thing; it’s my life.  But producing, it’s nice to just get more involved.  I’d love to have my own production company in a couple of years. Do you think that your experience as a producer has changed you as an actor? Oh, definitely! Definitely. And has this show altered your personal feeling regarding aliens, UFOs, other planets?  Are you a believer? I think it’d be a little naïve to not believe in some other type of life form out there

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BLOUSE EQUIPMENT SKIRT DOLCE & GABBANA NECKLACE & RING SAMANTHA WILLS

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I don’t know… I think it’s a part of the human condition to be afraid of the unknown. somewhere. I don’t know what shape or form or type of intelligence, but I think there’s got to be something else out there.

So, if the situation on Star-Crossed presented itself on Earth today, do you think you’d be in the same camp as Emery? Proctective… helpful... welcoming? SPRING FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

But you don’t seem to be afraid of the unknown! You’ve lived a very exciting, wild life. (Laughs) Yeah, I definitely throw myself into things, that’s for sure!  I guess it’s one of those situations where you don’t really know until you’re thrust into it. If you could have any actor guest star on your show -  and we’ll assume the

perfect part has been created for them - who would it be?  And why? See, this is where I definitely go into my producer head.  “Who would be a good fit?  What about our demographic?”  I might have to think more about that. Okay.  Here’s an easier question.  StarCrossed starts off in 2014 and then jumps ahead ten years to 2024.  What do you think of the fashion created for you?  It’s not crazy different, like Star Trek, but it’s enough to really get that futuristic feel. 82


Okay, so it’s 2014 right now and ten years ago it was 2004, and is the fashion really that different? Even in 1994, which is twenty years ago, is it that different?  That was a big conversation we had at the start of this project.  How far are we going to take this?  The concept was thrown around of the weird, shiny, plastic materials.  But one, it’s so uncomfortable, and two, it’s just not realistic.  It’s playing that line of…how far do we take it and also keeping it real and grounded where people recognize everything.

Do you think it could have an impact on fashion in the present? Maybe! I think with our show there are a lot of really interesting textures and pattern play and colors. Hopefully it will at least inspire people to be a little more creative with their closets. Any progress on that guest star? I think Anton Yelchin would be awesome.  And he was in Star Trek (as Chekov) so there’s that sci-fi carryover…  Yeah, he’s a terrific actor; I’d love to work with him.

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That’s a really good answer. For both actor and producer. TO SEE MORE OF THE DELIGHTFUL AIMEE TEEGARDEN AND HER COMPLICATED INTERGALACTIC LOVE STORY ADVENTURE, CHECK OUT STAR-CROSSED ON THE CW, MONDAY NIGHTS AT 8P/7C.

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“Haute Hommage” By: STEVEN CARVER

HAUTE COUTURE IS CONSIDERED TO BE THE HIGHEST ECHELON OF FASHION. EACH HANDCRAFTED PIECE IS TAILORED FOR ONE BODY; EXACT MEASUREMENTS ENSURE A PERFECT FIT.  BUT, THERE’S A PRICE; THE COST OF AN ARTICLE OF CLOTHING CAN REACH SIX FIGURES.  FOR THOSE WHO CAN SPLURGE ON SOMETHING WORN ONCE IN PUBLIC – IT’S PASSÉ TO WEAR IT TWICE – IT’S A SURPRISE TO KNOW THEY SPEND SO LITTLE ON SOMETHING SEEN EVERY DAY, LIKE ONE’S FACE.  THANKFULLY, THERE ARE THOSE WHO BELIEVE IN HAUTE SKINCARE. 

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that flirts with an intriguing (or is it two-faced?) duality, the premise of Hommage is clearly one-fold: to create a distinct and personal grooming ritual for men. The brand’s attention to detail integrates both a modern and masculine aesthetic in their product line.  And, to quote them, “aesthetics should express functionality and products should anticipate, then exceed the buyer’s expectations.”

Like many up-and-coming brands, developing a unique identity is imperative. For Hommage, it started with the Monaco Shave Set.  Created by renowned industrial designer (and Hommage co-founder) Wolfgang Joensson, the elegant lines of the razor compliment the muscular stature of the badger hair brush, with an aerodynamic stand to keep it all in place. With its striking looks, no longer will skincare be relegated to a hidden shelf behind a cabinet door.

Not only did the Monaco inspire the signature fragrance of every Hommage product, but also their team of global skincare experts. Developed to enhance a man’s physical appearance, the line encapsulates the essence of a visuallyfocused brand wrapped up in smartlydesigned packaging.

(Preshave Oil), shaving (Shave Cream, Shave Emollient, Shave Balm), aftershave (Refreshing Towelettes, Styptic Matchsticks), and daily maintenance (Face Cleanser, Face Moisturizer, Face Mask, Eye Treatment) products created to protect a man’s sometimes fragile skin.

WHILE NOT CONCEIVED TO APPEAR ON DRUG STORE SHELVES, HOMMAGE IS AN ASPIRATIONAL BRAND IN BOTH STYLE AND SUBSTANCE.  THERE ARE THOSE WHO ARE WILLING TO SPEND THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS A YEAR ON CLOTHING, YET IT’S SHOCKING TO SEE HOW THEIR SKIN ISN’T SPLURGED UPON.  YOU PAY FOR WHAT YOU GET, AND ULTIMATELY, LOOKING GOOD SHOULDN’T COME WITH A PRICE.

