We’ve long been a fan of quirky, sort of out-there American designer Thom Browne, so it’s pretty great to see him get pop culture recognition — on the presidential inauguration stage, no less. The outrageous sportswear designer has been a fan of putting models dressed as lobsters on the runway in the past, but is versatile enough to design clothes that the FLOTUS loves, too. Take a look through his most recent collection, and tell us if you’d wear Thom Browne, too.
After a bunch of her college students admitted to having contests to see how many penis slang terms they could come up with, linguist Deborah Cameron decided to do a study on the matter. She broke her students up into two groups (male and female) and had them come up with as many penis slang terms as possible. In the paper she published about the experiment, “Naming of Parts: Gender, culture, and terms for the penis among American college students,” she discovered that while there are thousands of penis nicknames, they all fall into six distinct categories. Fascinating. Click through the gallery above to find out what they were… [Mental Floss]
As someone who confines their wardrobe to the darker side of the spectrum (happily, might I add), I naturally shy away from solid brights or pastels. They clash and look kind of silly against my palette of black, grey, dark green, beige, and white, so I find that my monochromes are best brightened with a heady dose of — you guessed it — florals. Patterns add an unexpected touch to any desaturated ensemble, and florals in deeper shades strike the perfect balance between spring’s paler, more saccharine versions and this season’s all goth, all the time aesthetic. The best part? There’s no reason you should have to wait until April (at least!) to show them off.
Marriage and pregnancy hasn’t stopped Evan Rachel Wood from having racy dreams about women. Her girl crush? Kristen Stewart. This week, the actress tweeted, “Had a dream I made out with Kristen Stewart. Good morning.” I think they would make a cute couple. [Just Jared]
Gay, straight, or whatever—every lady has a girl crush. Strangely enough, my girl crush has been Kate Winslet ever since I saw the movie “Heavenly Creatures” and fell in love with her. Guess Ned Rocknroll and I have the same taste in women — surely the three of us could work something out?
Anyway, click onward for more celebrity girl crushes — and tell us, who’s yours?
The other day, I listened to Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” on repeat for, like, seven hours. That song is so perfect. You know what other types of chains I enjoy? Necklaces! (Smooth segue, huh?) Layered, single-strand, or adorned with pearls or rhinestones, chains are an elegant accessory that pair perfectly with little black dresses or T-shirts and jeans. Want to add a pretty chain necklace to your jewelry box? I found 10 awesome options starting at just six bucks. Click on the gallery to check ‘em out!
The new season of “Kourtney & Kim Take Miami” premieres this weekend, which means I’ll be sitting inside my cold NYC apartment suffering from serious location envy. But even if I — and you — can’t fit in a jaunt to the southern Florida hot spot, doesn’t mean we can’t take some style cues from the city for which I’m sure the world “sultry” was invented. Think bright colors and lots of white, sequins and cutouts, extreme lengths — maxi or mini — and sandals and wedges that can be paired with anything. Now, if only the weather would warm up around these parts… Keep reading »