Posts tagged "blue"

The Only Interesting Thing About DressGate Is That Humans Can’t Necessarily See Blue

No matter how many scientific explanations I read about THE DRESS last Friday, nothing made it feel any less inexplicable or mystifying -  until I read about how human beings may not necessarily be able to see blue on our own. Blue might be a sort of psychological phenomenon. That has put that ugly-a…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 2, 2015

Who Looked Best In Blue At Tiffany’s Blue Book Ball?

Tiffany blue is one of the most famous colors in the world. So it's no surprise that Thursday night, as stars gathered at Tiffany & Co.'s Blue Book Ball at Rockefeller Center, there'd be a lot of blue on the red carpet. Gwyneth Paltrow wore a light blue Ralph Lauren number, while…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 19, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Pieces Inspired By Essie’s Bikini So Teeny

Essie's Bikini So Teeny shade is pretty much the color of the summer. Not quite periwinkle, and not pastel either, Bikini So Teeny is summery, and bright and very very fresh. It's also pretty much sold out, no matter where you go. So if you can't get your paws on a bottle, you can still…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 13, 2012

Nicki Minaj Does Blue (Seafoam?) For Vogue

Tobias Fünke, take note: Nicki Minaj has gone and gotten herself thoroughly blued. She's a touch more greenish than Tobias, so I don't suppose she'll be much of a threat to his very important role in the Blue Man Group. I actually think it looks nice on Nicki, especially with her pastel pink hair,…
By: Rachel Krause / February 23, 2012

Bright Blue Nail Polish: It’s A Thing

If there's any universally flattering color, it's blue. There's a shade to match anyone's coloring and, done right, a really bright blue looks good on everyone. It sounds perilous, especially for those who don't typically sport neon colors, but why not integrate a flashy cyan by confining it to a truly risk-free area like, say,…
By: Rachel Krause / February 9, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Rockin’ Royal Blue Looks

We're having a royal blue moment. The color is so fiercely cheerful, you can't help but be in a good mood while wearing it. Get into it! Ten great royal blue items after the jump!
By: Julie Gerstein / September 14, 2011

Unexpected Style Inspiration: Jared Leto’s New Blue Hair

Yesterday, Simcha alerted us to Jared Leto's newly blue 'do. This bright shade of turquoise (or "Mint Blue," as the Facebook page dedicated solely to Jared Leto's hair calls it) is one of my favorite colors -- even when it's not attached to a gorgeous man's face. After the jump, I've collected…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 6, 2010

Pink: The Color For Boys?

Pink equals girl, blue equals boy. That's the widespread association with those two colors, but it wasn't always that way. In the early 1900s, blue was for girls and pink was for boys. Back then, the British magazine Women's Journal explained: "That pink being a more decided and stronger colour, is more suitable for the…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 8, 2009

But What If I Want The Blue One?

I was shopping at a Chicago grocery store this weekend, and I happened upon these "His & Hers Value Pack" water bottles. While it's great to fill up a reusable bottle rather than drinking from throwaways, why does the girl's have to be pinkish? Why not green?
By: Catherine Strawn / August 5, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Playing Dead, Pain Control, Puppies, And Pills

Male spiders who play dead double their chances of getting lucky, according to a study in Behavioral Ecology. The spiders studied all tried attracting partners by offering food held in their mouths, but the ones who laid flat and motionless were in a better position for sex, literally. This is the first time researchers have…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2008