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Would You Pay Someone To Braid Your Hair?

I have short hair now, so braids are out of the question, but when it was longer, I may have put down a chunk of change for someone to teach me how to properly make a fishtail braid. Now Bergdorf’s department store in NYC has opened a Braid Bar where, for $30, John Barrett’s professional braid practitioners will give you the French, fishtail or side braid of your choosing. So tell us, would you pay someone else to braid your hair? [John Barrett] Keep reading »

A Brazilian Model Takes Top Honors — And, No, We’re Not Talking About Gisele

Chances are you’ve never heard of Fluvia Lacerda, but all that’s about to change. Fluvia was just named the Best Plus Commercial Print Model of the Year by Full Figure Fashion Week. She’ll officially receive the award this weekend at Full Figured Fashion Week, for her work with brands like Torrid, Monif C., Igigi and Fashion Bug and has been featured in the pages of Glamour, Bust and Playboy Brazil.

“The fact that I won this award is a major deal and I’m very passionate about my work, mostly because I feel that I represent the body image of many women,” said Lacerda. “I’m not only a healthy woman, but one who wears a size 18 and am confident about it.”

And she even blogs!

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Style By Jury: Does Diane Kruger Look Beautiful Or Baggy?

Is Diane Kruger's Dress Dashing Or Dowdy?

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7 Shopping Pet Peeves

A couple weeks ago, Amelia wrote about five of her random pet peeves, from elevator button abusers to people who groan in yoga class. Today, I’d like to focus on my shopping pet peeves — the little things that can turn a routine shopping trip into an exercise in exasperation. I’d love to hear yours too, so please share them in the comments! Keep reading »

Show Us Your … Favorite Room!

Do you have a special room or space in your home or apartment that feels truly peaceful or makes you really happy? We want to see it! All next week we’ll be opening up our homes to you, and sharing some of our favorite spaces, and we’d love to see where you live, too! {encode=”julie@thefrisky.com” title=”Send us a pic”} of your favorite room — and tell us what makes it special — and we’ll include it in a mega-slideshow of Frisky readers; homes. Don’t be shy! Your apartment doesn’t need to be ready for the cover of House Beautiful (trust us, ours aren’t either) — we just want to know what makes your living space all about you. Email photos to {encode=”julie@thefrisky.com” title=”julie@thefrisky.com”} with the subject “My Favorite Room.” Keep reading »

Go Hands-Free With The Backpack Umbrella

Before you even ask, yes, we are dead serious. Occasionally a product comes along that is so ingenious, so practical, so convenient, and so incredibly life-altering that we are able to put aside our shallow desire to look cool and stylish in public. The Backpack Umbrella is one such product. Imagine the rainy day possibilities! You could walk your dog or carry groceries or play with a yo-yo or talk on the phone, all while remaining dry and having one hand free to flip-off judgmental onlookers … who are busy laughing at your dorky Backpack Umbrella.

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