Beauty Test Drive: Bliss Fabulips Treatment Kit

By: Annika Harris / September 3, 2011

The beauty industry is all about developing products and then creating a demand for said products — which actually means they convince us that we really, really, really need those creams, salves, and washes or we’ll turn ugly! So I have to admit I was quite skeptical when I was invited to try out Bliss’… More »


Animatronic Wizard Of Oz: What’s The Weirdest Thing In Your Town?

By: Julie Gerstein / September 3, 2011

I grew up in a small town in New Jersey that was fairly boring. But! The town next to me? Where my high school was? That was a whole other story. Mullica Hill, NJ, happens to house one of the stranger toy stores/”Wizard of Oz” memorials in the world. The Follow The Yellow Brick Road… More »


Rachel Weisz Gets Into Character Via Her Shoes

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 3, 2011

“Shoes can turn you into someone else in an instant. I did a film called ‘The Brothers Bloom,’ and I wore really clunky boots—and I was this eccentric weirdo. And then in ‘The Whistleblower,’ I wore police boots that made me walk tough. [In ‘Dream House’], I am a wife redoing a home we just… More »


Swoon: Michelle Obama’s Fierce “Essence” Cover

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2011

First Lady Michelle Obama and her power-arms grace the October issue of Essence. Does this woman take a bad picture, ever? I would make a joke about wanting to raid her closet, but the Secret Service might come after me. [Essence]… More »


The Flaming Lips Are Recording A 6-Hour Song

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 3, 2011

I adore the Flaming Lips. Why? Because Wayne Coyne and crew always come off with slightly bonkers ideas to make music just a little more fun. Like, when they got friends to dress up in animal costumes and dance with flashlights at their shows. Or when Wayne took to rolling a giant bubble over the… More »


Lanvin Makes Clothes, Awkward Dancing, Cool For Everyone

By: Julie Gerstein / September 3, 2011

As if we could love Lanvin any more than we already do, they had to go and make this hilarious video for their fall collection, featuring models Karen Elson and Raquel Zimmerman swaying awkwardly to Pitbull’s “I Know You Want Me.” And watch for an adorbs cameo from Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz at the very… More »