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 1:00pm 12/10/08 1:00pm

Why Won't Sexist Advertising Go Away?

In an essay on The Huffington Post, writer Alex Leo notes that while this was a big year for women — the first serious female presidential candidate, the first predominately female state senate, the first female Top Chef — the advertising world has a lot of catching up to do. Ms. Leo names the five sexist trends in… » 12/09/08 1:20pm 12/09/08 1:20pm

Dov Charney May Be More Of A Scumbag Than Anyone Realized

We didn't think we could still use the words "shocked" and "Dov Charney" in the same sentence, but if true, the latest revelation about American Apparel's Chief Executive Sleaze is truly horrifying. According to legal journal "On Point News", when the latest in a string of female employees, Mary Nelson, charged… » 10/29/08 3:20pm 10/29/08 3:20pm

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 4:29pm 10/20/08 4:29pm

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

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 3:00pm 10/17/08 3:00pm