“Project Runway” veteran Kenley Collins is out of jail and talking to The Daily Beast about why she threw a cat at her former fiancé and what she’s been up to since she got sprung from the big house. Read what she had to say after the jump. Keep reading »
When hookers in Brazil want to protest discrimination, they take to the seams. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, prostitutes in Rio de Janeiro walked the runway as models for Gabriela Leite’s Daspu label (“daspu” comes from the slang term “das putas” or “the whores”). The former prostitute started the label four years ago “as a way for prostitutes to gain regular income while also fighting preconceptions of people affected with AIDS.”
“Daspu gets rid of prejudice,” says Leite. “It opens paths for the citizen whore.” Keep reading »
We love shopping for “lounge clothes” — you know, the duds you throw on the second you walk in your pad after a long day at work. Lounge clothes are different than pajamas because, in theory, you could go outside in them and not look like you just busted out of a mental institution. These Gap leggings technically can be paired under dresses or long tunics, but because of the purple stripes (which are likely to clash with, um, a lot), we think they’re a little more appropriate for lounging comfortably (they’re mega cozy) on your couch while watching a “Real Housewives” marathon. But if you happen to trot outside to grab a beverage, no one will glance twice. [$11.99, Gap] Keep reading »
I have a confession to make: I have a Chris Isaak problem. Yes, I know that he’s 53 and actually kind of a doofus, as evidenced by the clip above. But for some reason, I will never be able to get the image out of my head of him rolling around in the sand with Helena Christensen in the “Wicked Game” video. Oh, and did I mention his sexy young-Elvis snarl? As a result of the aforementioned two things, I have bought many a Chris Isaak album. (Yes, including his Christmas album. Yes, I am Jewish.) So I was pretty pumped when I saw that he was co-hosting CNN.com’s “Music and Conversation” webisode this week. Check it out here
. He gets less doofy, I promise.
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Sarah Jessica Parker was photographed carrying The Help by Kathryn Stockett while running errands in the West Village. She’s probably thinking, “I mustn’t make eye contact, smile, or fall,” as she tries to avoid the paps. [NYC, 8/27/09] Keep reading »
Remember how people always used to ink up their Converse? That’s what these cute tights from Scottish designer Hillary Laing remind us of. Simpler times. Simpler times. Get your legs on them for about $30 here. [Kingdom of Style] Keep reading »
Since we won’t get to see Jason Schwartzman in his upcoming film “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (due to it being animated and all), we’re very pleased the actor is featured in the look book for Band of Outsiders‘ fall 2009 collection. (The label’s designer, Scott Sternberg, has also used our girl crushes, including Michelle Williams and Marisa Tomei, to show off his women’s collection, Boy by Band of Outsiders.) The distinctive, dreamy look of the Polaroid images make us want to Poladroid all our photos from this summer so our lives will look equally cool. The only thing that would make this better is if Jason were holding our hand, rather than this mannequin’s. Check out two more photos from the look book after the jump. [Band of Outsiders] Keep reading »
Do you love to hate fashion? Then check out Whoodoo Dolls, extra chic, pin cushiony little bits that allow you to torture the likes of major style players Victoria Beckham, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and legendary punk rock designer Vivienne Westwood (left), though we’re not sure who would wanna eff with her. She rules.
Check out the whole collection on British artist group The Kuntists’ site. [Stylelist] Keep reading »
In the dating world especially, first impressions are lasting ones. So it’s always rough when you thought you wooed a dude and he never calls you again. Sigh. Luckily, this week, one of our Frisky gentlemen clued us in to the 10 Reasons He Didn’t Ask You Out On A Second Date. Eye opening, am I right, ladies?! While cell phone shenanigans, a lack of physical attraction, talking too much about yourself, and blatant pre-date lies definitely apply to both genders, there are some specific reasons for why a gal won’t give a guy the time of day again. Here are some reasons why she isn’t going to come back for round two. Keep reading »
I know what you’re thinking: there’s nothing funny about about abortion! Mostly, I agree with you. Politicians who make decisions about what women can do with their bodies and wackjobs who try to kill abortion providers are scary.
A very not safe for work clip of Chris Rock on abortion, and further unpacking the notion that there is something funny about abortion, after the jump:
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