What sometimes controversial tell-it-like-it-is television talk show host owns a behemoth Beverly Hills mansion that includes this garish (or, some might say, opulent), funhouse-like breakfast room lined with dizzying, beveled mirrors? Find out … Keep reading »
Even if you prefer to spend your free time in the kitchen as opposed to in front of the TV, or if you like to watch food shows yet hate cooking, you’ll find something worthwhile in How to Cook Like a Top Chef, the latest guide to Bravo’s “Top Chef.” Inside you’ll find recipes from all six seasons of the foodie show and season one of “Top Chef: Masters.” But this book isn’t only about food. Fans can get behind-the-scenes interviews with contestants and juicy trivia. Plus, you can learn how to wield a knife like the pros — chefs, not hit men, obvi! [$19.77, Amazon.com]
WIN THIS! We’re giving away five copies of How to Cook Like a Top Chef, but you have to work if you want it. In the comments, tell us why you’re the top chef of your kitchen by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, July 29. We’ll pick our favorite response and announce the winner Friday, July 30. You must live in the U.S. or Canada to win. Good luck!
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Having your own fashion blog as your job seems kind of like one of those dream professions like modeling or acting where all you do all day is put together cute outfits and take pictures of yourself in them. The difference is that successful models get paid. A lot. That’s not so evident with independent fashion bloggers who might have a huge following but don’t seem to actually do much. They’ve got to have some money somewhere to be able to live like that, right? Recently, Susie Bubble had to confront this assumption after posting about a shopping spree on her blog, Style Bubble, where she disclosed the $338 (220 GBP) price of her Christopher Kane purchase. A reader got a bit curious, leaving the comment: “220 here, 220 there…how much money do you actually spend on clothes? and im not buyng the story…oh they are an investment, like some sort of fashion archive … how do you make money to afford to buy things like this and travel like you do.” Susie, slightly offended, retaliated, and detailed exactly how a fashion blogger supports herself … Keep reading »
Clearly, Interview magazine has a bit of a creative issue. The editors seem to be in a slump with their designs because, as the ladies at Fashionista pointed out, more than a few of their recent covers are beyond similar. Instead of switching up their look month to month, the glossy has instead been opting for close-up, black-and-white shots for their covers. In the past two years, four issues from 2010 (those featuring Marion Cotillard, Megan Fox, Madonna, and Carey Mulligan) have been shot this way, as well as SIX covers from 2009! What’s the deal, Interview? What would (founder) Andy Warhol say? [Fashionista] Keep reading »
If you like to wear heels, whether to work, on a daily basis or simply to party, you know that beauty is pain. However, there are certain things that you can buy that will make wearing heels worth every minute of wearing them. Forget about your cracked heels, painful feet, blisters and bunions, after the jump find 9 ways to save your feet from getting any more hurt in heels than they already do. Keep reading »
We’re not sure why you would wear fancy water shoes on dry land, or why you would wade around in water in your fancy shoes, but Timberland and Opening Ceremony seem to think there’s a market for stylish amphibians. They’ve teamed up to make these slick water shoes, which have a punchy oxford motif, but come in breathable nylon. For the dandy especially concerned with looking his finest while mucking through the mud? [Lost in a Supermarket] Keep reading »