Today’s Lady News: Nancy Upton Wins American Apparel’s Plus-Size Model Contest

Jessica Wakeman / September 9, 2011

Nancy Upton, the winner of American Apparel’s plus-size model contest, penned an article about why she spoofed the fat-women-as-pigs stereotype in her submission photos. “[With the contest, t]he company was co-opting the mantra of plus-size empowerment and glazing it with its unmistakable brand of female objectification,” Upton wrote. “The puns, the insulting, giggly tones,… More »


So … About Fashion’s Night Out?

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2011

As much as we hate that we want to know, we want to know: how did your Fashion’s Night Out turn out? Did you hit any great deals? See anything amazing? Score any free drinks? I skipped the whole thing and went to a TV on the Radio/Broken Social Scene show where I was withi… More »


September 9: What Are We Wearing Today?

Lindsay A. / September 9, 2011

Ashton Kutcher Naked On “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

The new season of “Ellen” kicks off on Monday, and she has a very special celebrity guest—Ashton Kutcher. Apparently, Ashton was surprised by the reaction his naked billboard for “Two and a Half Men” got. So he decided to do the interview without clothes. “It’s getting a lot of attention. So I just figured I’m… More »


Model Inner Monologue: But What About My Jacket?

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2011

For her latest show, Imitation of Christ designer Tara Subkoff staged a mock wedding, with models playing bridesmaids, flower girls, grooms and such. Here, two wedding guests take a walk down the aisle. See the whole collection here. More »


Shopping Guide: 10 Flower Prints Inspired By Peter Som

Julie Gerstein / September 9, 2011

We couldn’t help but fall a little bit for Peter Som’s exuberant, larger-than-life flower prints in his Spring/Summer 2012 collection. But one thing we can’t abide — or afford — is Som’s exorbitant designer prices. So we’ve searched around and found 10 pieces that evoke the same sense of joy and happiness that Som’s flowers do, without… More »