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Betty Draper’s Hair Dryer

Have you ever noticed that a) travel hair dryers are sometimes more expensive than regular blow dryers (why?) and that b) they’re sometimes uglier? It’s not too often when packing our bags for a fun trip (which in itself can be pretty fun) that we get excited about tucking in our travel dryer. Now this has all changed thanks to this adorable miniature-sized tool with vintage-inspired graphics (so very Betty Draper). Added bonus: a cute travel case!

[$28.00 Urban Outfitters]

I Lost 20 Pounds And I Feel Fine

While, as a commenter recently noted, I am not a “TMI blogger,” I have occasionally blogged about some of my, er, weight issues over the last few months here at The Frisky. Back at the end of May, I wrote a post about how I was fatter than I’d ever been in my life. I asked for your help in getting started exercising, and you gave me some great tips. By early July, I was able to buy my first pair of skinny jeans. By the end of July, I figured I’d lost about 10 pounds. Now I think I’ve lost a total of about 20 pounds since I started. (I don’t have a scale, so I’m estimating.) After the jump, here’s what I learned. Keep reading »

Butt-iful Toilet Paper Roll Art

Anything used to wipe your you-know-what would be the last place we’d look for art supplies. One artist, however, manages to create beauty out of toilet paper rolls. Pretty incredible, no? [Geekologie] Keep reading »

Unlikely Style Icon: Jane Goodall

I grew up in a very primate-centric household. My mom was part of a team at the Oregon Zoo in the 1970s that taught sign language to chimpanzees, and my dad worked as a vet tech for 30 years, taking care of all different kinds of monkeys. My parents would often refer to the relationships between my three brothers and me in terms of a primate social structure, (“He’s just making a play for the alpha position, dear”) and it was not uncommon for our dinner table conversations to dissolve into fear grimace contests or discussions about the pros and cons of feces-throwing. You can understand, then, that Jane Goodall, the famous primate researcher and conservationist, was almost like a religious icon in my family. But I like to think of her as a style icon too … Keep reading »

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Why You Need To Buy That Party Dress — Right Now

Have you ever come across a gorgeous formal dress while shopping for, say, a pair of work chinos? Maybe it’s a little sequin shift hanging on the sale rack that catches your eye. Maybe there’s only one left and it’s in your size. Maybe the mere sight of it makes you squeal with glee, but your logical brain immediately reminds you that you are shopping for work chinos and you have no use for a sequin shift, even if it’s on sale and fits you perfectly and causes you to squeal involuntarily. Well, I’d like to respectfully disagree with your brain and tell you to buy that dress, and here’s why…

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