Marie Claire's "Outlaw" Look: $13,000 Gown & Black Lipstick

The May issue of Marie Claire has a fashion shoot that really pinpoints my love/hate relationship with fashion magazines. I get that they're selling a fantasy, which is why you'll find a microscopic raffia bikini on a Estonian girl standing by an African waterhole with a hyena, or an elaborate evening gown being… » 4/21/08 4:20pm 4/21/08 4:20pm

Marie Claire's Vietnam Photo Shoot: Apocalypse Wow

Ah, to be a fashion editor at Marie Claire! The photo shoots! So global! Recently, they've been in Bhutan, Italy, and, um, a trailer park. For the April issue, the magazine booked a trip to Vietnam, to shoot spring neutrals. The photographs, by Richard Mazzucco, are absolutely gorgeous, but just a wee bit somber.… » 4/03/08 2:00pm 4/03/08 2:00pm

LOLVogue: Teh Hare Toss & Teh Bunnee Hop

Have you heard? There's a new issue of Vogue. Wait! This post isn't about the possibly offensive cover or the Best Bodies photo shoot. This is about the LOL. More specifically, LOLcats and their ilk, LOLhedgehogs, LOLbarbecues, LOLgators and so on. That's right, it's time for another beyond-stoopid LOLVogue. We're in… » 3/27/08 1:00pm 3/27/08 1:00pm