Archive: Nov 2009

Quick Tip Of The Day: Make Rain Boots Look New Again

You know how your rubber rain boots start looking as drab as an old tire after a season in the rain and snow? And nothing that you try restores the…

Annika Harris | November 30, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Blind Item: Which Famous Athlete Isn’t As Perfect As He Seems?

Well this is an awfully timely blind item. Maybe it’s written in such a way to throw us off, but it seems way obvious, no? Via if this famous…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2009 - 6:39 pm

How Do We Feel About This Tribal Print Trend?

This whole “designs based on Navajo and other indigenous tribal art” fashion moment is clearly not going away. The look is popping up on bags, shoes, dresses, jewelry and even…

Erin Flaherty | November 30, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Scare Off Unwanted Suitors With This Ring

Rihanna is a fashion trendsetter who is sometimes so far ahead of the curve it’s hard for us to keep up. But, like with Lady Gaga, the best way to…

Catherine Strawn | November 30, 2009 - 6:20 pm

It’s A Bird … It’s A Tree … No, It’s A Model

Don’t you hate it when the tree wears you, and you don’t wear the tree? Pity the Monica Maria Escobar model who wore this greenery. [Colombia, 11/27/09] …

Susannah Breslin | November 30, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Is The Twilight Saga Making Pale Skin More Desireable?

Years ago, I was forced to accept my pale skin after burning my face so badly that blisters covered my nose. Now, while others slather on tanning oil with single-digit…

Catherine Strawn | November 30, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Quotable: Chelsea Clinton & Marc Mezvinsky Announce Their Engagement

“We’re sorry for the mass e-mail but we wanted to wish everyone a belated Happy Thanksgiving! We also wanted to share that we are engaged! We didn’t get married this…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Multitasking: A Phone And Bracelet In One

For me, finally getting my iPhone went way beyond the image of being a cool user of the Apple product. The second I purchased it, I became wrapped up in…

Leonora Epstein | November 30, 2009 - 5:20 pm

Erin’s Style Diary: Monday

What I’m Wearing Today:
Thrift Store Blazer
American Apparel T-shirt
Patrizia Pepe Jeans
Sam Edelman Zoe Boots
Yves Saint Laurent bag

This is what I refer to as “my…

Erin Flaherty | November 30, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Sex Diary: Awkward Groping, Meh-Makout, Ex-Tension, & An Emotionally Ambiguous Cuddle

Welcome to the Frisky “Sex Diary,” in which an anonymous person shares the details of her sex life over the course of a few days. Sometimes these entries are filled

Anonymous | November 30, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Please Do Not Deposit Your Baby In The Trash Receptacle

If you don’t want your wailing infant, give him or her to a kindly fireman or nurse instead! Thank you, and have a pleasant day. [BuzzFeed] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2009 - 4:50 pm

Dig Out Your Scrunchies — They’re Back In Style!

When I think of scrunchies, I remember that scene in “Sex and the City” where Carrie tries to convince Berger that the hair accessory is just so not a New…

Bianca Posterli | November 30, 2009 - 4:40 pm

“Twilight” Love Story Has All The Components Of An Abusive Relationship

One of the primary criticisms of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series is that the incredibly idealized love story between Bella Swan and Edward Cullen is actually, well, kind of creepy and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2009 - 4:20 pm

Cyber Monday: Your Click-To-Buy Gifts Cheat Sheet

I’ve never been one for long lines and cranky register people/fellow shoppers, so I never usually leave the house on Black Friday. I did get up one year for it,…

Nina Carbone | November 30, 2009 - 4:10 pm

365 Days In Paris: Post-Turkey Day Depression

This has been a real week de merde and I’m currently bumming out big time. It was great having my sister here for Thanksgiving (or le Sanks-geev-ing-uh as the French…

Leonora Epstein | November 30, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Meryl Streep Scores Herself A “Vanity Fair” Cover

Meryl Streep, Vanity Fair’s cover girl for December and the star of “It’s Complicated” with Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin, is a “new box-office queen.” VF reports that her 2008…

Jessica Wakeman | November 30, 2009 - 3:50 pm
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