1. There is one thing she is exceptional at, an art that, like anything else, she mastered through discipline and well-played instinct. This is being famous.

  2. Nobody wants to see a real person on the cover.


  4. "The obvious objection — that it’s presumptuous to assume women dress for men — doesn’t quite cover it. Many women do wear makeup and choose outfits in part to look more attractive to certain men. But rare is the woman who seeks to attract absolutely all men, or even as many men as possible. As Laurie Penny notes regarding her own short hair, a woman’s beauty choices can effectively sort through the men a woman attracts, eliminating those a she wouldn’t be interested in to begin with."

    — Phoebe Maltz Bovy in, Why are so many men trolling beauty sites?




  7. Radiant orchid

    Pantone’s 2014 “color of the year”.

    Here’s how they picked it.


  8. "Obviously, nothing out there is going to make it so that it’ll be enjoyable to get shot.  But with our suit, if you happen to get caught in a gunfight, you’ll at least look great running away."

    The bespoke bulletproof suit



  10. 7 things CBS won’t let you wear to the Grammys: 

    1. Clothing that exposes “bare fleshy under curves of the buttocks and buttock crack”
      This could be a big problem for that rumored 13th anniversary performance of Sisqo’s "Thong Song."

    2. "Sheer, see-through clothing that could possibly expose female breast nipples"
      Good news, gentlemen — you can show your “breast nipples” all you want!

    3. Clothing that exposes “bare sides or under curvature of the breasts”
      What about legs, CBS? Who will stop this bare legs phenomenon that’s been plaguing the nation?



  11. Vogue publishes fashion spread "celebrating Hurricane Sandy’s first responders," offends pretty much everyone.


  12. Chinese model Fei Fei Sun (top left) made history this week as the first Asian model to appear alone on the cover of Vogue ItaliaFrench Vogue reportedly featured a solo Du Juan in 2011, though no British or American Vogue has broken this curious race barrier. 

    10 belatedly groundbreaking Vogue covers

    (Source: theweek.com)