Archive: Apr 2010

Today’s Lady News: Navy Will Allow Women On Submarines

The Navy announced today that women will be allowed to serve on submarines for the first time ever beginning in 2012. Twenty-four women — for guided-missile attack subs and ballistic-missile…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Burberry’s Special Edition Rain-Themed Collection—Redundant?

Burberry just launched a small, limited-edition collection based on the theme of rain (April showers, more specifically). The range includes Haymarket checked rain boots, printed umbrellas, trench coats, and a…

Leonora Epstein | April 29, 2010 - 8:15 pm

If It Doesn’t Come From An Animal, Can We Call It Milk?

This morning on “Good Day New York,” the anchors were discussing how to refer to drinks like soy milk that don’t actually come from a cow. Should we…

Catherine Strawn | April 29, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Models Kick Actresses Out Of The Ad Campaign Racket

For the first time in a very long time, most of next season’s major designer ad campaigns have been claimed by models, not actors. Alessandra Ambrosia grabbed the Moschino campaign,…

Lily Q | April 29, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Style 911: How Do I Pull Off Sparkly Clothing?

I want to buy a few sparkly pieces but I’m not sure how to wear them without looking tacky. Any ideas? — Melanie

Ahh, yes, the age-old “how much…

Lily Q | April 29, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Quotable: Laura Bush Says The Bushes Have “A Number Of Close Friends Who Are Gay”

“In 2004 the social question that animated the campaign was gay marriage. Before the election season had unfolded, I had talked to George about not making gay marriage a significant…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Armani’s New Dubai Hotel Looks Like The Matrix Set

Giorgio Armani has just opened his first hotel in Dubai, and while the super-sleek design definitely has the designer’s mark, the aesthetics are so minimalist that the place might as…

Leonora Epstein | April 29, 2010 - 6:50 pm

If We Were Louis Bardo Bullock’s Stylists…

We find Sandra Bullock’s adopted son Louis as adorable as the rest of you, but why, why was the kid wearing that ridiculous beaded necklace on the cover of People?

Lily Q | April 29, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Why Do Women Abandon Their Friends For Their New Lover?

I’m not one of those people who demands a lot of time from friends, because vegging out on the couch watching reality TV is one of my favorite pastimes. Not…

Annika Harris | April 29, 2010 - 6:30 pm

The Rock Bottom Remainders: Writers Gone Rock Star

As the cliches go, critics want to be artists, actors want to be directors, and writers want to be rock stars. Very few of the latter actually go for it—which…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | April 29, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Fresh Under Eye Concealer and Brightener

I’ve whined about the state of my under eye circles before, and my continued pre-occupation with them means I’m not done experimenting with fixes. This week, it was Fresh’s new…

Lily Q | April 29, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Hoot, There It Is: Columbia’s Awesome Student-Run Fashion Mag

Several of us on the Frisky staff were newspaper dorks back in college (like this is surprising), so we hold a fondness in our heart for school papers. Oh how…

Leonora Epstein | April 29, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Quotable: Robert Downey Jr. Nostalgic For … Jail?

“When the door clicks shut, then you are safe. There is nothing aside from a rogue correctional officer that can do you harm if you have the right cellie. You…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | April 29, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Inspiration Board: A Nightmare On Elm Street

Honestly, I have no plans to see “A Nightmare on Elm Street” when it’s released April 30 because Freddie Krueger has scared the crap out of me since I was…

Annika Harris | April 29, 2010 - 5:30 pm

“Pretty Wild” Teen Tess Taylor Snapped Topless With Drugs

Getting photographed smoking out of a bong is dumb. But getting photographed smoking out of a bong while topless?

“Pretty Wild” reality star Tess Taylor — the one…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Borba Margo Designs In Cold Blood

For all our beef with violence in fashion ads, we didn’t give much consideration to whether the clothes themselves were actually violent. (A cheery yellow Marc dress? Not unless metaphorical…

Leonora Epstein | April 29, 2010 - 5:10 pm

8 Ways To Deal With Jealousy

For the most part, I’m a pretty happy, confident person, but, man oh man, when feelings of insecurity start seeping in, a small part of me inevitably turns into a…

Wendy Atterberry | April 29, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Eva Longoria Parker’s Fragrance Won’t Make You Sneeze

Confession time: I’m a huge Eva Longoria Parker fan. Every Sunday during “Desperate Housewives,” my girl crush on Gabrielle Solis gets just a little bit bigger. But when I heard…

Bianca Posterli | April 29, 2010 - 4:50 pm
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