Posts tagged "rome"

“Padlocks Of Love” Being Cut Off Roman Bridge

First Amy Poehler and Will Arnett split up, and now this. It’s not a good week for love, you guys. Since 2006, smitten couples have been decorating Rome’s Ponte Milvio bridge with padlocks to signify their eternal devotion (the craze was sparked by a novel called I Want You), but now the weight of all…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 14, 2012

Style Inspiration: Rome Right Now

Alright, we’ve covered the current looks of London and Paris, now it’s time to talk about Rome! This city is sexy, edgy, and colorful, and so is the fashion aesthetic. Women here love mixing masculine and feminine looks, trendy pieces with classics, and bright colors with more bright colors–then they jump on their Vespas and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 27, 2011

Girl Talk: (Not So) Independent Woman (Anymore)

Just a few years ago, I had a huge pair of balls. Big, old honkin’ balls. And then I moved in with my boyfriend.

He’s not a particularly “Grr! I’m a man! I’m going to take care of you!” kind of guy. But he does like taking care of me, so I try to…

Jessica Wakeman / January 28, 2010

Love Padlocks Removed From Trevi Fountain Gate

Locks have long been a symbol of never-ending love. Earlier this month, Frisky reader Charlotte told us about the tradition of couples attaching locks to the Uzupis Bridge in Lithuania and throwing the key in the river below to show they’re stuck with one another forever, and that country isn’t the only one with such…

Catherine Strawn / April 22, 2009

Italian Hookers Have New Habits

While every girl wants to stop traffic, Italian women are being accused of causing car accidents because they’re so damn sexy. Due to these ridiculous claims, the governments in Rome, Milan, and Florence have just passed laws decreeing that women dress and act more modestly. The legislation states that women must refrain from “adopting pose…

Simcha / September 26, 2008

Good Times With Caligula

In ancient Rome, dinner parties often included “champagne rooms” with prostitutes of both sexes available for guests, but during the Roman emperor Caligula’s reign, the orgy experience was not carefree and fun. It was more like rape. As the emperor, Caligula could have people killed (or have their hands chopped off), so everyone did whatever…

Catherine Strawn / May 1, 2008