This holiday season you’re going to be treated to more than drool-worthy footwear when you enter a Nine West store. The fashion footwear giant has teamed up with the world-famous and iconic Radio City Rockettes for the Rock the Holidays campaign. The Rockettes will be featured in 160 stores across the U.S. and on NineWest.com, wearing “The Jemster” shoe, a peep-toe style decorated with large rhinestones on top, and a dazzling performance costume covered in Swarovski crystals. Plus, one lucky woman will win a trip to NYC, VIP tickets to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, a backstage tour, and a customized Nine West shoe package. (Enter here.) Having worn a pair of “The Jemster,” learned The Rockettes’ famous high-kick, and seen the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, I can attest that this is an awesome prize, especially since there are few places that have the same energy as NYC during the holidays. Check out more photos from the Nine West Rock the Holidays campaign, including one of me doing the high-kick (which is a lot harder than it looks) with The Rockettes, after the jump. Keep reading »
The Alexander McQueen Brass Knuckle Clutch is by far one of the coolest and most unique bags ever. Surprisingly, it is not one that you can find at a lower price by tons of other retailers. However, Too Fast has made a larger striped version that could totally work for someone who likes the style but not the $2,000+ price tag. Shiny vinyl with large “brass knuckles” as the handle, this bag is edgy and fun, and just like the original, it’s definitely a statement. [1: $1,924 Zappos; 2: $39.99 Too Fast] Keep reading »
Polyvore and Rebecca Minkoff have gotten together to see if you have what it takes to design the next IT bag. The challenge, if you choose to accept it, is to take inspiration from Rebecca’s “Morning After Clutch,” and redesign it. The “MAC” has been worn by celebs such as Reese Witherspoon, Keira Knightley and Shenae Grimes, and is an iconic bag in its own right. All of the elements — hooks, studs, zippers, tassels, feet and leather — are provided for you on the Polyvore site. You just have to put your design together. Ten finalists will be picked by Rebecca herself and the winner will be chosen by user votes on Facebook. The winner will have their bag shown during New York Fashion Week and it will become available for sale in March! So, will you put your creative skills to the test? Keep reading »
A cup of tea is supposed to be calm and relaxing, but not when you spend half the time fishing your tea bag out of the cup only to tie a wet string around the handle (which inevitably comes undone, too). Try this instead: the Tie Tea Cup by George Lee, which features a simple (but so well-thought-out) design that allows you to securely anchor your tea string to the lip of your mug. So much more relaxing.
Did you guys watch “Recess” back in the day? It was my favorite cartoon for an embarrassingly long time. I watched it every week until it got cut from the Saturday morning line-up, at which point I believe I was a senior in high school. One of the best parts of the show was a character named Spinelli (shown above with the red arrow), who was this awesome Italian-American girl who could beat up any kid on the playground. Not only was Spinelli tough as nails, but she also rocked a sweet signature look … Keep reading »
Moxy Creative House has put together a badass series of art prints depicting the signature styles of 20 different rock icons. Ranging from Kurt Cobain to Run DMC, these limited edition posters are almost as cool as the rock gods that inspired them. One major complaint, though: no female musicians were included. Seriously? No Debbie Harry? No Billie Holiday? Shame! [$30 each, Moxy Creative House] Keep reading »