Posts tagged "mankini"

Civilization Is Crumbling: “Jeggings” Added To The Oxford English Dictionary

Guys, we have some problems. The list of new words in the 2011 Oxford English Dictionary is out, and not only has “jegging” made the cut, but “mankini” is also now officially an acceptable term. A couple of other disturbing non-fashion words that passed muster? “Cyberbullying,” “sexting,” and “retweet.” It’s not so much that we…

Julie Gerstein / August 19, 2011

Because You Really Need A Push-Up Bra For Your Bum

Oddly enough, a psychologist developed this product: The Binkini is an adjustable halter that Dr. Karin Hart felt the need to introduce to the the world when she lost some junk in her trunk due to weight loss. Can you believe no one was already making this much-needed wardrobe staple? Dr. Karin couldn’t either: “Since…

Erin Flaherty / March 24, 2010

The Mankini: Hot or Not?

Men have many options when it comes to showing some skin this summer: board shorts, classic speedos, spandex hot pants, banana hammocks, and now the mankini. While Borat and John Mayer have made the mankini a laughing stock in lime green, at the recent Alexander McQueen menswear show in Milan, the tan and black i…

Simcha / July 2, 2008