The Rundown: JAY Z & Beyoncé Presents “RUN”, Kelly Rowland Gets Hitched, Jennifer Lawrence is Marie Claire’s June Cover Girl , Shop Banana Republic x Marimekko Collection

Sunday, May 18, 2014 · No Comments

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Sweeties,

You made it through Monday. Now its time to tackle the rest of the week. My week started off slow, but by Wednesday things will be in over drive with daily deadlines.

While I have a minute let’s dish on all things fashion, beauty, and entertainment.

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Just when you think you have these Carter’s figured out, the couple surprises us once again. While you were sleeping Beyonce and Jay Z released an action pack movie trailer for “RUN.” It’s the visuals to her and Jay Z’s song “On The Run Part 2.”

The nearly four minute trailer is loaded with A-listers including Don Cheadle, Blake Lively,Rashida Jones , Sean Penn, Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Guillermo Diaz (Scandal’s Huck).

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The mini movie that was directed by Melina Matsoukas, is set to the sounds of the couple. I heard Jay Z and Beyonce’s “Part II ( On the Run)” playing throughout. Snippets of Jay’s “Fuckwithmeyouknowigotit” can also be heard.

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After watching crazy gun play, bank robberies, Beyonce swimming in cash, and wild car chases my hopes can crashing down. The trailer ends with “Coming Never.

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Talk about a major let down.

If “RUN” ever develops into a full -fledged movie, I would definitely check it out. Would you check it out? This only gets me hyped for the actual concert.

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And what’s up with these two coming through like a thief in the night. Jay Z’s “Magna Carta Holy Grail” dropped at Midnight for Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S 4, and Galaxy Note II users.

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Beyonce came behind him and dropped a secret album,plus visuals. These two definitely move in silence. (beyonce.com)

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We’re learning more about Kelly Rowland’s secret nuptials. Well it appears it wasn’t as private as she thought. More details are emerging and pictures have even surfaced. The “Kisses Down Low” singer married her boyfriend and manager Tim Witherspoon May 9th in Costa Rica.

Doesn’t she look gorgeous in her all white gown. Guests were also asked to wear all white.

Speaking of guests, the Knowles-Carter clan weren’t the only A-Listers in attendance. Carmelo and Lala Anthony were also on hand for the wedding. Kelly’s former band mate Michelle Williams was also there to share in her special day. (US Weekly , Image Credit: RadarOnline/Splash)

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Sweeties, Nordstrom Rack is finally online! I’m here for the 30-70 percent discounts that’s now at my fingertips. Please excuse my excitement, but I don’t have a Nordstrom Rack in my backyard so this is right up my alley.

The site launched on Monday and it’s powered by HauteLook.

In the the coming months the store will begin offering free shipping over $100 and returns to a physical store or the site within 90 days.

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If the deep discounts weren’t enough to make you want to shop, here’s another reason why you should: Ebony.com’s Style Contributor, Kéla Walker scored these metallic pink Sophia Webster pumps at Nordstrom Rack.

I’m pretty sure those heels convinced you to start adding things to your shopping basket. (refinery29)

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When I saw this pic of Rihanna and Beyonce at the Met Gala I knew it would be epic. And it was. The photo of the two is now the cover shot of Vogue’s Met Gala Special Issue.

Beyonce was gorgeous in her black Givenchy gown, while Rihanna shinned in a white Stella McCartney look.

It’s rare that we see these two pose together, but when they do, they definitely make a statement. LOVE! (Necole Bitchie)

Kelly Rowland is a married woman!

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Kelly Rowland married her manager and long time beau Tim Witherspoon. The couple said ” I Do” in a small intimate ceremony in Costa Rica on May 9th.

Right by her side was her bestie boo, Beyonce. Solange and Tina Knowles were also on hand for the private ceremony.

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No pics have surfaced other than Beyonce’s Instagram picture, that was posted on the same day of the wedding. In the photo Bey appears to be wearing a a bridesmaid gown, that she paired with chandelier earrings.

I can’t wait to see Kelly’s gown. Since I know that’s highly unlikely, I can only imagine. I picture Kels in an ivory colored mermaid style gown with a simple veil and gorgeous jewels.

Congratulation Kelly and Tim! (US Weekly)

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Kerry Washington is the proud mother of a nearly one month old baby girl . The Scandal Star recently gave birth to her daughter, Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha. Like much of Kerry’s private life, the birth of her daughter was also kept under-wraps. But she finally talked motherhood and appropriately on Mother’s Day.

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The new mommy tweeted,” “Well…I still wont talk about my personal life on here But…I see your tweets. And I am filled with gratitude! XO #HappyMothersDay.”

Awwwwwww! I can’t wait to see this cutie. I’m sure it will be a while before that happens. (Kerry Washington’s Twiiter)

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It’s time to update your nail polish collection! OPI launched its a line of nail lacquers inspired by Coca-Cola Company’s most popular beverages.

The nine shade collection is inspired by Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Cherry Coke, Vanilla Coke, Sprite and Fanta.

And no, the shades will not look like the fizzy drinks inside the can. Instead the colors are inspired by the packaging.

Here’s the line up:

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Sorry I’m fizzy today (Vanilla coke), Today I accomplished zero (Coca Cola zero), You’re so Vain-illa (Vanilla coke)

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A Grape Affair (Fanta grape), Coca-Cola Red (Coca Cola), Get Cherried Away (Cherry coke)

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Green on the Runway (Sprite), My Signature is “DC” (Diet coke), Orange You Fantastic ! (Fanta)


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, OPI’s co-founder and executive vice president said, “these two iconic brands truly deliver happiness in a bottle – whether it’s a refreshing, invigorating sip of Coke or a set of fingers and toes perfectly polished with OPI nail lacquer.”

I’m already thinking of cool manicures. Will you try any of these shades this summer? (OPI,chicprofile)

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Here’s another hot collection I can’t wait to get my hands on. Banana Republic has teamed up with Finland-based brand Marimekko, for a limited-edition capsule collection.

The collaboration is a mix of work and weekend style. Banana Republic is perfect when it comes to office chic and when it comes to quirky prints, Marimekko is the master. This is a match made in fashion heaven.

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The 22-piece collection features easy breezy maxidresses, flirty frocks, midi skirts, and fun rompers. Also included are shoes and accessories like chic ballet flats and cool clutches.

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The entire collection is priced from $39.50 to $140 and will be available in select stores and online next week Thursday, on May 22.

Meanwhile, catch this ‘Behind the Design video Banana Republic posted.

( GLAM)

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Jennifer Lawrence is having a fabulous year. The “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” star was tapped as Marie Claire’s June cover girl.

For the cover J. Law posed in a Christian Dior magenta and kelly green cut out dress. She gave sultry eyes along with a sassy hair cut.

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Inside the Oscar Award winner dished on her relationship costar Nicholas Hoult, she addressed the Kristen Stewart rumors, and she even calls herself annoying.

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Also inside you can catch the Hunger Games actress styling in another magenta Dior look. She looks amazing in a black buttoned Dior coat dress and white Michael Kors sneakers.

J.Law is a mix of cool kid meets girl next door. Catch her cover on newsstands May 20th. (marieclaire)

Sweeties, make sure you check back throughout the week for the latest in beauty, fashion , and entertainment news.

Enjoy the rest of your week.

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