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Runway Style Stealer: Contrasting Colors At Jenny Packham

Gorgeous clothes, tons of parties, star sightings city-wide — what’s not to love about Fashion Week? Well, the prices, for one thing. We might fall madly in love with a dress right off the runway, but we’d be mad to shell out $3,000 for it, no? That’s why we’ve taken to the Internet in search

Julie Gerstein / September 12, 2013

NYFW Day 6: All Of Our Fave Shows (In GIFs!)

We’re coming to the end, almost, of NYFW, believe it or not. It whipped by us at a breakneck speed, bringing all the high fashion dramz, celebrity fashionistas and completely unwalkable heels to Lincoln Center. There’s still a buttload more to look at, though, so before you say your final farewells to the…

Julie Gerstein / September 11, 2013

Love It Or Leave It: Victoria Beckham’s Sack Dress

Victoria Beckham’s probably had a stressful week — she’s launched two collections for New York Fashion Week and she has to have sex with David Beckham. (Don’t you feel bad for her?) Maybe that’s why she chose to wear this comically oversized sack dress while out on the town. I do like it, though it seems Posh i…

Julie Gerstein / September 11, 2013

“Clever” Bros Create Terrible Video Sweeping Women Off Their Feet

Hey bros, you know what’s not cool? When you invade the personal space of women you don’t know by “sweeping them off their feet.” It is really, really not okay, Andrew Hales and Stuart Edge, to surprise a woman by grabbing her physically and immobilizing her. And yet, for some reason, so many of the…

Julie Gerstein / September 11, 2013

Bar Mitzvah Boy Sam Horowitz Is Having More Fun Than Anybody At Fashion Week

Sam Horowitz jazz hands-ed his way into our hearts when a video of his burlesque-themed bar mitzvah went viral last month. So it should be no surprise that a kid with that much moxie would show the uptight fashionistas at New York Fashion Week how it’s done.
Sam and his mom Angela attended NYFW’s Helmut…

Julie Gerstein / September 11, 2013

Yup, Thom Browne Is Still Delightfully Wacky


Where most of New York Fashion Week’s entries are respectable, predictable sportswear (Donna Karan) or fluttery feminine gowns (Zac Posen), there’s always one kooky dude you can count on to really blow the whole thing out. Thom Browne’s menswear collections are the epitome of preppy eccentric (though sometimes his menswear runway shows can be…

Julie Gerstein / September 11, 2013

Be My Boyfriend: Man Who Drunkenly Rode Horse Through Colorado With His Pet Pug

Dear Patrick Neal Schumacher,

I get it: You were caught between a rock and a horse ride, as it were. You needed to get to your brother’s wedding some 600 miles away, but because your driver’s license had been suspended, you needed to find an alternate means of travel. Planes, trains and other…

Julie Gerstein / September 11, 2013

NYFW Day 5: All Our Favorite Shows (In GIFs!)

Day five of New York Fashion Week saw tons more great shows from designers like Karen Walker, Alice & Olivia, 3.1 Philip Lim and more. Didn’t grab front row seats to all the action? That’s okay — we’ve got all of our favorite looks from some of the top designers showing at fashio…

Julie Gerstein / September 10, 2013

Runway Style Stealer: A Maxi Moment At Tibi

Gorgeous clothes, tons of festivities, star sightings city-wide — what’s not to love about Fashion Week? Well, the prices, for one thing. We might fall madly in love with a dress right off the runway, but we’d be mad to shell out $3,000 for it, no? That’s why we’ve taken to the Internet in search

Julie Gerstein / September 10, 2013

Dating Don’ts: Maybe It Is You

“It’s not you, it’s me.” How many times have you heard that? How many times have you comforted a heartbroken friend by telling them that there’s nothing wrong with them, they just happen to have picked a poor partner? How many times have you thought that for yourself?

Here’s a hard truth to…

Julie Gerstein / September 10, 2013

Have Your Very Own Kitchen Nightmare With This Guy Fieri KitchenAid Mixer

I know what you’re thinking: My pancake batter isn’t as stunningly extreme as I’d like it to be. How can I amp up the crazy on the next batch? May we suggest a custom Guy Fieri mixer?
Designed by Nicole Dinardo for Un Amore, and cobbled together with hair gel and bacon grease (we guess),…

Julie Gerstein / September 10, 2013

George Zimmerman In Custody After Pulling Gun On Estranged Wife (Updated)

George Zimmerman has been taken into custody after his estranged wife Shellie called the police to report that he was threatening her and her father with a gun. No charges have been brought against him yet, and police are reportedly still “trying to determine what exactly happened.”
The Monday afternoon incident follows the new…

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2013

Still More From Days 3 & 4 Of NYFW (In GIFs!)

Helmut Lang’s NYFW collection featured his signature black and white sophistication — all with a postmodern twist. Lang has perfected the clothing-as-uniform aesthetic, producing garments that feel at once utilitarian and sexy. And we love them. Check out some of our favorite looks from his latest crop, as well as collections from Alexandre…

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2013

Tyra Banks Tries Whiteface To Pay Homage To Her Fellow Model Idols

Did you forget about Tyra Banks for five seconds? Because she’s got a plan to make herself talked about once more. The “America’s Next Top Model” host and smize-ing overlord created a series of photos for photographer Udo Spreitzenbarth’s exhibition, Tyra Banks Presents: 15, in which Tyra “transforms” herself into several iconic models — Kate Moss and…

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2013

Hi/Lo: The Leather Look

A leather jacket is de rigueur for fall. But not everyone has the inclination or the ethics (hello, vegans!) to spend big bucks on a nice moto jacket. That’s why we’re here — to find the affordable, faux-leather versions of the high fashion styles you love.
After the jump, leather jackets and “leather” jackets we…

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2013

Worst Grandma In The World Complains About Fat 6-Month-Old

This weekend in the New York Times Social Q’s column, a woman wrote in to inquire about how to handle a ruthless grandma who is obsessed with her six-month-old granddaughter’s weight:
My husband and I have a beautiful 6-month-old daughter. She is chubby but not overweight by any means. My mother-in-law, who obviously has a…

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2013

More From Days 3 & 4 Of NYFW (In GIFs!)

Rachel Roy shocked us with one of our favorite shows of NYFW so far. The collection embodies a downtown coolness without being overtly chilly or overly pretentious. In short, we wish we could wear it all, but alas! It’s not in the budget, and instead, we’ll admire from afar. Roy was in good…

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2013

I Need This Karma Chameleon Phone

I guess back in the ’80s some baby genius manufactured a phone reflective of the hit Boy George song “Karma Chameleon.” As evidenced by the video, it’s a phone shaped like a chameleon that sings to you every time someone calls. I want it, I want it, I want it! [YouTube]…

Julie Gerstein / September 8, 2013

Be My Boyfriend: Man Who Rode Into A Bar & Lassoed A Customer

The heart wants what it wants. And in the case of James Rene Mouton of Scott, Louisiana, the heart wanted to ride a horse into a bar and lasso a guy.
The 26-year-old had stopped into the Cowboys nightclub and kept his horse trailer parked in the bar’s parking lot. Which was convenient, because at…

Julie Gerstein / September 8, 2013

I Want To Eat This Adorable Cat Face

Look, I wouldn’t really eat a cat. Or a cat face. But there are no words for how scrumptiously adorable this little cross-eyed tabby cat is. This is Jarvis P. Weasely, a stray brought to the Saving Grace Animal Rescue in San Francisco, California, when he was just four weeks old. That’s where a woma…

Julie Gerstein / September 8, 2013

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