Etsy Find Of The Week: Wonting Notebooks And Prints

The inevitable nostalgic itch to start buying school supplies–even if you graduated long ago–is starting right about now. Then again, you’re probably not going to become enamored by the offerings at Office Max. These notebooks from Etsy seller Wonting NYC are the perfect compromise. Simple yet cute designs adorn the kraft paper covers. Inside, you’ll find blank perforated pages and a pocket for keeping receipts and scrap paper. If you love the designer’s style, check out the stationery, featuring seals on the front of cards, or the selection of affordable graphic prints of kiddie-like animals and trees done up in hip colors and shapes. [$15, Etsy.com] Keep reading »

Brigitte Bardot’s Eyes Would Add Some Sparkle To Your Sofa

Designer Angéline Bailly modifies photographs, printing images — from classic pics to modern cityscapes — on large-format canvas for her furniture and home accessories label Téo Jasmin. Among our favorite items are this Louis XV sofa featuring Brigitte Bardot’s eyes and pillows printed with the drawing from The Beatles’ Revolver album and a plump pair of lips. They’d add a little pop-art punch to our otherwise Ikea-infested apartments. [Téo Jasmin via Apartment Therapy] Keep reading »

Shocker! Kate Moss Looks Different Before And After Airbrushing

Kate Moss is hotter than ever these days. She’s killing it in new Prada and Just Cavalli campaigns, gracing the September covers of W and Russian Vogue, and recent business dealings with Simon Cowell and Philip Green indicate that the model-turned-designer is also entering into entertainment mogul territory. But the Daily Mail, one of the UK’s most entertaining and trashtastic papers, is always ready to cut a celeb down to size, and they love their Kate pot shots. This time, however, they’ve gone too far. Keep reading »

I Wanna Dress Like: Betty Draper From “Mad Men”

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Betty Draper (January Jones) on “Mad Men” is frustrated by her typical ’60s housewife existence, but her wardrobe presents a much happier facade. She dresses the part of a conservative, middle-class woman, but she enjoys sexy flourishes like flutter sleeves, floral prints, and sweetheart necklines. Like many women of her era, she’s all about accessories, especially gloves and necklaces.

Gift For Gab: Your Best Comments For The Week Of August 14th 2009

We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say? You bitches crack us up! In honor of you, our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the internet, we’re giving away prizes! Each week we’ll award you awesome chatty Cathys a little something special. This week, five winners will receive Miansai Jewelry. Without further adieu, the lucky winners of this week’s Gift For Gab. Keep reading »

Self Editor Fails At Defending Herself

After all the hype about the excessive photoshopping and airbrushing that was done to Kelly Clarkson‘s photo on the cover of Self, Editor-In-Chief Lucy Danziger faced the Meredith Viera on the “Today” show to defend her magazine’s editing choices. Danzinger was hardly successful at defending herself. In fact, the more she spoke, the more contradictions she made, and the more confused I became. Keep reading »

Inglourious Fashen: Dress Like The Women In “Inglourious Basterds”

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When it comes to the upcoming movie “Inglourious Basterds,” most people are going gah gah for Brad Pitt, or the fact that Quentin Tarantino’s longtime project has finally come to fruition. We’re a little sad that the ladies of the film haven’t gotten much attention, besides Diane Kruger‘s appearances on the red carpet, because this film takes place during World War II and there are gorgeous ’40s costumes. Click through to find out how you can recreate three of them.

Trailer Park: “District 9,” “The Time Traveler’s Wife,” “The Goods,” “Ponyo”

Hope you’re caught up on your summer movies by now because there’s a slew of them coming out this weekend, and they are all very different. If you’re feeling romantic, check out “The Time Traveler’s Wife.” If you’re in a cartoony mood, get psyched for “Ponyo.” If you’re feeling discriminatory towards aliens, watch “District 9.” And if you want a laugh and a new crush, get a ticket for “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard.” Keep reading »

Crave: “Who’s The Blonde That Married What’s-His-Name?” (Win One!)

Who’s The Blonde That Married What’s-His-Name by Carol Boswell and Lenore Skenazy is like Mad Libs for adults. In other words, you get to fill in the blanks and give your brain a mini-workout. The book uses the “tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon” (that frustrating feeling when you can’t find the word you’re looking for) to create puzzles that are fun to solve. The pop culture-inspired brainteasers are the perfect icebreaker. Even if you’re a little old for Mad Libs, you can indulge your craving for fill-in-the-blank games with this cute little tome. [$10.15, Amazon]

We’re giving five winners a copy of Who’s The Blonde That Married What’s-His-Name? But you have to work if you want one. The five best commenters for this coming week—from today, Friday, August 14 through Thursday, August 20—will be awarded one. So, be as clever, smart, and original as you can! Click HERE to read the official rules. Keep reading »

Lady News: Hotel Says Woman Was Negligent In Her Own Rape

  • After a 40-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at gunpoint in the hotel’s parking garage in front of her two kids, Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford, CT, has responded to a lawsuit by the victim by saying she “failed to exercise due care for her own safety and the safety of her children and proper use of her senses and facilities.” The victim claimed her attacker, Gary Fricker, 56, had acted suspiciously in the hotel and garage for days prior to the attack, but the hotel says they had not been warned about any suspicious behavior by the man. [Greenwich Time]—This is an all-too-familiar story.
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