How awesome is this vintage compact? It’s got a surprisingly detailed map of the United States on the outside and pops open to reveal a handy little mirror. Never has checking for food in your teeth been such a glamorous — and patriotic — endeavor. [$12, Etsy] Keep reading »
Halloween is a magical time when you can be who you want to be. And that really helps you do who you want to do! The pagan celebration can be like Christmas for hoochie mamas or a big break on “Saturday Night Live” for a funny girl. Either way, you’re guaranteed attention based on your clever or sexy disguise. So to help you decide whether you want to bust out like skanky JWoww or brainy Tina Fey, our “Halloween Costume Face-Off: Sexy Vs. Funny,” after the jump. Keep reading »
Oh no. Please tell us this is a joke. The New York Daily News reports that a California company called BeardHats is actually … successful? People are wearing these? In public? And here we had thought the beard accessory trend was on the decline. Damn you, cold weather! You bring out the fools and crazies! Check out some more fun after the jump—a look back at some of the weirder beard-related buys we’ve seen. [New York Daily News] Keep reading »
Your laptop is having an identity crisis. Why? Because too often, Lappy feels like he’s wearing a mask when he’s zippered into some outfit that is completely unrepresentative of his style. This trompe l’oeil laptop case by Cooperative will show you value your machine’s essential beauty. You’ll protect your buddy, but still retain his basic character. OK, so that’s a bit far-fetched, but we’re crushing on this product because it’s cute and cheap. Need we say more?
Behold Lanvin‘s earmuff design, complete with a jeweled brooch and dyed fox fur. Any guesses as to how much these winter warmers cost? (Hint: It’s more than some people earn in a month.) The answer after the jump! Keep reading »
So, everyone is freaking out about Scarlett Johansson‘s new “wispy bob” that she showed off at the Mango Fashion Awards last week in Barcelona. We’re into the new ‘do, but are just as intrigued by Scar Jo’s makeup palette. Mixing gold, a smoky blue-green shadow, bold eyeliner, and nude lips, Scarlett adds a twist to the regular smokey eye. It’s certainly a special look, and not one we’d wear to the office, but something we’d consider making our go-to for the season’s nighttime beauty agenda. After the jump, some products to get you started and tips for how to do it yourself! Keep reading »