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Charlize Theron Is Actually Kind Of A Good Shoe Designer

We’re just going to call it now. 2009 is officially the year of celebrity fashion collaborations. And Charlize Theron just made it into the design world at the last minute…

Bianca Posterli | December 18, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Shop And Support World AIDS Day At The Same Time

It’s World AIDS Day, and if you’re not already active in promoting AIDS charities, you can give a bit of extra help by making some specific purchases. This year, brands…

Leonora Epstein | December 1, 2009 - 4:20 pm

Which Is Your Favorite Designer Home?

Women in Need is NYC’s largest provider of shelter and vital services for homeless families. This year, they’re raising funds in a truly different and creative way: They asked a…

Nina Carbone | November 11, 2009 - 9:30 pm

A Celebrity Line We Approve Of

While countless celebrities have joined the fashion world recently (um, yeah, Kings of Leon just launched a line too), here’s an example of two that are doing so for an…

Bianca Posterli | November 3, 2009 - 8:40 pm

Sort Of Tacky And Rad At The Same Time

We’re a little confused. A friend sent this link and when we clicked on it, we came across this duvet for sale beneath the tag line: “The Home Duvet lets…

Erin Flaherty | October 25, 2009 - 5:30 pm

How You Can Knit For A Good Cause

Knitters, listen up! Use your skills and take action by participating in Knitting Against AIDS (brought to you by the Designers Against AIDS foundation). All you have to do is…

Leonora Epstein | September 29, 2009 - 8:10 pm

Finally, Spam Mail Is Good For Something

How many times a day do you automatically delete emails with subjects like “Get big penis now offer pump for sex only $12.99!” (Or maybe you don’t delete them? We…

Leonora Epstein | September 17, 2009 - 2:10 pm

John Mayer’s $25,000 Mugshot

Yesterday, after Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump was arrested for driving without a license, John Mayer admitted he’d been arrested for the same offense and then Twittered a challenge…

Wendy Atterberry | August 28, 2009 - 11:10 am

Farm Girls Pose Nude For A Charity Calendar

Mormons do itSwiss farm boys do it. Oxford students do it. Now, farm girls are doing it. Baring it all for a charity calendar, that is. British lasses…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2009 - 8:19 pm

The Only Sun Hat You Will Need This Summer

We all know UV rays (the fake kind or the real deal) don’t do us any favors. Wrinkles are one thing, but, more distressingly, sun exposure ups our chances of…

Nina Carbone | August 10, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Beauty Company Lush Knows It’s A Jungle Out There

Do something else that’s environmentally friendly during your shower, besides, uh, peeing in it. Today, beauty company Lush launches a do-gooder initiative with a few new products that can help…

Leonora Epstein | August 8, 2009 - 3:00 pm

DKNY Tee for Charity

It can be a lot of work justifying new purchases when we’re totally broke and probably didn’t need that fifth tutu skirt if we’re being totally honest. So before you…

Lily Q | August 6, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Could You Wear One Dress For The Next 365 Days?

Call it a slightly different sort fashion risk. Sheena Matheiken is a woman on a mission. With the help of clothing designer Eliza Starbuck, Matheiken is wearing a single dress…

Nina Carbone | June 16, 2009 - 2:40 pm

Where To Meet Him: Charity Fundraisers

This month’s Elle Magazine has kind of a good idea. Rather than logging on to Match.com or waiting to bump into a hottie at the grocery store, start scoping men…

Justine Fields | June 15, 2009 - 8:15 pm

M.I.A. Wants Oprah’s Help Stopping War In Sri Lanka

M.I.A. knows how to make some noise. At Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People party, the singer sauntered up to Oprah and asked her to help galang-a-lang-a-lang the government sanctioned…

Simcha | May 9, 2009 - 1:00 pm

You Got Your Angelina Jolie In My Lipstick

I’m not sure how I feel about this. Am I supposed to take this Angelina Jolie lipstick and stick it in my mouth? And Brad Pitt, too? For some reason,…

Susannah Breslin | February 11, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Sarah Palin’s Wardrobe: $180,000 Sitting In Trash Bags

Remember all the hoopla about how much Gov. Sarah Palin’s campaign wardrobe cost? And remember how the Republican National Committee promised to donate the clothes to charity after the election?

Annika Harris | January 27, 2009 - 8:00 pm

10 Ways To Become A Better Person In A Week*

1. Pack Your Lunch: Instead of spending $10 on a sandwich that you don’t really enjoy, bring your lunch from home — you’ll save money (which can then be spent,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 8, 2008 - 5:00 pm

The Last 31 Days Of 2008: Donate Your Old Coat

Every year we miss the Dec. 31 deadline for the New York Cares Coat Drive. And then we guiltily buy a new coat and promise ourselves to make a donation…

Annika Harris | December 4, 2008 - 5:00 pm

The Frisky Wedding Gift Guide: Only Online

ZOMG! It’s wedding season! You know what that means? If you’re getting married, you’ve got to register for gifts and if you’re going to a wedding (or many weddings, as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2008 - 2:00 pm