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Big Trend in 2017: Dating Younger Men

In the past a man who was dating a woman with a significant age difference is always considered a stud...Well what do we have here... it was about time that women got the better end of the spectrum instead of men. Hollywood is shaking up the dating scene and revolutionizing the laws of age by going for men that are younger and hotter than ever. Shoutout to these amazing ladies for setting such an am[...]

Actress Debbie Reynolds Dies at 84

Beloved actress passes away just one day after daughter, Carrie Fisher. The star of the 1952 classic movie "Singin' in the Rain" was 84. Throughout her life, Reynolds enjoyed the very heights of show business success and endured the depths of personal tragedy and betrayal. She lost one husband to Elizabeth Taylor and two other husbands plundered her for millions. Fisher, who found lasting fame as Prin[...]
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Jessica Simpson Really Does Design the Best Accessories

It started with a pair of Jessica Simpson shoes. About 7 years ago I bought my first pair of Jessica Simpson heels and fell in love. It was all downhill from there. I started to get more of her shoes and then I got a Jessica Simpson handbag. I loved it so much that now I will only buy Jessica Simpson handbags. But it doesn’t stop at shoes and handbags. I started buying her sunglasses, necklaces,[...]

Fashion Icon: Vivienne Westwood

SEX, punk, and activism: Dame Vivienne Westwood is one of those great British designers who have stepped out from the parameters of just simply a fashion designer. Like a fine wine, Westwood has created something of a punk legacy that has gotten even better with age. Vivienne Isabel Swire was born in Glossop, Derbyshire England on April 8, 1941 but soon moved to London in her late teens. She attende[...]

Fashion Icon: Marc Jacobs

From humble grunge beginnings to renowned design powerhouse, Marc Jacobs is one of the quintessential American designers of the 21st century. A native New Yorker, Jacobs was born on April 9, 1963, but quickly had part of his childhood taken because of the death of his father. His mother was mentally ill and unable to properly take care of children, so he was then put in the custody of his grandparent[...]

Fashion Icon: Iris van Herpen

Born June 5, 1984 to a small town in the Netherlands, Iris van Herpen took  an interest to dance and fashion in her formative years. She attended the Preparatory Course for Art & Design in Artez, where she graduated in 2006 in fashion design. Iris also  interned with Alexander McQueen in London which helped her hone in on her artistic vision of fashion. After her internship, she designed shoes fo[...]

Fashion Icon: Hedi Slimane

Hedi Slimane (pronounced: Edi - Slie - man) was born July 5, 1968 in the 19th arrondisement of Paris to Italian and Tunisian parents. As a young boy, he quickly became fascinated with photography, something that would stay with him throughout his life. Around the age of 16, Hedi began making his own clothes, but wasn't yet drawn into the world of fashion and design--it was simply a means to an end. He[...]

Fashion Icon: Raf Simons

Raf Simons is a fashion designer born January 12, 1968 in Neerpelt, Belgium. As a teen he was influenced by electronic, new wave, and post-punk music like Kraftwerk and Joy Division. Originally, Simons went to school for industrial and furniture design but then after a trip to Paris Fashion Week, he decided to make clothing. One of the most prolific menswear designers of recent years, Simons is resp[...]
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Fashion Icon: Alexander McQueen

This British designer paired the whimsical with the macabre: creating a tidal wave within the fashion community and solidifying his place as one of the most influential artists of our time. Lee Alexander McQueen was born March 17, 1969 to a humble family in East London. As a boy, he quickly found himself making dresses for his sisters at a young age, and almost immediately declared he would be a fash[...]