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EDITOR’S PICKS Tools of the Trade By NICOLE WALMSLEY, BELLO MAG BEAUTY EDITOR I WAS GOING THROUGH MY MAKEUP KIT RECENTLY AND REALIZED THAT THESE ITEMS ARE TRULY SOME OF MY FAVORITE AND MOST USED PRODUCTS. I KNOW I’M NOT ALONE AS I SEE THE SAME PRODUCTS ON MANY OF MY ARTIST FRIENDS’ STATIONS. SO IF YOU’VE EVER WONDERED WHAT’S IN A MAKEUP ARTIST’S KIT, HERE YA GO! YES, THERE’S A LOT OF MAKEUP. BUT WE ALSO USE PLENTY OF ADDITIONAL TOOLS TO BEAUTIFY OUR CLIENTS.

Eyelash curler Using this medieval-looking tool is actually one of the best and fastest ways to ways to open up the eyes and wake up the face. Pinch the lashes close to the lash line, hold for a few seconds and release. Don’t pinch too hard or for too long, or there is danger of damaging the lashes.

Beauty Blender This “pink spongy thing,” as any guy walking by will call it, has become a must for applying foundation. When used a little damp, it blends and presses foundation into the skin in an incredibly natural looking way. The product seems to last longer and go on more evenly. I love using it for cream blush, too!

L’annine Hand Cream This hand cream is among my absolute favorites. It’s important to keep my hands hydrated, and this cream does the trick. Most importantly, it’s not greasy or sticky. And it smells amazing. Choose between jasmine, mango, lemon and avacado.

Kelley Baker Brows I’m going to go ahead and bunch these products into one. The Kelley Baker Brow tools have been designed to conquer all your brow concerns. With the Magic Stick, Angle Spooly Brush, Highlighter Smudge Brush and Brow Powder (blonde or brown), you’ll have the best brows in town. She also has tweezers and lip gloss. Learn more about Kelley Baker Brows in our “Meet The Artist” feature in this issue!

Ardell Lashes Fake lashes can be tricky. The wrong ones can look…well, wrong. But the right ones can change your look, enhance your makeup and add instant drama. I especially love #318 and Demi Wispies.

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Q-tips Q-tips are a makeup artist’s best friend. Precision tips are great for quick clean up, and to create sharp lines.

Sally Hansen Nail and Cuticle Oil As a makeup artist, I wash my hands a lot, and it really takes a toll on them. I’m constantly using lotion to stay moisturized. My newest addition is Sally Hansen Nail and Cuticle Oil. It replenishes moisture into my nails and cuticles without making my hands greasy. I love it!

Tip! If you’re giving yourself a mani, wash your hands before you apply any nail color.

Fresh Sugar Lip Polish For soft lips use a scrub like this one from Fresh. It’s an exfoliant that moisturizes with shea butter and jojoba oil. Lip color will last longer and lips will feel smooth and hydrated.

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Kelley Baker Kelley Baker Brows

Instagram @KelleyBakerBrows | Website www.KelleyBakerBrows.com | Twitter @kelleybakerbrow THEY SAY THE EYEBROWS ARE THE “FRAME TO THE FACE.” FROM GRETA GARBO AND AUDREY HEPBURN TO BROOKE SHIELDS AND LILY COLLINS, IT’S A PROVEN FACT. I VISITED KELLEY BAKER BROWS IN VENICE, CA WHERE SHE GAVE ME A MUCH NEEDED GROOMING. MY BROWS ARE BLONDE AND SPARSE, AND I WAS REALLY, REALLY IMPRESSED WITH WHAT SHE WAS ABLE TO DO WITH THEM. THEY WERE TINTED AND SHAPED AND I SERIOUSLY FEEL LIKE A NEW WOMAN. READ ON AS EXPERT KELLEY BAKER BREAKS IT DOWN FOR US.  How did you become an expert in grooming eyebrows? I trained with Damone Roberts, a Beverly Hills eyebrow artist. I sat next to Damone, hovering over clients for hours and days until I learned the nuances of expertly grooming eyebrows.  From there I developed my own personal artistic skills.

there may not be much of a choice, depending on a person’s brow hairs. Are there any general rules we should all be following? Use a pencil to line the inner corner of the eyelid up to where the brow should start. Hold a pencil up by the iris to see where the arch should be and the pencil at an angle from the nostril to the outer edge of the eyelid to determine the tail end.

How often does the average person come in to see you for a service? The What is the trend for eyebrow shape average person comes in to have their at the moment? The current trend for eyebrows refreshed every four weeks. eyebrow shape is natural and bold. Some clients come in every two weeks.   Is there a celebrity eyebrow that people What are you looking for when you come in asking for? Sofia Vergara is the see a new client for the first time? I celebrity that people come in asking for. look at the shape of their face, and how Her brow is in line with the new trend their brows frame their face: whether of a full body brow.   the “tail” angles out or tucks in. I look at the distance between their eyebrow Who shapes your brows?  I shape my and lid. These are some of the first own eyebrows. considerations in determining where I What are your thoughts on eyebrow will wax and shape.   tattoos? Many people have tattooed their What can we all do at home to keep our eyebrows. There was a  “permanent brows looking great? Less is best when makeup” trend.   Even with the it comes to DIY in eyebrows. Avoid over permanent makeup, a person can add tweezing.   some eyebrow powder to lift the arch when their skin may have sagged over How does a person know the right the years. My highlighter pencil applied shape for their face?   Knowing what below the brow will help to  “lift” and the right shape for your own face is not recreate a softer, more natural look.  an easy thing. It’s easy to determine one’s face shape; however, there are Do you get the request for bleached other factors that determine the best brows often? I do not get requests for eyebrow shape. The analogy of framing bleaching; that was  something Miley one’s face is a good one; some frames Cyrus did for fun. The current request are simple, some frames are bold.  Also is for eyebrow tinting.   87

What are your top 5 products or tools for keeping your brows in shape? I have created my own Kelley Baker Brows Essential Eyebrow Collection, which includes two eyebrow brushes, eyebrow powder in blonde or brown, a “magic stick” to use under the brow for highlighting and brow gel to set the look. What do you do for fun when you’re not working? When I am not working, I like to goof off with my eight-year-old son. He’s my entertainment center. We spend lots of time with friends and family. What are your plans for the future of Kelley Baker Brows? I’m actually about to open my second location in Beverly Hills. I plan on teaching more master classes and getting my products in salons all over from state to state. Very exciting stuff! 

