I certainly could never do it, but I do love the otherworldly, sort of feral look that shaving one’s eyebrows gives the face. Take model Guinevere Van Seenus in this Vogue Italia editorial shot by Tim Walker — her brows are so faded out they look nonexistent, and give her face a wild, alien quality. Model Lara Stone’s been rocking the minimal eyebrows look forever. Again, it’s not for every face, but on the women who can pull it off, it’s a very distinctive and daring look. [Behiko] Keep reading »
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Pixie blonde Michelle Williams is a bonafide beauty and one of the best examples of gamine chic out there right now. We spied her in this month’s Interview magazine and had to score her sexy grownup babydoll look. (Courtney Love fans die hard, what can we say?) After the jump, check out our uber-affordable interpretation! Keep reading »
This week’s eBay round up attempts to class up the joint with some fancy jewelry, statement housewares and beautiful artwork. And, oh yeah, a life-size sheep. Check out our favorite finds after the jump! Keep reading »
Scientists and health practitioners are constantly looking to discover what causes and triggers eating disorders, and scientists at Oxford University have seemingly discovered a link between birth dates and anorexia. A study of almost 1300 anorexic patients found that most of their birthdays fell in the spring months, from March to June. That’s led scientists to hypothesize that a disposition toward eating disorders may be linked to a mother’s lack of vitamin D while pregnant, since women typically receive less vitamin D during long winter months. The study also noted that several celebrities who have struggled from eating disorders — including Karen Carpenter, Alanis Morissette and Victoria Beckham — were all born in the spring. [British Journal of Psychiatry] Keep reading »
Celebs! They’re just as sized obsessed as us! But they’ve got a team of stylists, editors and handlers to make them feel good. And they’ve got a media industry complicit in helping them combat body and size issues. On “The Today Show” earlier this week, More magazine editor Lesley Jane Seymour revealed the sad truth about how the celeb style machine really works. “When we go to shoots it’s all about the ego,” Seymour says. “If a celebrity says she’s a size 8 and we know she’s not, we cut the sizes out because we know she won’t put it on if it says it’s a 10.” So that’s how they do it!
But vanity sizing, and size-related tips and tricks aren’t just for celebs. Keep reading »