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Dang! Ask and you guys seriously deliver. Thanks to so so so many of you for sending us your Halloween costume pics — you all looked amazing. Though I’m totally going as Shredded Wheat next year … Keep clicking to see 28 more Frisky reader costumes!
Janet Jackson hit up the Lanvin Halloween party wearing a costume that we bet was easy to put together. Her masculine-inspired clothes and hat look like items she could have had in her closet already. A cigar and a swipe of black eyeliner over her red pout completed the look. [NYC, 10/29/10] Keep reading »
Somehow I grew up in the preppiest place in the world and still managed to never have one of those monogrammed L.L. Bean tote bags that inform the world your name is “Muffy” or whatever. But monogrammed iPhone wallpaper? I want now. The 3initials app, $1.99 from the iTunes store, lets you pick a variety of preppy fonts and colors — mostly pink and green, natch — and saves your monogram into your photo album. Tap it to make your monogram into your iPhone wallpaper. It’s easier than popping your collar! [3initials.com] Keep reading »
It’s not too often that we see a diaper tote for moms and think, “Hey, this would make a really great laptop bag.” (Once you get the thought of diapers in there it kind of sticks, you know?) We are surprisingly taken, however, with Gap’s Mia Bossi messenger bag, which is intended for carrying baby naps, but is also the perfect size and fit for a laptop. The graphic print reminds us of a classy French Goyard bag—without the super hefty price tag!
Blackbook informs us that shopping giant Nordstrom will be setting up a non-profit shop in New York City’s Soho neighborhood. The high-design charity boutique is an already-existing concept, and a successful one at that. Merci, a concept store in Paris, was founded by the past owners of Bonpoint, a fancy children’s clothing line. After selling Bonpoint, the owners created their own children’s charity and a boutique whose entire proceeds benefit it (after paying all costs). Merci has become one of the most-respected style spots in Paris. Now Nordstrom is doing something similar, opening a boutique to benefit non-profit organizations. Keep reading »