We just go from one city’s fashion week to another’s, and right now designers are showing their Fall 2009 clothes in London. Unlike New York Fashion Week, where the heels seemed lower than usual (except for at Herve Leger), the shoes of London are tall and predominantly platforms. So far, no model has totally bit it and landed on the runway, but there have been a few close calls: a trip at Vivienne Westwood, a removal of shoes at Ely Kishimoto, and a slo-mo walking style at Basso & Brooke.
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Something about this lace beaded Topshop jacket is kind of Michael Jackson-y but we still think it would look pretty fierce over a few layers of Michael Stars tank tops, paired with tight jeans and high heels. It’s just white — never a good color for outerwear! — so don’t pick up any babies (or drunken hipsters) who
look like they’re gonna puke. [$170, Topshop.com] Keep reading »
Don’t feel guilty or beat yourself up about not shedding a few extra pounds. The gym is for losers! Instead, raid your jewelry box. I know you’re thinking: What do accessories have to do with looking thinner? Well, keep reading to find out. Keep reading »
This new ad for MAC Cosmetics is a surreal, kinky take on Alice in Wonderland, featuring a trip through a (ahem) pink tunnel that takes Alice into a faraway land, where she gets molested by a roving gang of shirtless, male, SM-styled Hello Kitties. Well, then! Apparently, the four-minute, outre mini-movie is a tie-in to the new Hello Kitty-MAC collaboration. This time around, though, Hello Kitty goes black, and the product line includes Hello Kitty “kitten-eyes,” crosshatched fake eyelashes, Hello Kitty On the Prowl platinum nail polish, and a Hello Kitty plush doll in black pleather. Clearly, all things Alice in Wonderland are looking to be the new new thing. Tim Burton is at work on a live action/stop motion new movie version of Lewis Carroll’s novel, starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, and Anne Hathaway. Who knows if Burton’s redux will be quite so fetishistic as this. Keep reading »
And I do mean dangerous! Those spikes could mess a bitch up! The “Project Runway” winner just showed at Fashion Week, but chances are, his upcoming line for Payless is the only Siriano-approved hot tranny fierceness the average woman can afford. Expected to be priced at an affordable $25-$45 per pair when they come out in fall, the line of budget footwear is conceptually aligned with Siriano’s fashion line, which used a lot of brown and turquoise. The shoes are certainly fashion forward for Payless, but they’re also a little underwhelming considering the source. Still, when these hits stores, I’m going to check them out in person. They’ve got to be better than the hideous styles designed by Patricia Field and Alice + Olivia. [NY Mag] Keep reading »
The season won’t change for another month or so, but you can put a little spring in your step with these floral-printed ballet flats until then. These shoes will also pack well if you’re planning a spring break getaway. Floral-printed canvas shoes will be really big this spring, and these flats will help you show off your fabulous, comfy style. [$19.50, OldNavy.com] Keep reading »
Infomercials provide plenty of comedic fodder, but some products, like the Snuggie and Strap Perfect can actually make your life better! And they’re not the only useful infomercial products. After the jump, check out our picks for infomercial products we might buy, and not just during a 3 a.m. shopping spree. Keep reading »
On my daily (um, I mean, bi-monthly) visit to Forever 21’s web site, guess what I saw? At some TBD future date, they’re coming out with $12.80-and-up swimwear sometime soon! Oh no, this is going to be so bad on my wallet. Already I’m addicted to their cute cotton panties and their dress-up clothes — cheap, cute, and comfy bikinis will be the death of me.
Fret not, Frisky gals, we’ll put the link up for all you whenever the items start to be sold online. Keep reading »
People often laugh at me when I tell them I shop on QVC and HSN, but little do they know, both of these shopping networks have awesome fashions, handbags, jewelry and makeup. Plus, you can pay in installments for some items, and they’ll ship the item before you’re even finished paying. Keep reading »
Everyone looks better when the lights are way down low, but candles in the bedroom make us nervous. After all, it’s pretty easy to get, um, distracted and then forget that you left an open flame burning. Sun (and now Moon) Jars capture energy from the sun throughout the day, giving you five hours of warm glowing radiance at night, without the fire hazard. [$40, Elsewares]
We’re giving away thee Sun or Moon Jars, but you have to work if you want to bask in their lovely glow. The three best commenters for this coming week — from today, Friday, Feb. 20 through Thursday, Feb. 26 — will be awarded with one. So, be as clever, smart, and original as you can! Click HERE to read the official rules. Keep reading »