Duana Names: Does It Matter? Does ANYTHING?

Duana Posted by Duana at March 3, 2017 20:54:21 March 3, 2017 20:54:21
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Hi there! First name nerd advice-seeker here. I wrote to you four years ago to get your take on our first child's name, a boy we called Theodore Roland Giguere Hodes. I need general name advice, but also want your take on something. I fancy myself a feminist, and I have been into the idea that if we ever had a girl, I would like her to have my last name (so Hodes as the second middle name and Giguere as the last name). Full Article

Sasha Finds: SPELA

Sasha Posted by Sasha at March 3, 2017 20:19:39 March 3, 2017 20:19:39

I’m a real picky bitch when it comes to lipstick so it’s hard to make me swoon but good god, the new line of lip lacquers from SPELA is next level.  ... Full Article

Duana Names: Lest We Name Him Tarzan Shaggy

Duana Posted by Duana at March 1, 2017 22:10:22 March 1, 2017 22:10:22

Hi Duana, As crazy as this sounds, I am expecting our fourth child in April. We already have 3 little boys and I love love love all their names. We have Emmett (from way before 'Emmett' was a thing), Andrew and Patrick. As you can see, we are not flashy or into 'new names'. We have English/Irish and Scottish heritage (our last name reflects this as well) and a bit of French thrown in for fun. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: Oscar prep post-Oscars

Hayley Posted by Hayley at March 1, 2017 20:38:59 March 1, 2017 20:38:59
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Whether you were watching the Oscars with your besties at an Oscar party, or sitting at home alone (moi) and watching it while trying to prep for the week, we can all agree that A LOT went into making those celebrities as beautiful as they were and it was not just stunning gowns, tuxedos, jewellery and shoes. Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Sarah Paulson’s VF velvet

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 1, 2017 14:49:56 March 1, 2017 14:49:56
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They play it SOOOO safe at the Oscars. And I understand. The Academy has been the standard of kind of traditional elegance. But… now that they can’t get it right with a Best Picture award, maybe we’ll see some more imagination on the red carpet at the Oscars going forward. For now though, as we saw from Thandie Newton’s example, many of the more edgy (and amazing) looks from Oscar night showed up at Vanity Fair. Full Article

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Carpets & Candids: Thandie’s incredible VF dress

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 1, 2017 14:33:18 March 1, 2017 14:33:18
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Many of the dresses that were at the Vanity Fair Oscar party were better than the dresses at the Oscars. If Thandie Newton wore this to the Oscars? She’d  have been one of the contenders for best dressed. When Duana and I saw these photos we started making sounds, primitive sounds of desire from deep within our bodies. Full Article

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Carpets & Candids: Riley Keough’s Spirit pockets

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 26, 2017 01:50:22 February 26, 2017 01:50:22
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When I first saw her on the carpet, I wasn’t all that excited. It’s a white shift dress with pockets – serviceable but not remarkable. The boots pull it all together though. Patent leather white, 60s vibe…without looking tacky or costumey. Oh MY GOD and that Louis Vuitton bag. Full Article

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Carpets & Candids: Amanda’s Spirit sweater

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 26, 2017 01:35:24 February 26, 2017 01:35:24
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You know what hasn’t happened lately? Amanda Peet hasn’t made any weird fashion choices. In fact, she’s consistently made really great fashion choices. To me, this is the perfect Spirit Awards outfit when you’re not really one of the major names in contention. It’s an interesting black top, with little bows or balls on the sleeves, almost casually layered on top of a flowing, elegant skirt that falls to exactly the right length. Full Article

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