Sasha Answers: My cheap tipping friends

Sasha Posted by Sasha at February 12, 2013 19:57:20 February 12, 2013 19:57:20

Hey Sasha, I'm pretty much a stereotypical Chinese person with a close group of stereotypical Chinese friends.  However, one stereotype that I very much want to stay away from is the cheapness when it comes to tipping at restaurants. I have a couple of friends who insist that the appropriate amount to tip a server is 10% before tax. Full Article

NY Fashion Week: Belstaff F/W 2013

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 12, 2013 16:54:28 February 12, 2013 16:54:28
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I have a Belstaff. It’s probably my favourite coat of all time. And I’ve kicked the sh-t out of it. A Belstaff coat is made to last. We have six months now to think about a leather half-sleeve which seems to be everywhere. Are you down?     Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Easing in to bikini season

Hayley Posted by Hayley at February 12, 2013 14:50:48 February 12, 2013 14:50:48

Hi Hayley! I urgently need your help. I am heading to visit my family Argentina and I desperately need to get in bikini weather. I'm 29 years old, 5'6" and 135 lbs. So here's the catch, I do not want to lose weight while I tone up (I lose my shape and start to look like Marc Anthony). Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Samantha Barks in green velvet

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 12, 2013 04:16:25 February 12, 2013 04:16:25
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It’s green velvet right? Lush. Beautiful colour. But two problems: the strap across the neck there looks like she’s wearing a neck brace. You know when someone’s been in an accident and they have that contraption over their heads to keep everything stable? Also... f-ck... those shoes. Full Article

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NY Fashion Week: Diane Von Furstenberg F/W 2013

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 12, 2013 03:00:51 February 12, 2013 03:00:51
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My frustration with DVF is that the buyers – at  least in Canada – only bring in the wrap dresses. This collection is obviously so much more than just wrap dresses. Look at the first photo attached. I love the bright pop of pink – is it a wing – across the body. And the gold short sleeve sequin detail. Full Article

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