Archive: Jul 2010

“Mad Men” Celebrates Christmas In August

Thanksgiving Day has passed and the “Mad Men” characters will celebrate Christmas in episode two of the fourth season. I’m not sure who Don Draper, Peggy Olson, and the rest are listening to, but it sure seems important and slightly laughable. [AMC]…

By: Annika Harris / July 29, 2010

4 Myths About Women That Just Aren’t True

As women, we hear a lot about what we should and shouldn’t do to our bodies. Drink this much water, take x-amount of these vitamins, or stay away from certain foods … it’s so confusing! What’s a girl to do? Can you get pregnant while you’re on your period? Do antibiotics decrease the effectiveness of…

By: Lauren Gold / July 29, 2010

Girls Ruin Everything For Boys

Here’s the thing. All Geoffrey wanted to do was have a good time at the zoo. Since Geoffrey is only four, you wouldn’t think that would be too much to ask. Unfortunately, the universe was not working in Geoffrey’s favor on zoo-trip day, and everything went to hell in a hand basket faster…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 29, 2010

Essence Editor Responds To Controversial Hiring Of A White Fashion Director

On Monday, a media industry blog revealed that Essence, a lifestyle magazine geared towards black women, had hired a new fashion director named Ellianna Placas, to begin in September. But it was not the lines on her resume touting O: The Oprah Magazine and Us Weekly that attracted attention. It was the color of Placas’…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 29, 2010

And Now “Mad Men” Nail Polish

Mad Men” costume designer Janie Bryant wins my award for multitasking and branding this year. Not only is she extraordinary at outfitting the cast in ’60s-era fashions and designing a QVC line based on “Mad Men,” but she’s also adding nail polish to her growing to-do list. Bryant has partnered with Nailtini, a brand based…

By: Annika Harris / July 29, 2010

Hot Girls Playing With Balls

Hot girls playing with balls? What’s not to like? Hence, the creation of a new weekly event in New York called “Models vs. Models” where ladies from different agencies around the city get together and battle each other in ping pong while dudes watch and drink beer. A very “fun” concept in and of…

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 29, 2010

If You’re 13 Years Old, Add This Word To Your Vocabulary

Fashion catchphrases come and go. Everyone was obsessed with “fierce” for a while, “fashionista” had its reigning moment, but now Lourdes Ciccone is working hard to add a new term to the world’s vocabulary. She’s been blogging non-stop about the new Material Girls’ Collection for Macy’s, and in between her style stories, It Girl features,…

By: Bianca Posterli / July 29, 2010

10 Summer Flings To Remember

In the heat and frivolity of summer, emotions fly high and love affairs are born. A summer fling burns a lasting memory in our hearts and minds. After the jump, women share their passionate, sometimes sweet and often heart-breaking memories of their summer flings. While no summer fling is the same as another, these wome…

By: Pam Gaulin / July 29, 2010

Calvin Klein Gets In On The Leggings Game A Little Too Late?

Come fall, Calvin Klein Legwear will launch Ultra Fit, a line of control tights and leggings. The opaque jersey tights and leggings will have a a ribbed control top, flat seams, and a comfortable, wide waistband that stays flat against the stomach. Ultra Fit is meant to give the wearer a sleek and clean appearance.

By: Annika Harris / July 29, 2010

Watch The Most Adorable Wedding Video Ever Made

Are you a one-day-bride-to-be planning on making a wedding video of your special day? Well, don’t bother! The most adorable, sweet, and cool wedding video has been made already. Starring love birds Lauren and Jean-Pierre, the video follows the couple as they do the robot, tie the knot, and rule the dance floor…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 29, 2010

Frisky Rant: Leave The Texting Lingo Out Of Online Dating!

As I’m sure you’ve noticed in my writing on The Frisky, I’m guilty of speaking in what I call “Gossip Girl”-ese. Example: It’s totes obvs that I like to shorten words for no real amazeballs reason. But whatevs. I have no doubt that this is seriously grating to some people, but on the blog –…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 29, 2010

These Fiber Optic High Heels Will Light Up Your Toes

Fiber optic shoes? Now that’s something new. Sure, we’ve seen light-up heels before. Strippers have been wearing glow in the dark heels for years, and Rodarte has picked up the glowing shoes trend, too. This time around, Italian designer Francesca Castagnacci has created a high heel outfitted with fiber optics that transform regular pumps into…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 29, 2010

Oksana Grigorieva Left Mel Gibson After A Placenta-Burying Ceremony. Huh?

A month after the nasty altercation between Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva on January 6th—the one where Mel allegedly punched her twice, breaking her teeth, and threatened to kill her, their baby, and her son—things between the two actually seemed to be going OK. On February 18, the two were getting along for a placenta-burying…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 29, 2010

Justin Timberlake’s William Rast Teams With Target

Having perused the men’s section at Target a few times, I’ve come to the conclusion that male shoppers of the retailer like their clothes boring and tame. Khakis, striped polos, and cargo pants abound. The section is nothing like the women’s department, where Target has figured out how to cater to the soccer moms and…

By: Annika Harris / July 29, 2010

President Obama Visits “The View” To Talk The Economy, Jobs, Race, And Snooki

“I don’t know who Snooki is.”

Wait, I voted for this man?

When President Barack Obama visited “The View” this morning, people living in red states and blue states alike crowded around the TV for the big event. In between cute anecdotes about Sasha and Malia and softball questions about Lindsay…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 29, 2010

Girl Talk: Why I Prefer Dating Guidos A La “Jersey Shore”

I have a confession to make. I love the male cast members of MTV’s now media-saturated hit, “Jersey Shore.” I want to rub my hands over The Situation’s abs and my fingers through Pauly D’s hair. I want to giggle at nothing with Ronnie and hold Vinny’s hand as we stroll down the boardwalk. Ladies,…

By: Alyssa Pinsker / July 29, 2010

Elle Creative Director Joe Zee Wanders New York City In A Chanel Fur Suit

Don’t get me wrong, I love me some Joe Zee. But if you watch “The City,” Elle magazine’s creative director comes across as fun but a little bit of a hard-nose. Here, though, in this hilarious video, we get to see another side of Zee, making fun of himself. For some reason, Zee…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 29, 2010
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