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On Face: Apply Lancome Teint Miracle Foundation for flawless skin and a lit from within glow. On lips: Lancome Rouge In Love in “Lasting Kiss” On Nails: Formula X by Sephora in “Monumental”

Giving Lip PHOTOGRAPHY KAYLA VARLEY (WWW.KAYLAVARLEY.COM) MODEL AARIKA WOLF / VISION MODELS MAKEUP NICOLE WALMSLEY USING LANCOME (WWW.NICOLEWALMSLEY.COM) HAIR ASHLEY LYNN HALL (WWW.ASHLEYLYNNHALL.COM) NAILS WHITNEY GIBSON (WWW.WHITNEYGIBSONNAILS.COM) SPRING FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

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On Hands: OPI Avoplex Lotion. It’s crucial in the transition from winter to spring to really hydrate the hands to keep them looking supple and youthful. On Eyes: Layer several coats of Lancome Hypnose Mascara in “Deep Black” for plenty of lift and volume SPRING FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

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On Hair: Apply a small amount of Amika Oil Treatment & Amika Straight Up Smoothing Balm to damp hair to control frizz and style as desired. On Eyes: Keep brows in place with a lightweight gel like Lancome Modele Sourcils.

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Beauté by FLORENCE AZRIA

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inally I am back from freezing NYC and it feels like spring is almost here. I am totally obsessed with all the shades of pink, blue, and soft lavender for the new season.

NARS SCHIAP SEMI MATTE LIPSTICK. It looks very bright at first, but once applied, it brightens the face (even under the snow).

GUERLAIN MÉTÉORITES BUBBLE BLUSH. I love the product. The color is gorgeous, and it also come in a peachy hue. It is easy to apply - no brush needed (avoiding for me a big mess) and easy to carry in a purse.  No spill guaranteed.

YSL BEAUTY PIVOINE CRUSH PALETTE. This palette has all the essential colors from pink to neutral, and even a yummy coral color - a big must-have.

BIEN SUR. Everything pink and blue reminds me often of Marie Antoinette and the splendor of the coure de France during her time, so when I came across this Versaillesinspired collection I couldn’t resist. DIOR TRIANON COLLECTION.

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To match the upcoming spring,here are the most luscious and decadent sweet treats ever made. I love their beauty and their flower-like taste. These little babies are my “péché mignon.”

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YSL: ALL-IN-ONE BB CREAM - Everyone has heard of BB cream; what it is exactly remains a mystery to me. However, as I was browsing the internet I came across this all-in-one YSL BB cream. Since I found a color that more or less matched my skin, I decided to give it a try. Well, good move on my end.  I really like this product.  It’s easy: in the morning, just apply and go.  I still do some skincare underneath, but I think you can get away without it if necessary.

DIOR : CAPTURE TOTALE DREAM SKIN - Similar to the BB cream, the glow, the lightener, etcetera have always been a mystery to me.  I mean, when I wake up with dull skin from not enough sleep, guess what?  No matter what I put on my skin, I remain hideous for the rest of the day. Again, since I buy whatever is new on the market, I tried that new Dior Glow...and I like it.  It gives a pearlized  glow to the skin that reflect the light in a very pretty way. I wear it without any make up, and it looks pretty good.

DIOR: GLOW MAXIMIZER When it comes to skin care, I have to admit that I have never found a product that left me longing for anything. However, I tried this new product from Dior because it just came out, and I try everything anyway! I was surprised with the quick results I got.  This is a product that you need to apply twice a day at the end of your skincare ritual, and the result is a brighter and prettier complexion and softer skin.

CHANEL: EAU DOUCEUR With spring around the corner, freshness is the key word. I don’t like to bother with too many products and make up removal, so I was thrilled when I found that all-in-one make up remover.  It’s fresh, removes everything, and leaves the skin refreshed and soft. 

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ALL ABOUT Maxime Jacquet

Maxime Jacquet is an architectural visionary specializing in interior sophistication.   Originally from Belgium, he has been spreading and setting trends in America for half of a decade.  He is only 25 years old and already has projects all over the globe.  His favorite things include designer blankets, a good beer, flannel shirts, and his French bulldog.  He lives in West Hollywood, California.

3 MOST PROMINENT TRENDS FOR 2014 -(Expression) Mid century trend.  We are definitely going back to the 50s and 60s.  People are taking a trend that speaks to them and mixing that look with contemporary pieces. -(Creating a mood) Causal interior.  It’s an impression that the interior is constantly evolving.  Wood, cement, natural, earthy...everything is comfortable, and always with a touch of “chic.” You can, for instance, have a knit sofa and in the same room a chandelier. Causal luxury. -(Structure) Classic is coming back with proportion.  A lot of lamps are symmetrical. People seem to keep balance and select symmetrical placement of furniture around spaces. They are keeping the furniture classic and accenting with a lot of art that is not necessarily classic, but very bold.  Using the art, they are mixing classic furniture with just a little “craziness.”  The house itself is a step down, actually, from the furniture.  The art is the most vibrant accessory.

