As Hollywood continues to impress upon us even today, the most beautiful and glamorous thing a woman can do is drop dead—and never was this more true than in the Victorian age, when tuberculosis (then known as consumption) raged.
One researcher has found something that should surprise nobody: women want to buy clothes more if they see them on models who look like them. Will advertisers actually take notice?
Time's piece on frugality experiments — like living on a dollar a day, or abstaining from buying new clothes for a year — is a depressing reminder that for many, thrift is a necessity, not a stunt.
Another Monday, another trend piece about seemingly-strange Japanese subculture. Today it's "girly men" — young guys who may be straight but still enjoy baking and wearing bras.