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Unlikely Style Inspiration: Dorothy Parker, On The Occasion Of Her Birthday

Today is Dorothy Parker's birthday. A poet, critic, screenwriter and satirist, Parker made a name for herself by writingly darkly witty and vicious essays and poems. She began her career as a journalist, writing for outlets like Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, before coming into her own as a poet and author. And eventually moved…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2013

“Breaking Bad” Does R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)” And My Heart Explodes

Is it my birthday? No seriously, is it my birthday? How else can you explain someone creating such a perfect masterpiece of all the things I'm interested in? The only thing that's missing from this extremely comprehensive video of the cast of "Breaking Bad" doing R. Kelly's "Ignition (Remix)" is maybe a basket of kitte…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2013

8 Style Lessons From Celebs Caught Out At The Club

What you wear out to a night of drinks and dancing can be the difference between having a booty-shaking awesome good time, and winding up scowling miserably at the bar while all your friends are having fun. Wear a dress that's too tight, or heels that are too high, and you'll be ready to go…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2013

Model Carré Otis Comes Clean About The Horrors Of The Industry

In the '80s and early '90s, Carré Otis was one of the hottest models around. She was regularly cast in shoots with the other supermodels of the day, and she dated a bunch of celebs, including Mickey Rourke (the pair were married for six years and divorced in 1998). But for all the glamour, there wa…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2013

TV Jackpot: “Law & Order: SVU” Makes A Trayvon Martin/Paula Deen Episode

Whoa Nelly, we're not even sure how this is going to go down, but the baby geniuses behind "Law & Order: SVU" have gone and done it again. After their amazing "ripped from the headlines" Chris Brown/Rihanna episode, they've now announced they're going to do a show inspired by both the Trayvon Martin shooting and

By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2013

Squirrels Are The New Killer Animal Du Jour

We've survived the "Sharknado" and the "Birdemic" -- but are we prepared for the newest killer animal on the block? Check out "Squirrels," a horror movie about -- you guessed it -- killer squirrels. It's currently in pre-production and still in the fundraising phase, but director Timur Bekmambetov is hoping we'll bite. Bekmambetov has directed actually well-known movie…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

The Secret To Why Designer Clothes Are So Expensive

Ever wonder what could make a shirt -- a regular cotton-blend tee -- cost more than two months of rent? Us, too.  And it turns out, even the people selling the expensive goods have no idea why they cost as much as they do. Kevin Smith over at Business Insider was curious as to why…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Pieces Of Badass Bone Jewelry

Over the weekend, I picked up a carved bone ring and it hasn't left my finger in five days. Smooth and subtle, carved bone pieces can add a bit of bohemian style to your general vibe. We're not suggesting you don accessories made from human hair or bones (which is apparently a thing), but carved…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

I Can’t Stop Watching This 1988 Chi Phi Frat Video

Back in 1988, the members of the University of Southern California chapter of Chi Phi Fraternity put together a promotional rap video to attract new members to their fraternity's ranks. The vid, set to a funky original track, includes a multi-part rap about colors (!) and a lot of pretty awesome dancing. We're particularly fervent…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

Rashida Jones, Wearing A Stupid Hat, For Band Of Outsiders

Designer line Band of Outsiders always pulls in a famous face to promote its collection. Where in the past they've used Amy Adams, Michelle Williams and the boys of "Harry Potter," this time, they've tapped Rashida Jones and her sister Kadida, who is a stylist. This isn't the first time the pair have modeled together:…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

Be My Boyfriend: Engineering Student Nick Selby Crushes Georgia Tech Convocation — And Our Hearts

Dear Nick, I watched the inspirational and well-soundtracked speech you gave to the incoming class of engineering students at Georgia Tech, and I was inspired! No, I'll never build an "Iron Man" suit, and I'll likely never attend the Georgia Tech engineering program, because, well, math. But your speech was so powerful -- especially the…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

11 Imagined Model Conversations From J. Crew’s Fall 2013 Lookbook

I'm not sure what's up with the latest collection from J. Crew. The clothes are cute, but the collection doesn't feel particularly cohesive. Many of the looks are menswear-inspired, though whether or not it's a good idea to encourage women to wear upscale sweatpants remains to be seen. There are a whole heck of a…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

John Mayer Wore A Lot Of Layers On The Cover Of His New Album

You guys, John Mayer is cold. Katy Perry's wispy arms aren't keeping him warm at night. Why else would he be swathed in 17 layers of clothing on the cover of his new record, Paradise Valley (named after the area in Montana where Mayer lives most of the time)? Has Mayer been banished to slee…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2013

Day-To-Night: 3 Outfits To Take You From The Office To The Club

If you're anything like us, you find it nearly impossible to leave work, come home and go back out again. Once we get in the vicinity of our couches, the idea of leaving the house to do anything -- even the most fun thing -- seems unlikely. Which is why it's imperative that we find…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2013

9 Crappy Messages About Love & Friendship We Learned From Watching Rom-Coms

I watched the movie "Something Borrowed" in its entirety on Sunday afternoon. I was cleaning, and dealing with a cold, and, sue me, I will probably watch anything with Ginnifer Goodwin in it if given the opportunity. Have you seen it? Good, don't. I'll tell you about it instead. "Something Borrowed" stars Goodwin and Kate…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2013

School Librarians Create A Pitch Perfect Remake Of The Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage”

Who can say what inspired the librarians at the Francis W. Parker School in Chicago to produce this homage to the Beastie Boys 1994 video "Sabotage." Whatever it is, we are so thrilled they did. Directed by Chicago's "Mike and Duane Show," the video is a pitch perfect remake. And that's not all! Teachers and…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2013

A Dog Nursing Goats, NBD

This is Gladys the bull terrier. She's got a couple of bottles of milk strapped to her back so she can help feed a bunch of goats in her care.  "The idea evolved from the fact that Gladys was completely obsessed with the baby goats, she licked them from the moment they were born, and…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 19, 2013

Hi/Lo: Skirts In Every Style

We've got skirts for you -- no matter the budget. Whether polka dots are your passion, or stripes are always right, we've found affordable versions of some of our favorite high fashion skirts currently on trend. Take a look!

By: Julie Gerstein / August 19, 2013

“All American High” Is A Real-Life “Fast Times At Ridgemont High”

Teen movies from the '80s are basically the winter of our discontent. Why wasn't high school that cool when we were slogging through 11th grade? The 1987 documentary "All American High" takes a look at the high school oeuvre through the eyes of a foreign exchange student from Finland. Filmmaker Keva Rosenfeld explores the punks, preps and "metalers" of…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 19, 2013

That’s A Lot Of Look: Ashley Tisdale’s Pants Have Gone Missing

It's always a tragedy when a major piece of your outfit goes missing. And no one knows that better than Ashley Tisdale, seen here searching in vain for her pants. The newly engaged Disney star was spotted out in L.A., furtively looking for her missing bottom half. But never fear, Ash, you're in good non-pants-wearing

By: Julie Gerstein / August 19, 2013

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