3 COLORS THAT INFLUENCE INTERIOR DESIGN IN 2014 -White. This color is being used all over, and people are mixing different shades of it in the same room, without adding any color. -Copper. Copper marks a bang to the industry. We’ve done everything in gold and silver; copper is new and fresh.  It brings so much elegance and chic to everything. I consider copper to be one of my signatures. -Ombre colored objects. The fading colors  are making a come back.  Drapes, sofas, carpet...ombre seems to pop up everywhere now, adding dimension to objects.

3 MUST-HAVE PIECES TO COMPLETE A LIVING ROOM -The most important piece is a sofa that is fitting to a space, and bigger is better to me. Don’t be afraid to have a sofa that sits ten to twelve people. It needs to make an impact visually and comfortably, so explore fabrics and the number of pillows.  The best sofa is flexible enough to have a meeting or watch a movie. -Playing with accessories, like getting creative with accent tables and the like, is also important.  Instead of an actual coffee table, you may take a stack of books and use that as your coffee table.  This will add a tremendous amount of creativity and flair to your space. -Great window treatments are a way to create privacy, and this is a way to set your room.  It is way sexier, and more design worthy.  At nighttime you close the curtains and go for an intimate and dramatic look, and in the morning you wash your space by opening them and letting the beautiful sunlight in. Drapes are a module between the natural element (light) and the space element. SPRING FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

3 TIPS HOW TO REINVENT ANY SPACE ON A BUDGET -Implementing one gallon of paint and a brush is the most creative thing that anyone can do. I suggest one of my favorite brands, Benjamin Moore.  If your wall looks good, the space looks good. -Shop vintage and garage sales and pick something that speaks to you. Vintage is a great way to add personality,  but it does not only mean expensive antique. It’s simply a reclaimed design that’s being reinvented by your own imagination. -Artwork is not something you have to buy in a gallery.  You can take a Polaroid camera and take pictures of your favorite things and put them on the wall.  You can tear magazines and create a collage. Sometimes homemade creative artwork is the most impac­ tful to the space.


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WHEN NETFLIX FIRST DROPPED ALL 13 EPISODES OF ITS GENRE-BUSTING PRISON DRAMA ORANGE IS THE NEW

BLACK SIMULTANEOUSLY ON JULY 11, 2013, NOBODY INVOLVED WITH THE SHOW - NOT ITS FLEDGLING ‘NETWORK,’ NOR ITS CREATORS, NOR ITS CAST - HAD ANY IDEA THAT IT WOULD BE SUCH AN INSTANT SMASH. CERTAINLY NOT ACTRESS SAMIRA WILEY, WHO PLAYS FAN-FAVORITE POUSSEY WASHINGTON…

“The show got released on a Thursday and literally nothing was the same after that weekend.” Wiley isn’t exaggerating, referring to what has transpired since that fateful summer day not even a year ago as “an absolutely wild ride.” And who can blame her? After all, it’s not like there was a precedent for OITNB’s phenomenal success, at least not when Wiley first signed on to play the tough-talking, wisecracking inmate. She recalls: “There were no Netflix shows out when we started filming, and nobody knew what that meant exactly.” This was long before another series, the Fincher/Spacey political drama House Of Cards, had premiered to critical acclaim and surprising fan fervor, when Netflix was still thought of mainly as an online Blockbuster Video of sorts. But the actress, who cut her teeth in regional theater throughout the NY tri-state area, and who had appeared in small roles on CBS’s Unforgettable and Person of Interest, had a pretty good reason to keep the faith. “The one thing that I did know from the beginning was that the show would be under the control of a woman who already had an amazing history in television.” She’s referring to Weeds creator Jenji Kohan, a gifted writer with a knack for tapping into our deliciously complex and shared humanity, and then inspiring her actors to do the same. According to Wiley, “Jenji is really great at just

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observing us: not having deep long conversations about exactly what our talents are, but just having that eye and being able to see, Oh, this (actor) can handle this, and this person can handle that.” It’s an ongoing “dialogue,” as the actress refers to it, but one that exists not just between Kohan and her staff, but also among the extremely close OITNB cast. “Orange is so much like a family. I had known some of the girls prior to us getting cast (including close friend Danielle Brooks, who plays scenestealer Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson), but it’s funny how much we all hang out with each other off set now and how much we are all up in each other’s lives.” So much so that Wiley admits, “during filming, it often seems like there’s no divide between work and play.” However, that doesn’t mean that she or her fellow cast members  ever lose sight of the show’s deep emotional undercurrent.  “Sometimes, we can think of people in prison as other or separate from us and like we don’t know anyone like them, but Poussey, and the show in general, have helped me - and hopefully a lot of people - see that these women are human beings who’ve just made mistakes like everyone else.” That’s probably why fans of both sexes, as well as every color and creed, identify March 2014 - BELLO


