From anxiety over one’s relationship status (or lack thereof), to figuring out a non-lame way to celebrate, Valentine’s Day, more than any other occasion, has the power to elicit panic in even the most reserved, well-tempered individuals. Perhaps the most nerve-wracking experience of the whole occasion is choosing an appropriate gift, one that sends just the right message without inadvertently offending anyone in the process. Worse than the stress in choosing a perfect gift, though, is the disappointment in receiving one that totally sucks. After the jump, 20 Valentine’s Day gifts we hope you don’t get stuck with this year. Keep reading »
As the Midwest and Northeast United States gets hit with the millionth snowstorm/blizzard thing (whatever you call it, it’s crappy) of the season, we’re obsessing about staying warm and dry. Hunter wellies are a winter staple for us Frisky gals — these rain boots look cute but protect your feet from puddles. But when it’s especially cold and snowy, rain boots don’t do much to actually keep your toesies warm. Thankfully, Hunter’s cuff socks will make your everyday rain boots perfectly appropriate for stomping around in the snow, ensuring your feet won’t go numb in the process.
Atlanta woman, Jazz Ison Sinkfield, is hoping her shimmery gold, 20-inch-long fingernails will make her famous. Her goal is to share the story of her “divine gifts,” which she’s been growing for the last 22 years, on Oprah’s couch someday. Jazz’s monthly salon maintenance includes five-hour sessions at $250 a pop at Exotic Nail and Spa. But that’s not all! She refrains from tying her shoes and we’re guessing that masturbation is out of the question. Fame always comes with a price. Oh wait, how does she shower, or eat, or pick her nose? God, I have so many questions. [The Gloss
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Ah, Valentine’s Day. For some it’s a day of love and affection, for others a cruel reminder of their single status or another “Hallmark holiday.” That’s why most of us prefer to keep our Valentines subtle. Red roses at work? Romantic. Giant teddy bear the size of a small state? Not so much.
Admittedly, I am possibly the only person on the planet who will openly admit to loving the holiday so many others love to despise. It’s cheesy, yes. For many, it’s yet another reminder that they need a table for one in a world of two-seaters. Even so, there are things even I would rather not receive in public.
Like a singing telegram. From a man dressed as Cupid. In a diaper.
Here are some more embarrassing gifts we want you to give us in private. Read more… Keep reading »
Vanessa Paradis is one of Karl Lagerfeld’s muses, which is why I think she felt she could get away with wearing such a casual look for the Chanel fashion show in Paris this week. Whatever, I think it makes for an excellent weekend outfit for us regular Janes. Click onward to see how to get it the faux Chanel way. Keep reading »