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How to Get Justice for Your Leaked Nudes

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:08

Not everyone has fancy lawyers and the FBI at her disposal when her nude photographs are stolen and published, as "fappening" victims Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton do. For the rest of us, there's Leaked Leakers, an "in-progress database of abusers who steal and publicize women's nude photos sent to ... More »

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Inside Paris' Fancy New Fondation Louis Vuitton

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:07

Frank Gehry has all but invaded Paris this month, with two new projects baring his name: the inauguration of the long-awaited Fondation Louis Vuitton, an immense modern art space in the historic parkland of the Bois de Boulogne, and a retrospective of his life work at the Centre Pompidou. The latter ... More »

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Everyone’s a Jerk to Everyone Online, But Young Women Have It the Worst

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:22

Internet harassment has been a big subject recently, first as part of a national conversation on cyberbullying sparked by several tragic incidents, and more recently by a certain video game controversy that shall here remain nameless. A new study just released by Pew helpfully breaks down who's getting what sort ... More »

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Lena Dunham’s Book Gave Zadie Smith Noun-Shame

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:22

In conversation at Brooklyn Academy of Music, as part of their Unbound series with Greenlight Bookstore, Zadie Smith told Lena Dunham about her experience publishing a novel at age 25, in which reviewers praised her for writing "like a man." She in turn, praised Dunham for writing like a woman — ... More »

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The Trailer for the First Ever Joan Didion Documentary Is Here!

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:09

Today's the day for your inner freshman-with-a-minor-in-creative-writing to pull out her well-worn copy of Slouching Towards Bethlehem. The trailer for We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live, the first ever Joan Didion documentary, has arrived.The doc, directed by Didion's nephew Griffin Dunne and documentarian Susanne Rostock (and produced by Didion’s ... More »

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Condiment: Fall/Winter Coat Trends and Styling Ideas

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:05
Fall starts out mild and easy when it comes to the weather but everybody knows that colder temperatures are just around the corner. Not to forget the sleet, slush, freezing rain, ice and snow.

Read more: Fall Style, Fall Fashion, Coat Shopping, Coats, Fashion, Style, Style Ideas, Style News

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UT, Austin, Street Style: Cozy Cardigans and Chucks

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:43

Throughout this week, the Cut explores college life, from politics and identity to parties, sex, and style. So far, the Cut’s exploration of campus style has taken us to a normcore extreme at UCLA and leather-heavy looks at NYU. Today, Lili Marie Jamail, a fifth-year student at UT, Austin, captured her ... More »

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Watch Tokyo’s Decora Girls Explain Their Style

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:15

This month, Refinery29 is launching a new video series, Style Out There — a six-part documentary series billed as an exploration of niche style identities from around the world, featuring fashions as far-flung as couples who coordinate outfits in Seoul to “style-driven Orthodox Jews” in Brooklyn. For the first installment, host ... More »

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Miley Cyrus Remembers Which Outfits Got Her Laid

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:14

Miley Cyrus posted that she is "wearing a skirt that got me lucky last time." It is a good and particular type of memory. There is certainly a little section of the brain — important neurologists haven't named it yet — for itemizing clothes that led to assorted romantic triumphs.  ... More »

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Pharrell to Appear in Latest Chanel Film

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:04

The hills will soon be alive with the sound of Pharrell. The musician and warrior against time is joining Karl Lagerfeld's Salzburg spree for Chanel's pre-fall show in the Austrian city on December 2. Well, virtually at least: WWD reports that Pharrell, along with Cara Delevingne and power kindergartner Hudson ... More »

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Look Back at the Height of Paris’s Pre–World War II Parties

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:00

In America, Elsie de Wolfe is best known as the first prominent female interior decorator, responsible for redecorating the Colony Club in 1907, and as the author of The House in Good Taste. Yet abroad she was better known as Lady Mendl — one of the most legendary socialites and ... More »

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Whoever Taped This Kim K. Instagram to a Planet Fitness Elliptical Is All of Us

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:37

It doesn't even really matter who taped this printout of a Kim Kardashian Instagram to an elliptical at the Planet Fitness in Bushwick. Man or woman, young or old, black or white: This person is all of us, collectively projecting our hopes and dreams onto an unrealistic image of fitness ... More »

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Humans: Impressively Skilled at Spotting Cheaters

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:32

New research has located a formerly not-praised skill among humans: a sick ability to recognize who is cheating on whom in a relationship.The study published in the journal Personal Relationships comes from Brigham Young University. Scientists asked objective observers to rate couples they saw in a three- to five-minute video on their perceived ... More »

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College Sex Is the Worst Sex, and That’s Okay

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:30

Throughout this week, the Cut explores college life, from politics and identity to parties, sex, and style. I recently had a conversation with a friend about a sexual maneuver that plagued the backseats of cars and our freshman dormitories. Hookups from the era when we were first free to copulate ... More »

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Renée Zellweger Knows She Looks Different

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:24

After all the talk yesterday, it seems like there is absolutely nothing left to say about the appearance of Renée Zellweger’s face at Elle’s Women in Hollywood event, but the actress herself has found a few more.She spoke to People magazine about all the heaping piles of attention: "I'm glad ... More »

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We Started the Crusade for Affirmative Consent Way Back in the ’90s

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:50

It took a few news cycles for me to realize that “Affirmative Consent” was, in fact, “the policy,” as we, the “Womyn of Antioch,” called the controversial document we wrote in 1990, demanding that verbal consent be required at each progressive level of sexual contact. “May I remove your Che ... More »

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Peter 'Souleo' Wright: On the "A" w/Souleo: AARP Survey Reveals Concerns Of African-Americans 50-Plus

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 06:49
Lack of affordable housing. The challenges of family caregiving. Age discrimination in the workplace. These are just some of the major concerns of Afr...

Read more: Aarp, Dionne Polite, Brag, Boris Kodjoe, Patrick Kodjoe, James G. Brown, w.a.g.e., Fashion, Retail, Shawuan Johnson, Black Voices News

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Anush Kostanyan: Powerful Professional Image: Dressing for Success

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 04:27
Your appearance is the inseparable part of your professional image. It strongly contributes to the formation of people's impression of you. Choosing the right dress code is one of the most important factors determining each person's success.

Read more: Business, Success, Fashion, Style, Workplace, Communication, Style News

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Playboy Pinups From the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s on Meeting the Male Gaze Then — and Now

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:30

Issue no. 4 of Playboy magazine, published in March 1954, featured Dolores Del Monte, an aspiring actress from Spokane who agreed to do some “figure modeling” for a calendar. Somewhere between home and the photographer’s studio, she realized it probably meant sans clothing, but it was $50 for an hour ... More »

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MAC Is Doing a Beauty Collaboration With Nasty Gal

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 16:47

Soon you'll be able to channel #GirlBoss with your lipstick. WWD reports that MAC Cosmetics and Nasty Gal are collaborating for a four-piece beauty collection that will include a red nail polish and three lipsticks. The lipsticks include a vampy purple named Gunner, a wine red called Runner, and a blood-red called ... More »

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