Transsexual model extraordinaire Amanda Lepore and her BFF, gay rapper Cazwell, are set to release their new booty bumpin’ record this summer. I can’t wait that long, so I’m glad a snippet of the dancing queen’s new video sneakily sashayed its way onto the internets. The track is called “Cotton Candy,” but the vid is more like delicious, pink eye candy. [WOW] Keep reading »
Oh no! The country’s second-biggest mall operator is totally bankrupt! General Growth Properties, which manages more than 1,500 malls across the country, is $25 billion in debt. With vacancies at a 10-year high, many malls are being converted into offices or going dark. Is this the end of the mall as we know it? [NY Times]
What’s a teen girl to do without a place to buy shoes, cookies, and a bra—all at the same time? After the jump, a list of our favorite mall rights of passage we’re sad tomorrow’s kids will miss out on.
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In a town where assistants drop a paycheck on a pair of shoes and it’s par for the course to window browse after Sunday brunch, New York caters to shoppers who mean business. Whether you’re looking for one-stop department stores, quirky boutiques, or sleek design shops, we’ve got you covered. Here are our favorite places in the Big Apple to spend in style. Keep reading »
Bangs can be pesky. They grow out quickly. Without experience, taking matters into your own hands isn’t the best idea. (Case in point: My dad once decided to cut my bangs when I was 7. I was left with a straight-edged tuft of hair three inches above my eyebrows. I still haven’t recovered). Yet, with a bit of training, doing a trim yourself isn’t too hard. After the jump, some tips from Annamarie Tendler, a Vidal Sassoon-trained hairstylist and makeup artist. Keep reading »
Does anything scare the mess out of Scary Spice, aka Melanie Brown? Seems she was terrified to show her sexy side for her new Las Vegas burlesque extravaganza, “Peepshow,” so Mel had a friend hypnotize her into staying cool during the show. But does it work? [People] Keep reading »
Annika has challenged us all to wear shorts (and look nice doing so) this spring, and Katy here proves that it’s possible! Along with her nude lace-up flats, high-waisted shorts, and bangle bracelets, we love how the long necklace ads a little oomph to her outfit. [Weardrobe]
- Hanging Bullet Flake Necklace, $80, Boticelli’s Niece
- Hayden Necklace, $12.50, Alloy
- Playful Beaded Rope Necklace, $40, Topshop
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Historically speaking, when the economy tanks, makeup sales rise. That’s why two million Mary Kay salesgirls are roping their friends into makeovers for extra cash. The cosmetics company is doing so well they bought ads during the Superbowl and the Oscars to recruit more personnel. Sound nuts? You bet your blush! Peep this ABC News investigation and keep reading for four fast facts on the Mary Kay craze. Keep reading »
It’s getting hot out there! And I mean more than the temp. All across this great land of ours, men are starting to strip down and show off their hot bods. It’s not quite beach weather yet, but if you know where to go, you can find some shirtless guy shrines to worship. Here are our seven favorite haunts for hunks. Keep reading »
Elisa Baxt recalls one of her first dog dates with her boyfriend; it was on a beautiful spring day, and she and Scott were having lunch at an outdoor cafe, eating salads, and sipping lemonade. Next to them was Elisa’s three-and-a-half-year-old chow-lab mix Cody, chewing on a special order carrot (raw and unpeeled).
“It was a great day,” Elisa said, “and Cody was a great icebreaker. Of course, now, she’s like our child. And we take her everywhere.” Keep reading »