FLARE Five: Is Jamie Dornan Hot Enough For 50 Shades?


Pop Culture The first image of actor Jamie Dornan in character as Fifty Shades of Grey’s dark love lord, Christian Grey, has been released—and has kicked off the usual complaints among super fans that think Dornan just isn’t sexy enough to play Grey. Are we looking at the same man?

Sex The no. 1 sign that you’re in a sex rut? Clicking on links like “13 Signs that You Need to Spice Up Your Sex Life” and reading each and every sign for clues on how to turn a rut into old-fashioned rutting. Not that we’re speaking from experience.

Fashion Add Jude Law’s son Rafferty to the list of models descended from celebs. The 17-year-old, who is a dead ringer for his fashionable father (see one of Papa Law’s more interesting style choices here), made his runway debut at the DKNY show during men’s fashion week in London.

Beauty Peach is the shade of summer, decrees Vogue. Shades of coral and tangerine are put to best use on your face, adding “instant life and youth” to an otherwise ho-hum visage. Or maybe not. The Cut, in an aboutface, suggests going goth for summer. Discuss.

Health Food fight! If you’re on a diet and you won’t shut up about it, you will be classified as a food bore and your friends will avoid you, according to a recent UK survey. And don’t think it’s just a girl thing. Pop star Taylor Swift has recently been quoted as saying she doesn’t want to deal with fat- and calorie-phobic guys. “I’ll cook for these boys, and they’ll be like, ‘I’m on a diet. I’m like, ‘I can’t hang out with you.'”