“When I shop at Nordstrom, the store employees follow me around,” says Los Angeles makeup artist and handbag designer Allison Burns. If only those department store employees, on the look for shoplifters, knew they were tailing the head of a handbag line coveted by celebrities and now sold at Bergdorf Goodman and more than 250 boutiques worldwide. Burns started her company in 2001; at the time she had already been working in Hollywood as a makeup artist for more than a decade, and she often wore her own handcrafted accessories to work. It was client Jillian Barberie who finally convinced her to sell the bags. The company took off after ...
On the first episode of NY Ink Tim Hendricks noted that not many fashion models find themselves under the gun as often as Alysha Nett. Being cast as a model for a campaign is tough enough (Do you have the right body shape? Is your hair the right length?) but being able to make a living as a heavily tattooed model is even tougher—and Alysha is doing it.
Alyssa Milano follows George Harrison’s footsteps, and is asking you to as well.
Amanda Beard has swam in the Olympics four times, dissed Michael Phelps, and been tattooed on LA Ink. Now back from Beijing, she's ready to dive in to life outside of the pool.
Partners in legal graffiti, Amandalynn and Mags are two emerging talents in the street art scene. When picking up a brush, Amandalynn’s artistic tendency is toward voluptuous women. “I like the sexy allure of girls,” she says. “I like to leave a little bit of them hidden for the imagination.”
Model, video vixen, and girlfriend of Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose is a stunner. And with more than 800,000 followers on Twitter, she has more going on than being the callipygian ideal. We asked followers of @InkedMag and @DaRealAmberRose—whom she affectionately calls “Rosebuds”—to ask Amber anything.
You can pick your friends and you can pick your trash but you can't pick your friends trash... or can you? Danielle Colby from The History Channel's American Pickers thinks otherwise.
Icon covers Ami James of Miami Ink and Love Hate Tattoos.