When Christina Aguilera‘s album Bionic dropped last April, it was impossible to miss the singer’s sudden interest in kink — her video for “Not Myself Tonight” featured whips, chains, a gimp mask, a ball gag, and drinking from a doggy bowl, among other things. Plus, there was that promotional photo featuring the singer wearing a thumb and index finger “petting ring” by Betony Vernon, which, while holding the fingers in the chi mudra position (for a concentrated, one-pointed mind), also aids in, uh, sexual play. There’s no doubt Xtina’s kinky ring cost an arm and a leg, but now you can get the look for a lot less. The question is, would you want too? Personally, I’m really into chunky, edgy jewelry — chains, mixed metals, harsh edges — so I think the sex ring is totally hot, albeit totally impractical. But would you wear it? [$30, Shock Boutique] Keep reading »
Check out this diagram about what your beauty mark(s) predict about your future. I am slightly skeptical for a few reasons: 1) I have no idea where this diagram comes from. 2) It looks like an egg and not a human face. 3) I had a beauty mark in the “carefree life” area and it turned out to be skin cancer. What does it mean now that it’s gone? I think I’ll go to a palm reader and find out. What do your beauty marks say? [The Gloss] Keep reading »
Stop the presses: this Kate Spade newspaper classified-printed iPad cover is a funky, literary take on the could-be-boring protective shield. Reading the fake classified ads like “Volunteers needed at the zoo” and “Found: spotted chihuahua” will keep you preoccupied when you’re out of a WiFi zone — not that you’d ever let that happen. While $85 might seem a bit steep for what amounts to a piece of plastic, it’s worth it to save your iPad from a klutzy accident, while looking geek-chic. No ink-stained fingers necessary!
So, yesterday, I ruined what I estimate to be my 57th pair of panties and stained a perfectly good pair of pajama bottoms when my tampon had a major leak. It was not a very sexy moment. But it could have been, if I had only been wearing a pair of Sexy Period panties! These very real, very purchasable undergarments are sold with three absorbent, leak-resistant layers built in, that way, if your ‘pon leaks, the spill will be soaked up by the crotch fabric. No ruined clothing! No public embarrassment! Just a super sexy bloody mess in your pants that’s your little secret. Keep reading »
I know what you’re thinking: “Does the world really need another celebrity fragrance?” I have to admit I thought the same thing when I was invited to the launch of Kate Walsh‘s Boyfriend fragrance at Sephora. But instead of paying attention to the celebrity behind the new scent and the packaging that looks way too much like Marc Jacobs, I decided to judge Boyfriend on its own. Keep reading »
We liked it when Emma Watson
chopped off her hair—something she wasn’t contractually allowed to do while filming “Harry Potter
“—into a sleek and sophisticated “you don’t own me” pixie cut. But now, apparently, Emma is having second thoughts about the hair. “I am trying to grow it but it’s slow, it’s taking a while obviously,” she said. “If I want to keep acting then it’s more flexible for me to have it longer for different roles, it’s quite a specific cut.” [People
Pish posh, Emma. If you like your hair short, stick with it. For every Keri Russell, whose career tanked post cut, there’s someone who did great rocking short hair. After the jump, stars whose careers thrived when their hair was shorn.