Archive | May, 2010

LET BOOBS HANG LOW (FOR A GOOD CAUSE)

Please welcome the Boob scarf. A great …erm, statement, for chilly winter days. And for a good cause: They are by Lourdesoftheflies and are for sale on Etsy. A large portion of which is donated to a US breast cancer charity. For just $25 you can keep warm, look ridiculous and make a charitable donation. […]

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THE DANGER OF BEING CRYSTAL RENN

That an average-sized woman like Crystal Renn is labeled “plus-sized,” is, as we all know, nothing but evidence of the insanity of the modeling world. Her weight, after all, fluctuates only between an American Size 10 and a size 14. But, credited as she is, with much of the new success of “Plus-sized” models, it […]

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THE LAST RESTING PLACE OF UNHAPPY MARRIAGES

Joe from Book of Joe, discovered The Wedding Ring Coffin Store. I am not sure why I was surprised by it’s existence. After all, there are already plenty of “joy of divorce” books. A coffin for your wedding ring, is a natural next step after divorce parties and cakes, isn’t it? After you’ve “closed the […]

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WORLD CUP SPIRIT. JOZI-STYLE.

Naturally, we in Cape Town are just a little more …how do we say this politely….? Um …relaxed, about showing the love. In JHB it’s another thing altogether. Craziness. And yet, how to do it. There’s no option. Bravo! Swiped from Cherryflava. Tweet

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WHAT HIPSTERS CARRY IN THEIR BAGS.

The American Photographer, Jason Lewis, has shot a collection of Atlanta hipsters, along with the contents of their backpacks and satchels. (Naturally hipsters do not carry Mommy bags.) What he discovered is fascinating and voyeuristic. And surprising. Lots of weapons! There are not many bags filled with Soccer Homies, emergency dummies, decapitated Lego figures, tatty […]

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