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Style

I wouldn’t dare pull a Madonna and wear a cone-shaped bra as a top, but now I can pay homage to Jean Paul Gaultier’s iconic creation with this limited-edition necklace, $54, designed by Chris Habana for Oak’s A.OK collection. If you’re more a fan of the late Michael Jackson or his kid sister, Habana has… READ MORE »


Entertainment

I’m a little disappointed in the behavior of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast members. On last night’s episode, all the women came together for the first time this season. NeNe had arranged for a private tour of a King Tut exhibit that had come to Atlanta. Kim showed up, and I think… READ MORE »


News

The SwissMiniGun is the world’s smallest revolver and takes the world’s smallest rim fire ammunition. The total length from barrel to handle is 5.5 centimeters. The ammo is 2.34 millimeters. Although it’s Barbie-sized, the SwissMiniGun has all the same features as a real-size gun. Maybe this will convince Mattel to create “Shooting Range Barbie.” That… READ MORE »


Style

Question: Why do people who work in fashion feel like it’s totally okay to reach out and feel someone else’s breasts in public? After watching British style experts Trinny and Susannah molest Alexa Chung on her show, we got total Isaac Mizrahi making Scarlett Johansson blush on the Golden Globe red carpet flashbacks. This is… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Hated reality TV star Spencer Pratt has decided to enlighten us all by writing a book called “How to Be Famous.” I think he should retitle it “How To Make Yourself Into A Complete Jackass.” In the book, Spencer tries to make himself out to be a Public Relations bad ass. He brags about leaking… READ MORE »


Over on the Huffington Post today there’s an article called “10 Signs You’re In A Commitment-Ready Relationship,” in which “commitment” is defined (according to A Clinician’s Guide to Maintaining and Enhancing Close Relationships) as “intention to persist in a relationship; being psychologically attached to each other; and developing a ‘cognitive orientation’ that says, ‘Yes, we… READ MORE »



News

Muslim model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, 32, has been sentenced to six lashes with a cane for drinking beer in Malaysia. Amnesty International tried to get authorities to revoke the sentence but Shukarno doesn’t want help. She said, “I want to respect the law.” She wants to turn other Muslims away from alcohol and even… READ MORE »


Style

Earlier this week, I extolled the virtues of donning a thong bikini on the beach. I received a great deal of support from readers, but one subject that came up in the comments surprised me: whether it’s appropriate for 3- to 5-year-old girls to wear bikinis. Those opposed think the bikinis are too sexy for… READ MORE »


Style

Queen Helene’s Mint Julep Face Masque is a cult classic among beauty experts. People swear by its detoxifying prowess and it’s known to tighten and shrink the oiliest of pores. So, last time I was browsing the drugstore aisles I picked up a tube of the exfoliant version, Mint Julep Natural Facial Scrub, to see… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, was published in 2006, and her followup book was touted in the back of at least 200,000 copies of the book. Tentatively titled Weddings and Evictions, it was described as a memoir about Gilbert’s “unexpected journey into second marriage” and was supposed to hit shelves in 2009. But Gilbert… READ MORE »