Tenbo Spotlights Models With Disabilities at Tokyo Fashion Week

Tokyo Fashion Week is in full swing, and as ever it's already more interesting and creative than the majority of the corpo garb that dominated New York, Paris, and Milan (London was fine). Case in point: on Wednesday at Tenbo, designer Takafumi Tsuruta showed bright, dotty skirts and ties, the label's cartoon-cute… » 3/18/15 2:50pm 3/18/15 2:50pm

Jay Z, Rihanna and Coldplay Close Out the Paralympic Ceremony with Beautiful Music

I don't know if you happened to catch the Paralympic Closing Ceremony last night, but, if you did, you probably noticed that — all due respect to the Spice Girls — it blew the 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony straight out of the water. The speeches were inspiring, the visuals were mesmerizing and the musical… » 9/10/12 3:20pm 9/10/12 3:20pm

Iranian Discus Thrower Refuses to Shake Kate Middleton’s Hand at the Paralympics and the World Nibbles Its Cuticles

When Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess of the Great Commonwealth of Shinylocks and Prime Minister of Party Favors was doling out medals for men's discus at last night's installment of London's Paralympics, second-place finisher Mehrdad Karam Zadeh refrained from shaking the Duchess' hand, which… » 9/03/12 9:15pm 9/03/12 9:15pm

Audrina Patridge Gets A New Home (& Baby) • Tina Wears Sunglasses In Flight

Welcome back to the Monday morning edition of Snap Judgment, in which we publish the celebrity snaps that came in over the earlier part of the weekend. Inside: Audrina Patridge, Tina Fey, Kate Winslet, Ne-Yo, Queen Beatrix, Josh Hartnett, and The Jonas Brothers filming in Los Angeles. All those — and others — in a… » 9/22/08 9:10am 9/22/08 9:10am

Swimmer Loses Her Leg, Goes On To Compete in the Olympics

South African swimmer Natalie du Toit didn't win a medal in Beijing, but she is still one of the most inspiring Olympians of this year's Games. Du Toit, 24, lost her left leg in a motorcycle accident in 2001, a year after she failed to qualify for the Sydney Games. Three months after her leg was amputated at the knee… » 8/21/08 12:30pm 8/21/08 12:30pm