Posts tagged "exhibits"

Jean Paul Gaultier’s Enfant Terrible Fashion World Comes To Life

It’s undeniable that Jean Paul Gaultier’s design career — always innovative, always stunningly avant-garde — is well beyond deserving of an exhibit (really, his works could and should launch a museum). After over forty years in the business of haute couture, the designer is at long last the subject of a solo exposition at De…

By: Rachel Krause / May 14, 2012

New In-Store Exhibit Explains Where Chanel Bags Come From

Chanel might be out of your price range right now, but while saving for your very first 2.55 purse, here’s an exhibit to quench your quilted double-C desire. Beginning on May 16, the design house will give shoppers, including us wannabe Chanel owners, the inside scoop on what goes into making its famous bags. Sto…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 4, 2010

Museum Puts Dior On A Pedestal

In the wrong place at the right time: A new fashion exhibit lauding the work of Dior comes just in time for Paris Fashion Week (it begins next week), but finds itself at the Musée du Président Jacques Chirac in Sarran, a good 300 miles south of the fashion capital. The show, “Dior: The Creative…

By: Leonora Epstein / February 27, 2010

Hands-On “Sex Academy” In Berlin

People looking to set off fireworks with a new sex technique and those who might have missed out on sex ed when they were younger can get a refresher course at the “Amora Sex Academy,” an interactive exhibition that recently opened in Berlin. The slogan of the exhibit is “Finally — an exhibition for those…

By: Annika Harris / July 13, 2009

What The Life Of A Hoarder Looks Like

We all sort of gape in horror at the people on those home organization shows like HGTV’s “Mission: Organization” and TLC’s “Clean Sweep” but sometimes, the overcollection of stuff is no laughing matter. For some, the collection of stuff gets so out of control it becomes a legit compulsion and disease called hoarding. People ca…

By: Nina Carbone / July 8, 2009

Paul McCartney Honors Linda With Exhibit

Linda McCartney died of cancer 10 years ago, and Paul put together an exhibit of her best photos, which is taking place in London this month. Paul and Linda probably had issues, like any couple, but it’s hard not to look back at their marriage and think how wonderful it must have been,…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 23, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Simon Cowell & Viagra, Mothers, History, And Wikipedia

American Idol judge Simon Cowell turned down an offer to be Viagra’s spokesperson, according to the British edition of Glamour. He also acknowledged that he uses Botox to maintain his face, calling it “no more unusual than toothpaste.” [NY Daily News]
Mothers tend to discuss twice as many sexual topics with with their children a…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 3, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: DNA Dating, A Month-Long Sex Quest, Art In Paris, And A Canadian Co-Op

Dating site ScientificMatch.com has users send in a sample of their DNA so that matches can be made based on immune system genes, along with the usual personality preferences. “Nature wants us to breed with others that have different immune system genes than ours,” said Chris Holz, Scientific Match’s co-founder. [The Daily Free Press]
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By: Catherine Strawn / February 19, 2008