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An Imagined Conversation With This Zebra Hat Model

Model Monologue: Flower Power
Seriously, make 'em stop! Read More »
Model Monologue: Flat Top
There's flat-chested and there's flat-chested. Read More »
Model Monologue: Socks
That's a lot of foot look. Read More »

Me: Hey!

Model: Shhh!

Me: Oh, sorry. Umm, why are we whispering?

Model: I’m blending in. Keep reading »

The Essentials: 5 Bags Every Woman Should Own

I love buying handbags, so I often find myself with a huge pile of purses and a lack of uses for them. My friends who aren’t so into handbags often try to make one bag work for everything, which means they’re cramming their laptop and gym socks into their shoulder bag. Since both ends of the spectrum could use some help, I’ve compiled a list of the five essential bags you need for a complete and functional handbag wardrobe. Click through to check ‘em out…

How To Choose A Purse
7 things to consider in your hunt for the ideal bag. Read More »

Do Not Want: Star Spangled Leggings

Do Not Want: Sunglasses
Patriotic? Maybe. Ridiculous? Definitely. Read More »
Um, No: Muscle Leggings
Ummm...your insides are showing. Read More »
Do Not Want: Picnic Pants
Now you can eat potato salad off your crotch! Read More »
Do Not Want: Molting Boots
Pretty sure these boots are shedding their exoskeleton. Read More »

Sometimes an article of clothing comes along that makes me think, I wonder what the founding fathers would think of that. These two-toned star print leggings are one of those garments. For some reason, I feel like Thomas Jefferson would approve. I, however, do not. [$48, Nasty Gal]

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Golfers

Inspiration: Lucille Bluth
How to capture this drunk matriarch's effortless style. Read More »
Inspiration: Librarians
Our guide to getting awesome librarian style. Read More »

A few months ago I got the sudden urge to learn how to play golf, so I signed up for a community education course and we had our first class this past Saturday. Besides all the weird golf terms (frog hair?!), the most surprising thing I learned was that golf style is pretty amazing — in a plaid, pink, preppy, polo shirt-y kind of way. After the jump, check out five golf-inspired pieces that would look just as awesome on the street as they would on the fairway … Keep reading »

Weekend Project: Highway To Heaven Cupcakes

Make Vanilla Bourbon
Check out this easy recipe for apple vanilla bourbon! Read More »
Nutella Cheesecake
No baking involved! Read More »

The Sugar Cube is a food cart in Portland that serves the most ridiculous and amazing sweets you’ll ever eat. Case in point: the Highway To Heaven cupcake, a chocolate cupcake injected with salted caramel, topped with bittersweet ganache, drizzled in coffee syrup and more caramel, and finished off with Ruffles potato chips. It’s not the easiest recipe you’ll ever make, but hey, getting to Heaven takes work. Check out Sugar Cube’s new book for even more crazy delicious treats! [Sweetapolita]

Teen Activist Julia Bluhm Is Still Fighting Against Photoshop

Julia's Seventeen Petition
Teen activist asks Seventeen to print unaltered photos. Read More »
Open Letter To Seventeen
Blogger Tavi takes the mag to task over an ugly cover line. Read More »

A couple weeks ago we told you about an amazing 14-year-old activist named Julia Bluhm who wrote a petition to Seventeen magazine asking them to publish one unaltered photo spread every month. Well, since then Julia’s been busy. Her petition has garnered over 74,000 signatures (yep, you read that right: 74,000), she scored a profile in The New York Times, and she recently held a mock photo shoot outside the Seventeen offices (that’s her in the middle)… Keep reading »

Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha!

Happy Friday, everyone! It’s time once again for Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha! Click through to see this week’s roundup of super short skirts and dresses and the brave models trying desperately to make them work. And remember, if you spot a DSYC moment, send it to me at winona@thefrisky.com!

Style Stealer: Tilda Swinton At Cannes

Tilda Swinton Hair
tilda swinton photo
Check out this lady's bad-ass haircut. Read More »
Style Stealer: Jessica Hart
We love a girl in a short skirt and a long jacket. Read More »
Style Stealer: Camilla Barungi
This top model's outfit is tops! Read More »
Style Stealer: Kristen Wiig
Our favorite comedian looks smashing in orange! Read More »

I love Tilda Swinton in all her strange, beautiful, androgynous, crazy-outfit-wearing glory, but I have to say I also like this version of Tilda: simple, streamlined, pretty. And I never thought I’d write this sentence, but Tilda’s outfit here is totally flattering and wearable–it would be a great choice for a hot summer day at the office. After the jump, we’ve got all the pieces to recreate her chic Cannes ensemble… Keep reading »

“Duh” Of The Day: Women More Likely To Buy Clothing Seen On Models Their Own Size

Models Sans Airbrushing
See what these beautiful girls really look like! Read More »
New Modeling Rules
Young models will be carded from now on. Read More »
Natural Model Management
New agency will represent sizes 6-10. Read More »

Women have complained for years about the lack of diversity in the modeling industry, and while we’ve seen some small improvements, models are still overwhelmingly very tall, very thin, very young, and very white. However, a recent study might provide companies with just the motivation they need to change their ways: women spend a lot more money when they see clothes on models and mannequins with body types similar to theirs. Here’s the lowdown… Keep reading »

Rest Assured: Matthew McConaughey Did Not Use A Butt Double

"Magic Mike"
The movie seems to be about as shirtless as you'd expect. Read More »

“That’s all me up there. I don’t need a stunt ass. I would regret it for the rest of my life if I was in a male stripper movie and didn’t get up there and strip myself. At first it was scary as hell, but then it became like a drug and I couldn’t wait to do it again.”

-Matthew McConaughey tells the Advocate about his big striptease in the upcoming movie “Magic Mike.” Apparently the scene wasn’t even in the script initially, but thanks to Matthew’s enthusiasm, it because the dirtiest dance of the movie. “It had to be wonderfully filthy,” he says. [People]

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