Chick Chic

Jennifer Schwab: Don't Buy This Jacket (Part 2)

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:15
In the copy, Patagonia basically cops a plea and admits that even with its sustainable practices in place, the carbon footprint of the garment depicted in the ad is much higher than anyone would think.

Read more: Scgh, Clothing, Marks and Spencer, Takeback Program, Tasmin Lejeune, Ethical Fashion Forum, Patagonia, Eco, Nordstrom, Maximilian Martin, Sustainable, Don't Buy This Jacket, Jennifer Schwab, Garment, Sustainability, Impact Economy, H&M, Fashion, Textile, Green News

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Kesha Wore a Catsuit on Good Morning America

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:49

This morning, Kesha was spotted leaving her New York hotel room at the crack of dawn to head to her Good Morning America taping. For the occasion, the aspiring cult leader wore a coordinated shirt and pant set demonstrating her newfound commitment to cats. She paired the “kitty cat cult ... More »

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Paris Hilton Is So Good at 2005 Stuff

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:34

National representative from 2005, Paris Hilton, has returned to add a punch line to another Carl's Jr. commercial. This version has her in a seemingly executive position, as the doyenne of euphemistic car-washing — overseeing a new model's strangely focused cleaning job. She seems like a decent manager — communicating ... More »

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Hermès Officially Appoints a New Designer

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:25

Looks like those rumors swirling yesterday were well-founded. Hermès has, in fact, hired Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski to replace Christophe Lemaire as creative director at the house. WWD reports that the little-known 36-year-old designer, a veteran of  The Row, Céline, and Maison Martin Margiela, will take over after Lemaire shows his final ... More »

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A Brazilian Beauty Editor on Her Secrets

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:00

Modern-day beauty culture owes a lot of gratitude to Brazil. It introduced us to waxing and its citizens make up roughly half of the Victoria's Secret model fleet. To get behind Brazil's outlook on beauty, the Cut spoke with Victoria Ceridono, a Vogue Brazil beauty editor who also runs the beauty ... More »

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A Chic Pearl Ring That’s Good for Stacking

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:45

A far cry from your grandmother's pearl earrings, try out summer's pearl trend in the form of a stacked ring. With three pearls set between gold layers, this ring is bold enough to stand by itself — or it can be stacked with the delicate bands already on your fingers. ... More »

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30 Chic Shoes You Can Buy on Sale Now

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:30

For those who can wait, the end of July is the best time of the entire summer to shop. The markdowns are big — and you can immediately wear everything since it’ll still be hot for at least another month. And, in the case of shoes, you can often find ... More »

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The Scientific Case for Decriminalizing Sex Work

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:00

Arguments in favor of decriminalizing prostitution often rely on empathy for sex workers themselves: Journalist Melissa Gira Grant contends, for example, that criminalizing sex work implicitly condones violence against sex workers, who are often afraid to go to the police to report violence and are frequently ignored when they do. ... More »

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Deborah R. Glasofer, Ph.D. : Clothing Size: When the Numbers Don't Add Up

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:30
When we focus too much on waist circumference or dress size, the numbers don't add up to psychological wellbeing.

Read more: Clothing, Mental Health, Body Image, J. Crew, Eating Disorders, Self-Esteem, Fashion, Women and Body Image, Healthy Living News

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One Direction Is Now 4 Years Old

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:45

Though it may not seem like so long ago that Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry, and Louis were young, lonely teenagers on The X Factor, today One Direction is four years old. Though their faces are as fresh as ever, a lot has happened since these purveyors of syrupy ballads, deep ... More »

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Here, Have a Seat on This Fleshy Skin Chair

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:13

Every so often, I put lotion on my legs or hold someone's recently moisturized hand and think, Man, I just wish I had a whole ottoman made out of this human skin. You too? Totally.Artist Gigi Barker took that same weird fascination with the dermis and created an entire furniture collection ... More »

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Here’s the Saddest Perfume Collection in the World

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:12

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to celebrate the imminent loss of eight scents. Fast Company reports that a new perfume collection called the Ephemeral Marvels Perfume Store (TEMPS, for short) celebrates eight smells that are in danger of being extinct owing to climate change. Artist Catherine Young, who is ... More »

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Zac Efron and Robert Pattinson Tried to Out-Scruff Each Other

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:09

Two handsome-faced lads (Zac Efron, Robert Pattinson) had a splendid evening out on the town last night, Us Weekly reports, at a hip locale called Bootsy Bellows and “mingling outside of the Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City.” They wore matching black baseball caps — facing the front, like proper gentlemen — and ... More »

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The Weaknesses of Online Dating

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:04

Matthew Kassel's New York Observer piece about his frustrations with online dating is sad, endearing, and very good. In short, he argues that OKCupid, Tinder, and their ilk encourage an endless series of first dates that don't really go anywhere. His complaint has merit that extends beyond his own experiences: Researchers ... More »

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Prada and Barneys Are Back Together

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:26

If this were an Us Weekly article, it would be saying — in hot-pink block letters — that Prada and Barneys New York are BACK ON! The two had a rocky patch for a little while: After Prada requested a shop-in-shop, something the retailer doesn't make a point of doing, ... More »

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Condiment: These Home Innovations and Trends Are Amazing Whether You Rent or Own

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:48
While hitting stores and shops online or offline can be great for spotting the current trends and innovations in home decorating and design, it's the industry events that give a sneak peek into what's ahead.

Read more: Decorating, Style, Dwell on Design, Home Decorating, Design, Trends, Fashion, Interiors, Home, Interior Design, Design Trends, HuffPost Home News

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20 Classic Stories by The New Yorker Women

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:44

This week The New Yorker relaunched its website, opened up its archives since 2007 to non-subscribers, and announced a forthcoming metered paywall. There’s a lot to read, most of it written by men: In 2013, women still made up less than a third of the magazine’s bylines, according to the annual ... More »

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Expert Lingerie-Wearer Britney Spears Will Sell You Underwear Now

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:19

From the moment Britney Spears sauntered into pop stardom with "Baby One More Time," she had a bra peeking out from an incorrectly fastened shirt. Since, she has covered the world's premiere music magazine in her underwear five times (silky retro matching set, lacy lingerie, small bottoms, plain normal underwear ... More »

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Anna Wintour Tightens Her Grip on Condé Nast

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:58

When all of the veteran executives at Si Newhouse's megapublisher eventually end their runs, there's a safe bet to be made about who will still be standing. Anna Wintour, the already legendary Vogue editor and, as of last year, the company's creative director across all titles, is expanding her reach ... More »

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