American Apparel Chose a 62 Year-Old Model for Its New Lingerie Campaign

Jacky O'Shaughnessy has been modeling for Los Angeles based clothing company American Apparel since 2012 shortly after she, at 60, was discovered while eating at a New York City restaurant.   read more


January 31, 2014  |   7:01 AM  |  3 COMMENTS
Sarah Jessica Parker to Succeed Anna Wintour? (And More of the Day's Top Stories)

• Another day, another Anna Wintour whispering. This time with a dash of Sarah Jessica Parker sprinkled in for added sizzle. According to a report, the Prada wearing "devil" has set her sights on SJP as her successor as top dog at Vogue and the two fashionistas now have a regular lunch meeting on the books. "Sarah's been consulted on a stunning array of Vogue's big moves over the last several months," squealed a "source" who joked that "She already played a writer -- Carrie Bradshaw -- and has the Manolo Blahniks!" She also has her first-ever shoe line (done with Blahnik) prepping to launch in less than a month, as well as three kids and a thriving movie and stage career -- is there even time to run the world's fashion bible?   read more


January 31, 2014  |   5:01 AM  |  COMMENT
10 Spa Treatments to Try Before You Die

These insanely indulgent spas are home to treatments so luxe and unbelievable, we're creating a whole new category for our list of bucket lists -- the spa treatments you've gotta try before you die. If you don't want to add at least one to your lifetime bucket list, you're not dreaming big enough.   read more


January 30, 2014  |   4:01 PM  |  1 COMMENT
The United States of Tanorexia: Tanning Bed Use Is On The Rise

• It's a tandemic! More than a third of all Americans admit to having used a tanning bed at some point in their lives, and a full 13 percent of all adults (and 43 percent of university students) have used one in the past year. The fear is that tanning beds have put hundreds of thousands of people at risk for developing skin cancer; rates of melanoma among young people have risen a steady 3 percent a year since 1993. [   read more


January 30, 2014  |   5:01 AM  |  COMMENT
From Size 8 to 18: The Disease That Stole My Body

I joined the Peace Corps and came back with a pituitary tumor and Cushing's Disease in tow. After experiencing a life-changing rapid weight gain and countless medical procedures, the biggest battle is still ahead of me.   read more


January 30, 2014  |   5:01 AM  |  72 COMMENTS
Women Don't Know As Much About The Birds And The Bees

As a culture, we spend lots of time and money trying not to get pregnant, but when it comes to figuring out the right time and way to get pregnant? We're slightly less educated. A new study in the journal Fertility and Sterility found that women are actually somewhat uninformed about how to maximize their chances of getting pregnant.   read more


January 29, 2014  |   6:01 AM  |  1 COMMENT
No Big Deal: Kristen Stewart Wants To Shave Her Head, Get A Head Tattoo

• Kristen Stewart has such modest, simple dreams. All she wants is to shave her head and get a head tattoo before she dies, is that too much to ask for? "I'm definitely going to shave my head before I die," she told Into the Gloss. "I will definitely tattoo my head while it's shaved before my hair grows back. I'm not sure which part, probably the bottom quadrant in the back. I don't know what the tattoo would be, yet. Still thinking." [Us Weekly]   read more


January 29, 2014  |   5:01 AM  |  COMMENT
Kate Moss Takes A Spooky Turn In New McQueen Ads

Kate Moss is quite the chameleon. And as if to prove her quick-change abilities, Moss stars in the latest campaign from Alexander McQueen with a crazy close-cropped yellow pixie, looking like a fabulous futuristic version of herself. And in at least one of the ads, she's got a terribly creepy mini-me doll version of herself, too. (We're wondering if mini-Kate Moss's will be on sale via McQueen. We'd totally buy one).   read more


January 28, 2014  |   6:01 AM  |  COMMENT
Ashley Benson Isn't Actually Into On-Screen Nudity

• Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson says she's not super into nudity, despite being mostly naked for much of Spring Breakers or whatever. Instead, says Ash, she believes that "girls look so much better in lingerie or a t-shirt and leave the rest up to the imagination." To make sure that she's not in a compromising situation, "I make it clear that I have a line. Everyone tries to push you, and it's easy to get talked into doing those things. I'll just walk off-set. But not everyone realizes they can do that." [Cosmpolitan]   read more


January 28, 2014  |   5:01 AM  |  COMMENT
Big Surprise: Men Are More Forgetful Than Women

If you're finding that the guys you know -- boyfriends, husbands, brothers, and fathers -- are collectively the less sharp tacks in your life, know that it's not just you (we so feel you on that thousandth shake of your head when you have to remind your significant other yet again to buy trash bags). It's actually, well, science! According to a new study, men are more forgetful than women, regardless of how old they are.   read more


January 27, 2014  |   6:01 AM  |  COMMENT

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