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Sarah Palin's Makeup Artist Spills Her Secrets

Say what you will about Sarah Palin — and we've sure said a lot — but the woman is photogenic. She was made more so (for a rather steep price) by makeup artist Amy Strozzi, best known for her work on So You Think You Can Dance Strozzi gave an interview to Talking Shopping this week, where she dished on brands, Palin's… »12/10/08 1:00pm12/10/08 1:00pm

Overwhelming & Odd: Shopping Oprah's New Online Store

The Oprah Store is now online »11/12/08 1:00pm11/12/08 1:00pm! In a , Oprah explains that since 600 people line up everyday to watch a taping of her show, she always wanted a place where "they could just get a keychain or something." Of course, Oprah being Oprah, things are that simple. The brick-and-mortar store is 5,500 square feet of items, each…

Victoria's Secret Bras May Cause "Very Sexy" Rashes and Hives

Apparently, some consumers are complaining that Victoria's Secret bras have given them rashes, hives, and even permanent scarring. In the clip above from today's GMA »11/11/08 2:20pm11/11/08 2:20pm, Roberta Ritter explains that she filed a lawsuit against the retailer after developing blisters and welts while wearing her Angels Secret Embrace and…

The New Power Perfumes: You'll Smell Like Your Mom And Like It

Apparently, along with our newfound love of 80's power dressing, we're all enamored of heavy, potent, Reagan-era perfumes »11/04/08 1:20pm11/04/08 1:20pm, too. You know: Shalimar, Opium, Poison and a bunch of new ones that just smell like them. In general, I'm kind of baffled by these mysterious forces that are supposed to be dictating all our…

Suze Orman Says Couples Should Keep Accounts Separate

Though some of our fellow Gawker Media bloggers »11/03/08 4:40pm11/03/08 4:40pm think Suze Orman is bilking women out of their hard earned cash by peddling common sense advice that could be applied just as easily to men, we're fans of Suze's for women. As such we were pleased to find her on the cover of the , doling out advice for how women can get…

Why Are Some States Keeping Real Americans Away From Sex Toys?

Why does Sarah Palin look so blissful at this campaign stop in Pennsylvania? Well, if The New Republic »10/31/08 3:40pm10/31/08 3:40pm's , it might be because Pennsylvania is one of the states where one legally buy Trojan's .One of Cottle's colleagues saw an advertisement for it while watching on Lifetime (a reason he prefers to stay anonymous)…

Woman Denied Service At JC Penney Salon For Having Black Hair

Two months ago, Brenda McElmore went to her local salon, inside of a JC Penney in Downey, California, because she wanted to get her hair dyed black — she's got some gray at the temples. According to KTLA, the receptionist at the salon told her, "We don't do African-American hair." »10/30/08 12:00pm10/30/08 12:00pm Ms. McElmore feels that she was…

The Politics Of Style: An Obama-Inspired Shopping Spree At J. Crew

Michelle Obama was on The Tonight Show »10/28/08 1:00pm10/28/08 1:00pm last night, and Jay Leno about the bright yellow outfit she was wearing. "What is it, about $60-grand? $60, $70,000 that outfit?" Ms. Obama responded: "Actually, this is a J. Crew ensemble. You can get some good stuff online." Michelle Obama: She's just like us! Anyway, this…

Mystery Product Boosts Confidence, Makes Women More "Feminine"

A reader sent us an e-mail about an item called Waterworks »10/24/08 2:20pm10/24/08 2:20pm. In the commercial for the product (embedded after the jump), a gorgeous woman of ambiguous ethnicity sits by a fountain as Frenchy-French accordian music plays. She says, "I'd like to talk about a problem most women don't like to talk about. Vaginal odor."…

Condoms, Cleaning Supplies & Crap: A Q&A With Sarah Haskins

If you've seen her videos mocking birth control »10/23/08 1:00pm10/23/08 1:00pm, , or products that make you , then you already know that Current TV star Sarah Haskins is very, very funny. But did you also know that the Harvard grad and self-described nerd loves both and Joan Didion? Or that she wouldn't mind being the President Of France? I…

Urban Outfitters: Seasonal Affective Disorder & See-Through Dresses

The new Urban Outfitters arrived in mailboxes recently, and its models are depressed, yet again. The photoshoot's gloomy, woodsy setting and the muted, colorless clothes only make things worse. It sums up that overwhelming melancholia than can grip a person who dreads shorter days and lack of sunlight as we head into… »10/20/08 4:29pm10/20/08 4:29pm

Everything You Didn't Want To Know About Dov Charney And Weren't Afraid To Ask

The NY Observer wants to know why, in a month that might arguably be called financially eventful, Conde Nast Portfolio has put old-newsy sleaze-monger Dov Charney on its cover. They raise a good point: the American Apparel founder's creepiness, idiosyncrasies, success and commitment to "vertically-integrated… »10/17/08 3:00pm10/17/08 3:00pm