It's A Bird! It's A Plane! No, It's Anna Wintour's Dress

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute's annual gala: Oh, it happened all right. And though you now know who made it into the the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly category of "fashion's Oscars," we know you're just dying to know what the media themselves had to say about the yearly orgy of fashion and fame. (At… » 5/07/08 2:20pm 5/07/08 2:20pm

How Old Is She? Too Worked-On To Tell? Check The Earlobes!

The lobe job is the new boob job, reports today's New York Observer. We didn't think there was much more to the story than, "There's a new obscure aspect of your appearance plastic surgeons are encouraging women like us to become insecure about, pass it on!" So we read it. And it's actually a little more interesting… » 12/05/07 4:40pm 12/05/07 4:40pm

Revisiting "Sex & The City": Mr. Big Appears.... And This Time, Things Will Be Different i.e. The Same

This week's regurgitated Sex & The City column, dated April 1996 (ooooh, theme song: Lush, "Ladykiller") takes place in Aspen. Which is sort of like, if Candace's usual uberrich, retardedly-named cast of characters is orange juice, Aspen would be the pungent canned Minute Maid version of that — concentrate, frozen.… » 10/17/07 7:00pm 10/17/07 7:00pm

Revisiting 'Sex & The City': What Do These People Deserve More Than Each Other? Hint: It's Not "Your Attention"

One of the most confusing things about the old Sex & The City columns is that Candace Bushnell actually found so many thoroughly hateful people — In real life? In her ass? Unclear! — in the pre-Rachel Zoe era. Today's oldie from the NY Observer comes from 1996, the year I went to college and listened to a lot of… » 10/10/07 7:30pm 10/10/07 7:30pm