Men don’t have a passion for sweet treats the way women do. If given a choice between a sugary confection and something savory, men will choose the latter. This is not some kind of random, sweeping gender generalization I just made up. I have scientific proof. Like many big cities, New York has seen the arrival over the past few years of novelty food trucks. These trucks sell everything from waffles and tacos to schnitzel and BBQ. Yesterday I walked by two such trucks. One sold cupcakes, the other Asian dumplings. Women stood eagerly in line for cupcakes, but I made a beeline for the dumplings. They were delicious, meat-stuffed globules of delight. Dumplings are my anti-cupcake. Keep reading »
It’s not often a girl can pull off purple and yellow in one outfit. Or green and orange. Or red and turquoise. Or … you get the idea. But you won’t have to worry about clashing if all the colors of the rainbow are on one adorable color wheel. This 22k gold pendant hangs from an 18k gold chain and adds an instant “art school” look to any bland outfit. Time to brush up on your color theory!
“In the land of Madonna, Britney, Miley, ‘Gossip Girl,’ other public figures and shows that have pushed the envelope and challenged the levels of comfort in their viewers and fans, we are not the first. Now, in perpetuating the type of images that evoke these kind of emotions, I am sorry. If you are hurt or these photos make you uncomfortable, it was never our intention. And if your eight-year-old has a copy of our GQ cover in hand, again I am sorry. But I would have to ask, how on earth did it get there? … These aren’t photos I am going to frame and put on my desk, but hey, nor are any of the photos I take for magazines … If you asked me for my dream photo shoot, I’d be in a treehouse, in a wild costume, war-paint and I’d be playing with my pet dragon.”
—Dianna Agron, aka Quinn on “Glee,” responds to folks being up in arms over her risque shots in the November issue of GQ. I hope some magazine is working on that pet dragon concept as we speak. [Fell Down The Rabbit Hole] Keep reading »
Time for another round of Would You Wear. Today, we’re debating Pendleton’s collection for Opening Ceremony. Julie says she loves this stuff “in a huge way.” As for me, I secretly like the iconic American textile look, but probably wouldn’t wear it out in public (the onesie is a bit extreme for me). What do you think of this look? Would you wear it? [Opening Ceremony] Keep reading »