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so deeply with OITNB. And you better believe they make that known to the actress any chance they get… but she doesn’t mind. “To be honest, I invite it. I enjoy it, and I’m happy to connect with a fan, always. It’s great to be able to have that one on one moment with someone who relates to or connects with Poussey’s story. That [exchange] is what I love and miss about the theater.”  And speaking of Ms. Washington’s story, fans eagerly anticipating a preprison flashback in Season 2 need not fear. Wiley assures us that “we’re gonna get into Poussey’s story and see more 103

of who she is as a woman and where her loyalty lies and her morals. We’ll get into her story and a lot more of her in prison, too.” But before that, Wiley hits the big screen this month, repping the other side of the law in the mafia thriller Rob the Mob alongside Michael Pitt, Andy Garcia, and fellow theater gal, Nina Arianda. Clearly she’s still pinching herself after the “incredible experience” of filming, but there was something else about playing FBI Agent Annie Bell that really got her heart racing. “I get to carry a gun! I’m not for gun violence

or anything, but it was so cool to have it on my hip.” Sadly for Wiley, packing a pistol is not something that we’ll see Poussey do on Season 2 of Orange is The New Black, but perhaps we’ll witness her rapping again, or showing off those amazing pipes like she did onstage at the Christmas pageant. For her part, all Samira Wiley will confirm is that fans can expect more of Poussey’s endlessly quotable one-liners. “I’m just in my room cracking up all the time when I read each new script. I can’t wait for everyone to see what’s in store.” March 2014 - BELLO


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Sub-Culture BY JASMINE VO

WAS IT THE SEXUALLY PROVOCATIVE ACROBAT PROPELLING DOWN FROM THE CEILING INTO A BATHTUB ON LEATHER STRAPS DURING DINNER?

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was it the girl who climbed out of the suitcase in the middle of the room?

Was it the sexy secretary who stripped down to her lacy panties on the bar? Or was it getting lost in the labyrinth of rooms with no doors? Was it the tap dancers that came out a dinner with circus soleil contortionist? Oh wait it was the contortionist who shot a bow an arrow with her feet? What happens here will be the most talked about night out when guests return home. Welcome to the wild,

wonderous, and magical world of Rose. Rabbit. Lie. from theatrical producers of Spiegalworld and dining directors Coastal Luxury Management at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. My dear friend/mixologist Juyoung Kang (you can find her behind the bar in the study) told me you visit here every night for the next week and never see everything. The tapas-type dinner menu is so surperb it will pleasure your tastebuds: small-appetizer-size bits of caviar on hamachi ranging from $15 up to $5,000, tuna, gazpacho, and tea served in baby head cups. Go for the brussel sprouts and Uni & King Crab Perciatelli. But leave room for the Chocolate terrarium with edible dirt and the jar of cookies served in a porcelain crowned dog head.

I wouldn’t expect anything less than brilliant from the executive chef Wesley Holton and pastry chef Ben Spungin for creating this year’s most inventive and innovative cuisine since Jose Andres opened the Bazaar at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. Their three-page, folded, then wax-sealed menu on parchment is a hymnal to a well-thought out presentation for food lovers. My writing and photos can’t do justice to the performances acts and diner descriptions. You must experience this for yourself and awaken your senses by the 40 artists cast. Things aren’t always what they seem to be here. If Alice in Wonderland had a baby with Pan’s labyrinth it would be Rose.Rabbit.Lie.

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PASSPORT TO PERU:

The Great South American Adventure BY HIKO MITSUZUKA

THE DRIVER WHO PICKS ME UP IS A FAN OF DISCO; HE BOPS HIS HEAD ALONG TO THE RADIO THAT PLAYS 70S JAMS AS WE EXIT LIMA AIRPORT. HIS NAME IS EDDIE, AND HE’S HAPPY TO FILL ME IN ON THE CITY’S GROWING ECONOMY, ESPECIALLY WHILE WE COAST ALONG THE RENOVATED WATERFRONT WHERE DOZENS OF CONDOS AND BEACH PARKS ARE BEING DEVELOPED AND CONSTRUCTED. THE TRAFFIC-CLOGGED STREETS AND HIGHWAYS REMIND ME OF LOS ANGELES, AND FOR A BRIEF MOMENT, I FEEL SLIGHTLY HOMESICK.

This is my last night in Peru, and the commute to my hotel allows me some time to reflect on this magical journey that is coming to an end. So excuse me while I rewind back to the beginning of my 10-day excursion… Nine days earlier, I landed in the city of Cusco, the Incan capital of Peru. I was greeted by rainbow flags hanging above the doorways of several government-looking buildings and flapping in the high-altitude wind in the city’s main square. LGBT travelers may think they’ve stumbled upon a plethora of gay-friendly hotspots, but the rainbow flag is simply the Andean people’s symbol representing the legacy of the Inca Empire. Also, rainbows are signs of fertility, and the locals here are all about keeping their land as lush as possible. However, if one were to make some kind of rainbow connection between the fifth largest country in South America and the gay community, chew on this: there’s an Incan philosophy that resembles the theme song of a certain transsexual character from the Tony Award-winning Rent: “Today for you, tomorrow for me.” Reciprocity is big with the Peruvian culture, especially when it comes to pleasing the gods with offerings and personal sacrifices. And since most of the nation

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Our hotel in Cusco, which was two blocks away from the only Starbucks we saw throughout our trip (P.S. – they don’t do self-serve counters with cream and sugar; ask for “leche” or “crema,” or else you’ll get a Venti black), welcomed us with a lovely spread of coca leaves and tea bags to sample. And for those with severe cases of altitude sickness, they have oxygen tanks on standby.

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is established at a high altitude, the people of Peru feel that much closer to The Powers That Be. Speaking of altitude, while stepping off my LAN Airlines flight, I braced myself for a sudden rush to the head. During the weeks leading up to my Great South American Adventure, I had been forewarned about the effects of being in a place thousands and thousands of feet above sea level. Cut to me consuming as many coca leaves as possible. Nestle a few small pieces on the inside of your cheek, and voila, you have a natural remedy for those pesky headaches and sinus pressure (the saliva gets infused with vitamins and minerals that’ll help you adjust to the climate). However, those multiple cardio sessions at the gym will do nothing to prepare you for the shortness of breath you’ll experience after walking up just one flight of stairs. 

