On his way into our office this morning, a New York editor noticed a rumpus in his East Village neighborhood. Upon further investigation, he discovered the source of the commotion: A Maybelline ad shoot on the corner of Avenue A and St. Marks Place, right next to Sushi Lounge (home of the mystifying "sushi 50% off ALL DAY!" deal). A strip of sidewalk normally inhabited by homeless people of questionable sobriety had been cleared away to make room for Maybelline face Charlotte Kemp Muhl (yes, girlfriend of Sean Lennon) to pose with a variety of odd props, including an assortment of stuffed animals and a Hula-Hoop. A stagehand clutching a fake leopard stood to the side. "It was all very gritty," reported the editor, who snapped some photos of the scene with his phone (shown). This isn't the only Maybelline action he's seen in the area: Another face of the brand, Julia Stegner, has been spotted walking her dog in the park several times.
Most Viewed Stories
Surprise! Good Things Can Come From Awkward, Weird Sex
The Man Deciding Whether to Cheat on His Sexless Relationship
Ask Polly: How Do I Help My Selfish, Depressed Friend?
Big Bad Rent Boys, Sad Little Call Girls, and the Language of Sex Work
Thank You, Nicki Minaj
Miley Cyrus’s VMAs Outfits, Ranked From Bad to Worse
Justin Bieber’s New Song: One Small Step for Mankind?
Everything We’ve Heard From Witnesses in the St. Paul’s Rape Case
Celebrate Your Relationship’s End With a Divorce Selfie
Why We’re Treating Parenting Like Shift Work
From Our Partners
4 Back-to-School Drugstore Beauty Picks
The Inspiring Way Demi Lovato Psychs Herself Up Before A Show
These Harry Potter Lipsticks Are So Magical, They Broke the Internet
5 lip colours to try this fall that aren’t plum
powered by PubExchange
The Cut’s Latest Fashion FeaturesReport: Natalie Massenet Is Leaving Net-a-Porter
The company is set to merge with Yoox.Street-Style Photogs Have Become Media Companies
They're no longer dependent on outside entities to bolster their careers.See a High-Fashion Take on High School
The eclectic tastes of teenagers, as filtered through Vuitton and Saint Laurent.Forget Squads — Carrie Brownstein Has a Coven
"We're all over 40."Janet Jackson Is Ready for Her Comeback
It includes gold chains, Missy Elliott, and a six-month world tour.Givenchy Makes the Ultimate Populist Move
Its upcoming show in New York will be open to the public.Meet the Bridal Designer Who Knows What Millennials Want
Katharine Polk of Houghton discusses her female icons and the '90s references that inspire her designs.Hillary Clinton Is Winning the Fashion Schmoozing Race
By a landslide.Shopping Up-and-Coming Designers Just Got Easier
Plan de Ville is expanding into ready-to-wear this fall.Kanye Outfitted Fetty Wap for CR Men’s Book
He's like, "Hey, what's up, hello?"
Even when she's wearing a bathrobe.Over-the-Top Dress Codes Are Making a Triumphant Return
Better get your "fantasy evening attire" on deck.A Conversation With Amy Odell on Fashion, Writing, and How the Internet Has Changed
The veteran Cut editor is publishing her first book.
A spangly, naked top-ten list.The Best, Worst, and Craziest Looks on the VMAs Red Carpet
From Miley Cyrus to FKA Twigs.50 Years of Fashion’s Sexiest Calendar (NSFW)
A look back at the Pirelli Calendar.Dakota Johnson and Liv Tyler Partied Together
Plus: Kendall Jenner, Jenna Lyons, Owen Wilson, and more in this week's roundup.14 Ways to Wrap a Scarf Around Your Head
Without looking like you just escaped Grey Gardens.See Women in Longchamp Eat French Food
In the brand's new campaign video.Tyga Accessorized With a Fat Stack of Hundreds