Most Recent Articles
Men Can Pad Their Nether Regions, Too
A few weeks ago, we told you about "Booty Pop Panties," the padded underwear that makes your ass look bigger. Well, Regis Philbin found a version for men.
Tom Ford Wants You to Be Okay With Penises
Tom Ford doesn't want the world to be uncomfortable looking at or talking about the glories of the naked male physique, and he'll help you learn to love.
Despite Impending French Ban, Fashion Industry Holds Fast to Thin Ideals
On Tuesday in Paris, a French bill that would imprison for up to three years and fine for up to $70,000 anyone who "incited excessive thinness" was passed by the National Assembly; the bill now just needs approval from the French senate to become law.
BLOGVERTORIAL/SPONSORSHIP AD CODE
Breaking: France Is ThisClose to Banning Skinny Models
A bill in France that would make it illegal for anyone to publicly incite extreme thinness has passed the lower house and is moving on to the Senate.
Those Juice Fasts Are Not Exactly Healthy
These body-cleansing, weight-eliminating cure-alls are all the rage, but you won't believe what one writer wound up with after she juice fasted for ten days.
France Revisits the Skinny-Model Problem
France is not ignoring the skinny model problem, pas de tout. But they expect the titans of industry to change the status quo on voluntary basis.
The New Bridezilla Is Bulimic and Smokes Ciggies
A recent study revealed 70 percent of engaged women in the U.S. hope to lose twenty pounds by their wedding day. So they vomit after meals and suppress appetites with cigarettes.
Give Your Butt the Extra Padding It Probably Doesn't Need
Ladies, have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, "My ass doesn't look fat enough in these jeans!"? Then have we got something for you!
Is the Miss England Pageant Curve-Phobic?
We all know skinny does not equal beautiful, but the English might understand that better than Americans.
Britain Fights Photoshopped Magazine Images
Judging from the clavicle action on the runways this past Fashion Week, the British Fashion Council's Model Health Inquiry hasn't had a major effect on catwalks, but the council is pushing for change in editorial departments.
New Uptown and Downtown Diet Plans Make Great His and Hers Treats
What's the difference between the Park Avenue Diet and the Wall Street Diet? Well, ladies lose weight uptown and men do it downtown, for starters.
Online Miss Bimbo Game Promotes Anorexia, Angers Brits
Mis Bimbo is an online game that allows girls ages 9 to 16 to compete to become the best bimbo by losing weight, buying sexy outfits, and getting plastic surgery.
Stars Slim Down With Horse Pills and the ‘Idiot’ Diet
When celebrities tell magazines they became walking spaghetti strands by doing yoga and walking their dogs, they're lying. In fact, they're overexercising, starving themselves, smoking cigarettes, and taking drugs and prescription horse pills…
Man Girdles Are All the Rage
Women are not the only ones who want to conceal bit of extra flesh around the midsection with Spanx: Men do, too. And you know what? They are! Take Robert Verdi:
Designer Bradley Bayou Calls Out CFDA for Too-Thin Models
The skinny-model debate persists today thanks to designer Bradley Bayou. He stopped using size-0 and size-2 models after his daughter battled anorexia. She collapsed from the disease after years of struggling to fit into his sample sizes.
Ashley Tisdale's Nose Doesn't Match Her Doll's
Attention celebrities: If you're going to get a nose job and you have a doll of yourself coming out, try to get the surgery before the doll gets mocked up. Don't make the mistake High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale did and get the old version of you designed.
Model Eats, Obviously Sent Home From Paris
Here's a good one from Paris: It's not as if the scant body mass indexes on runways are good things. But the absurdity marches on, and still some strong-headed young things refuse to accept the conventions of modeling's narrow vision.
Emma Thompson Fights Miramax's Weight-Loss Demands
Ever wonder why some actresses suddenly show up to award shows all thin and sickly? (Besides for the obvious reasons, we mean.) Well, it's kind of like when guys show up with facial hair, looking inappropriately scrubby and explain that it's for a movie role: Studios sometimes ask actresses lose weight when they don't need to. (Shocker.)
New British Agency Bans Size 0 Models
We've known for a long time that in order for the number of frighteningly thin models on runways and in magazines to diminish, someone would actually have to do something rather than just talk about it. It would have been awesome if that person were, say, Marc Jacobs, but we'll settle for Camille Parker Bowles's nephew Ben Elliot. He's just launched a modeling agency in the U.K. called Quintessentially Models which doesn't sign any "size 0" girls.