Tartan in modern fashion appears everywhere from school uniforms to McQueen runways, but the road to this ubiquity starts many centuries ago, with 15th-century Scottish women weaving this particular patterned fabric at home. It wasn't until the early 19th century that tartan would start weaving its way into American…
If you've been watching Outlander, you've probably found yourself thinking: Goddamn, I could use some knitwear. And a tweed skirt. And a plaid sweater. And maybe some really sturdy leather shoes? And so I have assembled this shopping guide, as a public service.
Many of us would dearly love to see retailers using a more diverse array of body types when showcasing their clothing. However, please note that it is a dick move to pile onto a random model and call her a "skeletor ghost" because you think she's unusually slim. That is not helpful.
In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Tyra interviews a man who breastfeeds, "period" gets bleeped from TV, and Spencer Pratt is the definition of a nightmare in-law.
I got a Delia's catalog in the mail today, and it seems like they're really banking on this '90s thing to take off: Everything is plaid. Or buffalo check. Everything.
- Diddy likens himself to Obama. Speaking of his new fragrance, "I Am King," he declares, "When you see Barack Obama, you see a strong, elegant black man and when people see my ad, it's almost like that's the trend." [WSJ]
- "Mr. Obama sometimes wears jeans, as he did for a rally on Oct. 28, but his jeans are the loose,…