Here’s one of my favorite Tweets from the past week: “Very interested in this high school where the least attractive girl is Chloe Moretz.” I mean, right?! Case in point: the breathtakingly lovely Ms. Moretz, shown here at the premiere of the just-released “Carrie” remake. I am obsessed with her center-parted side braid, which is barely a braid anymore because it’s all sexily messed up. It looks semi-easy to recreate for anyone with long, thick hair — just part hair in the middle, pull it to the side, braid loosely over your shoulder, and then pull random pieces out for a messy look. You’ll instantly be the ugliest girl at school! Like, in a good way. [Fame/Flynet]
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The components of a successful arm party are very similar to the components of a successful actual party: variety, excitement, unexpected combinations (of people or bracelets), and a general cohesion of all the elements. When it comes to arm parties, Etsy shop Pop Culture Junkie has you covered. They’ve got a huge variety of quirky, colorful bracelets, and even sell “Arm Candy Sets” of three coordinating bracelets to get you started. I love the selection of bracelets above, but with almost 400 items to choose from, I’ll need at least a few more hours to narrow down my final choices. Check out the shop here and read on for shopping details of the bracelets shown above! Keep reading »
How freakin’ cute is Hilary Duff’s outfit here? I’m obsessed with the casual striped sweater (this photo doesn’t show it very well, but it has red accents on the collar and in the back) dressed up with sassy red pumps and a purse that costs more than a Montana ranch. I found all the pieces you’ll need to recreate her look, all in plus sizes, and all for around $60 or less. Sound good? Get all the shopping details after the jump! Keep reading »
Judging from their giggly, hand-holding, excessively-photographed lunch/shopping date, Melanie Griffith and Eva Longoria are BFF status. Perhaps they bonded over their impeccable taste in clothes? Because seriously, they both look so cute. I’m loving Melanie’s trendy striped pants and Eva’s belted shirt dress. Two very different looks done really well. Whose outfit is your favorite? [Photo: Fame/Flynet]
I’ve written before about how much I appreciate people who go balls out on Halloween, and I even put together a slideshow of scary Halloween decoration ideas that included a doll in a blood-filled bathtub, but even so, something about these “decorative” fake dead bodies a man set up in his Oklahoma driveway kinda rubs me the wrong way. Maybe it’s because they are SO realistic, or because there’s no supernatural element to it (like zombies, ghosts, or demons), or that the police have been called to the scene by concerned neighbors. “Just trying to scare people,” says Johnnie Mullins, the mastermind behind the bloody decor, “that’s what I like to do.” The scene is definitely scary (hence the 911 calls), but the fear comes from a very realistic portrayal of violence and death. It’s also not in the context of a Halloween party or some other situation where you might expect the host to try to freak out their guests — anyone walking by will see these bodies. What do y’all think about this? Are these fake corpses brilliant or in bad taste? Sound off in the comments! [News 9]
We are so, so, soooo excited that author, advice giver, general badass, and The Frisky staff’s literary life coach (Tiny Beautiful Things is pretty much our bible around here) Cheryl Strayed‘s memoir, Wild, is being adapted into a movie. Earlier today, the film’s producer and star, Reese Witherspoon, posted this photo of herself decked out in Cheryl’s hiking outfit and hoisting the famously giant backpack she carried on the Pacific Crest Trail. Reese really does resemble Cheryl here, doesn’t she? Can’t wait to see the adventure play out on the big screen. [Reese Witherspoon on Who Say]
When I sent out the link to this amaaaaazing collection of feminist tank tops and t-shirts, Jessica immediately decreed that the entire Frisky staff needed to order matching “Raging Feminist Bitch” tees. Want to join our gang? We also believe strongly that pizza rolls are better than gender roles. RFBs 4 Life! [T-shirt: $28, Human]
Pumpkin may be the fall flavor obsession of choice, but let’s not forget to give apple some love. Whether paired with cinnamon, caramel, or Nutella, and served up for breakfast, dessert, drinks, or dinner (apple bacon pizza, anyone?), there are about a thousand delicious ways to use this season’s second-favorite fruit. I narrowed the plethora of apple recipes down to 10 that instantly caused me to drool. Click on the gallery above to check ‘em out.
I hadn’t given Rick Steves much thought until earlier this week, when he created what might be the best Facebook photo album of all time, “Rick Steves: The Original Hipster.” Now I have a massive crush on him, which is very upsetting because he kind of looks like my dad. Anyway, I’ll let him explain:
Last month, the New York Times ran an article about hipster fashion trends that claimed sarcastically that “the Rick Steves look is next.” While I’m honored to be mentioned in any article discussing pop culture, I must respectfully disagree with the author. The Rick Steves look isn’t the NEXT hipster fashion trend–it is, in fact, the CURRENT fashion trend. While I generally lay low when it comes to making fashion statements, I believe these photos prove that I was the Original Hipster. Don’t you agree?
The album is full of earnest photos of Rick traipsing the world in hipster-ish outfits accompanied by “Rick Steves Hipster Fashion Tips” like “Cargo short shorts and digital watches” and “Mop hair and journal writing.” Modern day hipsters, bow down to your true master.