Posts tagged "blondes"

Beware The Gang Of Blondes!

Brazilian police have finally made some headway in a case that will undoubtedly be turned into a movie starring Blake Lively. Apparently, a gang of six young, attractive women has been staking out upscale shopping mall parking lots, targeting well-to-do blond shoppers to kidnap and rob. Two members of the gang hold the hostage at…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 28, 2012

Do You Like Katherine Heigl As A Brunette Or A Blonde?

Katherine Heigl has been sporting dark brown, almost black hair for most of the year. But recently, she lopped off several inches and switched things up to a curly bob for the “Killers” premiere. Her blond hair fit the Hollywood sweetheart role so well; it’s no wonder she’s said some off-the-wall things about her career…

By: Annika Harris / June 2, 2010

Blondes Aren’t Entitled Warrior Princesses

Yesterday, the internet was aflutter with news that blondes are more determined, likely to go to war, and feel more entitled than redheads and brunettes. This news, however, was kind of wrong. It turns out that the researcher credited with the findings has never conducted a study that proves anything. Instead, Aaron Sell says hi…

By: Annika Harris / January 19, 2010

Blondes: They’re Just Like Us!

Over at The Daily Beast, Alison Prato has written a column on“Breakout Blondes,” which asserts that there is some sort of tow-headed backlash against the dumb blonde stereotype going on in pop culture. Prato gave a number of examples of successful blonde women, from Taylor Swift to Dakota Fanning to Agyness Deyn (the range i…

By: Lauren Gitlin / May 27, 2009

Blond-Haired, Blue-Eyed Models Getting Booked More During The Recession

The recession has had some pretty obvious effects on the fashion industry. Designers dropped out of fashion week, labels have closed, and mega sales are a regular occurrence as stores try to stay afloat. One unforeseen consequence of the economy is that blond models are getting most of the work in editorial shoots and ad…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 7, 2009

When Being A Blonde Isn’t So Fun

A women wrote to Salon.com’s resident advice columnist, Cary Tennis, and as usual, I was a little confused by his answer. That is to say, I really couldn’t figure out what his answer was. The woman wrote that she met a guy a few months ago on Craigslist’s “Just Friends” section. She was new to…

By: Wendy Atterberry / April 17, 2009

Hair Colors Decoded

An easy ways to update your look is to change your hair color. But before you break out a bottle of peroxide, you should know that every hair color has a positive and negative perception. Before you send the wrong idea, find out what your hair color is saying about you.

By: Annika Harris / February 25, 2009

Quick Pic: Gap Declares Brunettes Are Out For Spring!

Count the models — nine out of 12 of them are blonde. Is the Gap banking on blonde hair getting them through the recession?

By: Annika Harris / February 11, 2009

Blonde Hair Could Help You Get Through The Recession

According to an unscientific data from hairdresser Andrew Barton in the U.K., more women are getting their hair dyed blonde to cope with the recession. Barton has seen a 67 percent increase in the sales of his blonde hair products compared to the same time last year. “I don’t believe it is purely a coincidence…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 30, 2009

Strange But True: Woman Sued L’Oreal Over Brown Hair

Back in 2005 a woman in Bridgeport, CT, filed a lawsuit against L’Oreal Inc. alleging her social life was ruined when she accidentally dyed her hair brown with one of the company’s products. Supposedly Charlotte Feeney, whose hair is a “natural blonde hue,” used a box of hair dye that was allegedly mislabeled “blonde” but…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 8, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: British Fashion Essentials, CoverGirl Ellen DeGeneres, And A Blonde Boycott

Can’t make it to London Fashion Week? Here are 50 things every British girl should own. The list includes a pair of men’s brogues and a black bob wig. [The Times, U.K.]…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 17, 2008

Style On The Street: Blondes Are To Summer What Redheads Are To Fall

Ignore this girl’s outfit and just focus on the hair. It’s a glorious auburn shade that will go wonderfully with autumn’s olive green, navy blue, and royal purple color palette. [Trender Bender]…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 4, 2008