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The Golden Days Of Summer

We love laying on the deck of a sailing boat on a hot summer day, but what we love even more is all the gold, nautical-themed accessories that are inspired by it. Go ahead and tie yourself up in (golden) knots.

By: Deborah Findling / August 4, 2009

Crave: Lomo Super Sampler 4 Lens Panoramic 35mm Camera

We love this Super Sampler Camera from Lomography! Not only does it take four pictures at once, but it’s also super affordable. The two settings let you snap moving pics in two different speeds — four photos in 2 seconds or 0.2 seconds. This is the fastest way to tell a story and spice u…

By: Deborah Findling / August 3, 2009

Make Up Your Face For Under $20

Why, oh why is makeup so pricey? Yes we love our YSL and Benefit, but considering the circumstances, maybe schlepping to the drugstore beauty counter aisle isn’t so bad anymore. We’ve rounded up a face full of daytime-friendly makeup for a mere $20.

By: Deborah Findling / August 2, 2009

DIY Dating in the Dark

Viewers are going crazy over the new ABC show “Dating in the Dark” where women and men are forced to get to know each other in the pitch black darkness. After a few dates, they are allowed to see each other without speaking and finally must make the choice of how important looks really are.

By: Deborah Findling / July 31, 2009

Sherri Shepherd Loses Her Bikini Wax Virginity

Brave, brave Sheri Shepherd shows us how hilarious a bikini wax can truly be. Not only do you feel her pain, but you feel so wrong for laughing at it. First of all, I’m surprised she was not told in advance, or even worse that she didn’t ask what kind of wax she…

By: Deborah Findling / July 30, 2009

The Sartorialist + Hilary Duff Femme DKNY Ads Revealed

Remember when we told you Hilary Duff was going to play a new girl on campus on “Gossip Girl“? Well, she also snagged a gig as spokesperson for the Femme for DKNY Jeans line, and the sneak peek is out. If you’re wondering why these gritty NYC pics are so different from her sugary sweet…

By: Deborah Findling / July 29, 2009

The End Starts Here For Rodney Smith

We heart Rodney Smith. If you don’t recognize the name, don’t worry, you’ll certainly recognize his pictures. One of our faves is this pic shot for New York mag of a couple smooching on top of a sea of taxis beneath a bridge. Now that you’re up to speed, go check out his freshly launched…

By: Deborah Findling / July 29, 2009

Crave: theBalm Hot Mama Shadow/Blush

We love theBalm makeup collection’s Hot Mama — it’s the perfect compact for emergency beauty touch-up sessions when you’re out and about. The best part? It’s a blush, eyeshadow, and highlighter all in one, leaving lots more room for accidental purchases in your bag. The idea behind Hot Mama is that you can look good…

By: Deborah Findling / July 29, 2009

The Art Of Defacing Models

Check out this crazy Nina Chakrabarti art series from the free magazine, I Want You. The Indian born, British-based artist defaces photographs of beautiful women with tribal illustrations, which is totes something you’d want to do to your high school yearbook. We rounded up a few more pics after the jump, and be sure to…

By: Deborah Findling / July 26, 2009

Jenna Bush, The Brunette Version

Former first daughter Jenna Bush has gone over to the dark darker side. Her new brunette ‘do is a big difference from her famously blond locks. Now, we have a few theories as to why she would go there: to curate a more mysterious look, to stand out from her sister, for a change after…

By: Deborah Findling / July 24, 2009

The Inspiration Board: Where The Wild Things Are

We’re excited about the scary sweet monsters from Where the Wild Things Are, and surprisingly also inspired by their bold style. Sport a stripey sweater or golden crown, stare down the competition and consider yourself ready for the fall. We weren’t the only ones inspired though, check out these pics from a recent British Vogue

By: Deborah Findling / July 22, 2009

“Paper Heart” Shreds Ours — In A Good Way

Charlyne Yi does not believe in love. She is making a kinda-sorta-documentary asking friends and others about what love is. “Take somebody to Applebee’s and get them hot wings,” one kid suggests as the perfect date. Accidentally, of course, Charlyne falls in love with none other than our favorite nerd-hottie Michael Cera. You…

By: Deborah Findling / July 22, 2009

Susan Boyle Snags Cover of Harper’s Bazaar

Remember Susan Boyle’s “makeover” well turns out this time she really did get a makeover and a brand spankin new attitude! The hard work has paid off and she will be featured on the cover of Harper Bazaar’s September issue. All this business about secret locations and designer dresses leads us to believe that it…

By: Deborah Findling / July 22, 2009

Crave: Cheeky Chimp Paper Soap

Don’t you hate it when you get to the bathroom and there isn’t any soap left? Well, we sure do and here is what we’re going to do about it: carry some Cheeky Chimp Paper Soap around with us from now on. Each paper dissolves instantly into a foam just big enough for one hand…

By: Deborah Findling / July 21, 2009

Christian Siriano To Unveil Starbucks Mystery

The Cut reported recently that “Project Runway” designer Christian Siriano will be unveiling his special “holiday collaboration” with Starbucks today. Despite this exciting gossip, news sources are not allowed to tell us anything until November 17th. This is tragic and very, very, very many fashion light years away. We can only guess that it will…

By: Deborah Findling / July 21, 2009

Hair Love: The Side Braid

We heart Lauren Conrad’s sidebraid. From high fashion to the street, its caught on almost as fast as Jennifer Aniston’s Friends bob.

From the Tracy Reese runway braid, the Hill’s LC braid and finally the street hair braid, here’s how to do it:
1. Part hair slightly more than halfway
2.

By: Deborah Findling / July 21, 2009

Hot Outta the Oven: How To Make a Cream Puff

Mmmm, we just love the smell of fresh pastries out of the oven. What better way to kick off a dinner party but with delicious cream puffs. You can fill them with cream or turn them into an appetizer using salmon or something else. Here is a recipe my mom just sent for the perfect…

By: Deborah Findling / July 20, 2009