Topic: Online Shopping

Thin Models Actually Don’t Make Most Women Buy Clothes

Thin Models Actually Don't Make Most Women Buy Clothes

There’s no one reason why fashion models are extremely thin. You’ll hear everything from clients, sample sizes, and agency demands to competition between models and the public that buys magazines featuring them. One of the more steadfast beliefs, though, is that models are thin because fashion is “aspirational” and women want to buy more than clothes: they want some abstract impossible thinness, youth, beauty, etc. As one researcher says, “It’s better to use extremely thin models because that’s what makes women feel bad about themselves and want to buy the products.” More »

Great Beauty Buys To Help You Beat The Winter Blues

Great Beauty Buys To Help You Beat The Winter Blues

Fall/Winter may be the most exciting season for fashion, but it wreaks absolute havoc on your beauty routine. Just when you start thinking cool coats, boots and sweaters can provide all you need when the temperature drops…the cold air kicks in. Suddenly, your skin’s all flaky, your lips are chapped, your cuticles are dry, you’ve got hat head from that supposedly fashionable knit cap and, yup, you still have to slather yourself in sunscreen even though it’s dark before you leave the office. More »

Karl Lagerfeld Designed A Special Collection For Net-a-Porter

Karl Lagerfeld Designed A Special Collection For Net-a-Porter

Karl Lagerfeld doesn’t sleep: between his many designing duties (Chanel, Fendi, Lagerfeld) and collaborations (Macy’s Impulse), the man’s also a full-time fashion photographer, makes everything from wine labels to perfumes and has to devote an hour or two a day to hating ugly children. Still, he managed to fire off another collection: this time for online shopping powerhouse Net-A-Porter.
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Ready-To-Click: Beauty Queens Can’t Catch A Break

Ready-To-Click: Beauty Queens Can't Catch A Break

Teenage beauty queen stripped of crown due to weight gain. -Styleite

Can you fake a little surgical help with good beauty products? -Refinery29

Power through the dog days of summer, beautifully. -YouBeauty

eBay is launching an online outlet mall. -The High Low

Bring your beauty from day to night in a few easy steps. -Birchbox

Mila Kunis was ladylike in dots. -Betty Confidential

The cool, eye-catching handbags of Wilbur & Gussie. -Poshglam

Lauren Conrad pairs a floral print with leather leggings. -The Budget Babe