Is Marc Jacobs about to jump on the plus-size bandwagon? The company’s Twitter tells us this: “We are in talks now. For plus sizes. For all you who seem to know my co. Better than me. Hope it works out. Lighten up!” Interesting. For the plus-size ladies out there, does this make you excited? [Twitter] Keep reading »
Admit it: You have slightly shameful fantasies of swimming in unusual substances like pudding, champagne, Pinkberry, or whipped cream. (Or is this just us? Um …) Making one of our dreams come true is Jellybath Tub Soak, which, when added to your bath water, creates “a warm fluffy jelly that retains heat up to four times that of the water.” Sexy high-class retailer Kiki de Montparnasse is selling the stuff, so already we’re thinking that it’s meant for pre-sexytime fun. What do you think: sexy or nasty? [$45, Kiki de Montparnasse] Keep reading »
At a loss for words? Whip out these babies to get the conversation flowing. These topic cards are perfect for a long road trip, lightening up a discussion, or just getting your friends to think. Use them at a dinner party, or keep them on your coffee table. There are questions like “What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever seen?” and “If you could spend one year in any country which would you choose?” With 135 open-ended questions, you’re sure to be entertained. Who wants to discuss the weather or politics when you can spice things up like this? Let the chatter begin.
New York magazine reports that “men’s espadrilles are having a moment.” Apparently, the style has been popular in European countries like France and Spain, and has now found a place with American retailers. Ordinarily, I would disregard this type of article and think that someone had noticed three guys wearing espadrilles and decided this is now a trend were it not for a conversation I had with my boyfriend just three days ago on the topic. (Full disclosure: he is French.) Keep reading »
When the media started noticing haul vloggers
—girls (mainly) who post videos of their shopping sprees—the response was a bit cynical. These girls, wrote New York
magazine, “seem to be primarily of one species: the girl who flatirons her hair, wears too-thick eye shimmer up to her eyebrows, drowns in eyeliner, and gets her brows waxed regularly … ” And many others believed haul vloggers to either be real shopping addicts, braggers, or people who spend their daddy’s money. Keep reading »