Paris Models Flaunt Roman Collars in Spring Runway Show


The fashion world was buzzing on January 22, as French fashion designer Alexandre Vauthier launched his Women’s Spring/Summer 2013 Haute Couture fashion collection.They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.  Shall we infer, then, that Vauthier has a great love of the Catholic priesthood?You can check out Vauthier’s full spring/summer collection at his website.  … [Read more...]

WHAT PRICE BEAUTY? Women Sever Toes to Fit High Heels

China - foot binding

1640 A.D.: Virtually all women in China bind their feet to attract a suitor.The painful practice was outlawed by the Qing Dynasty in 1902, but remained common until 1949, when the Communists assumed power and foot binding was finally ended.  The practice has been decried by modern-day feminists as a classic example of societal oppression of women. THIS IS BAD: 2012 A.D.:Women in U.S. have toes amputated to fit into excruciating high heeled shoes. THIS IS ALSO BAD.It bo … [Read more...]

HELLO, I’M WITH STUPID! Rude, Crude Children’s Clothing – UPDATED

Baby Bikini

Isn't it abusive to use one’s baby as a billboard?The question may seem flip, but I’ve noticed that more and more parents are enlisting Junior’s help to promote their cause or their values.  This week, with St. Patrick’s Day on our minds, I’ve seen several infants wearin’ the green:  green beads, green t-shirts, hats, green plastic flashing beer bottles.But THIS!! Following negative feedback from shoppers, Sears Roebuck has just pulled a line of infant attire from its racks.  The in-your- … [Read more...]