For adventure seekers and hiking enthusiasts, there’s plenty to enjoy at nearby archaeological sites like Ollantaytambo,  P’isaq, the circles at Moray, the salt mines of  Maras, and of course, the magnificent Machu Picchu (tour guide included, of course). Equally breathtaking is Saqsaywaman, the Royal House of the Sun God, a vast canyon that is used every 21st of June to kick off an annual festival, which includes cleansing ceremonies loaded with jewels and various treasures from each province.

6. Placing a few chewed-up coca leaves under a rock – along with a silent prayer – is considered an offering to Pachamama (Mother Earth); I can now say I left behind my DNA under a stone on holy ground. 7. End the day with a delicious dinner with a side of faux sexual assault: My buffet dinner at La Retama in Cusco’s Plaza de Las Armas included a mating dance in which two young men whip each other to grab the attention of girls they wish to kiss (it’s not as BDSM-esque as it sounds).

Lessons learned while touring these ancient Incan sites: 1. Llamas are gifts from the sun god. 2. Pack a roll of toilet paper in your backpack; most public restrooms here don’t come equipped with any. 3. Alpaca meat tastes just like lamb. 4. The colorful clothes of Japanese tourists blend in nicely with the ancient Incan architecture. 5. The Incans knew how to do cardio. Try to climb the stairs at Ollantaytambo, and you’ll get the idea.

THE WONDERS OF WILLKA T’IKA Forget Palm Springs. Nestled in the Sacred Valley of Peru – about an hour’s drive from Cusco – is one of the best getaways I’ve ever experienced. Willka T’ika is a luxury garden retreat for anyone looking for some spiritual replenishment, good yoga, a meditation session, or some simple peace and quiet while reconnecting with Pachamama. Founded by author Carol Cumes, Willka T’ika (which translates as “sacred flower”) is a breathtaking haven surrounded by natural beauty and healing energies that will have you forgetting all your troubles the moment you arrive. It was easy for us to leave the big-city hustle and bustle behind as soon as we stepped foot on the premises. Meals, which are included, consist of scrumptious vegetarian recipes we’ve never heard of – with ingredients straight from the gardens – and our taste buds savored every

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STAY: Willka T’ika Willkatika.com The Westin Lima Hotel Westin.com/Lima Best Western Los Andes de America Cuscoandes.com

DINE: Greens (in Cusco) cuscorestaurants.com/greensorganics

morsel (our mouths still water thinking about the homemade soups that came with every dinner). The property, which is divided into gardens representing each one of the seven chakras, is something to behold. Don’t let the dirt road to the gates fool you; once they pass through the entrance, guests are immediately greeted by the floral scents of the lush foliage that surround the rustic guesthouses and facilities.

If yoga and meditation aren’t your cup of herbal tea, you won’t have any problem decompressing in one of the outdoor solar baths at night (the stars make for a beautiful ceiling). For those looking to further unplug and unwind, there are plenty of other spa treatments to choose from. My crystal bed therapy session proved to be quite an emotional one as I bid adieu to all those nasty toxins and negative thoughts in my head.

Maras (in Lima) marasrestaurante.com.pe Lola Bar (in Lima) Lolalimabar.com

SEE: Machu Picchu Machupicchu.org Ollantaytambo Ollantaytambo.org/en

SOAR: LAN Airlines Lan.com Magical Journey Magicaljourney.org

ONE NIGHT IN LIMA For my last night in Peru, I have traded in the tranquil countryside for some cosmopolitan delights in the capital city of Lima. Upon checking into the Westin in the city’s financial district, I am immediately treated to my first Pisco sour, Peru’s signature cocktail, a combination of Pisco, passion fruit, syrup, and egg whites (for you protein junkies). Lounging in the sleek, Sergio Echeverria-designed lobby, I am able to take in the blend of modern and Incan décor while learning about the hotel’s recent brushes with celebrities (both Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato have been guests during their world tours). I later have an hour to kill before dinner at the magnificent Maras (try the sautéed goat meat), so naturally, I immerse myself in the serenity (and hot tubs) of Heavenly Spa on the hotel’s concourse level. The overwhelming sense of gratitude I soon feel is beyond words.  109

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“IF YOU’RE WORRIED ABOUT FITTING INTO THAT PERFECT OUTFIT STRAIGHT OFF THE RUNWAY BUT DON’T WANT TO GIVE UP SATISFYINGLY DELICIOUS FOOD, THIS RECIPE IS PERFECT FOR YOU! FILLED WITH SPRING VEGETABLES SUCH AS SNOW PEAS, CHARD, AND SPINACH, THIS RECIPE COMBINES HEARTY WITH HEALTHY. I GUESS WHOEVER SAID ‘NOTHING TASTES AS GOOD AS SKINNY FEELS’ WASN’T AWARE THAT YOU COULD HAVE BOTH!” – CHEF RONNIE WOO

Coconut Curry Chicken Quinoa Soup • 1½ tablespoons of coconut oil • ¼ cup of shallots, minced • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste • 2 teaspoons of curry powder • ½ teaspoon of ground turmeric • ½ teaspoon of ground coriander • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced • 6 cups of chicken broth, homemade or store-bought • 1 (13.5 ounce) can of light coconut milk • 2 tablespoons of sugar • 2 tablespoons of fish sauce • ¼ cup of chopped green onions • ¼ teaspoon of crushed red pepper (optional) • 3 cups fresh baby spinach, kale, & chard • ½ pound snow peas, trimmed and cut in half lengthwise • 2 ½ cups of shredded cooked chicken • 3 cups of rice noodles or quinoa, cooked • ½ cup of chopped cilantro • Lime wedges SPRING FASHION issue - BELLOmag.com

Instructions: 1. In a large pot, heat up the coconut oil over medium-high heat. Add the shallots and cook until caramelized, about 10 minutes. Add the tomato paste, curry powder, turmeric, coriander, and garlic cloves and sauté for 1 minute until fragrant, stirring constantly.  2. Add the chicken broth and coconut broth and bring to a simmer, about 10 minutes. Add the sugar, fish sauce, green onions, and crushed red pepper and simmer for 2 more minutes. 3. Add the baby spinach and snow peas and cook for 60 seconds. Add the chicken, quinoa, and cilantro and bring back to a simmer. Serve, garnish with lime wedges, and enjoy!

