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How to Completely Hide a Blemish in a Few Simple Steps

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:30

This week, the Cut explores women's complicated relationship to beauty standards and the effort required to meet them. As any fan of Law & Order knows, cover-ups are often worse than the crime. This logic also applies to covering up blemishes. Use a shade too light and you're calling attention ... More »






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Talking to Candice Huffine, the Pirelli Calendar’s First Plus-Size Model

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:10

Today marks the release of the 2015 Pirelli calendar, an artwork calendar so notable that it's referred to colloquially in the press release as just "The Cal™." This year's, the 42nd edition of this elite tire-racing calendar cum nude-supermodel yearbook, has two firsts: It's the first time that fashion photographer ... More »






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Video: How to Paint Nude Portraits With Your Toes

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:38

The British art duo of sticking-to-their-guns well-into-their-40s punks, Tim Noble and Sue Webster, have always put on an oddball sort of performance of being a couple. Perhaps it's not surprising that they worked for Gilbert & George back in the 1990s: Noble and Webster have gained notoriety for their heterosexual ... More »
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The Best Way to Secretly Get Rid of Your Chin Hair

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:17

This week, the Cut explores women's complicated relationship to beauty standards and the effort required to meet them. At my last laser-hair-removal appointment, I tried to convince my aesthetician that the bush was back. She was confused enough to think I was talking about the return of George W. Bush as a ... More »






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The Hell of Selling a House With an Ex-Spouse

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:51

There's a lot on East 64th Street off Madison Avenue, as choice a spot as one can get in this city, waiting for a monied buyer to swoop in and make it whole again. Years ago, a charming four-floor brownstone stood there, home to the Barthas, who made headlines in ... More »






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If Mean Girls Starred Chickens: The Latest in Perplexing Foreign Music Videos

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:50

Here it is: the latest in maniacal foreign music videos. Chinese pop star Wang Rong Rollin stars in an unfathomable short film about half-chicken, half-Rockette beings who enact social hierarchies through easily imitable, possibly arrhythmic dance poses. Possible references: Swan Lake with farm fowl, The Red Shoes if the feathers forced everyone ... More »






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See Gigi Hadid, Karen Elson, Joan Smalls in Latex and More in the 2015 Pirelli Calendar (NSFW)

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:38

Kind of like an invitation to Hogwarts, the annual Pirelli calendar comes, without being summoned, to a chosen few. You can't buy it in stores or order it online; the list of calendar recipients is unknown. This year, those recipients will get 12 pages of supermodels in latex, shot by ... More »






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Zoey Gulmi: The Denim Conundrum: How to Find the Best Jeans for Your Body

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:19
Whether you have a curvy body, are pint sized, or have legs for days, my tips from my NBC style segment on Kerri-lee Mayland's show, will solve all your denim conundrums.

Read more: Denim, Jeans, Body Image, Body Type, Style, Fashion, Fashion Trends, Style-by-Zoey, Bloggers, Stylist, Tv, Style News

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Audrey Hepburn’s Granddaughter Signs Modeling Contract

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:21

Usually, models sign a contract, then appear on a magazine cover. But Emma Ferrer has reversed that classic order: After appearing on the September subscriber cover of Harper's Bazaar, she just signed with Storm Models, the same agency that represents Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne. Of course, Ferrer is Audrey ... More »






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23 Percent of Broken-Hearted College Students Have Revenge Sex

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:00

In which science discovers "revenge sex" is a thing: Researchers at the University of Missouri asked college students — all of whom had recently been through a breakup — about their post-relationship dalliances, including some specific questions about their motives for having sex. Twenty-three percent of them reported “revenge motives,” ... More »






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A Lightweight Puffer for Winter Layering

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:57

For winter weather that's hot one minute (boiling in the sun under two sweaters) and freezing the next, you'll need pieces that are both warm and easy to layer. This J.Crew puffer is just the thing: Throw it on over a sweater, or wear it under an overcoat on a ... More »






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Snapchat, App of Irresponsibility, Lets You Transfer Money Now

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:03

Snapchat, the service that promises to erase any images that you would both like to share and to not have on any sort of permanent record, has decided to enter the money-transferring business. After nodding at the success of Venmo, Snapchat's CEO partnered with payment program Square to create Snapcash. For ... More »






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I Gained So Much Weight I Didn’t Recognize Myself

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:00

This week, the Cut explores women's complicated relationship to beauty standards and the effort required to meet them. I’d been broken up with my on-and-off boyfriend of five years for about three months when I agreed to meet him for dinner. When I got there, I texted him to say ... More »






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Kim Kardashian Wore a Very Shiny Latex Dress

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 09:50

This morning, Kim Kardashian arrived in Melbourne, Australia, to promote her seventh fragrance, Fleur Fatale — an olfactory tribute to her love of roses. She showed up at Spice Market in her signature shiny style, wearing a dusty-rose-colored latex dress designed by couture latex-fetishwear designer Atsuko Kudo. Though this constraining ... More »






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5 Wedding Jumpsuits for Your Own Solange-Inspired Nuptials

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 09:46

If Solange’s wedding photos have sent you in search of a matrimonial jumpsuit, we’ve got you covered. Ahead, five chic-yet-unexpected, Instagram-ready options — capes not included.*This article appears in the Winter 2015 issue of New York Weddings. ... More »






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Yes, Women Like It When Guys Play With Babies

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 09:25

Are men, as many might assume, seen as more attractive if they’re good with babies? To answer this question, a male confederate in a recent study sat near college-aged women who were alone in public. His “sister” (a female confederate) and her baby then joined him. The male either interacted ... More »






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What Your Hairstylist Knows About Love

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 09:15

For every heartbreak, there is a hairstylist — no one hears quite as wide a variety of relationship drama as they do. After all, you've got to find something to talk about while they're snipping away, and we all know one of the quickest ways to jumpstart post-breakup recovery is a ... More »






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She Woke Up Like This: Tavi Gevinson

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 09:00

In this series from Pretty Hurts, Petra Collins photographs six New York women as they prepare for their days. Tavi Gevinson sleeps until about noon these days. Though only 18, she’s already had a full life as a fashion blogger and founded the influential site Rookie; now, she spends most nights ... More »






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The Oxford Dictionaries Considered Normcore

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:55

In the fight among words to gain the approval of the Oxford Dictionaries in 2014, many tiny trains of letters battled valiantly and made their cases clear.  Smugshrug found herself exactly where she wanted to be, on the blip list of words that peaked in the space of 2014. She would have ... More »






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New York Women Draw Their Own Boobs

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:30

In this special Pretty Hurts series, the Cut explores women’s complicated relationships to beauty standards and the efforts required to meet them. Nora Ephron didn't just feel bad about her neck. She called breasts, or her lack of them, “the hang-up of my life.” In a 1972 Esquire essay, she wrote, “If ... More »






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