Archive: Jun 2010

Are You A “Fun” Dresser?

What is "getting funned"? According to Agyness Deyn's style website, Naag, it's when someone comments on something you're wearing by referring to it as "fun." As in: That's a fun shirt, I didn't know Minnie Mouse was back in style. So is wearing something fun a good or a bad thing? While it's certainly the…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 30, 2010

Dear Wendy: “Hot For Doc” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” in which people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear from "Hot For Doc," whose letter to me first appeared in one of my "Shortcuts" columns. She was involved with…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 30, 2010

Bikini-Clad Stewardesses Scrub Down A Plane In A Russian Airline Commercial

Ugh, put this as Exhibit A in your "Objectification of Women" file: a commercial for Russian airline Avianova where sexy stewardesses strip down to bikinis on the tarmac, scrub down an airplane and suggestively drip soap suds all over their boobs. The kitschy scooby-dee-dooby-doo soundtrack is the only thing that doesn't make me wanna vom.

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 30, 2010

Japanese Vogue Goes Gaga For “Jo Calderone”

Guess which lady is dragged out like a dude and going by the moniker "Jo Calderone" in an upcoming fashion spread in Vogue Hommes Japan. Yep. That's Lord Lady Gaga. Is it just me or is she kind of resembling young Elvis? [Celebitchy]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 30, 2010

The Top 20 Things That Drive Us Crazy

Hello Friskyverse! Last week I told you about what drives me crazy on the subway. I mostly just needed to get it off my chest, but I was touched when so many of you hopped on the complaint train and sounded off about the things that send you through the roof. After the jump, the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 30, 2010

Quotable: Elizabeth Edwards Relates To Sandra Bullock

“I’m not just a cuckolded wife ... I think about Sandra Bullock — who I don’t know at all — what an incredible year she’s had. She won the Academy Award for an incredible performance, and more than that, she took that story and integrated that into her own life in this healthy happy way.

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 30, 2010

Ex-Bodyguard Claims Britney Spears Hit Her Kids With A Belt

Is Britney Spears a "Toxic" parent? Ex-bodyguard Fernando Flores allegedly claims she hit her kids with a belt, the UK's Sun newspaper reports. A "source" said that according to Flores, last March or early April, Britney "came marching into the pool house and her mansion and demanded [Flores'] belt. He handed it over, but the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 30, 2010

Star Couplings: Jake Pavelka Is A Repeat Sexual Rejection Offender

Another ex-girlfriend claims Jake Pavelka rejected her sexually. [Hollywood Life] Keenen Ivory Wayans seems to be enjoying Brittany Daniel's awful dress from the BET Awards. [Starpulse] Dev Patel and Freida Pinto aren't engaged, despite the rumors that were going around that we hadn't heard. [Access Hollywood] Tiger Woods' divorce agreement stipulates that he can't bring…

By: Annika Harris / June 30, 2010

A Pink Teddy Bear Stole Perfect For Getting Snuggly

OK, so maybe 100-degree heat isn't the right time to bust out the (faux) fur, but this baby pink stole made from a deconstructed vintage teddy bear is too adorable to pass up posting. It was created by designer Kitty Keay, reports Susie Bubble, who reveals, "Kitty took apart a bear she got from the…

By: Susannah Breslin / June 30, 2010

The Best Jeans Under $40

Want a great new pair of jeans but hate the idea of spending hundreds on them? You're not alone -- a new survey from ShopSmart found that the average woman spends only $34 on a pair of jeans. Don't fret, we've searched out some of today's hottest looks for under $40. Ready, set, shop! Read

By: StyleList Home / June 30, 2010

Alexander McQueen Without Alexander McQueen Just Isn’t The Same

Since Alexander McQueen killed himself this past February, Sarah Burton, who served as the designer's right-hand woman for 14 years, has been installed as the fashion house's creative director. Now we've got a first look at what direction Burton may take the label. It's not a full-on reveal, as it's Cruise 2011, but it give…

By: Susannah Breslin / June 30, 2010

10 Online Dating Profile Dealbreakers I’m Sick Of Encountering

This should come as a shock to absolutely no one -- I am back on the online dating wagon! After trying and failing to find love on the internet, oh, three (wait, four?) times in the last year or so, I'm dipping my toes into the waters once more, only this time, I've switched sites.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 30, 2010

Not A Joke: Cynthia Rowley To Make Designer Diapers

It's official: Fashion diapers are now a trend. First Huggies came onto the scene with their hipster-fied denim diapers. Now news has just broke that Cynthia Rowley will collaborate with Pampers to design a line of the baby panties, to be sold at Target come mid-July. Her second collab with the mass retailer, this one…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 30, 2010

Get A Fashion Preview Of Old Navy Fall 2010

Old Navy is one of those stores that finds one item and just kills it – offering it in every color, variation and so on – so that if you wear it, you see yourself coming and going. However, there's something kind of great about their fall 2010 line. Read more ...

By: StyleList Home / June 30, 2010

Velibataire: The French Dating Site For Bike Fans

Nothing cuter than a cute girl or boy on a bike, right? A new French dating website works off this principle. Called Velibataire, it's a play on the French word for single (célibataire) and the name of the Paris public bike system (Vélib'). Because so many Parisians use these park-and-ride bikes to get around the…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 30, 2010

Quotable: Lauryn Hill Explains Why She Left Us And If She’ll Be Back

"There were a number of different reasons. But partly, the support system that I needed was not necessarily in place. There were things about myself, personal-growth things, that I had to go through in order to feel like it was worth it. In fact, as musicians and artists, it's important we have an environment —…

By: Annika Harris / June 30, 2010

Quickies: Chris Brown Cried On Command & Lindsay Lohan Tweets 20 Things She Apparently Didn’t Do

R&B singer Lloyd claims he told Chris Brown to cry while performing at the BET Awards. We knew that was planned! [HipHopWired] Sophia Sofia Coppola and Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars welcomed Cosima, their beautiful baby girl, last Friday. Cosima Coppola Mars. Coolest name ever. [PopCrunch] Former Miss California, Carrie Prejean and her footballer boyfriend, Kyle…

By: Carli Alexa Blau / June 29, 2010

If You Kiss Someone Else, Should You Tell Your Partner?

Something happened in the "Sex and the City 2" movie that really had me thinking, If I was in that situation, what would I have done? **Spoiler warning ... proceed with caution.** Read more ...

By: The Stir / June 29, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Iceland’s Lesbian Prime Minister Marries Her Girlfriend

Iceland's prime minister, Johanna Sigurdardottir, married her girlfriend, Jonina Leosdottir, on Sunday, when the country's same-sex marriage law became legalized. Congratulations! [AP] Nevada's Republican senatorial candidate, Sharron Angle, said she opposes legal abortion even in the case of rape and incest, while appearing on "The Bill Manders Show," explaining, "I believe that God has a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 29, 2010
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