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We’ve jokingly talked before about why women cut their hair, but here’s a historical example we didn’t really consider: war and its economic impact. The U.K.’s Telegraph recently reprinted a 1939 article dealing with trends in women’s hairstyles.

Back then, we learn, ladies were switching to short styles out of practicality and thrift: “Women… READ MORE »


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While designers in New York and London were sculpting elaborate hairdos this year at Fashion Week, Marni went the opposite route by covering it all up—just goes to show you that you that sometimes revealing less is sexier. At the designer’s summer 2010 runway show in Milan, models sported bright, printed headscarves and chunky jewelry,… READ MORE »


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I was given a Rear Gear Sports Cushion, a rollable butt pad, while vacationing in Las Vegas this past weekend. I was in total relax mode while lounging next to the hot tub, so I wasn’t really thinking about work or testing any products. But the moment I sat my caboose on the Rear Gear… READ MORE »


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What the hell is Kombucha tea? Why is everyone all of a sudden slugging coconut milk? What about the whole green juice craze?

The makers or retailers of any of these drinks would have you believe glowing skin, shiny hair and a flat stomach really is just a bottle away. But we all… READ MORE »


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We don’t care how permissive your fancy prep school is, we’re pretty sure this skirt would get you kicked out. Also, now we know who Kelly Osbourne was complaining about at the Teen Vogue party. [NYC, 9/29/09] … READ MORE »


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When I hear stories about people who wake up at 5 a.m. to “put their face on,” I kind of feel like vomiting. (And if I weren’t too busy sleeping in, I would.) Honestly, it should never take more than about five minutes to put on totally passable makeup for the day. And if you… READ MORE »


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Knitters, listen up! Use your skills and take action by participating in Knitting Against AIDS (brought to you by the Designers Against AIDS foundation). All you have to do is put those needles to work, knit a scarf, and send it in (you will have to pay for international shipping because this particular project works… READ MORE »


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You certainly wouldn’t let your IT department predict clothing trends for next season. So, why is the fashion industry looking to scientists for their opinions on the future of design?

Yes, that’s right. When it comes to the new looks on the future runways, scientists are working with designers to come up with high-tech,… READ MORE »


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Interior designer Kimberlee Paige Hanson has just launched a new firm called “Sexy Bachelor Pad” which focuses on transforming post-college bachelor-pad disaster zones into hip, chic and sexy spaces. According to Hanson, “Women are nesters, so when they walk into a home where a man has really created atmosphere, it creates a different kind of… READ MORE »


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It’s quite possible the internet has finally gone too far.

While social media is taking over the fashion industry — D&G provided bloggers with their very own laptops in the front row — now it seems that dog and cat lovers have their own community as well. Fooniverse.com is a new social networking site… READ MORE »


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Milan Fashion Week is finishing up, and then it’s off to gay Paree. If you were suffering from fashion fatigue this week, here’s a cheat sheet to what the critics had to say:

NYT fashion scribe Cathy Horyn was none too pleased with Milan’s presenters, singling out Dolce & Gabbana for “cafe curtain lace” READ MORE »


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Fall fashion gets a little ho-hum—another cardigan, anyone?—which is why we’re ordering this short-sleeved military jacket by BB Dakota, stat. Unlike other military jackets, it’s not made of long or bulky fabric which covers up your body. Nor does it scream “nautical trend!” which was so last season anyway. We dig any piece in our… READ MORE »