Archives for July 10, 2009

Sunday, Bloody, Sunday: U2 Goes Green for Iran


Did you hear?

First Bon Jovi, now U2. They’ve all gone green for Iran.

Held in [Read more…]

Questioning the Journalistic Obsession of a Gawking Kind

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) take their places with junior G8 delegates, including Brazil's Mayora Tavares (L), for a family photo at the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy July 9, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed (ITALY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)

So this week’s big, major, humongous, out of this world top two news stories were…are you ready…no really… [Read more…]

{Harry Potter: A History} Then There Were 7…no 8!

So I totally came up with a new word yesterday and I have to share it with you!
See below:

Twit •edu •Potter •cate!

Okay, I can be highly amused for the both of us! 🙂

A Muggle’s Guide to the Wonderful World of Harry Potter…(even if you didn’t read the book!) So going off of yesterday’s Harry Potter for Dummies, I give you an abridged novel guide:

(*Warning:* Spoilers below) [Read more…]

{iStyle} What will you be wearing this Fall?

By: Jenn Ortiz, guest blogger

Fall 2009 RTW and Couture collections have been presented, and a bit of analysis is in order.

Overall, looks are stronger and more dramatic. Puff sleeves and stronger shoulders with cinched waists, invoking the 1950’s and 1980’s; however, this influence is presented in a more modern and softer way. Come Fall, there will be bolero jackets and some boxier cut jackets and coats showing up on the racks. For the most part, hem lines were shown high (or non existent as the pantless look continues). Draping was used, most interestingly, in shorter dresses and less like the grecian goddess draping of the past. You’ll see a mix of modern with revived and revised classics. We’ve seen embellishment, luxurious fabrics, mixed with torn and deconstructed or unconventional and casual. Old-fashioned lingerie, hats, and gloves are reinterpreted and mixed into outfits. Much of what is presented here can be added to a basic wardrobe easily. There are plenty of opportunities to thrift, buy vintage, and DIY. Below are my picks for Fall/Winter ’09 trends. [Read more…]