I’ve been in a relationship for a really long time, which means I haven’t technically “dated” since George W. Bush was president. Sometimes I feel a little nostalgic and curious about the dating lifestyle, but the other day, when I asked my boyfriend if it hurt when he fell from heaven, I realized there are a lot of things about dating that can — and should — translate to long-term relationships. Corny pick-up lines, for example. Here are a few more dating habits and rituals to keep in your relationship, no matter how long you’ve been together… Keep reading »
One of my favorite perks of being an adult is that no one yells at me to make my bed every day. Now, thanks to a Spanish furniture company’s new invention, I can yell at my bed to make itself. It’s called the Smart Bed, and at the touch of a button, it smooths the sheets, adjust the duvet, and repositions the pillows. Check out the demo video and tell us: would you ever want to own a Smart Bed? [Buzzfeed]
Bride-to-be and “Revenge” star Ashley Madekwe donned a stunning yellow drop waist dress for her bachelorette party in London this weekend. Her BFFs Christa Allen (in white lace) and Mischa Barton (in a leather mini dress) also brought their fashion A-games. Such a gorgeous group! [Photo: Fame/Flynet]
Whenever I go to my friend Henry’s house, he always pulls out some new tech toy or accessory that both confuses me and makes me want to run to the Apple store and drop a few hundred bucks. Last time I was over his new toy was decidedly low tech, but just as impressive: the Grid-It organizer. Basically it’s a flat organizer that uses a series of elastic straps to keep all your stuff — iPod, phone, earbuds, pens, notepad, camera, etc. — safely in place. They come in a variety of sizes and would make it super easy to switch purses in a snap! [$15-$25, The Container Store]
Artfully draped fabric instantly makes any dress more interesting, and, as an added bonus, gives the illusion that it’s a much more expensive piece of clothing. With that in mind, here are eight of our favorite draped dresses, perfect for adding a little high fashion drama to your summer wardrobe. The best part? Most of them are less than $50. Enjoy!
It’s time for Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha! This week let’s take a look at some super mini summer “dresses” and the awkward contortions required to model them. Click through to check ‘em out, and remember–if you need to bend your knees, cross your legs, and clench your thighs in order to not show the world your underwear, well, your dress might actually be a shirt.
Okay, not really. This is an art installation by Seattle artist Suzanne Tidwell, who stitches large scale pieces out of brightly colored yarn and then wraps them around trees, sculptures, and light posts. Still, we think it’s pretty magical. [Apartment Therapy]
As much as I love colorful ensembles in the summer, Jennifer Connelly’s chic, simple outfit is a nice reminder that sometimes you can’t go wrong with black and white. [Photo: Fame/Flynet]
Yep, you read that right: this crazy creation from a place called (fittingly) Psycho Donuts is filled with real beer pastry cream and topped with beer nuts. I’m a huge fan of donuts but I hate beer, so this confection leaves me conflicted. Would you be brave enough to take a bite? [Neatorama]