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Celeb Style Poll: Who Was Best Dressed At Jason Wu?

Celebs have descended on New York Fashion Week in droves, and are busy populating the front row at every major designer’s show. Often, the designer will prod a famous lady into showing up by giving her clothing to wear — if not to keep, then at least to be photographed in. Which is largely why…

Julie Gerstein / September 7, 2013

Simple Necessit-Ease Undies Will Waterproof Your Period

Ladies, you thought your underwear was doing its job — keeping your precious lady bits in place, modestly covered and safe from the elements. But you were wrong! You need underwear that does more, more, more! Especially when you’re on your period. May we suggest Simple Necessit-Ease undies? They look like regular panties in every…

Julie Gerstein / September 6, 2013

What Lisa Simpson & Daria Would Wear To Fashion Week

Swagger New York and Italian designer Michele Morricci came up with a bizarro collaboration: fantasy illustrations detailing what some of our fave cartoon characters might wear to New York Fashion Week, and man, is it weird. It’s troubling enough imagining grown-up Lisa Simpson at all, but then to see her yellow-ish body bedecked in sassy…

Julie Gerstein / September 6, 2013

This Is The Most WTF Truck Decal Ever

Brad Kolb owns Hornet Signs in Waco, Texas. Baby genius that he is, Brad got the idea to make non-traditional truck tailgate decals as a means of advertising his company. One features a soldier sniper aiming a gun, another is a zombie, and yet another is an image of a woman hogtied and lying down,…

Julie Gerstein / September 6, 2013

NYFW Day 2: Our Favorite Shows (In GIFs!)

There are so many shows, and not enough hours in the day to possibly go to all of them. Good thing, then, that we’ve got your New York Fashion Week coverage down. We’re not even half way through day two, and there’s already been nearly three dozen shows. We’ve whittled it down to…

Julie Gerstein / September 6, 2013

That’s A Lot Of Look: Katy Perry Is So ’90s It Hurts

This is the ensemble Katy Perry wore to “Good Morning America” this morning, to promote her impending album, Prism (I know it’s called Prism because there are literally 5,000 spray-painted advertisements for it on every street corner in Manhattan). She wore a dress featuring the Ubiquitous ’90s Daisy Print — you know, the one wor…

Julie Gerstein / September 6, 2013

Tavi Continues Her Path Of World Domination, Appears In James Gandolfini’s Last Film

Is there anything fashion blogger and firecracker Tavi Gevinson can’t do? She blogs! She sings! She starts magazines! And, she apparently acts. After voicing an animated character in the short film “Cadaver” last year, Gevinson took on a live action character, playing Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s daughter in the new film “Enough Said.” The film stars Louis-Dreyfu…

Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2013

Runway Style Stealer: Creatures Of The Wind’s Trench & Turtleneck Look

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 5, 2013

A Mother’s Amazing Letter To Her Gay Son Makes Us Feel All The Feelings

Earlier this week, teenager Zach Gibson came out as gay on Facebook. His mother found out about her son’s sexual orientation through the social networking site and penned the touching letter above, noting that she loved him very much, but he really needed to do something about those empty soda bottles (they attract ants!). Zach…

Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2013

NYFW Day 1: All Our Favorite Shows (In GIFs!)


Welcome to our 2013 NYFW coverage! We’ve got all the latest from the shows — and have curated some our favorite looks from the top designers. Up first, Gwen Stefani’s L.A.M.B. collection — chic, bohemian and super-comfy looking. After the jump, highlights from Erin Fetherston, BCBG Max Azria, Red Valentino and more!

Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2013

The Myth Of The Eating Actress — And Why It’s Dangerous For Women

Garance Doré is a fashion illustrator, and the wife of Sartorialist photographer Scott Schulman. She’ s also a style blogger with a loyal following, loved for her honest and rambling posts about all things fashion. Earlier this week, Dore posted an entry called “The Other Girls,” where she talked about the major disconnect between what actresse…

Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2013

Nicole Richie Enters The Rap Game, World Sighs

Nicole Richie loves rap, but she wants rappers to rap about things she cares about. For her new occasional AOL video series “Candidly Nicole,” Richie visited rapper/producer Ebone Hoodrich, who is tasked with helping her create a rap so she can “get her street cred back” (which is a thing she never had, and i…

Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2013

Zoe Saldana May Have Married A Guy With An Epic Man Bun

This is Zoe Saldana and her boyfriend-maybe-husband, artist Marco Perego. The “Avatar” star may have married Perego over the weekend, but nobody’s sure. What we do know is that both of them seem intent on hiding their ring fingers from the glare of the paparazzi. Perhaps to throw questioning gossips off their scent, Perego ha…

Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 9 Sustainable, Super Hip Pieces From Zady

Zady is a sustainable fashion shop founded by friends Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi. Bédat and Darabi both worked in the non-profit sector, and noticed that their closets were overflowing with fast-fashion garments that were cheap to buy and quick to fall apart. They’re hoping Zady, which focuses on showcasing high-quality, sustainably produced brands, will…

Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2013

Model Says Working In The Industry Gave Her PTSD

Soldiers returning from combat get diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. So do people who live in violent war zones. And, apparently, models. At least according to former model Jennifer Sky, who says her years as teen model led to panic attacks and an anxiety disorder.

Sky started her modeling career young — at…

Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2013

Bright Girls Have Big Confidence Problems — And Here’s Why

When I was in sixth grade, I’d advanced far enough along in my math studies to be in pre-Algebra. I went to magnet school in Fort Worth, Texas, with a bunch of other smart kids who had tested into the advanced program, but when I walked into Mr. Zoromski’s math class, I felt suddenly out…

Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2013

Fancy Sweatpants Are The New Birkenstock Sandals Of The High Fashion World

It’s the eve of New York Fashion Week, and things are about to get real high fashion up in this bitch. Which is why, before all the crazy runway show coverage started, we thought we’d pull you aside for a moment to have a little discussion. High-fashion sweatpants are a thing now. Yes, they are.

Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2013

The Dos & Don’ts Of Gracefully Canceling Plans

I love my friends, really. But there are times when, despite my best efforts, I cannot get it together to hang out. I know you’ve been there. Maybe it’s because the weather is crappy, or you’re just feeling off. Or maybe it’s because — and let’s get real honest about this — there’s a maratho…

Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2013

Doddering Old Man Blames Miley Cyrus For The Steubenville Rape, Basically

Richard Cohen is a columnist for the Washington Post. He’s also a Roman Polanski apologist, a Clarence Thomas apologist, and a man who’s been personally called out for lewd behavior in front of a 23-year-old aide. So it’s no surprise that Cohen has absolutely nothing good to say about Miley Cyrus and her much ballyhooed twerk-happy

Julie Gerstein / September 3, 2013

7 Things You Should Know About Charlie Hunnam (In GIFs!)

After seriously months and months of speculation, Fifty Shades of Grey fans finally have their Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey. As we reported yesterday, they’ll be played by Dakota Johnson, daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, and star of the short-lived FX sitcom “Ben & Kate,” and Charlie Hunnam, the hot dude who played Jackson ‘Jax’…

Julie Gerstein / September 3, 2013

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