This is Etiquette Monster, Jezebel’s advice column where senior writer Madeleine Davies gets worked up and starts screaming about manners. Have a question about etiquette? Email Madeleine at your own risk.
Style blogger GabiFresh just debuted another collection with Swimsuits for All and it looks great and now you’re yearning for summer—my bad.
I had just finished Christmas dinner with my family when I got the call: “A picture of you is on the front page of r/funny,” my friend told me. I’m not a regular Reddit user, but I know about r/funny—it’s a popular subpage, a place with a lot of cat pictures. Funny? Had I been funny? I traced back through the past…
Beth Ditto just announced that the debut of her new plus-size clothing line is imminent and scheduled for February, thus offering a second chance to those of us who never bought anything from her 2009 collection for Evans and continue to rue that dreadful mistake.
As part of its ongoing efforts to improve its public image, Lane Bryant did a little Twitter Q&A this afternoon. It went about as well as any Twitter Q&A ever goes!
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has ordered the head of New Jersey’s National Guard to lose some weight. In a pun-filled story, CBS2 reports that Air Force Brigadier General Michael Cunniff was reprimanded by the Pentagon for failing and skipping physical fitness tests.
There are two parts to this travel nightmare: being weighed, and also being in and around Uzbekistan.
Fuck wraps. They taste bad, and Big Carb continues to lie to good, honest people by associating wraps with “light eating.” You think eating a wrap for lunch is healthy? You are wrong, chump, and I’d love you to fight me about it.
A sweeping study of 10,226 people from nine countries found that married people have a higher Body Mass Index (BMI) than their single counterparts. Oh no, better go get a divorce before it’s too late!
In case you were digging for more information on Beyoncé’s new way of eating—nay, LIVING—Beyoncé(’s team) posted this informational YouTube video that features her diet creator Marco Borges breaking it all down.
Tess Holliday, size 22 model and all-around stunner, just landed her first major magazine cover. She’ll appear on the June 1 issue of People; look for her on a newsstand near you.
“As you are aware spring wedding season is right around the corner. This year, another wave of brides-to-be will want nothing more than to look perfect on their big day.”
Has anyone recently told you how well the Paleo diet is working for them and tried to convince you to join them in living that nut-eating, meat-avoiding cavewoman lifestyle? One commonality across all trendy diets is how much their followers love to preach their gospels of eating. “The enthusiasm some people have for…
Greetings from a bunker, where I have stockpiled dried apricots and seltzer and plan to wait out everything to do with this #ImNoAngel ad campaign. Good try, Lane Bryant, but no number of beautifully shot images of Ashley Graham will erase years of trying on asymmetric polyester garbage at your stores, hunting for…
Another day, another reminder that you can’t always trust what’s on the side of a pill bottle, and just because it says “all natural” doesn’t make it the same thing as a bran muffin. This time it’s weight-loss supplements, which could very well contain something a lot like amphetamines.
Kelly Clarkson’s weight continues to be an unnecessary topic of debate for people who have no business commenting on it.
Whenever Giuliana Rancic is on a red carpet, people comment about her being too thin. The E! host addressed some of this criticism in an interview where she admits to having weight and self-esteem issues.
A UK children's health expert says one way to fight bad body image among girls is for schools to encourage boys to tell girls that they are attracted to qualities other than sheer slenderness. Uh... has this guy ever MET any teenagers? I can see approximately 50,000 ways for this to go wrong.
As noticed by a tipster who's knee deep in organizing her upcoming wedding, The Knot has made some changes to its popular, personalized wedding planning feature. The "ultimate checklist" they've long provided to help brides stay on task has a bold new emphasis on your smoking bridal bod, naturally.
The private women's college Bryn Mawr emailed a group of students late last week encouraging them to join the new school-sponsored weight loss program. Students received the email based on their elevated body mass index, data that was mined from their medical records collected by the college's Health Center.