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Lorraine Devon Wilke

It's Not Porn. It's HBO.

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted May 7, 2012

We already knew young King Joffrey ("Game of Thrones") was a monster. If it wasn't the perpetual sneer or the seething arrogance pouring from every pore, it might have been the beheading of his betrothed's father in front of his betrothed. That always signals trouble. So why, I...

Tanja M. Laden

Good Art, Hlywd Style (PHOTOS)

Tanja M. Laden | Posted May 3, 2012

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(© Josh Warner, Good Art Hlywd)

Josh Warner of Good Art Hlywd handcrafts pop-culture staples such as Cracker Jack prizes, Monopoly charms, whistles, zippers, and bullets, but while the atelier's...

Julia Plevin

Meet the Woman Who Spiked the Punch

Julia Plevin | Posted May 3, 2012

"It seems like my pieces are real conversation starters," says Elizabeth Davis, the twentysomething creator of Spike the Punch jewelry over the telephone.

Davis, who is based in Mississippi, may have no idea just how much conversation her jewelry creates.

In less than one year, she has gone from...

Susan Michals

Get Ready for Gatsby Wear! Johanna Johnson's Luxurious New Collection

Susan Michals | Posted May 3, 2012

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(All images courtesy of Getty)


We've seen the great influence that shows like Mad Men and Downton Abbey have had on fashion; now get ready for another fashion trend invasion.

Baz Luhrmann's rendition of The Great Gatsby doesn't debut until December of...

Red Room

Deborah Lindquist: It's Not Just a White Dress Anymore

Red Room | Posted May 3, 2012

By Deborah Lindquist

It's not just a white dress anymore. Wedding dresses are inspired by the uniquely beautiful women who wear them.

Today, women are making new and different choices in what they choose to wear for the most romantic day of their life, their wedding ceremony. While the...

Bonni Brodnick

Is Black a Fashion No-No after May 1st?

Bonni Brodnick | Posted May 4, 2012

It's May and I'm still wearing black. I'm jealous when I see people in pastels. They've already boxed their corduroys and cashmeres and put cottons front-rack in their closets. Boots are in the attic, and mittens, scarves and gloves are basking in mothballs. Does it matter that I'm late changing...

Emma Gray

Man Underwear: Move Over 'He-Waxing,' 'Victor's Secret' Is Coming To Town, Says NYTimes

Emma Gray | Posted May 3, 2012

In case men weren't frightened enough by the amount of "he-waxing" supposedly going on, the New York Times Style section has unearthed yet another groundbreaking trend -- dudes buying expensive underwear.

That's right, women aren't the only ones shelling out the big bucks for fashion-forward...

Carrie White

Got Hair?

Carrie White | Posted May 3, 2012

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Me and Kris Levine in mock cutting. (Photo: Aloma Ichinose)

It's hard to be a hair rebel today. Today, we can have any kind of hair we want. Any style. Any color. And all are acceptable.

Even dated or ginormous hair (hellooooo Adele!)...

Michael Shaw

Reading the Pictures: Ann Romney's Coffee With the Nation in Her $1000 T-Shirt

Michael Shaw | Posted May 3, 2012

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When Mrs. Obama rocks the Gap dress or the J.Crew pants, she's obviously not just a.) wearing what she's comfortable in or b.) trying to show us she's on the same page as the average American woman. She's also completely tapped into our...
Katie Campbell

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue -- I Know What to Get My Mom for Mother's Day, Do You?

Katie Campbell | Posted May 3, 2012

So who out there has had it with uninspired Mother's Day gifts? Well, probably your mom for one, but you should be too. We've all been guilty at some point of thinking we could write our own "Roses Are Red" poem variation and that it would be great....

Nicole Lapin

Lightning Round With Rebecca Minkoff

Nicole Lapin | Posted May 3, 2012

The designer dishes on everything from the "Delight" bag to fashion "Do's" and "Don'ts."

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At a recent mark by Avon and Rebecca Minkoff launch event, Recessionista got to catch up with the it-girl designer, business...

Jenny Block

One Million Moms Attacks JCPenney Over Ad With Lesbian Mothers

Jenny Block | Posted May 3, 2012


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I don't know whether to be sad, angry, or amused. The group who calls themselves One Million Moms, despite comprising only 40,000 members or so, is after JCPenney again, this time because of their recent May mailer, which includes a...