Obama Breaks All the Rules, Wears a Tiara With the Girl Scouts

So much for "not putting things on your head if you're president." Obama broke his own rules (but not the rules of fashion, which demand a tiara on all occasions) by putting on a Tiara to pose with the girl scouts. I don't know, I'd put on a tiara too — if they weren't already required here — for a couple of Samoas. » 12/25/14 2:30pm 12/25/14 2:30pm

Obsessive Royal-Watchers Are In A Pre-Wedding Tizzy

The Royal Wedding is April 29! Which tiara will Kate—sorry, Catherine—wear? Which uniform will Prince William select? Will Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia attend? So many things to think about! Luckily, royal watchers are on it. » 1/31/11 3:07pm 1/31/11 3:07pm

Women's Marathons Use Tiaras, Hot Firefighters To Keep Men Away

Men are entering and winning women's marathons — and to keep them out, the race organizers are resorting to some pretty sexist tactics. » 9/21/10 3:38pm 9/21/10 3:38pm

What's The Allure Of Everything Disney?

Disney. Whether you love it or hate it, it's everywhere. The man, the myth, the mouse, the movies, the Land, the World, the Princesses. The bridesmaid dresses! An American childhood is an immersion in Disney culture. It starts with the films, infiltrates the toys, and, in some cases becomes integral to vacation and… » 3/27/08 2:00pm 3/27/08 2:00pm

Playing Princess Is Just A Phase... Except When It Isn't

Last week, in Barbara Ehrenreich's Huffington Post essay entitled "Bonfire Of The Princesses," the Nickel And Dimed author wrote: "Disney likes to think of the Princesses as role models, but what a sorry bunch of wusses they are. Typically, they spend much of their time in captivity or a coma, waking up only when a… » 12/18/07 5:00pm 12/18/07 5:00pm