Style 911: How Can I Wear A Fancy Dress Casually?

I have a pewter Sean John dress that’s rather dressy. The problem is I rarely go anywhere that calls for cocktail attire. I was wondering if there’s any way to dress it down without looking as if I’m trying too hard. Please help me — I’ve had it for more than a year already.—GlamNiki

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Scarlett Johansson Teams Up With Pete Yorn In A New Music Video

It seems Scarlett Johansson is the go-to Hollywood starlet for music videos these days. First, there was the video she made with Bob Dylan for his single, “When The Deal Goes Down,” in which she was featured in a “montage of sixties-style home movie clips.” Then, she starred in Justin Timberlake’s music video for his single, “What Goes Around Comes Around,” in which she’s a blond bombshell Timberlake spends the duration of the video seducing. Now, Scarlett joins Pete Yorn in a video for the single “Relator,” from their collaborative album, “Break Up.” Keep reading »

Stylehive’s Stylescopes Invite You To Take A Bold Beauty Risk!

Tired of putting on the same face every day? Here’s some stellar advice to try on for size: Switch things up with some of the hottest bold makeup picks that are destined to freshen up your beauty regimen. Been eying that daring dark nail color but aren’t sure you can pull it off? If you’re a Taurus gal, it may be written in the stars to become your new signature hue. Pisces girls can ditch their usual go-to nude lip gloss and channel a film noir look with dramatic burgundy lipstick. Whether or not these bold and beautiful beauty trends are wearable enough to be incorporated into your everyday look, you’ll be sure to turn heads with the new you and maybe even find a favorite new look in the process. View slideshow. Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Puttin’ The Pedal To The Metal

It’s pretty hard to shock New Yorkers, but it’s even harder to go all acrobatic on a float being paraded around town. Look at this lady go on The PoleRider, a rickshaw and mobile strip club! The brainchild of entrepreneur Andrew Katzander is cruising the city and so fly. Hope they don’t hit a pothole. [New York, 8/13/09] Keep reading »

Is Downsizing One’s Boobs The New Hollywood Upgrade?

Once upon a time, Drew Barrymore was referred to as voluptuous, Posh Spice‘s bosom practically spilled out of her dress, and Lindsay Lohan suddenly had the biggest boobs in town. It seems like ages since any tabloid made a ruckus over yet another celeb getting breast implants, and, let’s face it, Hollywood has always had a thing for the well-endowed starlet. So, where have all the big breasts gone? Have huge chests gone out of style? Keep reading »

Only One Remaining Doctor In The U.S. Can Do Third Trimester Abortions

No reporter happened to be standing at abortion provider George Tiller‘s side on the Sunday morning in May when he was murdered at gunpoint, allegedly by an anti-choice extremist. But, like the famous newspaper article by journalist Jimmy Breslin that covered JFK’s assassination from the point of view of his grave digger, sometimes a reporter discovers the best way to tell a story lies someplace other than the obvious.

In “The Last Abortion Doctor, Esquire focuses on the Boulder Abortion Clinic in Colorado and Dr. Warren Hern, the last physician in the United States who can perform late-term abortions. Keep reading »

Lookbook.nu Is Like Facebook For Fashion

Sure, we’re already obsessed with The Sartorialist and Face Hunter, but what makes this street style blog different? Like its predecessors, they’ve managed to wrangle up absurdly well-dressed and good-looking people from all over the world, but the collection is huge, the fashion is BEYOND, and there’s a social networking and group ranking aspect to the whole shebang, too. Keep reading »

Pee Wee’s Back in Da Playhouse

Mecca Lecca High, Mecca Hiney Ho! Pee Wee has reappeared from pervert obscurity and is taking his Playhouse to the stage. Pee Wee, Jambi the Genie, Miss Yvonne, Pterri the Pterodactyl, and Clocky (minus Phil Hartman as Captain Carl, RIP) will be bringing the magic to the Music Box Theater in Los Angeles for 19 live performances in November. I know I’ll be there in wing-tip shoes and a red bowtie. I’m pretty sure “nostalgia” is the secret word. [Nerd Squared] Keep reading »

The Real Reasons Men Break Up With Women

There are some pretty consistent reasons among men why they dump their girlfriends. Let’s look at what some women do to end up being single again. Of course, this doesn’t fit every instance of a breakup, and this doesn’t apply to every woman, but a lot of guys tend to come up with the same reasons. After all, it can’t ALWAYS be something that the guys did….could it? Read more

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Essie Wants You To Put A Judith Ripka Ring On It

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but if said girl can’t afford the real thing, there’s always, erm, Essie nail polish. Essie has linked up with luxe jeweler Judith Ripka to create a trio of polishes infused with diamond dust. The polishes range from subtle pink (Put A Ripka Ring On It) to fiery red (Queen of Hearts). Although they cost $15 a pop, these are sure to be a hit–like Essie’s other summer hookup with J.Crew. For a small cosmetics line, Essie sure does get around! Find the Ripka/Essie collection and other special-edition colors here. [NY Mag] Keep reading »

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