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While generally reserved for strippers, Lucite heels might break into the mainstream thanks to their presence on the Prada runway and in Maison Martin Margiela’s collection. But the ones we’ve seen are pricey — to the tune of a grand and more — and some would say they still look cheap.

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Even though message tees are so passé, you can still show people what you’re made of, literally. The “Ingredients” T-shirt by U.K.-based graphic designer and illustrator Roper lists all the elements that make up the human body. We never considered that we were made of silver and gold, but we guess it’s possible to inhale… READ MORE »


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Fast food and acrylic nails — two things that aren’t doing women any favors. [Offbeat Earth via BuzzFeed] … READ MORE »



News

We’ve already posted about Roman Polanski being arrested this weekend for that decades-old “sex with a minor” conviction, but after watching the ladies of “The View” argue over the issue this morning, I felt compelled to write more. For starters, in the clip above, Whoopi Goldberg, who I never expected to be a rape… READ MORE »


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We’re not just the first generation to elect a black president—some say we’re also the first generation in which gay teenagers feel safe coming out to their parents and classmates. In Sunday’s New York Times Magazine cover story, writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis chronicled how adolescents are so much more confident telling their friends, families and parents… READ MORE »



Style

Camel and gray is the most sophisticated color combination for fall, just ask Derek Lam and Michael Kors, who both showed it on the fall runway. Heading out to meet friends at Place de la Bourse, Marie nails the season’s trend by layering her gray Comptoir des Contonniers dress with a camel Uniqlo cardigan. The… READ MORE »


Entertainment

“Mad Men” has been a lil’ up and down for me this season, with some serious highs — the “everyone has a talent” episode! — and lows — slowwwwww moving storylines, for one. On last night’s episode, something totally climactic happened, but it gave me a case of the pukes. Yes, “I wanna take… READ MORE »


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The Canadian literary scene lost one of it’s stars last week, when author Nelly Arcan was found dead, allegedly by suicide, at her apartment in Montreal. Arcan wasn’t just any writer: she’s Canada’s version of Diablo Cody! Her autobiographical novel, Whore recounted her life as…well…a whore. Arcan (neé Isabelle Fortier) was raised in heavily Catholic… READ MORE »


Guys

According to a survey of 15,000 women, German men are considered the worst lovers in bed, thanks to poor hygiene, while “lazy” Englishmen and “too quick to finish” Swedes came in second and third. Latin men are apparently the best in bed, with Spanish men, Brazilians, and Italians coming in first, second, and third. OnePoll.com… READ MORE »


Celebs

Cha-ching. Word on the street is that Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom banked $300K selling the exclusive rights to their wedding photos to OK! Magazine. That’s not too shabby for a week’s work. Could this be why they super fast-tracked their nuptials? [The Fab Life]

While that sounds like a lot of money for… READ MORE »