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Mindy Kaling Is Too Busy Doing Her Job to Talk About Being a Pioneer

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:30

So help you, if you demand that Mindy Kaling serve on one more panel to talk about sexism and Hollywood. She hereby rejects her status as panel puppet: Successful, Indian-American Female Representative. She has no more time to keep repeating enlightened notions about the rise of women in comedy.  Mindy ... More »

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The Young British Fashion Star With an Old Soul

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:30

Emilia Wickstead occupies a head-scratching place in British fashion. One the one hand, the designer's aesthetic could best be described as very British— or rather, in full Sloane Ranger argot, vewy Bwitish — with a focus on wasp-waisted silhouettes, long sleeves, and floral prints. On the other, 31-year-old Wickstead has little ... More »

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Are You Ready for Alexander Wang’s H&M Collection?

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:12

After months of sporty teasers — first a cryptic boxing-glove-themed hint, followed by Rihanna’s upgraded Soho stroll outfit and an ad featuring Joan Smalls ready to hit the hockey rink — H&M has finally released a complete look book for Alexander Wang’s collection. The much-hyped collaboration — which goes on sale ... More »

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Here’s Proof That Yellow Eye Shadow Can Look Good

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:00

When I saw that Shiseido's new holiday palette included yellow eye shadow, I wrinkled my nose. "Yellow? I don't know about that ..." I said. Yellow is great as a highlighter for textbooks, but for the face?  But I needn't have doubted the color genius of Dick Page, creative director ... More »

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Shailene Woodley Embraces Le Smoking

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:14

Yesterday, Shailene Woodley deviated from her typical interpretation of formalwear (a long gown with no shoes) and instead made appearances in two different tuxedos. She started off the night in a crisp gray suit, which she wore on The Tonight Show, and then transitioned into a three-piece navy-blue suit for ... More »

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Pregnant Kate Middleton Scarecrow Wins Scarecrow Contest

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:05

In Frinton-on-the-Sea in the U.K., a vision of Kate Middleton With Child stands fancily, clutching an ultrasound printout and frightening off all manner of flying pests by the very fact that she is upright. She is a Pregnant Kate Middle Scarecrow and she has won a "top" prize in the ... More »

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Everything You Need to Know About Cecil Beaton

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:00

Cecil Beaton is having a moment. The legendary fashion photographer is the subject of Cecil Beaton: Portraits and Profiles, a new anthology pairing some of his most iconic images with personal diary entries about his subjects, including Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Elizabeth Taylor. His 1954 illustrated book, The Glass of Fashion, which focuses on ... More »

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Phu Nguyen: Beauty Without the Beast

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:01
Making snide comments about skinny women is no different than bullying a woman into believing she's too fat to be attractive. I know we like to support the underdog, but the underdog becomes relative to who's being bullied. This is why I find the term "reverse bullying" redundant.

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John Grisham Sticks Up for 60-Year-Old Guys Who Download Child Porn

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 02:26

You can put away your fake third boob, because John Grisham just found an even better way to guarantee that your name will appear in headlines around the world for all the wrong reasons. The best-selling author, who has a new novel coming out next week, told The Telegraph that ... More »

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Feminist Video-Game Critic Received Death Threats

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:22

Just months after receiving threats that forced her to temporarily vacate her home, video-game critic Anita Sarkeesian made the decision to cancel a speaking engagement at Utah State University in Logan after the school's administration received an email that a massacre would occur at her event. She announced the news ... More »

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You Can Now Own $850 Hood by Air Sheets

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:06

This isn't the first time streetwear aficionados have gotten the chance to extend their brand loyalty to home goods — Supreme beach towels have been on the market for some time now — but Hood by Air has taken things to the next level. They've launched a bedding and sleepwear capsule collaboration ... More »

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Cara Delevingne’s DKNY Collection Is Finally Out

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 16:52

Delevingniacs — can we just coin that term now? — have likely been counting down the days until Cara Delevingne's DKNY collaboration, announced back in June, finally launches. Cara put out an open call for models on Instagram, like the kids do these days, and now those same faces are ... More »

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Broga Mats Make Yoga Manly Enough for Bros

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 16:40

I get it, dudes: There’s nothing manly about yoga, right? You have to sit in positions with names like "lotus," wear nut-hugging Lululemon, and use flimsy, girly yoga mats. Surely no existing mat is strong enough for a real man’s warrior pose. But don’t worry; someone out there gets you. ... More »

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Oprah Is Truffle-Hunting and Achieving Dreams

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 16:03

Oprah lives for truffles. Truffle-related commodities constitute at least five of her “favorite things” from the past decade of favorite things. She lists two truffle products (truffle oil, truffle salt) on her rider, so that these items might greet her when she arrives to hotels. But want alone can be an ... More »

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Watch Gisele Surfbort With Chanel

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:22

Can the Chanel gym take to the high seas? Today, the brand answers that question with the release of the new film ad for No. 5, which stars campaign model Gisele Bündchen and is directed by Baz Luhrmann. Speaking about the "modern Chanel woman"–inspired plot at the press event, Luhrmann explained, "In ... More »

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Galliano Said to Be Assembling Dream Team for Margiela

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:41

Like a demented fashion Captain Planet, John Galliano is putting together a group of former cronies in preparation for his first collection as creative director at Maison Martin Margiela. WWD reports that he is putting together a group that includes Vanessa Bellanger, whom the paper describes as a "Dior muse ... More »

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How Did Zach Galifianakis Lose All That Weight, Though?

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:38

Zach Galifianakis has downsized himself and now must answer questions about the mechanics of his metabolic systems. A reporter at E! wanted to know if this might be a whole new lifestyle? "I know you lost your weight from not drinking beers, but is it a whole new lifestyle? Did ... More »
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If You Cover Egg Freezing, You Better Cover Day Care

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:54

Facebook and Apple will be the first major employers to offer employees egg-freezing coverage for nonmedical reasons, NBC News reports. At $10,000 per round of egg harvesting, plus $500 to $800 annual storage fees, egg freezing is a much more generous perk than the sushi and yoga and nap rooms ... More »

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