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8 Buttoned-Up Wedding Looks That Are Anything But Boring

Posted 05.15.2014 | Weddings

By Kelle Khalil for Lover.ly We've loved the wedding gowns with dramatic backs that have cropped up on the bridal runways over the last few seasons...

SAY GOODBYE TO THE BUTTONS

Posted 06.28.2013 | Arts

Today marks the end of an era, dear readers. New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has decided to do away with its iconic button system, replacing the...

Full Circle

Rayya Elias | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women
Rayya Elias

My mother would put on the coat, look at herself in the mirror, and smile. "You see, when it is good quality, it lasts," she would say.

Do You Know How The Thong Came To Be?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 02.01.2013 | Style

Hint: Sisqo had nothing to do with it.

Odd Jobs At The DNC

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.03.2012 | Money
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Sayre Quevedo Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio Kedrick Barnes and Tre Randleman say they pull in $150-$200 per day selling Obama buttons. On...

Where Have All the Buttons Gone?

Julie Bindel | Posted 07.21.2012 | Home
Julie Bindel

In the 1970s and '80s those of us on the political left used to declare our views on bits of metal pinned onto denim and leather. Buttons make a message so much more intimate.

Astoria Characters: The Woman Clothed in History

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Pearl Gould's Uncle Elie and Aunt Esther started the Broadway Silk Store during the Great Depression, and it looks much as it did when Hoover was president. Like Pearl, it's stitched together by time.

Astoria Characters: The Girl Fumi Fell For

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Asami Hotta picks up a petite pair of pliers, and with the skill of a neurosurgeon, starts turning the bits into a piece of one-of-a-kind costume jewelry.

It's About the Students, Stupid!

Marc Lampkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marc Lampkin

When was the last time a teachers' union sued to demand higher academic standards? When has a teachers' union ever demanded more accountability in our classrooms?