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This weekend, the new “Star Trek” prequel hits theaters. I’ve got tickets for the movie screening, but I bet it’ll be more of a sci-fi fashion show! Even the most die hard Trekkie has to wonder: Can a true lady boldly go to the theater in a costume?

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It takes a lot for us to be excited by clothes designed by celebs (we blame you, Jessica Simpson), but we could really get behind, not to mention inside, any one of these tees designed to raise money for HIV/AIDS prevention projects. H&M and Designers Against AIDS asked a bunch of celebs we love, like… READ MORE »


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If the June issue of Playboy looks a little more “Boogie Nights”-retro than babes-bare-all, it’s because famed fashion photog Terry Richardson shot the cover that features actress America Olivo. (No, we haven’t heard of her either.) In any case, while this might seem like a raunchy side job for someone whose work has appeared inREAD MORE »


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Forget everything you think you know about vegan, gluten-free, and sugar-free desserts because Erin McKenna has changed all that. McKenna’s BabyCakes bakery became a much sought-after destination in New York City for its delicious desserts, but now you can turn your kitchen into its own hot spot as you recreate the delectables in BabyCakes: Vegan,READ MORE »


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We’re all about high-tech fashion and accessories, but sometimes things are all gadget-y without actually being useful. They’re cool, but what do they do? This solar panel necklace designed by Mae Yokoyama is one example. Wear it for two hours in the sun and embedded LEDs will shine for four hours. Very cool if you’re… READ MORE »


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No one is more surprised than my family that I write for a beauty and style blog because I was the dirtiest little tomboy in my youth. Dresses? Prissy. Makeup? Prissy. Nail polish? So prissy.

But, try as I might, I couldn’t escape everything grooming-related. I remember how, after a bath, I’d sit on… READ MORE »


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Eating off of Andy Warhol’s face may not be the most appetizing idea, but we’re wild for these pop-tastic small plates bearing the visage of the eccentric Factory founder and his clever quips, like, “Art is what you can get away with.” For so cheap, we were amazed they aren’t throwaway paper plates! [$1.50 each,… READ MORE »


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Before you assume you can’t wear white denim, consider these tricks. I’m not a size zero or two — far from it — and blanco jeans don’t look tragic on me.

Buy a half size or a full size bigger. When they’re white, tight jeans flatter no one. Avoid the sausage leg look—no one… READ MORE »


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The recession has had some pretty obvious effects on the fashion industry. Designers dropped out of fashion week, labels have closed, and mega sales are a regular occurrence as stores try to stay afloat. One unforeseen consequence of the economy is that blond models are getting most of the work in editorial shoots and ad… READ MORE »


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If you’re the type who drools over a pair of pumps, Massimo Gammacurta’s work should appeal to you. The New York-based fashion photographer is famous for concocting stylish still life pictures, and his latest series depicts lollipops in the shape of luxury brand logos. Is the subtext that the fashion world is sugar-coated? Or that… READ MORE »


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We’ve heard of face facials. But cleavage facials? Is there really that much you can do to pretty up what your mama gave you?

A UK writer scoped out the cleavage facial in which a spa professional massaged “bust uplifting serums” onto her breasts, followed by a rose oil hydrating mask. Alas, she wrote,… READ MORE »


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“Karl Lagerfeld is dead!” “Terrorists at the Met Gala!” “Kate Moss ate foie gras!”

Missed these headlines from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala? You can find them all in the latest edition of WWWWD (not to be confused with WWD), the Onion-esque fake newsletter that pokes fun at the fashion… READ MORE »