Catherine Strawn

Cousin Itt Attacks Your Feet

Wear these Bruno Frisoni fringe-covered heels, and your feet will look like members of the Addams Family. Keep reading to check out the black version, which features even longer "hair." [Bruno Frisoni]…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 19, 2010

Love Vandal: It’s A Trap

Reader Laicy snapped this while walking across the Aurora Bridge in Seattle. Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic to tips@thefrisky.com.
By: Catherine Strawn / May 18, 2010

Marion Cotillard’s Take On Rockabilly Hair

For last night's party in Cannes celebrating fancy jewelry company Chopard's 150th anniversary, Marion Cotillard paired a metallic jumpsuit with a French twist that wound its way up her head, ending in a bang-like bun. What do you think of Marion's rockabilly hairdo? I think the front part resembles a croissant or some other…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 18, 2010

Norma Kamali’s Frightening Eagle Tank Perfect For Independence Day

The Fourth of July is just over a month away (47 days, to be exact), which means you still have plenty of time to order this scary Norma Kamali eagle tank top from Walmart. Dressing in red, white, and blue is easy and expected; wearing our national bird shows true patriotism. [$8,…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 18, 2010

How To Get More Bang For Your Buck In The Bathroom

When I've shelled out big bucks for beauty products, I'd like them to last as long as possible. But what can you do besides turn bottles upside down when products get down to the end? Brokelyn compiled a list of suggestions for how to make items in your medicine cabinet go the distance. While…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 17, 2010

Just Say No To Dry-Clean-Only Clothes

Today, I'm going to put an end to one of my worst habits. Thankfully, I don't smoke, so I don't have to worry about ditching a nicotine addiction. No, my habit isn't so obvious; in fact, I've been doing it for years without noticing. I buy clothes with tags that read "Dry Clean Only" --…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 17, 2010

Johnny Depp Paints Vanessa Paradis (And More)

Johnny Depp revealed his skills as an artist in this weekend's issue of Madame Figaro, guest-edited by longtime partner Vanessa Paradis. Besides this portrait of Vanessa, the magazine ran his renderings of Marlon Brando, Keith Richards, and Julian Schnabel. Do you think Johnny is as talented a visual artist as he is a…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 17, 2010

Sharper Than Your Average House Key

You never know when a little knife might come in handy, but how do you discreetly carry around a blade without coming across as an aggressive weapon-toter? Keep this key-shaped pocket knife among your house keys, that's how. The discreet knife ensures you'll always be prepared while blending in perfectly. Just make sure to remove…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 17, 2010

Just Because They’re Prada Shoes Doesn’t Mean We’d Wear Them

High-heeled sneakers are the hideous trend that just won't end. These Prada shoes with 3 3/4" rubber wedge heels are made in Italy, cost $420, and won't ever be worn by the likes of us. [Bergdorf Goodman]…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 17, 2010

Love Vandal: First Stop, Romance

One of The Frisky's behind-the-scene guys snapped this on his way to work. Here's an idea for how to attract the attention of your subway crush! Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic to tips@thefrisky.com.
By: Catherine Strawn / May 16, 2010

Engagement Photos Based On The Animated Movie “Up”

Did you see the Disney-Pixar movie "Up"? We did. It made us cry. A lot. While the film's super sad, it's such a beautiful love story that we're not completely surprised one couple based their engagement photos on the tale of Carl and Ellie, complete with loads of balloons and a grape soda bottle ca…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 14, 2010

Clover Necklaces: The Next Big “Sex And The City”-Inspired Trend

"Sex and the City" has launched scores of fashion trends, from nameplate necklaces to ginormous flower pins, and the second movie, out May 27, will likely cause the same frenzy among women who want to be Carrie Bradshaw. The movie's costume designer, Patricia Field, told MarieClaire.com she thinks clover leaf…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 14, 2010

Gilt Groupe Expands Home Selection

If you've outgrown thrift store couches and dollar store home decor but don't want to pay full price for fancy furnishings, today's your lucky day. Gilt Groupe, the wonderfully addictive shopping site, is expanding its Gilt Home offerings to 15 sales per week from more than 200 brands, including Cuisinart, Ligne Roset, and Missoni…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 13, 2010

Tried & True: Mario Badescu Drying Lotion

Even though I've mostly outgrown breakouts (finally!), I still get the occasional gift from the acne fairy. When this happens, there's only one thing to do: Bring out the big guns, in the form of Mario Badescu's Drying Lotion. While this spot treatment can't exactly be used during the day, due to…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 13, 2010

Wedding DJ Plays The Bongos

Just watch. And then take note of the DJ's face so you never hire him when you get married.
By: Catherine Strawn / May 13, 2010

Are Sweatpants Pants?

This is my most favorite commercial since the Old Spice ad featuring Isaiah Mustafa. As three guys prepare to go out on the town, one argues that his sweatpants, which he's paired with a blazer, are not sweats, they're "comfortable, low-key, cool gray slacks," to which his friend replies: "On this planet we…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 13, 2010

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