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Photoshop Fail: The Case Of Beyonce’s Disappearing Legs

Fake Bump?
Did Beyonce's bump fold in half? Read More »
Beyonce Preggers
Beyonce and Jay-Z announce that they are pregnant. Read More »

My friends and I have always loved Beyonce’s figure — and specifically her thighs — because she has more of a real body than most super stick-thin celebs. We call her legs tree trunk legs because they’re muscular as hell. You’d figure all that dancing and bootyshaking she does means her stems are pretty strong. So why in the crap did Harper’s Bazaar make her legs up and disappear? They seem to have been whittled down into two insignificant toothpicks.

8 Awesome BFF Halloween Costumes

Everything Halloween!
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Dressing up with a pal is almost always better than going at it alone. That’s why we’ve assembled an array of great double-trouble pair costumes for you and your BFF to trick-or-treat with this Halloween!

Is The Feud Between Nancy Upton And American Apparel Really Over?

AA Agrees to Meet
Will meet with plus-size contest winner Nancy Upton. Read More »
AA's Open Letter
Read AA's open letter to winner Nancy Upton. Read More »
AA Ad Goes Topless
topless American Apparel ad
American Apparel bares breasts. Read More »

Remember when American Apparel held a contest to publicize its new plus-size range of fashions, and provocative and outspoken American Apparel critic Nancy Upton won? Upton was offended by the language used to promote the contest, and in return, created a portfolio of photos mocking stereotypical notions about plus-sized women. Upton won the contest in a landslide, but in a catty and rather unprofessional move, American Apparel wrote Upton an open letter that rescinded her win.

After a slew of bad press (I mean, what were they thinking?), American Apparel relented, and flew Nancy out to their Los Angeles headquarters for a meeting to discuss how Nancy thought American Apparel could be better marketing to plus-sized women. And … everybody’s happy now?

Well, kind of.

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Halloween Inspiration Board: The Hot Mess That Is Lindsay Lohan

Everything Halloween!
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Oh Lindsay Lohan, will your hot mess-ness never end? At least it’s good fodder for Halloween costumes, right? Here, we’ve paired her horrorshow of a blonde hair dye job with hand puppets representing her effed up family, a pack of smokes, and a good old fashioned pair of “morning after” sunglasses. Because yes, it’s gonna be a long night. Find out everything you need, after the jump! Keep reading »

Romy & Michelle Rock Dresses Made From Post-It Notes

It’s been almost 15 years since the release of  “Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion,” starring Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino. And if you’ll remember, Post-It Notes played a pivotal role in the plot of the film (the girls claimed they invented the handy note-writing tools). So to commemorate the classic 1997 comedy, Entertainment Weekly designed special dresses made out of multi-colored Post-Its. Rather glamorous, wouldn’t you say? [Entertainment Weekly]

Chanel’s Spring Nail Polishes Keep You Feeling Punchy

Can’t afford a Chanel bag? That’s okay, just wear the brand on your nails instead. Chanel’s just revealed three of its new colors for spring 2012–titled April, May and June. Perfectly fruit punchy, wouldn’t you say? [Fashionista]

The Frisky’s Top 12 eBay Picks Of The Week

Our saved searches this week run the gamut from designer classics to collaborations, and Hollywood (Regency!) to headline makers.

1. New Ann Taylor Loft Boots: Platforms may still be the runway rage, but we all need a weekend boot we can walk in.  With “The Three Musketeers” film opening in October we’re feeling the swashbuckler moment with this buckled-over-the-knee pair. (eBay search keywords: over-the-knee boots)

2. Rare Givenchy Bracelet: The fashion house of Givenchy is known for pushing the envelope, especially when it comes to accessories. Editors and fashion followers can’t get enough. (eBay search keywords: Givenchy bracelet)

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Shopping Guide: 10 Toasty Toggle Coats

Turns out Paddington Bear knew what was up. Toggles are a cute, retro addition to tons of winter coats this season. We’ve rounded up some fabulous toggle coat options in every color and pricepoint (starting as low as 40 bucks!). Click through to check ‘em out…

Do Not Want: Half-Shredded Shorts

Do Not Want: Keychain
A keychain...that comes with keys. Dumb. Read More »
Do Not Want: Stockings
These stockings give us the creepy-crawlies. Read More »
Do Not Want: Shoes
These kinda remind us of Marge Simpson. Read More »
Do Not Want: Pants
Ugh, these evil genie pants are horrible. Read More »

Why yes, I would like to buy $242 leather shorts that appear to have been ripped apart by a wolverine. That sounds like a great idea! [$242, Singer22]

A Fierce New Way To Spruce Up A Filing Cabinet

DIY: Friendship Bracelets
A fun DIY project that'll bring you back to middle school. Read More »

Nobody has filing cabinets anymore. I mean, well, most people don’t! Who has papers, after all, when everything’s stored conveniently on hard drives? But that doesn’t mean you should throw your bulky home filing systems away just yet. They can be handily re-purposed as raw surfaces for the kitchen or living room. Shown here, a filing cabinet with the addition of a cutting board on top, and a towel rack drilled into the side, turns into a great kitchen cutting and storage surface. [Apartment Therapy]

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