Is it that time of year again already? It feels like just yesterday we were compiling our holiday wishlists from the greatest of all gift catalogs, the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book. This year’s edition is out and it’s chock full of gifts that will have you arranging your grandma’s death to get your inheritance early. (Seriously, don’t do that.) The thing about the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book is that I … don’t want anything on it. Seriously. Love you, Grandma! Nevertheless, here are the most outrageous — and outrageously priced — gifts on the list this year that you might like. [Fashionista]
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I’m a wedge girl, which sounds vaguely dirty when you write it out but it just means I prefer to wear wedge heels. The other day I decided it was time to change things up, to really break out of my shell, so I set aside my wedges and threw on a pair of 3.5 inch patent leather pumps instead. I spent the day teetering around like a drunk person and by the time I got home my feet were in so much pain that I was fairly sure I was going to need to have them amputated. I know for many women 3.5 inchers are a no-big-deal, daily footwear option, so tell me: what’s your high heel height limit? What size/style of heel is your favorite? [Shown: Madden Girl Platforms, $50, Zappos]
Gather ’round, nerds: (Amelia, that means you!) Tim Gunn sat down with the web series Crazy Sexy Geeks for a trés serious critique of “Star Trek” fashion. It’s still interesting even if, like me, you could care less about “Star Trek” because the host is a fountain of information about the costuming decisions for the “Star Trek,” especially when it came to dressing the women to appear more “sexy” out in space.
Oh, and there’s some really obvious space-peen. That never hurts. [The Mary Sue]
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This Halloween, feel like royalty! But Kate Middleton is so dull. Princess Beatrice is where it’s at! The hat she wore to Prince William and Kate’s nuptials took absolutely took the crown for most memorable. Luckily, all you really need for to pull off this costume is the fascinator in question — which we’ve found — but to get the look from head to toe, add a creamy pink coat, matching shoes, and auburn wig. Get all the details for this ripped-from-the-headlines costume, after the jump! Keep reading »
Ask any of my close friends or family members, and they’ll tell you I’m an extreme shoe addict. I’m also a bit of a hoarder, since I have a problem getting rid of shoes and clothes. I recently counted all the shoes that were visible to me without moving any boxes, and the number totaled 65! (I’m actually embarrassed by that number and refuse to count all my shoes now.) Yet, I tend to wear the same few pairs of shoes each season. So how do I keep my favorite shoes working hard for me year after year? I know the great value of a good cobbler! Keep reading »