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Hair Personality: Which Bun Are You?

If you lack the manual dexterity to braid your hair into fishtails or pretzels, you’re in luck. After years in the top spot, the braid has a challenger that’s far…

Catherine Strawn | December 4, 2012 - 1:00 pm

What Do You Wear Under A Backless Dress?

At the CFDA Awards earlier this week, model Carmen Kass showed some serious skin in a backless Michael Kors dress. She couldn’t get away with a regular bra with this…

Catherine Strawn | June 9, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Model Lizzie Miller Talks Curvy Role Models And Realistic Body Types

Last September, Glamour magazine printed a small photo of model Lizzie Miller looking happy in next to nothing. Tons of readers wrote into the magazine, saying they loved seeing such…

Catherine Strawn | June 9, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Love Vandal: Sweet Embrace

Reader Shannon snapped this photo from her car (eyes on the road, please!): “I was driving to work today in San Francisco and snapped this pic from my car. It…

Catherine Strawn | June 8, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Love Vandal: The Stages Of Romance

Reader Erin snapped this in Breckenridge, CO: “It made me a little bit sad, because it is true. I was in Breckenridge to hang out with a boy who I’ve…

Catherine Strawn | June 6, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Get Jessica Biel’s Soft Waves At Home

Jessica Biel’s hair and makeup looked relaxed but lovely at Thursday night’s premiere of “The A-Team” in Hollywood. Her soft waves are super easy to replicate at home, especially since…

Catherine Strawn | June 5, 2010 - 12:00 pm

The Anti-Taxidermy Deer Head Vase

I’m not really into taxidermy — stuffed beasts sort of freak me out — but this deer head vase reminds me of hunting wall mounts in a good way. Hanging…

Catherine Strawn | June 3, 2010 - 4:20 pm

See-Through Dresses Abound!

Marina Abramovic’s “The Artist is Present” closed at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art earlier this week — which our Amelia wanted me to say she “loved, loved, loved,…

Catherine Strawn | June 3, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Would You Keep Your Legs Cool In A Pair Of Sheer Pants?

The other day, while walking down the street, I noticed (without trying) that the woman in front of me was wearing shorts sheer enough that her undies were completely visible.

Catherine Strawn | June 2, 2010 - 6:50 pm

Did A Home Hair-Dyeing Disaster Cost Megan Fox Her “Transformers 3″ Role?

Hair is a big deal in Hollywood, and if we listen to the rumors on, Megan Fox may have lost her role in “Transformers 3” due to a home…

Catherine Strawn | June 2, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Love Vandal: This Way To Your Soul Mate

Reader Jillian snapped this photo in Jerusalem last week and said, “There may not be peace in Jerusalem, but at least there’s love.”

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind

Catherine Strawn | June 1, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Summertime Studs

Do you like piña coladas? And getting caught in the rain? Well, then these tiny pineapples belong on your ears. The sterling silver studs will put you in that laid-back…

Catherine Strawn | June 1, 2010 - 1:50 pm

A Swimsuit For Taking The Plunge

Anyone who says one-pieces fall into the senior citizen swimwear category obviously hasn’t seen Quiksilver’s McCall suit. This vintage-inspired number covers up more than a bikini would, but the monokini…

Catherine Strawn | May 31, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Love Vandal: Repeat As Needed

Reader Xiaofan snapped this repeated sentiment in Nassau, Bahamas.

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic to

Catherine Strawn | May 30, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Naming A Cereal “Muffin Tops” Seems Like A Bad Move

Blueberry Muffin Tops cereal has been around for a few years, but we just noticed it at the store and can’t believe a company would name a cereal after the…

Catherine Strawn | May 28, 2010 - 3:20 pm

No Wedding Ring On Your Finger? Try A Special Divorce Or Single Gal Ring Instead

Even if you’re unmarried, you can “put a ring on it” yourself, according to an article in The New York Times. While the paper won’t call it a full-fledged trend,…

Catherine Strawn | May 27, 2010 - 2:50 pm

A Doll In The Kitchen

If cooking’s your thing, you better have the tools to get the job done right. Sure, regular ole measuring cups can ensure you mix up correct amounts of flour and…

Catherine Strawn | May 27, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Quotable: Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky Will Wear Converse At Her Wedding

“I have never in my life thought about what my wedding would be like. I don’t like to be all glammed up. I want my hair to be really natural…

Catherine Strawn | May 26, 2010 - 7:15 pm

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