Bold Face: Creative Types

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Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.



It’s rare to find someone who is creative in just one field. Usually creativity expresses itself in many ways. The three stars in this week’s edition of Bold Face may best be known for one particular thing but their desire to create knows few bounds…

Lenny Kravitz is an American singer/songwriter and actor. He portrayed Cinna, Katniss Everdeen’s stylist, in The Hunger Games film and reprised his role in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire sequel. Despite Cinna’s death in Catching Fire, his designs live on in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. He had already designed Katniss’ mockingjay uniform, sketching it out in secret a few weeks before the start of the 75th Hunger Games, knowing there would be a war and gave it to Plutarch Heavensbee, presumably in case something happened to him. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 DVD will be released on March 6. Kravitz wears the Valentino V703S sunglasses from Marchon…


Devo founder and now eyewear designer, Mark Mothersbaugh wore his own eyewear design to the 87th Annual Academy on stage with the musical ensemble that performed the Oscar nominated song, “Everything is Awesome,” from the Lego Movie. Mothersbaugh is an American musician, composer, singer and painter. In addition to co-founding Devo, he has been its lead singer since 1972. His other musical projects include work for television series, films, and video games. He performed on Oscar night in the Akronite, which can be worn as an ophthalmic or a sun, from his Mothersbaugh x Baumvision collection and a signature Devo energy dome…


Apl.de.ap is best known as a member of the Grammy Award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas, which he co-founded with fellow eight grader Will.i.am back in 1988. He is also a coach on The Voice of The Philippines where he is truthful on coaching his artists and shares what he has been through in the music industry and how hard it is to make it. Which led him to start his independent record label, BMBX Entertainment. The label aims to sign South East Asian artists and give them a Western-style production by collaborating with musicians in Los Angeles. A lifelong sufferer of nystagmus, he had artificial lenses implanted into his eyes to correct the condition and can usually be seen in the hippest of shades, like these Combustion 4 frames with clear lenses from Sama Eyewear.