You’ve seen prom dresses fashioned with duct tape. The next DIY sartorial eyeful is a wedding dress made completely from newspaper. I can’t imagine any bride wants ink stains on her big day, but at least designer Jenna Braga proves she could hack it on one of those weird “Project Runway” challenges. And hey, if it does take off, maybe it will bail out the struggling newspaper industry! [YouTube] Keep reading »
“When Chris Evans first took his shirt off on the set of ‘Captain America,’ I just instinctively grabbed his man boob. They kept it in the film. So we did a couple of takes of me being really inappropriate with my hand on his pec for the duration of the scene.”
—Hayley Atwell, Chris Evans‘ co-star in “Captain America” reveals to Esquire all sorts of interesting details, like that her dad is a shaman and that she thought her dog was dying when it got its first period. I particularly like this quote, even though it’s perhaps a misuse of the word “man boob.” I think that’s called “muscle.” [Esquire]
After the jump, Hayley’s explanation of why it’s hilarious she’s now considered a hot girl. Keep reading »
All you goth princesses out there probably love these joint stockings because they remind you of “A Nightmare Before Christmas”‘s Jack Skellington. Fine, fine, but on a practical note, they make your legs look pale and ashy. Don’t you want to look healthy? God, I feel like somebody’s mom. Sigh. [EPICponyz] Keep reading »
This week, the bikini — the venerable invention of Parisian automobile engineer Louis Réard — turned 65. Réard created the bikini after learning that another French designer had crafted a similarly scanty bathing suit, and named it after the Bikini Atoll, the area where the United States had recently conducted nuclear tests. Heaping scandal upon scandal, Réard had burlesque performer Micheline BernadiniIn model the newsprint patterned two-piece — the back of it was a G-string. You can imagine how well that went over in polite Parisian society. In honor of the bikini’s official senior citizen status, we’ve taken a look back at some of the most iconic bikinis throughout history.