Topic: spanx

Photoshop Of Horrors: Finally! Shapewear That Removes Your Body Completely

Photoshop Of Horrors: Finally! Shapewear That Removes Your Body Completely

We see Photoshop everywhere: in magazines, on album artwork, in major fashion and beauty campaigns, on movie posters and even in our friends’ selfies on Facebook. But few places are more reliable for bottom of the barrel retouching than online stores: sometimes it’s just a few slices off the abdomen for slimming, sometimes the slicing and dicing results in irregular growths, sometimes the humanity is scrubbed away completely and sometimes people just be aliens. More »

The Home That Spanx Hath Wrought

The Home That Spanx Hath Wrought

Shapewear — a convenient euphamism for “garments designed to compress women’s flesh and internal organs in order to align our bodies with conventional notions of beauty, not unlike what ladies once accomplished with corsets” — is a booming business, and no one knows that better than Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx. More »

Gallery: 10 Articles Of Clothing That Can Kill You

Gallery: 10 Articles Of Clothing That Can Kill You

Did you know your beloved tapered pants are slowly draining the life out of you like a sexy, slimming anaconda? It’s true; the Wall Street Journal said so. Furthermore, did you know there are loads of even worse things coming that will kill you even faster and more effectively? Trends are great like that, always trying to top each other. Here are ten articles of clothing (both currently popular, and coming in 2013) that will almost definitely inflict severe harm on that frail physical vessel you call a body. You’ve been warned. More »