Tag Archives: anthropologie

Anthropologie’s August Catalog Features Real(er) People

Anthropologie’s August catalog is out, and instead of the whimsical models they usually include, the company photographed “real people” wearing their clothes. Everyone and their mother is into street style photography these days, with Scott “The Sartorialist” Schuman even snapping the latest ad campaign for DKNY Jeans. It is nice to see different body types wearing the clothes that are for sale, but are they real people or simply models who have more realistic proportions? We took to Google and searched a few of the names listed in the catalog to find out. Keep reading »

If You Have to Grill, You Should At Least Look Good Doing It

Memorial Day Weekend is upon is and we’re more excited about the barbecue bit than anything else. While I definitely won’t be doing any cooking —I’m prone to burning myself in even the safest of situations—I definitely will be standing near the grill decked out in my cooking finest looking like I could be of use. It’s a tricky and foolproof plan.

Join me, won’t you? Keep reading »

The Few Things You Actually Do Need For the Summer

You don’t need a $400 Gucci beach towel for the summer.

You don’t need a $315 peace sign bikini ’cause all the goodwill in the world ain’t gonna pay for that thing.

And you definitely don’t need another pair of khaki short-shorts or that same cotton dress in one more color.

What you do need are a few summer wardrobe updates that you can buy and then wear while eating the food you’re still able to pay for. As always, the number of new things you buy doesn’t really matter. It’s more important to make sure that all the items work with each other and the things you own. Keep reading »

Crave: Late For Dinner Plates

In an effort to shed last winter’s extra weight before this winter starts, we’re trying to cut back on second and third servings of everything, which is about as hard a task as Sarah Palin giving up Moose burgers. We think these gorgeous dinner plates may help, though. Their patterns and colors are so awesome, we won’t be tempted to pile more food on them. Well, in theory, anyway. [$24, Anthropologie] Keep reading »

Quickies!: Halle Berry Is The Sexiest Woman Alive

  • Halle Berry is Esquire‘s Sexiest Woman Alive. “Sexiness is a state of mind — a comfortable state of being,” she said. “It’s about loving yourself in your most unlovable moments.” [AP]
  • Neiman Marcus is offering his-and-hers life-size Lego sculptures for $60,000 apiece. [WSJ]
  • Thinking about getting a haircut. Here‘s what’s hot for fall. [College Candy]
  • Queen Latifah isn’t going to be discussing her sexuality anytime soon. [Celebrity Smack]
  • Anthropologie’s antiques buyer Keith Johnson will appear on a Sundance Channel reality show. Right now, the working title is: “Man Shops Globe.” Does he need a lady to accompany him? [Racked]
  • Keep reading »

    Five Catalogs Your Mailbox Will Be Happy To Get

    I don’t get much mail, except for the occasional postcard from my mom and the handful of magazines I subscribe to. For the most part, this pleases me because I’m not wasting as much paper as I would if I received L.L. Bean catalogs every week. However, amidst crap catalogs like Just For Redheads, there are gems that so beautiful, you’ll want to live in them.

    A.P.C.
    Even the catalog from French import A.P.C. exudes the easy style you’d assume all Parisians possess. The latest, which appeared in my mailbox a couple weeks ago, comes covered in army green cloth. Keep reading »

    • Zergnet: Simply Irresistible

    • HowAboutWe

    • Popular