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News

Quebec Premier Jean Charest has introduced legislation that would forbid Muslim women from giving or receiving public services while wearing a niqab, or a face-covering veil. Charest said that wearing other religious symbols, like a head-covering veil or a cross, would be allowed, but a concealed face is inappropriate. Critics, however, say the proposed… READ MORE »


Style

Forever 21 is already taking over with their affordable fashion and forays into beauty and home design, but now they’ve decided it’s time to bring a bit of designer experience into their stores. In an effort to match their fellow fast fashion brands like H&M and Urban Outfitters, Forever 21 signed a deal with designer… READ MORE »


Style

I love when so-called “it” girls actually have more than rock star genes and public intoxication going on. Up-and-coming NYC designer Katie Gallagher worked her arse off in design school at RISD and seems to have some pretty serious chops. (Lady Gaga is a fan of her meticulously crafted metal coil dress.) But apart from… READ MORE »


Celebs

“I was so jet lagged. I passed out about three times on stage that night but I got myself to the floor. I’d rather die on stage than walk off because I was going to pass out.” —Lady Gaga, explaining why she collapsed on stage during a New Zealand show [People] … READ MORE »



News

It’s not always us ladies who have to deal with Bill or Betsy’s TMI convos at the water cooler: Men filed 16.4 percent of all sexual harassment claims in 2009, up from 15.4 percent of all claims in 2006, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Employment lawyers told The Wall Street Journal that… READ MORE »


Style

Are you getting sick of the flood of “Alice in Wonderland“-inspired everything? We’re on the verge, but this Russian Harper’s Bazaar photo with two Chloë Sevignys donning teacups on their heads is pretty neat. [Fashion Gone Rogue] … READ MORE »



Love & Sex

OK, folks. Not to be a wet rag, but here’s further proof that online dating can be kind of sketchy even though it’s supposedly a perfectly acceptable way to meet a mate. Check out some of the cold, hard stats about that hot stranger you think you’re sending winky faces to. Hint: they may be… READ MORE »


Style

Daniele Michetti crystal-soled heels [Highsnobette.com] … READ MORE »



Celebs

“I’m not against marriage, but it’s just not for me. I’m a vegetarian, but I don’t have a problem if you want a hamburger. Marriage to me is like eating meat. I think it’s gross and f**king crazy.”–Sarah Silverman gives her not-so-subtle thoughts on matrimony in the new issue of Playboy. She also told the… READ MORE »