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Why College Kids Drink Like They’re Getting Extra Credit for It

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:18

College binge-drinking is a perennial public-health concern, and most recently the concern has been allocated for college women. “Binge drinking is an under recognized problem among women and girls,” the CDC reported last year, amid a spate of nonfiction books about women catching up to men's drinking habits, which some ... More »

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Gwyneth Paltrow Is Having the Best Time Being Single

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:15

Sure, sure, Chris Martin is dating Jennifer Lawrence and she's a really good girlfriend who convincingly pretends to enjoy Coldplay. So nice for the coupled-up! But it seems like Gwyneth Paltrow is out there having the time of her single life. First, "Page Six" reports that she's been out and ... More »

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A Cool, Sensual Smell Inspired by Greece

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:03

"All perfumes are about sex!" a European perfumer once told me. I was, and still am, doubtful. Sure, Axe body spray might be about sex — but Narciso Rodriguez's second fragrance offering, Narciso, offers proof that a scent can be sensual without being about sex. Just as a fashion critic would never describe ... More »

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Janay Rice Doesn’t Find ‘Ray Rice’ Costume Funny

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:45

Ah, it's a magical time of year: when candy corn flows like water, photos at pumpkin patches litter our social-media feeds, and tasteless, blindly offensive costumes begin surfacing and going viral. This week, a strong contender for most offensive Halloween Costume emerged when some guy dressed up like former Ravens ... More »

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Uloop: 3 College Fashion Programs Worth Knowing About

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:30
Fashion is becoming an industry that more and more people want to be a part of. But the long held belief that the only way you can be involved in the industry is if you're a designer or model has flown way out the window.

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13 Ways to Layer Up a Cozy Turtleneck for Fall

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:05

We're only a few weeks into fall, but already turtlenecks are popping up on style blogs with the same frequency as last summer's crop tops. This week, bloggers around the world layered them under jackets and shirts — and demonstrated that they can look not at all nerdy. In Paris, Stephanie ... More »

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Marina Abramovic Is a Fan of the Mattress Girl

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:24

Marina Abramovic is impressed with Emma Sulkowicz, the art student who has been carrying around a mattress to protest Columbia University's tepid response to her rape allegations. “I really want to meet her,” Abramovic said at last night's after-party for her new show, "Generator," at Sean Kelly Gallery. “Many people don’t ... More »

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Debbie Harry and Margot Robbie Partied Together

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:05

Beginning with the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards and closing out with the Fashion Group International’s 30th Annual Night of Stars gala, this week’s social calendar was particularly jammed — featuring notable appearances by everyone from Renée Zellweger to Debbie Harry. Earlier in the week, January Jones, Paris Hilton, and ... More »

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Tears, Shears, and Adderall: My Life As a Parsons Fashion Student

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:02

Throughout this week, the Cut explores college life, from politics and identity to parties, sex, and style. I used to look at dresses in women’s magazines and think to myself: I want to be the person to make those. When I was in middle school, someone told me about Parsons ... More »

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Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana Exonerated

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:38

Today, Italy's Corte Suprema di Cassazione found Dolce & Gabbana designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana not guilty on tax evasion charges, according to WWD. Their case, spurred by a 2009 fraud investigation, had previously been tried in two lower courts. The jury took three hours of deliberation before handing down ... More »

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UCSB Street Style: Lattice Bras and Weed Socks

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:48

Throughout this week, the Cut explores college life, from politics and identity to parties, sex, and style. For the final installment of college street style, the Cut sent UC, Santa Barbara, senior Claire Bredenoord to capture her classmates’ beach-bound skater style — which included fluorescent cotton sundresses, handmade anklets, and ... More »

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Amal and George Clooney’s Wedding Party Continues

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:35

Nothing lasts forever. Beauty fades. Summer turns to fall. Even Everlasting Gobstoppers end at some point. Unless, that is, you’re Amal and George Clooney, in which case somehow your nuptials will continue nearly a month after a weeklong celebration in Venice. This week, the couple keeps the party going with ... More »

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De la Renta’s Memorial Service Has Been Set

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:15

Private funeral arrangements have been made for Oscar de la Renta, who passed away on Monday at the age of 82. Women's Wear Daily reports that the service will take place November 3. It will be held at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola on the Upper East Side. A ... More »

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Sophia Webster Has a Cool, New J.Crew Collaboration

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:00

When J.Crew first partnered with London accessories designer Sophia Webster for a shoe collection last spring, the collaboration felt like it was meant to be. Playing off of J.Crew's love for mixing patterns, Webster's collection featured sky-high silhouettes in bright colors and playful prints. Now the brand is rolling out ... More »

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An Adventurous Kate Middleton Wore Cutouts

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:33

Yesterday, Kate Middleton continued her streak of minor sartorial rebellions and wore a dress with cutouts to the Action on Addiction gala in London. After displaying her knees at a celebration of wildlife photography on Tuesday, the duchess kept things exciting last night in a Temperley London pre-fall dress featuring sheer-ish ... More »

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Peter Copping Speaks About de la Renta’s Legacy

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:32

Newly minted New Yorker Peter Copping got quite the reception last night at the Fashion Group International's annual Night of Stars. Copping, who is taking over the mantle of the house of de la Renta, was there to accept an award from FGI. After being introduced by his former boss, ... More »

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Diane von Furstenberg’s Tearful Tribute to Oscar de la Renta

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:26

Last night's Fashion Group International Night of Stars event at Cipriani had been on the books for weeks — but, after the sad events of this week, the evening turned into an unofficial tribute to Oscar de la Renta. The brand's new creative director, Peter Copping, received one of the night's four ... More »

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12 Cool, Simple Ways to Power Up Your Desk

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:00

Most desks are a sad wasteland of paper piles, random paper clips, and errant plastic bottles half-filled with water. But considering how much time you spend at the office, you might as well have some fun with your space. Not only does a clean desk convey authority and make it easier ... More »

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A Pencil to Magically Spruce Up Your Brows

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:52

Let's face it: Unless you're born with them, Cara Delevingne or Brooke Shields brows are not in your future. Brows don't go through spontaneous, pubertylike growth spurts. End of story. But you don't need to be Madame Cleo to envision a life with better brows. In the past few weeks, Tom Ford's ... More »

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