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If These 11 Go-To Style Blogger Poses Could Talk…

It’s hard out there for a style blogger. So many outfits to photograph, so few poses to choose from, and they’re all vaguely ridiculous. Fake laughing! Shy lack of eye contact!

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

“Squinching” May Be The New Duck Face, But I Think It’s Just “Smizing” Under A Different Name

Someone get Tyra Banks on the phone! There’s a hot “new” trend in posing ridiculously for photos called “squinching,” but I’m pretty sure Tyra’s go-to “Top Model” tip — SMIZE!

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

How To Take A Great Picture

Whenever I get on Facebook I feel depressed. I seem to spend most of my time untagging myself in pictures so my third grade boyfriend doesn’t see me looking like…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

The Olsen Twins Give Good Prune Face

Apparently, to get their signature pouty look, the Olsen twins say “prune” instead of “cheese.” Catherine and I decided to test this theory and, after many takes, came to a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Quick Pic: The Many Faces Of Tyra Banks

For the record, Tyra is giving: the catalog smile, the commercial smile, and the smile without the eyes. [New York Times Magazine, 6/1/08 edition] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry |