Author Archives: Lucia Peters

Love Letters in the Digital Age

Love Letters in the Digital Age

So it turns out that as much as everyone’s inner romantic loves the idea of a handwritten love letter, only one in eleven people have actually written one to somebody. Depressing? Well, yes and no. I agree, there’s something about getting an actual letter, written on actual paper, in actual human handwriting, that makes my stomach do the butterfly thing. But at the same time, I don’t think that love letters have to be limited to longhand. Can they still retain their romanticism in the digital age? Well, why the hell not? More »

Poll: Would You See ‘Vidal Sassoon: The Movie’?

Poll: Would You See 'Vidal Sassoon: The Movie'?

Vidal Sassoon: The Movie opens in limited release today in Manhattan. The documentary, directed by Craig Teper and produced by Bumble and Bumble founder Michael Gordon, chronicles Sassoon’s innovations to the world of hairstyling; furthermore, it also deals with Sassoon’s own struggle to reinvent himself from the orphan he had been into the giant he would become. Would you be interested in seeing this movie? Here’s what some of the critics are saying: More »

How to Manage a Middle-Distance Relationship

How to Manage a Middle-Distance Relationship

Here at Team Gloss, we’ve written about the middle-distance relationship before. This sort of relationship is hardly a new phenomenon, it seems that the term itself is just coming into being. The term is even new to me, and I’ve been in one for a year and a half (I’ve been referring to it as a “mid-distance relationship,” but I think “middle-distance” glides off the tongue better). To how many others is this a new thing? More »

Nerd Fashion: The Cult of the Long Coat

Nerd Fashion: The Cult of the Long Coat

Maybe it’s because superheros don’t exist in your world. Maybe it’s because they DO exist, but you need something to help you stand out from the caped masses. Whatever the reason, a cape won’t fly for you, so you need something else. Something long. Something mysterious. Something like… Eureka! You’ve got it: A coat! A super long awesome coat! More »

Luxury Bads: Totally Unnecessary (And Expensive) Products for Dogs

Luxury Bads: Totally Unnecessary (And Expensive) Products for Dogs

We here at Team Gloss have already mentioned the fact that rich people do ridiculous things to their pets. However, we have since realized that we have only begun to examine the tip of this particular iceberg of ridiculousness. Today, we dive deeper into the oceanic depths in which this iceberg floats! Behold our discoveries: The Strangest, Most Ridiculous Products And Services for Dogs, presented by TheGloss. More »