CHEF RONNIE WOO

is the executive chef and owner of The Delicious Cook, a private chef company that specializes in intimate four-star dinner parties. He has a growing list of celebrity clients and is a regular contributor to Good Day LA. For more recipes and information on Chef Ronnie, visit his website at www.TheDeliciousCook.com or www.RonnieWoo.com. 110


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Looking for a great resource for all things Paleo? Well, The Paleo Effect is just what you need, and more. Authors and bloggers (and couple) Meghan Little and Angel Ayala Torres deliver 195 pages of great tasting, wholesome recipes that nourish the body without the use of dairy, grains, and processed sugars and fats. Everything is broken down in a way that’s informative and easy to follow. From homemade seasonings and soups to main courses, desserts and smoothies, it’s all here. Two of my favorite recipes include the pancakes and “breaded” chicken nuggets. Don’t be afraid - give it a try! $15

Non-GMO Cookbook

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Though most people know what GMO stand for (genetically modified organisms), they aren’t quite sure how to avoid them. This is mainly due to the fact that there are no current rules required for labeling products with GMO and there have been many efforts made to keep it that way. In the Non-GMO Cookbook, Authors Megan Westgate and Courtney Pineau (of the Non-GMO Project) have gathered together a plethora of educational information, stories and GMO-free recipes to help you avoid engineered foods and enjoy safe and healthier foods. Whatever your lifestyle may be, I highly recommend this great resource… and if you were intimidated by the Paleo Effect, don’t worry. These recipes do not avoid dairy and grains; they just help make sure you’re using the right ones. $22

Our world is filled with distractions, and sometimes that makes it difficult for us to calm and relax the mind and body. With Yoga for Energy & Stress Relief, instructor Rodney Yee guides us through very simple, yet important - and too often overlooked - techniques to awaken, energize, relax, restore and rejuvenate the mind and body using only a chair and tranquil environments. Be warned, however: this isn’t your normal yoga DVD, but rather a guide to help you chill out. You may not break much of a sweat, but you will break the tension. $10

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2014 WINTER OLYMPICS in Review BY JOHN CULLEN

CURLING WON’T BUILD BULGING BICEPS.

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ou probably caught a glimpse or heard of curling, but haven’t yet put it all together. Curling is not what you see guys doing in the gym. It’s actually a game played on ice, between two teams consisting of four members each. Members of both teams deliver a 44-pound stone towards the house (circular target area), alternating with an opponent. The objective is to get the stone closer to the center of the house than the opposition’s stone. A broom is used to sweep the ice surface in front of the stone to create a layer of water between the stone and the ice, which reduces friction, thereby reducing the stone’s deceleration and straightening its trajectory or curl. It originated in Scotland many and many a year ago. 

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BIATHLON DOES NOT INVOLVE A LARGE GROUP OF PEOPLE IN SWIMSUITS.

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e quickly discovered that biathlon is not a week-long pool party in the frigid snow, which is probably a good thing for the participants. Instead, the sport of biathlon is a combination of cross-country skiing and rifle shooting, though not at the same time - that’s only in the movies. Participants ski through a pre-designed course and stop at select points to showcase their aim at targets (standing and laying down) before continuing down the hill to the next stop. The overall goal is speed and aim. The origins date back to ancient hunting practices of northern Europeans, but has only recently been a part of the Olympic Games since 1960.

SKELETON IS NOT A SONG BY THE YEAH YEAH YEAHS.

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ou were probably disappointed if you tuned into the closing ceremonies expecting to see the Yeah Yeah Yeahs close out the festivities, but likely had your fill of excitement if you enjoy watching others do things you would NEVER attempt. The sport of skeleton involves an athlete descending down a narrow, twisting, and banked iced track on a tiny “sled” with steel runners. The athlete lays face down and head first, controlling the sled by shifting their weight from side to side with NO breaking mechanism other than dragging their feet, which most of us are pretty good at. Racers often times reach speeds over 80 miles per hour and experience forces up to 5 Gs - the equivalent of a Formula One racecar slamming on its brakes! Skeleton racing has been an off-and-on event in the Winter Olympics, but has recently been consistent since 2002. 112


REVIVE

Your Routine BY JOHN CULLEN

IS THAT INDOOR GYM ROUTINE AND CARDIO SESSION ON THE TREADMILL BEGINNING TO GROW OLD YET? WELL, IT’S MARCH, WHICH MEANS THE WARMER WEATHER OF SPRING IS UPON US AND WE CAN ONCE AGAIN DIVERSIFY OUR ROUTINE WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. DON’T GET ME WRONG: I’M A BIG PROPONENT OF THE GYM, BUT LIMITING A ROUTINE TO

INDOOR

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At the first sight of spring, I recently took a friend up on their suggestion and joined a coed soccer league. Actually, I won’t lie; my initial reaction was one of hesitance, but this was not due to the cost, commitment or physical exertion I would be singing up for. It was due to the fact that I had never played a team oriented game of soccer in my life. However, with the warmer weather calling my name, I put hesitation aside and set focus to the physical challenge along with my wife and Bello Fashion Director, Warren Baker, jumping on board.

