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Ever wanted to pick a celebrity style guru’s brain for gift ideas that are so hot your friends wouldn’t dare re-gift them? Well, fortunately for you, I attended tastemaker Robert Verdi‘s Holiday Gift Guide Twitter party, where he revealed his gift ideas for the fashionable people on your list. But many of these items you might want for yourself, so follow @RobertVerdi on Twitter and check out the #RVTips feed for a chance to win some of these items yourself. Keep clicking for details on items you might want to give and receive.
Whoopi Goldberg attended the premiere of the “Sister Act” musical in Hamburg, Germany, wearing a getup that reminds me of a mean old nun and a crotchety old wizard. Well, I can’t say I’m surprised by her outfit, though. This is so her style. [12/2/10] Keep reading »
Congrats on that whole “hosting the Oscars” thing. We suppose it’s kind of a big deal, though probably not for you two, what with your mega-blockbusters, and nude scenes and simultaneous quadruple master’s programs. Still, hosting The Academy Awards can be a tricky proposition–it’s a slow-moving, oft long-running show of self-gratuitousness–THAT WE LOVE TO PIECES! So we’ve decided to offer some tips and tricks to make your Oscars the best they can be. Keep reading »
The New York Times points out that men’s sweaters are looking very folksy and Nordic this year, backing up their claim with examples by Topman and Ralph Lauren. We’re down with this slightly retro style for the ladies. It recalls all the goodness of winter—cabins, wood fires, skiing, snow. How do we feel about this look for dudes? Cute? Or should it stay on the ski slopes? [New York Times] Keep reading »
Grammy-winning songwriter and producer Rob Fusari has been in and out of celebrity news because of his links to Lady Gaga, claiming that he “made” the superstar what she is and didn’t get paid appropriately for it. Well, it looks like money will be an issue no more! Fusari is rumored to have landed his own reality series that follow the quest he and his clients go through to make them into stars. Keep reading »
In the 1950s, the rules of dating etiquette were clearer. A man knew it was not only acceptable but expected for him to open the door for his date, pull out her chair and pay for the meal. These days, the line between appreciated chivalrous acts and condescending behaviors is fuzzy at best. The feminist movement brought women the right to vote and earn equal pay, but it sure made the practice of dating more confusing in the process. It would be a dateless man indeed who didn’t acknowledge a woman’s right to make her own decisions when it comes to her life, her money, her body, and her mind — but how do you reconcile that respect with the kind of attitude a man is encouraged to project on a date? Read more … Keep reading »