Scary times: 11 women were hospitalized after being possibly drugged with “roofies,” the date rape drug, at a Central Washington University college party on Saturday night in Washington state.
Police said 50 people attended an off-campus party and many of them began falling over and passing out after just one or two drinks. “Their level of intoxication just didn’t seem to make sense,” the police chief told CNN Radio. A bottle of vodka may have been spiked with an unknown substance and then distributed to partygoers, cops said, because kids who brought their own alcohol or drank beers from cans were fine. Given how almost all of those hospitalized were women, police say that women may have been targeted — possibly for sexual assault. Keep reading »
Brooches present a unique styling challenge. Thrift stores, vintage boutiques, and websites like eBay and Etsy are teeming with gorgeous, sparkly specimens, but simply pin one on your lapel and you run the risk of getting herded onto a bus bound for the nursing home. Here are a five fun, pretty ways to wear these misunderstood accessories without emulating your great aunt Doris (no offense, Doris).
Isabel Marant’s Spring Summer 2011 had one piece that i absolutely loved – a mesh overlay skirt. This is actually something that could be infinitely DIY’d with about a yard of mesh fabric and a body con skirt; however, if you have no interest in making your own, Cheap Monday has come out with a fantastic take on the style. Compaired with a starting price point of $650 for a skirt by Isabel Marant, $47 is a steal. Cheap Monday, Asos, $47 Keep reading »
Brought to you by Kobi Levi, the designer behind the sticky bubble gum shoe, are these wedges, which, when turned on their sides, look like a tongue sticking out of a lipsticked mouth. [Lost In A Supermarket] Keep reading »
Freezers are good for many things: preserving food, chilling vodka, storing body parts, and, apparently, cleaning denim. Seriously: sticking your jeans in the freezer for a few days will kill bacteria and alleviate odors while avoiding significant shrinkage (George Costanza would be proud). Stains can’t be frozen out, but this is an interesting technique nonetheless.
I wash my jeans after every wear because I’m kind of a fanatic about squeaky clean jeans, but I might have to give this method a try just out of curiosity. How about you — how do you usually wash your jeans, and how often? [via Crushable]
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