Archive: May 2011

Plum Sykes On The Hazards Of Being Pretty

“A lot of people try to diminish anyone who’s pretty by saying, ‘Oh, they’re probably stupid.’ Which is terribly unfair; when someone’s ugly, you don’t say, ‘Oh, they’re probably clever.’

Jessica Wakeman | May 28, 2011 - 11:00 am

Scarlett Johansson Channels Marlene Dietrich

Woo hoo! A celebrity has decided to do an homage to an actress of yesteryear, and it is not Marilyn Monroe. In the newest issue of W, photographer Tim Walker…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 28, 2011 - 10:00 am

Quickies: Amy Winehouse Is Back In Rehab & Miley Cyrus Hates On Urban Outfitters

Amy Winehouse downed vodka before checking back into rehab at The Priory in the UK this morning. Get well soon, Amy, because you’re so talented. [PopEater]
Snooki may be busy…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2011 - 7:00 pm

And The Prize Goes To … The Ultimate Summer Beach Bag Essential!

Sigh. Seriously, I think the hardest part of my job is picking the winners for our various giveaways. You guys post such awesome answers, I end up having to seek…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Kittens Need Hugs, Too

It’s TGIF — and a holiday weekend! — so just trust us, you’re going to want to watch this deliciously anthropomorphic kitten video all the way through. [YouTube] …

Julie Gerstein | May 27, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: NYPD “Rape Cop” Jurors Speak Out

After yesterday’s acquittal of two NYPD cops accused of raping a drunk woman who needed assistance getting into her apartment, several jurors speak out about the case. Do the…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Really Now, What’s Going On With Brad Pitt’s Style These Days?

We used to be able to count on Brad Pitt for reliably tasteful and appropriate grownup and sexy style. But lately? Lately, as Amelia’s noted to me over IM on…

Julie Gerstein | May 27, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Coco Shares Her Secret Talent With The Twitterverse

Jessica can juggle. Kate can solve a Rubik’s Cube. I can touch my tongue to my chin and play “Mary Had A Little Lamb” on the piano with my big…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2011 - 5:20 pm

6 Concepts For Pippa Middleton’s New TV Show

Pippa Middleton’s backside is already famous. If The Enquirer’s sources are accurate, we may be seeing a whole lot more of P-Middy from the front. Word on the ‘bloid circuit…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Watch The “Dark Girls” Documentary Trailer

The trailer for “Dark Girls,” a new documentary about black women and their skin tone, had me in tears by the end. “Dark Girls” examines racism and colorism…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Get Your Fortune Told By Miranda July

In honor of her upcoming film, “The Future” (which I predict I will love based on the trailer), Miranda July has created an interactive web oracle wherein she divines your…

Ami Angelowicz | May 27, 2011 - 4:20 pm

One Big, Happy Illegitimate Family

Say cheese! Apparently Arnold Schwarzenegger took great joy in getting the entire family together for photo ops — the wife, the kids, the mistress, and the love child. That takes…

Ami Angelowicz | May 27, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Urban Outfitters Steals Another Indie Artist’s Work … Again

Jewelry artist Stevie Koerner sells her “A World of Love” pendants on Etsy (left). They’re adorable little charms in the shapes of states with hearts cut out of them. Urban…

Julie Gerstein | May 27, 2011 - 3:20 pm

How Not To Respond When Your Partner Doesn’t Hit The Big O

“You didn’t finish, did you?” he asked.

“No,” I said.

I’ve lied before, but I’m trying to wean myself away from it. Lying only adds a…

Emily Heist Moss | May 27, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Style Icon & Lady You Should Know: Kreayshawn

Nevermind that the spelling of her name is absolutely BEWILDERING, Oakland rapper Kreayshawn’s jam “Gucci Gucci” is one of the catchiest songs about fashion ever. The chorus, “Gucci, Gucci,…

Julie Gerstein | May 27, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Roseanne Barr Headed Back To The Small Screen?

Doesn’t everyone wish they had an aunt like Roseanne Barr? Well, apparently, Chelsea Handler does. Chelsea revealed this week that she is in talks with Roseanne to have her join…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 27, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Maya Rudolph Says She’s Been Pregnant For Six Years

“I think I’m 25 months pregnant. [I’m due in] two more months … in dog years, so that’s 25. Honestly, because it’s my third, I feel like I’ve been pregnant…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 27, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Because I’m Crazy: My Fake Nails & Hair Weave Fascinator

So, a few weeks ago, when the Greatest Wedding of All Time happened and all those classy British people got to wear crazy things on their heads, I got a…

Julie Gerstein | May 27, 2011 - 1:20 pm
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