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These Gold Leaf Temporary Tattoos Are a Touchscreen and a Fashion Statement

Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao, PhD student at MIT, took inspiration from the street fashion in Taiwan when she took part in helping put together this stunning piece of wearable technology at the MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Microsoft. It's called the Duoskin, and it's a gold leaf temporary tattoo that can be used as a touchscreen.

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Hot Topic’s Cartoon Network Fashion Line Lets You to Dress Like Rose Quartz & Marceline

Hot Topic's latest partnership with Cartoon Network means a new line of late summer and early fall styles inspired by Steven Universe, Adventure Time, and The Powerpuff Girls reboot.

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Things We Saw Today: John Boyega Beatboxes, Dropping Some Serious Heat

You know, to cap off your week.

Here's John Boyega laying down a sick beat. You know, just because.

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Things We Saw Today: Melissa Benoist, Grant Gustin, and Stephen Amell Deliver “The CW Smolder” For Conan

I'm loving The CW's programming right now, and most of my favorite shows, from all the DC TV stuff to shows like Jane the Virgin and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, are on that network. But I still sometimes feel like no matter what I'm watching, it's like I'm watching a magazine. That's because apparently all the CW stars master The CW Smolder. Check out this video in which Melissa Benoist, Grant Gustin, and Stephen Amell flawlessly execute the smolder for Conan O'Brien.

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These Indie Artists Got Tired of Corporate Brands Ripping Them Off, So They Made Their Own Store

Corporate brands have been ripping off indie artists since, well, forever. But it's gotten a lot trickier to get away with it in the post-internet age, especially when indie artists work together to fight back.

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Want to Infuse Your Wardrobe With Unicorns & Rainbows? Try Lisa Frank’s New Fashion Line

Lisa Frank has been making a comeback in a big way lately. Now she's got her own unforgettable fashion line!

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Leslie Jones Looked #Flawless at the Ghostbusters Premiere

The best revenge is looking fabulous.

Shortly after Jones's tweet about stylists refusing to dress her for the L.A. Ghostbusters premiere, designer >Christian Siriano reached out to her directly with a simple set of emojis volunteering for the job. The two later shared photos via Twitter documenting their collaboration for Jones' red carpet dress--and the amazing results speaks for themselves.

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Iris Van Herpen’s Mermaid Dresses Will Look Perfect for Your Eternal Walk into the Sea

Iris van Herpen recently showcased her Fall 2016 designs in Paris, and the entire line has an unearthly, undersea vibe that looks perfect for your descent into the depths of the ocean.

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13 Villainous Costumes That Make Being Bad Look Good

For dresses like these, I'd turn heel too.

This fashion roundup is not last month's floofy dress edition. This is ... the fashion of the damned? Well, not entirely. (That'll come at the end.) Due to the nature of entertainment in general, few characters are one hundred percent villainous or heroic, so there will be a few entries on this list that might make you go "Wait! She's not a villain anymore! This season. Well, most of it ...."

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Stylists Blame Ghostbusters‘ Leslie Jones for Clothes Not Fitting Her, Ignore Fashion Industry Biases

I have very important information to share. It's our fault that clothing designers don't make clothes that can fit most of the people. I know what you're thinking: But, don't they make the clothes? Can't they decide how big or how small they want to make them? And if you're working directly with a designer, isn't there such a thing as custom making something for someone? Actually, no. It's our fault for not fitting into their clothes.

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Leslie Jones Says Designers Won’t Dress Her for Ghostbusters Premier

Yesterday, Ghostbusters star and comedian Leslie Jones tweeted that there were no designers willing to dress her for the red carpet.

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Things We Saw Today: Jeff Goldblum Stars in Meme Resurgence

Independence Day: Resurgence really wants to appeal and market to the youths with their dank memes, so they've started Meme Resurgence.

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Beastie Boys’ Mike D. Designing a “Grown Man” Bag Collection. Next Up: “A Very Manly Apron.” Uh…

Hey, masculinity, how are you feeling? Are you okay? Because I've been a little worried about you lately, dude.

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Zayn Malik Designed His Own Met Gala Outfit, Took Inspiration From Mortal Kombat and Prince

Remember Zayn Malik's incredible outfit at the 2016 Met Gala? Turns out he designed it himself, and he had a couple of cool inspirations in mind.

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NASA Flight Suits Just Became Trendy, Thanks to Teen Vogue

When high fashion gets out of this world

The interminable blackness of space is sooo hot right now. Well, figuratively.

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This Star Trek Swimsuit Line Lets You Hit the Beach Starfleet-Style

It's summertime, and that means swimsuit season. It also means ... uh ... Star Trek season?

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Pratt Institute Grad Students Design Fashion With Temperature Controls

This Dress Has a Built-In Fan

In addition to looking like a super-futuristic purple silk spaceship, this dress also has a built-in fan. So you will look cool and feel cool in this ostentatious piece of unusual fashion hardware. This dress appeared as part of a grad student showcase at Brooklyn's Pratt Institute, where industrial design students showed off their cool ideas, including a handful of interesting wearables.

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KFC Launches a Nail Polish (!) That’s Edible (?) And Tastes Like Chicken (!?!?!?)

KFC Makes Edible Nail Polish That Tastes Like Chicken (!?)

KFC plans to launch a new line of nail polish, which is surprising because you wouldn't expect a fast food company to get into the beauty biz. Except, uh, it's edible nail polish, and it tastes like chicken. Way to be on the nose, KFC!

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The 2016 Met Gala’s “Manus x Machina” Theme Gave Us All the Robot Dresses We Could Want

If you didn't hit up any social media services last night, you missed out on a photo-sharing celebration of the best and worst fashion on display at the 2016 Met Gala. Let's have a look at some of the best, shall we?

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Cut Video’s “100 Years of Beauty” Series Explores Syria’s Rich and Diverse History

In Cut Video's latest in their 100 Years of Beauty series, they look at the fashion history of Syria, a country that has seen a huge amount of change in the past 100 years. Check out the video after the jump!

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