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I’ve always had a soft spot for sweatpants, and instantly fell in love with J.Crew’s Ultra-Knit Un-Sweatpant in their fall catalog. The only problem–these knit sweatpants are too nice for working out. But could they work for other more everyday occasions? I came up with outfit suggestions for wearing the Un-Sweatpant for weekend, work (a casual office, obvi), and cocktails.
It’s easy for us longer-haired ladies to walk into a hair salon with an Us Weekly, find a picture of a starlet whose look we envy, and say “Give me Katie Holmes’ hair.” But what if you’re a lesbian looking for a more butch ‘do — or, hey, a straight girl looking for a super-short hairstyle? Two hairstylists, Marco Roso and Laruen Boyle, created a poster of “queer haircuts” showing a diversity of hair types and styles so that salons, particularly in gay neighborhoods, have a better idea of how to do a ‘do.
Bust out your pom-poms, ‘cause tonight is “Hellcats” night! Since The Frisky’s own Kate Torgovnick happens to be an expert on college cheerleading—after all, the show is based on her book, CHEER!: Inside the Secret World of College Cheerleaders—every Wednesday we have her sound off on how the show stacks up to reality.
While she joined the cheerleading squad to get a scholarship, Marti has always made it clear what her priority is—going to law school and becoming a lawyer somewhere outside of the state of Tennessee. Which brings us to the question: what do cheerleaders tend to do after graduating from college? Keep reading »
It’s World AIDS Day, and millions of people are doing their part to raise awareness and funds for the fight against AIDS and HIV. This epidemic continues to ravage the world with an estimated 1.8 million deaths and 16.6 million orphaned children caused by the disease in 2009 alone. Currently, an estimated 33.3 million people are living with HIV or AIDS. Thanks to the efforts of activists, doctors, governments, and everyday citizens, these numbers have continually declined over the past decade. But there is still much we don’t know about AIDS and HIV. [AVERT]
After the jump, five interesting facts about the virus. Keep reading »
After winning two Oscars, Hilary Swank has decided to take her acting career in an unexpected direction. She is developing a fashion-themed game show for The CW. The untitled project is being described as a studio-based game show in which self-described fashion diehards will be tested on their knowledge of style and fashion, with one winning fashionista earning big prizes. And Hilary is the host. Huh? I’m confused. Have meaty acting roles suddenly lost their cachet? [NYMag.com]
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