Posts tagged "special k"

The Wolf In The Cereal Bowl: How Special K And Other Companies Co-Opt Body Acceptance To Sell Body Shame

It wasn’t long ago that Special K was selling us on the idea that we could "drop a jean size in two weeks" by replacing meals with cereal, shakes and their other food-ish products. In fact, the cereal has long been marketed as a weight loss/weight maintenance plan. This is a brand that once recommended…

By: Claire Mysko / September 4, 2013

Do Not Want: A Very Special Special K Snack Bag

I'm not sure where to begin, because this bag is pretty terrible on all counts. The first glaring issue is that it's ugly. So yeah — Australian handbag designer Kirrily Johnston collaborated with Special K (yes, the cereal) to create this purse following the brand's "Handbag Exposé," which found that 79% of women don't carry…

By: Rachel Krause / May 2, 2012

Bad-Boy Club Drug Could Be The Answer To Depression

Wow, I never thought I'd see the day: Special K is about to get a makeover! Remember the drug's sleazy clubbing days in the '90s? The highly-addictive drug, called ketamine, started off as a humble animal tranquilizer but worked its ways into the hottest night spots, sending users into an ecstasy that made time stand still -- or,…

By: The Stir / January 31, 2012

Quick Pic: Bikinis Are The New Parisian Streetwear

Here's how cereal brand Special K wants to motivate the French: "After my bikini challenge with Special K, the hardest thing is deciding." Apparently, however, you only get four choices. [Mademoiselleaparis.com]…

By: Leonora Epstein / July 30, 2009