Although the worst part of every paycheck is seeing how much has been taken out for taxes, the best part of every year is getting a chunk of those funds back all at once. It’s like Christmas in April and, really, what’s Christmas without the presents? Nothing but a bit of good cheer and a fat dude in an unflattering suit, that’s what. It’s hard not to imagine remedying the giftless-ness of tax season by taking that check and splurging hardcore. And although we probably won’t actually spend our entire tax returns on one particularly amazing item, it doesn’t hurt to dream, right? Personally, I’ve been eying a black leather Proenza Schouler PS1 bag pretty hard. What one awesome piece of clothing/bag/shoe heaven would you spend your tax return on if you weren’t, you know, “being responsible” and stuff? Keep reading »
We’re putting most of our scarves in storage for the next few months, but this one, covered in body builders, is so amazing we’re hoping the weather stays brisk a little while longer. Who can resist half-naked, musclebound guys who want to snuggle? Click through for two more printed scarves designed by One’s Best Boy. Keep reading »
This week, the interwebs exploded with the news of fashion photog Terry Richardson‘s lewd and inappropriate on-set behavior with his models. Unsurprisingly, several other sources have stepped forward now to add their own accounts, and the allegations are none too friendly. The dirty details, after the jump.
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Dove’s Real Beauty ad campaigns are heralded as groundbreaking forays into being a bit more realistic about how women look. Glamour‘s new habit of featuring regular-sized broads after the publicity deluge the first time they did it, too, is widely praised. But here’s the thing: According to a new study by the University of Arizona, ads featuring bigger models don’t actually make most women feel very good about themselves. Apparently, pretty much everything makes women feel like crap about how they look. Keep reading »
Stop trying to make jellies happen. It seems like each spring, someone tries to bring back that childhood trend, and it just never gets off the ground, or makes you look like you’re 6 years old again, which is great for attracting pedophiles. Here’s a playful alternative that brings a bit of the jelly feeling—these bow sandals by Melissa are plastic-ly perfect and undeniably adorable. Is it just us … or do you kind of want to put these flip-flops in your mouth?