Category Archives: Fashion Freaks

Calvin Klein: Still sleazy after all these years

Thanks to tipster Amy for sending me this lovely story about CK. This is a great example of how we all wear certain designer clothes, but we don’t really think about their advertising do we? Here I mean the bad … Continue reading

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Bacardi responds to "Get An Ugly Girlfriend" offensive campaign

The blogosphere is on fire over Bacardi's "Get An Ugly Girlfriend" Campaign. Barcardi pulled down the web site promoting the campaign and here is the company response: "Thank you for taking the time to post your story on Bacardi Breezer. … Continue reading

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Vogue editor launches new war on size-zero fashion

The editor of Vogue has accused some of the world’s leading catwalk designers of pushing ever thinner models into fashion magazines despite widespread public concern over “size-zero” models and rising teenage anorexia. Alexandra Shulman, one of the most important figures … Continue reading

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Got B.O? Slather on some aluminum!

After reading the Anti-Cancer diet, I took a walk down the deodorant aisle at Walmart to find one that does not contain aluminum. How many did I find? None. Actually, the store brands don't just contain aluminum, it is the … Continue reading

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How much do you spend on beautification?

Take a wild guess how much money we, that's women, spend per year on beauty products? 160 BILLION dollars annually That would be billion with a capital 'B.'  Think about that for a sec…$160,000,000,000 to cover, correct, paste, stretch, and … Continue reading

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Hey…let's jazz up Next Top Model with a real live anorexic girl!

Jade has been fighting her eating disorder, anorexia, since age 8. Jade is now 21. She has been in and out of treatment, and just six months ago she was hospitalized for her condition. Let's put her on TV and … Continue reading

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What happened to the blushing brides?

Your wedding day. The day that you are full of excitement, bounding with energy, and beaming with confidence! Hmmm…does this model look like she is ready to party? Or is she ready to start balling? Or maybe ready to keel … Continue reading

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You would be so pretty if….

I'm reading "You would be so pretty if…" by Dana Chadwick in preparation for a BlogHer session I may be leading. The title made me think back to when I have heard these words from someone, so it made me … Continue reading

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Kelly Clarkson Photoshopped and likin' it

New album cover for Kelly Clarkson. Photoshopped to hell. Artist likes it. Why? “We decided the cover of the album and just in case you haven’t seen it I’ll post it! It’s very colorful and they have definitely Photoshopped the … Continue reading

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Extreme Beauty

Vogue's Version Of Extreme Beauty.The point? You got me.More here  

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Why in the world would this model be crying?

The fashion world is all in a tizzy over this 14 year old girl they pushed on the runway even though she had tears streaming down her cheeks. Why was she sad? Was she mad? Was it part of the "look?"  … Continue reading

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Artist dies, and leaves behind a huge ass lipstick sculpture.

While reading the Chicago Tribune obits yesterday, I saw this bizarre picture and had to share. Artist and critic, Coosje Van Bruggen, has died, leaving her legacy in the form of a huge concrete lipstick. This got me wondering – … Continue reading

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Karl Lagerfeld: The Fashion Industries Greatest Knob

If you don't know much about Karl, don't bother, I'll tell you everything you need to know. He's the head of Chanel, used to be very overweight, and now walks around shooting his mouth off about fat people every chance … Continue reading

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Adorable Playboy Stationary for our little girls!

This one is so totally over the top I am practically hyperventilating. Thanks to Sharon for sending me this information, you have got to look at this web site selling Disney, Paddington Bear, and frickin’ Playboy merchandise for girls. I … Continue reading

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Gift Idea: "Sassy" Heels For Your Infant!

Essential items for fashion-conscious parents — high-heel shoes for their BABIES. The tiny designer footwear comes in a choice of garish colours, from bright pink to leopardskin. The shoes, made by US firm Heelarious, are being snapped up faster than … Continue reading

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Jessica Alba Is Not Quite Perfect Enough

Alba is the latest photoshop victim, airbrushed into some sort of cartoonish SuperHero version of herself.   A little nip and tuck at the waist, and slim down those chunky thighs please. Those collarbones need to really pop, we want to see … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas: Sexy Tights for your Tween!

    Consumerist reports on these "sexy" tights for your 10 year old…and they are on sale so get 'em now! -mamaV

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Poll: Do Fashion Magazines influence your disordered eating habits?

We have about 150 votes on the poll posted on the right side of the blog. If you click on the “comments” link at the bottom of the poll you can view this map which I found quite interesting. Kind of odd how the central part of the U.S does not have many voters, I wonder why? Continue reading

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Wannabe dead?

Try out for MTV’s new reality show Model Maker and you’ll be dead in no time! But hey- you’ll be famous. They pulled out all the stops and got this Mo-Fo to produce the program which calls for losing up to … Continue reading

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Fricken Fashion

Ever wonder why Fashion is so totally f-cked? I know, I know, I rarely drop f-bombs but this dude gets under my skin. It you may recall he is the one who pranced a size 24 model down the Paris … Continue reading

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