Posts tagged "colors"

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 2, 2015 - 11:45 am

10 Color Names That Might Be Grosser Than “Oxblood”

I’m not sure if it’s God or Anna Wintour or the Pantone people who come up with the trendy color names every season, but this fall the fashion world is…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 20, 2012 - 10:00 am

“Caviar Is The New Black” And Other Color Names For Rich People

This weekend my friend Molly and I went to the fabric store and picked out a piece of gorgeous black fabric with pink polka dots. “You know,” said the woman…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 17, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Home Inspiration: Bold Reds

Red always gets a lot of play around Valentine’s Day and then we all get sick of it and move on to other colors until Christmas. But I think it’s…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 23, 2012 - 9:40 am

Pantone Tarts?! Color Me Hungry!

How gorgeous and clever are these fresh tarts based on the Pantone color system? I love the intersection of baking and graphic design, even though it’s giving me a temporary…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 7, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Infographic: What Your Bridesmaids’ Dress Color Says About You

Kim Kardashian is getting hitched this weekend, and her family isn’t telling us too much about how things we’ll be going down. Mom Kris Jenner tells us that Kim is…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 18, 2011 - 12:00 pm

An Open Letter To Orange

Dear Orange,

I feel like you and I got off on the wrong foot. Or, at least we would have, if you had feet. You’re just a color so…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 5, 2011 - 1:40 pm

How Colorful Is Your Closet?

The vast majority of my clothes are black, which means my closet is almost as dark as a Stanley Kubrick film. Usually I’m okay with this arrangement. I prefer to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 29, 2011 - 10:20 am

Beauty How-To: Dye Your Own Hair

If you plan on pulling a 360- going from black to blond or vice versa- we recommend consulting a professional. But for a standard single process, skip the salon (and…

The Frisky | March 1, 2010 - 11:16 pm

Beauty How-To: Maintain Your Colored Hair

The walk out of a salon after a fresh coloring is commercial bliss. It’s shiny, it’s smooth, it’s even, and it’s totally glam. Fast forward two months later and the…

The Frisky | February 9, 2010 - 1:13 am

Beauty How-To: Color Your Roots

Coloring your un-coated roots is a costly necessity, but not when you take matters (or a bottle of hair dye) into your own hands.

The Frisky | February 8, 2010 - 9:47 pm

Beauty How-To: Give Yourself Highlights

We don’t know about you, but if we have the spare time and money to get our hair salon highlighted, we’d rather spend it on a good night out or…

The Frisky | February 8, 2010 - 4:14 am

Beauty How-To: Cover Your Gray Hair

A guy might look dapper with his salt-and-pepper hair, but a woman just looks like she missed a vital dye appointment. If you don’t have time to pay the salon…

The Frisky | February 8, 2010 - 3:03 am

Newsflash: Black Clothes Make You Look Like Crap

Brace yourselves, girls. Experts have found yet another culprit to accuse in the “it’s bad for you” blame game, and this time, it’s your signature color. Some yahoo claims that…

Erin Flaherty | January 6, 2010 - 3:50 pm

“The Sing-Off” Group Teaches Us A Very Important Fashion Lesson

On last night’s episode of “The Sing-Off,” eight a cappella groups were narrowed down to six, and vocals-only versions of songs by artists from Queen to Aretha Franklin were performed.

Catherine Strawn | December 15, 2009 - 4:50 pm

It’s All About Turquoise For 2010

If you weren’t already obsessed with the hue of Chanel’s Jade nail polish, then get ready to see more greenish-blue hues. Pantone just announced their chosen “Color Of The Year,”…

Bianca Posterli | December 8, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Poll: Would You Buy A Funky-Colored Car?

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Catherine Strawn | December 7, 2009 - 7:40 pm

Ever Get Your Hair Done At A Beauty School?

Have you ever gotten your cut or color done at a beauty school or through a salon training program? You hear such mixed things about this. If you happen to…

Leonora Epstein | November 8, 2009 - 5:00 pm

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…

Catherine Strawn | January 8, 2009 - 1:00 pm