Duana Names: Happy New Name Updates!

Duana Posted by Duana at January 12, 2018 21:58:56 January 12, 2018 21:58:56
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What, you’ve never made a bad pun when you’re titling something? Look, sometimes it’s just how it is, OK?   But we get to revisit a few titles as I have a great backlog of updates. First up, an update on the family dilemma presented in SOCCERSTAR... Full Article

Sasha Finds: Peel and oil 

Sasha Posted by Sasha at January 12, 2018 21:30:20 January 12, 2018 21:30:20

I reallllllllllllllyyyyyyyyyyyyyy don’t want to get old, but if I have to I wanna look damn good! And now that I’m knockin’ on 40 I’m pushing heavy on the gas pedal to make sure my face stays as youthful as humanly possible.   One of my latest beauty finds is helping me do just that. Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Saoirse’s bloused sequins

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 12, 2018 18:30:49 January 12, 2018 18:30:49
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I have come to love a pre-bloused dress. I don’t think, 10 years ago, I would have considered it. But I love it now and have learned to appreciate that it’s a tricky design feature that, when done well, and it’s done very, very well here, is a wonderful example of construction and tailoring. Full Article

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Carpets & Candids: Jessica & Greta in green and white pleats

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 12, 2018 16:49:31 January 12, 2018 16:49:31
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I don’t know why green always shows up on red carpets in singles. As in, after award shows, there are often fashion headlines like, “the red parade at the Oscars!” or “silver storms the red carpet at the Golden Globes!. But… is it ever green? And if not, why not? When someone wears green, they’re often the only person wearing green. Full Article

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Duana Names: We Got It – But What IS It? 

Duana Posted by Duana at January 11, 2018 21:13:10 January 11, 2018 21:13:10

Hi Duana, I'm so excited to be writing to you! When I first stumbled across your column I was pretty stunned - I had no idea other "name nerds" existed. I still have a beaten-up bright pink baby name book (straight from the 80s) that has my 10-year-old scribbling all over it with my favorite names. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: 4 fitness forward questions & answers

Hayley Posted by Hayley at January 11, 2018 19:10:02 January 11, 2018 19:10:02

By way of background, my husband and I kind of ‘let ourselves go’ a little bit, with three kids in six years and the general chaos that ensues. Both our diet and fitness levels suffered as a result, and the weight slowly but surely crept on. In August we decided to make a change, and started exercising regularly and eating better (although we still indulge in wine, cheese, and the like on weekends, but we’re pretty good during the week). Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Angela in red pants

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 11, 2018 16:41:38 January 11, 2018 16:41:38
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I’m trying to remember the last time I wore red pants. The only pair that comes to mind is from the 90s, red velvet, I think they were from the Gap. Velvet doesn’t stretch so I feel like they weren’t comfortable but I do think I loved the look. Why is that I’m into red pants but not a red dress?  Here’s Angela Bassett in a pair of red pants and a black one-shoulder top. Full Article

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Sasha Answers Podcast: JT's 'Comeback' & Getting In Touch with Celebrities

Sasha Posted by Sasha at January 10, 2018 18:44:36 January 10, 2018 18:44:36

Happy new year and welcome back to Sasha Answers! On today's show: We talk Justin Timberlake's weak comeback attempt, if it's ever a good idea to reach out to celebrities and how to deal with flipping the parental norms. The book Lainey references in the last segment is 'The Unmade Bed: The Messy Truth about Men and Women in the 21st Century'... Full Article

Duana Names: Because Of Course You Did*

Duana Posted by Duana at January 5, 2018 20:19:58 January 5, 2018 20:19:58

Hi Duana, When we got pregnant with our first boy, and then our second, the naming process was quite easy on both occasions and went a little something like this:  (i) I suggested my top boy name to my husband; (ii) he really liked it; (iii) over the next several months we would occasionally throw a new name into the ring just to be sure, but Top Name always won without so much as a fight; and (iv) Top Name became the given name. Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Tracee’s silver jumpsuit

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 5, 2018 18:02:52 January 5, 2018 18:02:52
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Well. WELL.  What can you hate?  WHAT?  Nothing, that’s what.  It’s a silver jumpsuit and Tracee Ellis Ross is wearing – and posing – the sh-t out of it, there’s no f-cking problem.  And the fit of it is marvelous, non? Look at that pa-pow action from the side. Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Selma & Salma do the one-shoulder

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 5, 2018 17:12:54 January 5, 2018 17:12:54
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We’ve been seeing a lot of one-shoulders lately. It will likely continue through award season.  Last night, Salma Hayek and Selma Blair both worked the one-shoulder at the W Magazine pre-Golden Globes party. Any preference?  Both are caped, Salma’s is fringed, but Selma’s has a the added collar feature and is still much more spare. Full Article

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