Archive: Nov 2009

forgiveness

I'll call him Daniel. Daniel was my best friend and my brother, my twin. We didn't share any DNA, but he still felt more like family than my own family did sometimes.

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 30, 2009

Quickies: Serena Williams Is Penalized For “Threat” & Stem Cells Augment Boobs

Serena Williams receives a hefty fine and probation for perceived threat. [NY Times] Rachel Uchitel, Tiger Woods' alleged mistress, has been linked to other celebs. [Us Weekly] What's the secret to Tila Tequila's boundless energy for self-promotion? [NY Post]…

By: Annika Harris / November 30, 2009

DailyCandy’s Swirl Has Head-Spinning Good Deals

We love a good bargain on designer goods, so we're totes excited about DailyCandy's new sample sale site, Swirl. The site offers up to 80 percent off clothing and accessories from the world's most established brands and up-and-coming designers. If you're a DailyCandy reader like we are, then you already know that the site alway…

By: Annika Harris / November 30, 2009

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Bondi Beach Local

You’ve got to appreciate this true devotion to the neighborhood: Denby buys everything that she can in her hometown of Bondi Beach to support local friends and businesses. Her frock from Funky Femme looks in bloom among a sea of bikinis and cutoffs. Don't you wish she was your neighbor?

By: Caragh Johnson / November 30, 2009

A Cigarette Lighter As Paintbrush

Paris-based artist Olivier Kosta-Théfaine, aka Stak and Olivier Stak, uses only a cigarette lighter to create his ceiling masterpieces. A self-proclaimed suburbanite, he was intrigued by cities while growing up. His work is clearly influenced by street culture and graffiti art yet exhibits the nearly impossible symmetry of more classical art. Some his works are…

By: Annika Harris / November 30, 2009

Today’s Lady News: A Low Libido Just Won’t Do!

This weekend, The New York Times Magazine profiled psychologist Lori Brotto, who is helping revise the definition of a woman's low libido for the psychiatrist's bible, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (D.S.M.). The American Psychiatric Association will re-publish the manual in 2012 or 2013, and Brotto is helping to shape how doctor…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 30, 2009

Put The Trends Down, Rihanna

Rihanna, we love you, but this is way too many trends in one outfit. You've covered the lacy look, lingerie as outerwear, harem pants, and of course, your signature spike embellishments. Too much fashion! Let's exercise some sartorial restraint next time.

By: Bianca Posterli / November 30, 2009

Two Reasons To Get Excited If You’re Obsessed With Kelly Cutrone

And we are. Obsessed, I mean. The bitch behind fashion PR company People's Revolution -- and Whitney's fake-boss on "The City" -- was in the news today. Twice! First Kelly appeared on a Fox News morning show and dropped the F-bomb when discussing that rich, lazy snatch, Olivia Palermo. You can watch the vid here,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 30, 2009

Jenny Sanford To Start A Clothing Line

We have reached a strange new frontier in our everyone-who-is-famous-gets-a-clothing-line world. Jenny Sanford, who told her husband Mark to hit the road after having an affair with an Argentinian whose tan lines he just couldn't get enough of, has trademarked her name and started a website where she will sell clothing. Since I adore her,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 30, 2009

Taylor Vs. Miranda’s Style

"Gossip Girl" star Taylor Momsen and supermodel Miranda Kerr both showed up at MTV Studios in Times Square today for "It's On With Alexa Chung" guest appearances. The two ladies dressed very, very differently for the event. Momsen looked polished and professional, while Kerr looked like Britney Spears on a bender. (FYI: today is Opposite…

By: Erin Flaherty / November 30, 2009

A Little Piece Of Lanvin You Can Actually Afford

Lanvin is 120 years old! Started in 1889 by Jeanne Lanvin, a 22-year-old dressmaker, the boutique became accredited as a Parisian couture house in 1909, and has been on the fashion scene ever since. To celebrate the label's birthday, Alber Elbaz designed these cute limited-edition notebooks. The illustrations reference Lanvin's past with mother-daughter themes. (Lanvi…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 30, 2009

Nothing Says Luxury Like A Bald, Wrinkly Cat

Style.com's terrifying holiday gift guide is high on odd animal/product pairings and low on, well, making sense. Does this creepy bald cat make you want to spend $123 on a tiny jar of La Mer eye cream? Are we the only ones who don't get it? [Style.com]…

By: Lily Q / November 30, 2009

The $895 Infinity Dress—A Test Drive!

Remember that Donna Karan dress that you could wrap and twist and tie all sort of different ways, thereby creating a whole new dress with each twist/tie? Well, a reporter for The Daily Beast has just finished up a test-run of the convertible, loads-o-looks frock and attempts to answer the question: "Can a $895 dre…

By: Nina Carbone / November 30, 2009

Tiger Woods Allegedly Told Wife “You’ve Ruined Thanksgiving!”

New gossip suggests Tiger Woods and his wife, Elin Nordegren, were squabbling right before his strange car accident early Friday morning. Woods apparently stormed out of his Florida mansion after 2 a.m, shouting at his wife, "You've ruined our Thanksgiving! Are you happy now?" according to RadarOnline.com. As neither Woods nor Nordegren are speaking to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 30, 2009

The 10 Juiciest Gossip Bits On Brad, Angie And Jen From The Dirt-Tastic New Book “Brangelina”

Even if you don't give two figs about the Brad Pitt/Jennifer Aniston/Angelina Jolie triangulated love mess, we're sure you'll find a recent excerpt of the forthcoming book Brangelina dishy. Brad is a pothead! Jen had two miscarriages! Angelina has a horrible temper! And that's not all ...

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 30, 2009

What Do Alligators Have To Do With The Recession?

Until recently, Park Avenue millionaires and swamp-trolling Louisiana farmers have been engaged in one of the most unlikely of reciprocal relationships. The Southerners breed and treat alligator skins; the wealthy buy luxury goods made from them. Think "fashion" and "recession" and the image of dirty, swarthy men probably doesn't come to mind, yet the New

By: Leonora Epstein / November 30, 2009

Rare Ben Affleck Sighting

It's not every day (or every month for that matter) that Ben Affleck is photographed with one of his daughters. [Santa Monica, 11/29/09]…

By: Annika Harris / November 30, 2009

Remote Control: What You’ll Want To Watch The Week Of November 30th 2009

Chances are, you're a little TV'd out after the vacation. But do not fear! There's lots to keep your ADD attention this week. We've got the season premieres of some favorite shows, like "Intervention," "Scrubs," and "Shatner's Raw Nerve." And this week also brings the premiere of "Jersey Shore," which looks akin to "The Real

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 30, 2009
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