Celebrity

get the look: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the 2013 met gala

 

“I wanted Rosie to look like a punk princess so I gave her a strong brow and lip, and kept the rest of her face really fresh. It made her punk element feel more modern.” –  celebrity makeup artist Monika Blunder for tarte

Become the ultimate punk princess! Keep reading to learn how to create this look at home. More >

get the look: kerry washington at the 2013 met gala

 

“Kerry represents classic beauty with an edge and the Vera Wang dress she chose is classic with a punk twist. The  stunning violets and blacks in the dress inspired me to create Kerry’s bold, smoky eye.” – Carola Gonzalez, celebrity makeup artist

For the Metropolitan Museum of Art annual gala — often referred to as the Oscars of Fashion — celebrities go all out, working with stylists to craft intricate looks fit for the fête’s theme.  This year’s theme? Punk. And celebrity makeup artist Carola Gonzalez used all tarte products to create an edgy, sultry look for Kerry Washington. Love this look?  Keep reading to learn how to get it at home! More >

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get the look: selena gomez at the 2013 vanity fair oscar party

Celebrity makeup artist Jenn Streicher created Selena Gomez’s look for the Vanity Fair Oscar Party using tarte products. Find out how to recreate the look at home. More >

get the look: allison williams at the 2013 grammys

Celebrity makeup artist Mai Quynh used all tarte to create Allison Williams ultra-femme and modern look for last night’s Grammy Awards. More >

beauty retrospective: the best grammy looks

Awards season is in full swing and we’re very happy to spend chilly Sunday nights snuggled up while watching our favorite celebs stalk the red carpet. With the Grammy Awards this Sunday, we thought what better way to prepare than to choose our favorite looks from the past! More >

q&a with tartelette tastemaker brooke white

Photo courtesy of: Dawn DiCarlo

A musician, artist and new mother, with the release of her new Holiday album, “White Christmas“, Brooke’s proved she’s the real deal and a true talent. The songstress took a few minutes to sit down and discuss music, motherhood and the Holidays with us. More >

holiday gift guide: urban muse

One of our favorite rock & roll divas, Kim Schifino (the female half of the indie dance duo Matt & Kim) is a fearless, stylish and hilarious tartelette! Check out #MKrealtalk to see what we mean. She also lives by a cruelty-free philosophy, so when it came time to plan Matt & Kim’s Fall 2012 Lightning Tour, the duo arranged to host that city’s no-kill animal shelter in the concert venue’s lobby. This gave concert-goers the opportunity to learn how they can help keep their community a no-kill area. We’re very proud to call her a tartelette — but not too proud to snoop through her holiday gift list!

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holiday gift guide: the edgy eclectic

 

Blogger, model, fashion designer, and “it kid”  – à la Nylon Magazine — Audrey Kitching has definitely made an impression on us.  A funky cross between girly and punk, she’s a pop culture princess, social media maven and  bona fide trendsetter. Safe to say we’ve got a major girl crush on her.  So you can just imagine how excited we were when she gave us a peek at her holiday gift list!

What does the hippest of the hip want to give and get this year?  Keep reading to find out! More >

girl crush: connie britton

The moment Connie Britton appeared on-screen in Friday Night Lights, she walked straight into our hearts. (And if you haven’t seen this show, tartelettes, then run – don’t walk – to your nearest Netflix subscription and devour the whole delicious, feel-good series at once.) As Tami Taylor, Connie played the type of woman we always aspired to be: whip-smart, funny, graceful, and – above all – one that never took any crap from anyone. (And that hair!) So, imagine our pleasure in discovering that Connie herself is as charming and feisty as the woman she played on the silver screen.

Now, she’s back in another Southern-inflected role in Nashville, a show that focused on the drama of a different intense world far from football – country music. We’ll be watching and rooting on our favorite sassy gal! Will you?