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The Case Against White Wedding Dresses

Now that targeted marketing knows that I’m getting married, all of my social feeds and every ad sidebar on every website I visit is covered in white dresses, white shoes, white veils, white gold bands, beautiful colorless diamonds. Lots of white women in their white gowns, posing in white rooms for advertisement stock photos.

I wish that there was a timer you could put on targeted ads, or that they were more intuitive, and that when you did purchase the wedding item you need, they’d stop advertising that item to you. I bought my dress this weekend. It is black. It’s a skirt from Anthropologie and a leotard from American Apparel. I’ll probably get a belt from ASOS, and I’m finishing it all off with gold flats and a crap-ton of rhinestone, druzy, and gold-spike jewelry. I’m going to look like a space ballerina and it’s going to be awesome. Keep reading »

NYFW Trend Forecast: White Out!

As New York Fashion Week slogs on, we’ve seen some commonalities emerge between designers. Besides all employing desperately skinny models, we’ve noticed other similarities between collections. Like white. It was everywhere on the runway this NYFW, in flowing dresses, in surprising suiting — and in inexplicable hat/dress combos (we’re looking at you, Prabal Gurung). Check out our gallery of the best white runway looks.

NYFW: Day 4
Alexander Wang, Suno, Alexander Herchcovitch, and more! Read More »
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Love It Or Leave It: Nicole Scherzinger’s Waisted Look

Love It Or Leave It?
What do you think of Jessica's neon-y ensemble? Read More »
Love It Or Leave It?
Do you like Jada's sheer, floor-length dress? Read More »
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Escape To Total Rewards At Hollywood & Highland Center
What is Kourtney Kardashian wearing? Read More »
Love It Or Leave It?
Jennifer Lopez's dangerously short dress. Read More »

From the waist up, Nicole Scherzinger looks stunning. But hello, what’s happening from the waist down? Those pants look like strange, bizarro thermal underwear. And are people still wearing drop-crotch pants? Because they really shouldn’t be. What do you think of the “X-Factor” judge’s look?

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Reese’s Sunday Best

Why is that when we wore white this weekend, we ended the day covered in chocolate stains and Easter egg dye? And we don’t even have kids! [Washington D.C., 4/5/10] Keep reading »

Poll: Should You Wear White To A Wedding?

Guests were told to wear ivory to Jay-Z and Beyonce’s wedding on Friday (that’s Gwyneth Paltrow arriving, above); I wore a white dress with black piping to a friend’s wedding in October and got dirty looks (but only compliments from the bride, thank you very much); traditional etiquette says that wearing white to a wedding that is not your own, is bad manners. Where do you stand? Keep reading »

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