M.I.A., Above The Influence
Sadly, I missed M.I.A. at Coachella this year (I will get out to California next year; oh yes, I will), but it was near impossible to miss her at the Time 100 Gala last night. First, there was her cropped denim vest, which stood out in a sea of eveningwear (gotta maintain some rock star cred), then there was her sheer application of a particularly influential lip color. For darker-complected readers wondering if they can pull off this season’s fuchsia trend, here’s your answer: Yes. Thoughts on the look?