A video of a woman getting kicked in the butt doesn’t make me want to buy your sneakers.
It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear short updates from two people: “Wanting More,” a young woman from a recent “Shortcuts” column who wanted to know how to ask her FWB whether he wanted a real relationship without sounding needy, and “Homeward Bound,” who wondered if she should stay out east, where she was finishing grad school, to be with the man she loved, or move back west, where she had friends, family, better career options and a home she loved. Find out what both these ladies decided to do and whether they’re still with their guys, after the jump. Keep reading »
People are apparently so desperate for free crap that they’re willing to line up in their underwear in the streets of New York City’s Soho neighborhood. This photo was taken as part of a marketing stunt by the retailer Desigual that went down in NYC yesterday. The catch: line up naked (well, nearly naked) outside the store, and the first 100 people would get free outfits (everyone else gets a 50 percent discount coupon). The rowdy underwear-clad crowd shouted things like “We’re getting naked!” which isn’t something you’d really want to hear (or see) from a stranger before 10 a.m. on a weekday. Maybe this is just our opinion, though? Would you stand around in your bra and panties in a public place if it meant getting a free outfit? [DailyCandy Twitter, CBS NY] Keep reading »
Meet Adora BatBrat, a Swedish gothic electro queen who wants you to rethink your look. Why do you insist upon brown eyeshadow and nude lip gloss, when Adora can show you how to style baby pink bangs, give yourself lace face, wear cat ears, or use scissors to make goth eyebrows? Also, she has fangs. Happy makeovers, ladies! Keep reading »
It’s hard to know what exactly is going on in this editorial from Numero #117. Model Constance Jablonski, who appears to be white, cavorts about in a series of Afro wigs while pushing an African-American child around in a stroller. In several photos, the model’s skin appears to have been lightly darkened. What do you think? [Fashion Senses] Keep reading »