Author Archives: TheGloss

North West Refuses Kim Kardashian’s Help With Her Hair, Gets One Step Closer To Raising Herself

North West Refuses Kim Kardashianâs Help With Her Hair, Gets One Step Closer To Raising Herself

Remember when Kim Kardashian gave an interview about how one-year-old North West only likes to wear neutral colors like black, white, and beige? I used to think nothing could make me laugh harder than hearing a reality star describe her infant daughter’s sense of personal style but then I saw this new quote. Kim’s moved on to being frustrated with Nori’s free spirit when it comes to hairstyling. She may be in diapers, but she has a mind of her own. She will not let anyone else control her hair. More »

Zara Sells Striped Star Of David Tee, But It’s Cool Because They Have Jewish Friends

Zara Sells Striped Star Of David Tee, But Itâs Cool Because They Have Jewish Friends

Sigh. It was only a few weeks ago that Zara created a stir with their “White Is The New Black” t-shirt. Now they’re generating controversy again for selling a children’s t-shirt that is being labelled anti-Semitic. The blue-and-white striped tee is called the “sheriff” t-shirt, and is made for boys three months to three years old. People are upset with the tee because it resembles the striped uniform people wore in Holocaust concentration camps. It also features a yellow six-pointed star on the chest that is similar to the Star Of David badges the Nazi forced Jewish people to wear to identify themselves. More »

The Best Twitter Reactions To Sofia Vergara On A Spinning Platform At The Emmys

The Best Twitter Reactions To Sofia Vergara On A Spinning Platform At The Emmys

It wouldn’t be an awards show without something sexist thrown into the script to cause controversy and get people talking. The hot topic from the 2014 Emmys? Their decision to put Sofia Vergara on a spinning platform to give the audience something to look at during a more boring part of the show. Some saw it as a harmless joke about her famously hot bod, some saw it as a joke about sexism itself, and others just saw it as good ol’ fashioned objectification. We’ve been over Twitter’s reactions to the red carpet, so let’s take a look at Twitter’s reactions to spinning Sofia! More »

13 Styles Plus Size Women Are Told Not To Wear, But Should Anyway

13 Styles Plus Size Women Are Told Not To Wear, But Should Anyway

Fascinatingly, there are many people out there who do not understand the concept of clothing. According to the Webster Dictionary, clothing is defined as “garments in general.” You put on clothes in order to clothe yourself, as is customary in polite society. And yet, there are always lists of items “fat girls can’t wear” (I would link, but I don’t want to give them the clicks and anybody who really wants to can Google ‘em). Strangely, these grumpy disgruntled jerks expert fashion critics do not seem to understand that plus size women can, indeed, wear these items in order to clothe themselves–and when styled well, as with any outfit, they will look fantastic. More »

The 30 Most Attractive Men’s Names Of All Time

The 30 Most Attractive Menâs Names Of All Time

Yesterday, we asked you to tell us what you think is the most attractive name for guys. You know, names that when you hear them, you’re just automatically into it; if your friend tried to set you up with a dude with this name, you would be like, “Yes, because those with that title are invariably attractive human beings and at the very least, this will begin an excellent affair.” Just as there are names you do not trust, and others are just silly, there are also names you just can’t help but love.
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Here’s The New Inclusive Shopping Blog That Plus Size Women Deserve

Hereâs The New Inclusive Shopping Blog That Plus Size Women Deserve

In the olden days of yore, plus size shoppers had few options available to them. You had your Lane Bryant, maybe one other specialty store, a section at Macy’s that they hid behind some kind of strategically placed kiosk, and depressing bargain bins full of leopard print and giant smocks. Nowadays, thanks to the activism of brilliant women, the power of the internet, and a shift in the cultural acceptance of fat bodies, we’re seeing news stories about better places to buy plus size clothes every day of the week. Today’s comes from the Huffington Post, where they’re reporting on a new lookbook over at Fashion to Figure that features plus size bloggers combining style and comfort. More »

