Can’t wait to copy Shauna Sand’s look once summer rolls around. How else will I show off my classy cankle tat? Can’t have those sinking beneath the sand, lest I drive away my shaggy haired suitors. Enter my hookerific 6 … Continue reading Reasonable beachwear
Looking for a drink to help you unwind at the end of this busy work week? I have the perfect solution. Granted, it might burn the lining of your esophagus, but its all in the name of fun. Scottish brewing company, BrewDog, has created the world’s strongest beer clocking in at 110 proof per bottle (55% alcohol) and is appropriately titled, “The End of History.” The brewing company’s co-founder James Watt claims, “This is the beer to end all beers.” Perhaps the best part of this, is that each bottle comes in an actual stuffed animal. (Hmmm…) Did I mention … Continue reading If you like chugging gasoline, you’ll love this!
Earlier, I wrote about the dissolution of femininity in these financially trying times, when many women are returning to the workforce to supplement a dwindling household income. It seems the structured shoulder and warrioresque footwear, however, have met their match from certain designers not yet ready to see all that’s feminine and fair lose out to powerful and intimidation-causing clothing. In a trend that lost much popularity during the no curves, stick-thin craze of the last few decades, the peplum, which features twee little frills right around the hip and … Continue reading Peplums add femininity, formality to any ensemble
While some may be spending their days at the lake or on a huge yacht, some of us just don’t have the time or the wherewithal to lounge around in the sun all day. The solution? Nautical themed clothing is the perfect way for both men and women alike to take a mini vacation. Continue reading Naughty nauticals: maritime look is full speed ahead
The new look for this summer is part primordial, part modern, and all tribal chic. Perhaps designers have taken to more bold looks to combat the waning economy, as these looks are certainly not for the faint of heart. Everything from fringes to borderline-dangerous spikes and grommets on accessories have made an appearance on the runway. Check out John Galliano for Dior’s take on the tribal look in stilettos: measurable with a meter stick, these treacherous numbers feature heels made of carved fertility goddess figurines. No word yet on how effective they are. Continue reading Going native: tribal clothing makes a comeback
It’s been affecting us for quite some time, but the New Black is ready to take the stage for Summer 2009. We’ve seen it pop up in everything from home decorating to the cars we drive and the foods we eat. It took a while, but eventually, we all caught on. Continue reading And the new black is…
With the summer peak nearing and the month of August—home of school start days, final vacation hurrahs, and the last of the formidable humidity and heat—just around the corner, it’s hard to get excited about the impending cooler months filled with work, chilly days, and fewer excuses for day drinking. However, end of season sales, which will surely be hitting customers even earlier this year thanks to the poor economic climate, are at least one thing to look forward to as the days continue to get shorter. But as more and more people need to start pinching pennies, functionality and versatility are key criteria to keep in mind as we hit the racks. While final summer sales have plenty of great deals to offer, here are a few select items you should spend your money on at the clearance rack in retail stores: Continue reading End of summer sale items worth your money