What’s in a swimsuit? Well, if it’s got an image of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi on it, apparently a lot. Hindus are outraged after Australian designer Lisa Blue trotted a suit with an image of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of love and abundance, down the runway in her recent spring 2011 show during Australian Fashion Week. In response to the suit, members of right-wing Hindi group Shiv Sena burned the Australian flag, believing that it is inappropriate to use Hindu deities or concepts for commercial usage. Lisa Blue has already vowed that the suit will never be made for sale. Keep reading »
Ever leave the office and then realize, Oh dang! I forgot to send out that last, very important TPS report!? Now there’s a bra that’ll help you get the job done! This handy — and not at all uncomfortable — Keyboard Bra allows you to type and show off your, uh, assets to the company bigwigs, all without missing a crucial email, file or memo ever again! [Buzzfeed] Keep reading »
The Japanese are constantly coming up with ingenious and totally unnecessary inventions. They even have a word for those inventions — Chindogu. Take these sensor-oriented cat ears, which respond to human emotions. The ears perk up and down based on how you’re feeling. If you’re relaxed, the ears go down. If you’re nervous or thrilled — say, by eating a donut, as the video illustrates — the ears perk up excitedly. Just what you were missing, right? [Fashionista
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British artist Inge Jacobsen creates cross-stitched covers of Vogue with painstaking detail. Says Jacobsen, “With the over saturation of images, my practice seeks to intervene in this overwhelming consumption from the mass produced and alter it to create something unique. By using intricate and, at times, painstaking technique such as embroidery, I am disrupting the easy consumption of these images.” And turning the fashion world on its head. [Mounts] Keep reading »
The Kentucky Derby was this past weekend, and celebs and socialites alike came out in droves to support their favorite horse–or favorite cocktail. A Kentucky-bred horse named Animal Kingdom took top honors at the track, and his name was rather in line with the wild fashions on display at the Derby itself. Check out what the celebs wore — and whose style trotted into last place — after the jump!
It’s Mother’s Day, and we here at The Frisky love our mommas! We know you, dear Frisky readers love your mothers, too. And some of you were kind enough to share pics of your moms with us! After the jump check out some of our reader’s super fresh moms! And don’t forget to thank your mom for being so great today, too!
Deana is the super cool lady behind Living Green with Glamour. “It’s essentially a lifestyle blog devoted to all things sublime and ‘sustainable’ — whether that’s an organic lip balm, a vintage YSL handbag, a recipe for Vegan Bahn Mi or the best new pieces in eco-fashion and home décor,” explains Deana. “I have a handful of writers who contribute, including Justin Bieber’s hairstylist (go figure), an arty, bohemian husband and wife foodie team, a TV producer with a proclivity for vintage clothing and a Southern belle obsessed with DIY… but I do write most of the posts and edit everything else. The crux of my life’s manifesto is that absolutely no sacrifice in style needs to be made to have an environmentally, humanely and animal-friendly lifestyle.” Check out Deana’s favorite things after the jump! Keep reading »