Bold Face: Throwing Shade

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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.


Sometimes a little attitude is necessary. In our latest edition of Bold Face, we feature a few famous faces well known for throwing a little shade...

Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Kandi Burruss and model/actress Kenya Moore star in Bravo's hit reality series The Real Housewives of Atlanta, which follows the lives of six luxuriously living women from the south. The series just wrapped Season 7, but you can catch the shade being thrown between the ladies at the first Reunion Show which airs on Sunday, April 26. Here Burruss (r) wear the Valentino V708S sunglasses and Moore (l) wears the Salvatore Ferragamo SF726S sunglasses, both from Marchon...

By all accounts Samuel L. Jackson is a consummate professional, a working man's actor and, according to Guinness World Records as "the highest-grossing film actor" of all time, but he still can't shake his reputation as a "bad mother..." In real life though, all Jackson's shade is being thrown thanks to his actual sunglasses, here the Police Neymar Special Style S1948 from De Rigo Vision which he wears in his most recent advertising images from Capital One, for whom he is a spokesperson. Jackson averages four movies a year and in 2015 you'll not only see him in these Capital One ads but in Kingsman: The Secret Service, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Barely Lethal and Cell...

Gillian Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the cult classic sci-fi horror drama series The X-Files which ran for nine seasons on FOX from 1993-2002 and led to two features films. Tasked, along with her partner Fox Mulder, with investigating unsolved cases involving unexplained phenomena labeled "X-Files," Scully is the skeptic, choosing to base her beliefs on what science can prove. Anderson is currently starring in the BBC/Netflix hit TV series The Fall and NBC's Hannibal but The X-Files fans rejoiced when FOX announced the return of the show as a six episode "event" series with David Duchovny (Mulder) and Anderson reprising their roles. Here Anderson wears the Guess Eyewear GU6838 sun style from Marcolin.