Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Lady Smarts: 2013, The Year of the Megging

Written by Meredith Russo on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

meggings-1 By Meredith Russo What the hell, 2012. No really, who do you think you are? I guess that Zombie Bath Salt Apocalypse went to your head. And “Call Me Maybe.” Maybe. That happened. But meggings? You’re leaving 2013 with meggings? What are meggings? Oh, you know, what a casual dude might buy at LululeMAN if [&hellip
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The Wonder of C. Wonder at Columbus Circle

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

By Laura Shanahan It’s peppy and preppy, it’s white and bright, it’s cute and candy-colored—it’s the brand-spanking-new C. Wonder flagship store at Columbus Circle’s Time Warner Center! Listen, anytime you walk into a shop and are greeted by a commanding life-size figure of a zebra striped with all the hues of the rainbow, you know [&hellip
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“Toddlers & Tiaras” Fashion Controversy Recalls French Vogue Scandal

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Blog, NY Press Exclusive

What’s acceptable fashion for a 3-year-old? What about a 6-year-old? Where do you draw the line? The topic is recurrently explored on TLC’s reality television series, Toddlers & Tiaras, which has been extremely controversial since its 2009 debut. It’s also causing fallout well beyond the realm of television, reaffirming the notion—for some—that any publicity is [&hellip
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Ain’t Nobody Hair But Me

Written by Jeanne Martinet on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

jeanne The urban cloak of invisibility by Jeanne Martinet He came out of nowhere. There I was getting my hair cut, absorbed in the blissful experience of being pampered and beautified, when suddenly I noticed a tall, chiseled man in the mirror right over my head. Hello? But he wasn’t looking at me, he was scrutinizing [&hellip
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City Week: September 17 – September 23

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film

A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Allen Houston Friday, September 17 Russian Revolution—Poet Alex Galper introduces Battleship Potemkin, considered one of the world’s most influential films. The Sergei Eisenstein film commemorates the uprising aboard a battleship, one of the pivotal events of the Russian Revolution of 1905. Rubin Museum of [&hellip
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City Week: May 21–May 27

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Friday, May 21 Artists in the Kitchen—Hell’s Kitchen Artist in Studio Tours (HK: ArtiST) offers self-guided tours featuring artists and performers in places like their homes, studios, galleries and theaters. Participating artists include those with well-established careers as well as those who are just emerging in the art world. Through May 23. Visit www.artistsinthekitchen.com for [&hellip
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Dogs on the Catwalk

Written by admin on . Posted in Pets, Special Sections

These dogs looked fierce coming down the runway. Decked out in designs by students in the Fashion Institute of Technology’s pet product design and marketing professional development certificate program, the 14 model dogs married New Yorkers’ love of pets and fashion. “Last Bark For Bryant Park,” produced for the second year by undergraduates majoring in [&hellip
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