My attitude about pretty much everything on a standard Thanksgiving menu is “oh, that’s nice,” but when it comes to stuffing and gravy, my attitude is more along the lines of, “GIVE IT ALL TO ME.” So obviously, I’m really into the idea of these stuffing waffles drizzled with gravy “syrup.” Finally, a perfectly engineered day-after-Thanksgiving breakfast food (way better than the mashed potato and cranberry sauce omelette my dad is so fond of). Are you with me in my desire to chow down on a stack of these? Or does the idea of a savory, gravy-drenched waffle make your stomach turn? [Neatorama]
This always happens. Just a few months after I do a major closet clean, in which I donate/sell things I don’t wear anymore, I wake up with the realization that I should have kept my [INSERT ITEM I DIDN'T CARE ABOUT TWO MONTHS AGO BUT WANT NOW]. Such is the case with the full midi skirt I gave away three months ago that I am dying to wear now that full skirts are being spotted everywhere including the street style photos that have been the source of much of my outfit inspirations recently. I love, love, love this trend because I think it works on ALL body types. A full skirt gives everyone a tiny waist, hourglass shape and a feminine vibe that can be styled in an endless variety of ways and can work for all seasons (just add tights!). Here are five street style-inspired ways to rock the full skirt! I guess I’ll be buying another one — and this time I’m holding onto it for dear life.
Into The Archives: 1957′s The Scientific & Easy Way To Gain Weight Is The Weirdest Diet Book Of All Time
My mom gave me treasure: a small pile of small paperback books produced by someone named Jose Bonomo who may or may not be a real person, from the 1950s-1960’s on various womanly things, like how to have flawless hair, makeup, figures, diets, and even parties. I feel like I am a 1960’s housewife in the modern world, despite not being married. I want to write the feminists’ guide to being a single 1960’s housewife, which I realize makes no sense and is contradictory, but I’m just so curious about how women lived in the ‘50s and ‘60s (thanks, “Mad Men”). I want to know how they did their hair, makeup, and maintained their figures.
So when I saw this one diet book in particular, I thought I misread the title. But no, I hadn’t, it’s actually a book titled The Scientific & Easy Way to Gain Wight. The cover shows an illustration of a thin woman measuring her thighs. “SHOWS YOU HOW TO ADD POUNDS AND INCHES” the book assures, while proclaiming, “SENSIBLE! SURE!” Keep reading »
If you’re anything like me, you’ve already started dreaming about piles of garlic mashed potatoes, slices of beer-battered turkey and mom’s famous creamy green bean casserole. And if you’re like me, you also have no idea how the hell to make any of the aforementioned foods without burning down the kitchen.
But help has arrived. Keep reading »
I know what you’re going to say. “Amelia! It’s winter! Shouldn’t the mini skirts be stocked away for next summer?” That, my dears, is a fallacy. Winter is the perfect time to rock a short, flouncy skirt — you just need to add cold-weather layers, like sweaters, tights and boots, to make them seasonally appropriate. Here, I’ll put my hand on Grace Coddington’s memoir, Grace, and swear that I am not trying to give you frostbitten legs. Now do you believe me? Good! Click on for my picks!
Don’t let your amazing Instagram photos languish on your tiny cell phone screen. Turn them into awesome things like magnets, cell phone cases, posters, and throw pillows! After reading about PicPaperie, a company that turns your Instagram photos into personalized wrapping paper (brilliant, right? Help them meet their funding goal here!), I decided to round up some of my favorite Instagram products from around the web. Click through to check ‘em out…
So I finally picked up a copy of the December/January issue of Lucky featuring that godawful photo of the divinely beautiful Kerry Washington on the cover. Normally I love the mag, but they realllllly dropped the ball with this shoot. I mean, check out this photo from inside the magazine. Kerry looks amazing in this shot, don’t get me wrong — but am I the only one who’s majorly distracted by the way those sunglasses are bizarrely perched on her head? What is this fuckery? They’re hugely off-kilter and so far forward they look about to fall off. I mean, two seconds after this photo was taken, those Ray-Bans were on the floor, mark my words. Did the stylist/photographer really not take the damn time to adjust those shades so they were placed on her head properly? Or maybe wearing your sunglasses cocked to one side a new trend for 2014. Whatever the case may be, Kerry Washington/Olivia Pope deserves better than this mess!
Going-out dresses still aren’t tight enough for you? Meet Fabrican, a spray-on fabric that can be used to make clothes that mold to your body.
Fabrican has been in the making since 2000, and is kind of revolutionary in a “Jetsons” sort of way. It was developed for use on runway models who need tight, perfectly-fitted coverage quickly and will likely be in stores soon for us regular folks. Keep reading »
There was once a time where I might have vehemently declared leopard-print to be tacky as hell. And it can be, in the hands of, say, Teresa Giudice. But done right, leopard-print can look amazing on anyone, either as an accent print via a scarf, clutch or shoe, or as MAJOR STATEMENT when worn as a coat or pair of pants. Click on through for some street style inspiration and a bunch of leopard-print items you should start rocking ASAP.