How Getting Punched In The Face By A Stranger Restored My Faith in Humanity

How Getting Punched In The Face By A Stranger Restored My Faith in Humanity

Last weekend a stranger punched me in the face for no reason and broke my eye socket. I was walking in one direction and he was walking in the other, and as our paths crossed, he punched me. While I’ve feared many things since moving to New York several years ago, this was not of them. Sure, getting attacked was always an option. But in a subway station at night. Or on a quiet side street. Even traveling home while drunk. But not at 6 PM on a crowded street when it’s still sunny out. Not when I was walking through my own neighborhood that I’d walked through hundreds of time. And most certainly not when I’d watched every episode of SVU and thought I’d seen all the ways you could get attacked in New York City. Random assault in broad daylight was certainly not one of them. More »

13 Fashion Mistakes You Made At 13

13 Fashion Mistakes You Made At 13

Being a teenager was a wonderfully awkward time. In addition to the chaperoned dances and pointless school courses (hello: geography), you probably had your fair share of style mishaps. Since you were just learning about makeup, you made a few beauty mistakes too. You thought glitter should be an essential part of your makeup routine and you had 50 butterfly clips you decorated your ponytail with, among other more serious tween hair disasters. You weren’t entirely at fault for your questionable choices because you styled your outfits around cartoon characters. Though they were very fashionable, the looks didn’t work that well in real life.
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North West Tries To Keep Up With The Kardashian’s Money Making By Modeling

North West Tries To Keep Up With The Kardashian's Money Making By Modeling

They’re putting the little Kardashians to work almost straight out of the womb. At the tender age of one, North West has made her solo modeling debut in Carine Roitfeld‘s CR Fashion Book magazine. And no doubt made parents, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, proud. (And grandma Kris Jenner very happy to have a new cash cow, err, a new screensaver photo.) The image was posted on the magazine’s website, as a preview for the fifth issue. The photograph was shot by Michael Avedon, the same photographer who shot Audrey Hepburn‘s granddaughter. More »

Remembering Lauren Bacall And Her Impeccable Elegance

Remembering Lauren Bacall And Her Impeccable Elegance

Lauren Bacall became an icon like Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe. Photographs of her from 60 years ago look as fabulous today as they did when they were originally published. She exuded a natural elegance and innate flare for fashion that today’s crop tops and hipster looks cannot compete with. She was part of Hollywood’s Golden Age, and try as we might, we never seen to be able to recapture its essence now, which is why stars like Lauren will continue to fascinate us. Lauren lit up the screen in her roles in classic films like Shock Treatment, How To Marry A Millionaire and The Big Sleep, and was equally ravishing off-camera. To remember Lauren Bacall, we take a look back at her timeless style from films and her real life. More »

Here’s Why It Matters That Some Fox News Host Says Michelle Obama Needs To Lose Weight

Hereâs Why It Matters That Some Fox News Host Says Michelle Obama Needs To Lose Weight

Even though it’s not hard to find blatant sexism in the liberal media, it’s especially dime-a-dozen on Fox News. Having seen some of the most successful women in politics reduced to Shrill Bitches or Fat Uggos over and over again, it shouldn’t be that surprising to me that an old white dude would have something to say about Michelle Obama‘s body on the air. Still, this comment from Keith Ablow has thoroughly pissed me off. More »

This Stretch Mark Treatment Feels Like A Tattoo, But Will Leave Your Skin Without A Mark

This Stretch Mark Treatment Feels Like A Tattoo, But Will Leave Your Skin Without A Mark

You’re probably aware of all of the scary laser treatments that doctors use to treat stretch marks, if only because of that Keeping Up With The Kardashians episode where Kim Kardashian gets her stretch marks on her boobs removed, post-pregnancy. Even if you have never dared to have the procedure, you can probably guess that those intense pulse lights (IPL) treatments probably make a bikini wax seem as soothing as a walk in the park. According to the Daily Mail, there is a new stretch mark removal procedure called DermaEraze, and it makes the other stretch mark treatments seem as enjoyable as a massage. DermaEraze is some referred to as a “torture treatment” because it uses a tattoo gun-like needle device to stab needle the skin. Of course, the result very effective. More »