MAKE EVEN THE MOST SANE OF FOLKS GO INSANE, ESPECIALLY IF IT’S DUE TO SOMETHING UNCONTROLLABLE LIKE WEATHER.

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During our weekly practices we continually cross paths with individuals and MeetUp groups eagerly looking to play with or against us. There’s an obvious desire that seems to have been suppressed through the winter, but people are ready to come out of hibernating. It’s no different on the basketball and volleyball courts, as well as the softball fields. Aside from invigorating and refreshing, it’s motivating to be around energized people looking to be active early into the new season.

Currently, at midseason, I find myself enjoying the process for reasons beyond physicality, but for something more. Though I remain active on a regularly basis, it usually involves individual sports and activities like surfing and hiking. However, with team sports, there’s an atmosphere that cannot be matched. A group of individuals coming together with one common group goal is a marvelous thing to witness, but more so to be a part of. Take last month’s Super Bowl XLVII for example, in which the Seattle Seahawks handily defeated the Denver Broncos. The Seahawks essentially put on a clinic of how to play and win as a team. Isn’t that something we’d all like to experience? Whatever your comfort zone may be, I suggest stepping outside of it this spring. Gather friends and join a league. If it’s not a league, join an activity group. If it’s not an activity group, try being spontaneous - pick a park and plug into any number of MeetUps taking place. Trying something new and joining individuals with similar interests just may add that much needed jolt of excitement into a routine that may be growing old.

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The SCENE The SCENE BY JASMINE VO

Jackie Cruz & Victor Cruz Jackie Cruz & Victor Cruz Selita Ebanks Selita Ebanks

Jeannie Mai & Effy Hemantian Jeannie Mai & Effy Hemantian

EFFY TEAM EFFY TEAM

Marysol Patton Marysol Patton

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Michael Costello Michael Costello

35TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY Adrienne Bailon host a stunningPARTY 35TH ANNIVERSARY New YorkBailon bash to celebrate Adrienne host a stunning EFFY’S 35TH anniversary at the New York bash to celebrate Gramercy Hotel. Afterallatdiamonds EFFY’S 35TH anniversary the are a girls best friend, right?diamonds Displayed Gramercy Hotel. Afterall through event were a few of are a girlsthe best friend, right? Displayed Adrienne’s EFFY’s designs. through thefavorite event were a few of Adrienne’s favorite EFFY’s designs.

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HOROSCOPES BY VANESSA VIOLA

PISCES Feb. 18 – March 19

ARIES March 20 – April 18

TAURUS April 19 – May 19

GEMINI

Focus on home improvement this month. Revamping your living space will open you up in places you didn’t realize were closed. Something you’ve been searching for will reveal itself.

Get ready to socialize this month; you’re going to be on the list for event after event. Who you meet and how you spend your time sets you up for the rest of the year. Consider joining a new gym, yoga studio, or Crossfit gym; you are destined to meet someone who is going to creatively inspire you.

May 20 – June 21

March is a time for reflection, my lovely Gemini! This means cleaning up any messes you stumble upon while rummaging through the past. Send an email to open up conversation. The new moon that occurs on February 28 opens a door to a new and exciting job opportunity for you.

CANCER

Be prepared to be enchanted this month. The stars urge you to take time for a weekend getaway with your someone special. Go somewhere new and fun to a place that inspires you.

June 22 – June 21

LEO

July 22 – August 21

VIRGO

You’ve found yourself a little tangled up financially over the last few months. Well, guess what? The new moon that kicks off March is an extra special one. The powers that be will see to it that you spawn lucrative career opportunities.

August 22 - September 21

Love, love, love, is in the air! Something you’ve had your heart set on for a long time is coming to fruition! This may involve a sweet new relationship or the commitment you’ve been wanting from your partner. It’s all so very delicious!

LIBRA

You’re going to be very busy at work this month. An opportunity to shine creatively will arise in an upcoming project! Use your charm and wit to win over a new co-worker.

Sept. 23- Oct. 22

SCORPIO Oct. 23- Nov. 22

Focusing on your heart’s desire is important for you this month. Set some time aside to meditate and get in touch with your inner wishes. Use whatever information you gather to propel you towards achieving what it is that resides in your heart.

SAGITTARIUS

Matters relating to your family and home are most important to you this month. Schedule in some quality time with a family member. If he/she is far away, make it a phone date.

Nov. 23 – Dec. 20

CAPRICORN Dec. 21 – Jan. 18

You’ve been working very hard and reaping the rewards that come with it. March slows things down a little, giving you time for some rest and relaxation. Take advantage of this time by scheduling a day at the spa or a short getaway somewhere close.

AQUARIUS

March brings new opportunities for you to make money. It could be a new side job or quite possibly a raise in your current salary. Make good choices to contribute to your stability.

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Happy Birthday, Pisces!! Illumination comes to mind when I research what March has in store for you! The new moon brings good luck your way. It’s time to move any projects you put on the back burner to the forefront. You will see that a dream you hold close to your heart can come true if you take those first few steps towards it.

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Spring Fashion Issue featuring - Zoey Deutch, Daniel Gilles, Claire Holt, Alexa Penavega, Aime Teegarden, Samira Wiley, ...

BELLO mag #56  

Spring Fashion Issue featuring - Zoey Deutch, Daniel Gilles, Claire Holt, Alexa Penavega, Aime Teegarden, Samira Wiley, ...