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Guy Says He's Jared Leto's Stylist, Tricks Top Shops

Also claims to work for Johnny Depp

(Newser) - A pricey New York menswear shop generally asks for ID when phone orders are picked up. If you're a celebrity's assistant, however, you can sometimes get by without getting carded. That was handy for a man who recently visited Carven after placing orders by phone with a stolen... More »

Bachmann Spent $4.7K on Hair, Makeup

Fox News makeup artist named in campaign spending filings

(Newser) - So much for being a woman of the people. GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has spent $4,700 on campaign "hair and makeup" since June 13, according to campaign finance filings. Bachmann made three major payments to Maryland-based stylist Tamara Robertson, who has also earned her keep as a... More »

UK Stylist Quits Over 'Average Size' Runway Models

Designer Mark Fast responds to complaints about starving catwalkers

(Newser) - A London stylist quit in a snit after a fashion designer chose three "average size" models for his runway show, reports the Guardian. Mark Fast, known for his body-hugging mini-dresses, used three models sizes 8 and 10 to show off his collection yesterday. The move followed a warning by... More »

Stylist Keeps Michelle's Secrets Under His Hat

Obama rewards him for staying mum

(Newser) - Michelle Obama has chosen the first hairstylist, and he's not among those seen publicly vying for the spot and milking their connections. Chicagoan Johnny Wright—whose clients include Vivica A. Fox and Selita Ebanks—hasn't let out a peep about his 2-year history with Obama's coif, and that respect may... More »

When Economy Gets Tough, the Tough Go Blond

Celebrity Brit hairdresser finds clients turning to the dye bottle for cheer

(Newser) - The grim economy is causing a gold rush in Britain's hair salons, a celebrity hairdresser tells the Daily Telegraph. His sales of blond hair products have jumped 67% since last year, and he credits the sales bombshell to women looking for a quick way to cheer themselves up amid the... More »

Palin Stylists Collected $110K for 10-Week Campaign

Hair and makeup stylist costs revealed in lastest campaign filings

(Newser) - Sarah Palin's hair and makeup stylists cost John McCain's campaign $110,000 for the 10 weeks she was vice-presidential candidate, reports the New York Times.  Palin’s makeup artist—an Emmy nominee for her work on So You Think You Can Dance?—pocketed over $68,000 for the campaign... More »

New Palin Had to Dress Like Old Palin on SNL

(Newser) - The life of a stylist is all about communication. When Sarah Palin appeared on Saturday Night Live, the show's designer had to convince her to scrap her fancy new clothes and instead dress the way she used to—in essence, to dress as the character of Sarah Palin as played... More »

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