The Aliens Are Coming!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 2, 2011

I’ve been obsessing about where and when I would have my first close encounter of the third kind since middle school. My teacher, Mr. Vice, was a little bit of an alien conspiracy theorist. His bulletin boards were covered with clippings from the National Enquirer, which at the time, mostly did articles about Oprah being… More »


Quickies: Kate Middleton Wears A Maple Leaf Fascinator In Canada & Kate Moss Weds

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 1, 2011

Kate Middleton makes wearing a red maple leaf on her head somehow not look Gaga while visiting Canada. [Celebuzz]
Salma Hayek’s husband, the millionaire fashion exec Francois-Henri Pinault, has been outed as the father of Linda Evangelista’s kid. He allegedly hooked up with the supermodel when he and Hayek were “on a break.”… More »


Today’s Lady News: Italian Company Fires All Women “So They Can Stay Home” With Kids

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 1, 2011

When an Italian company Ma-Vib faced budget problems, it fired all 13 of its female employees and justified it claiming the women could stay home with their kids now: “We are firing the women so they can stay at home and look after the children. In any case, what they bring in is a… More »


Fashion On Film: “God Save My Shoes” Documentary

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2011

 

Fashion insiders, like Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, and Tom Ford, are no strangers to the fashion-on-film documentary. But with “God Save My Shoes” we get an in-depth look at the relationship women have with their footwear. Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Pierre Hardy, and Bruno Frisoni are a few of the shoe designer… More »


Unlikely Style Inspiration: The Ghost Sisters From “The Shining”

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 1, 2011

A couple weeks ago, my brother and his girlfriend convinced me to watch “The Shining” with them. I was hesitant because I hate scary movies (I still have nightmares about the 15 minutes of “Scream” I watched accidentally in 1996), but they insisted it was a classic and I needed to see it in order… More »


Got Any Easy, Fuss-Free Exercise Tips?

By: Annika Harris / July 1, 2011

Earlier this year, I decided that my personal trainer wasn’t a necessity. I told myself that I could save the money I paid him, while employing the exercises he taught me and taking advantage of BeFitNYC, NYC’s free or low-cost fitness program. But you know what? I got lazy … big surprise right? So, now… More »