Style Scoop: Beyoncé’s Epic Surprise, American Hustle Costume Designer Talks Inspiration, Magazine Editors Make Crazy-Expensive Gift Guides

By  December 13, 2013

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Well, first off, OMG: BEYONCÉ! [Glam]

Now that we’re all running to the movie theater to see Golden Globe-nominated film American Hustle, we want to be sure we know a little bit about the fashion that’s involved. Naturally. Brace yourself for a ton of bad hair, a whole lot of cleavage, and very clingy clothes. Welcome to the 70s, people. [HuffPo Style]

Gift guides can be helpful tools for shoppers during the holidays. (For evidence, consult some of ours!) But they sort of stop being helpful when the average price of items on said lists can amount to thousands of dollars. Clearly, some magazine editors didn’t have anyone’s budget in mind when they composed the most outrageously priced gift guides ever. [The Cut]

It seems that some people are way over the nail art trend, and are on to something bigger and better. Apparently, there are makeup mavens out there trying to make “eyelid” art happen. Would you dare to sport sushi on your eyelids? [The Luxury Spot]

OpenTable is to dinner as StyleSeat is to blowouts. At least, that’s the goal. The website, which focuses on connecting beauty professionals with clients in need to beauty treatments stat, has just launched an app that’s available for free download on iOS and Android. Book your next appointment in just a few tap-tap-taps. [Fashionista]

If you’re planning on dressing up more than a few times in the next few weeks (count ‘em: office holiday party, family gatherings, parties with friends, etc.) you’re going to want a shoe won’t kill your feet. Bluefly has added independent brand Sofia Z, which specializes in sleek, sky-high heels that don’t sacrifice comfort for sophistication, to its roster. You will live in these. [Bluefly]