Crystal Renn was written up in yesterday’s NYTimes Style section, The Triumph of the Size 12s. The headline is very premature. Trust me — the size 12s haven’t triumphed. Once the current hoopla over V Magazine’s Jan. 2010 multi-size issue settles down, we’ll see just how much has really changed in fashion editorial.
British retailed Asda is promoting a little black dress with perfect control panels, a dress that claims to take up to an inch and a half off the waist. The £28 dress - and a £16 black skirt - use the same ‘inch-pinching’ poly elastane technology employed in some control underwear.
On a weekly basis, a food considered to be an aphrodisiac — whether visually sensual in shape, color or smell, a sexual wellness food that promotes good circulation, or a food known to actually activate libido — is suddenly making major health news.
Takeaway: you can have both, and mangoes are a great example.
I can wax poetically about sensations of mango juice running off my chin, or share the fact that mango supplements are taken all over SE Asia to increase virility. For centuries sensual folklore where breast-shaped mangoes produce highly-effective, vitality-sustaining love potion juices.
Unilever researcher David Gunn has identified women who look young for their age as having thin lips. Genetically determined, lips mature at their fullest in young adulthood. They are also easy to measure.
Even with a few wrinkles or grey hairs, a ‘plump pout’ can take years off a woman, according to Gunn, who studied over 250 women, many twins.
Paris, I never saw Miss Dirty Martini making an entrance like this one.
The V Magazine all stars continue to debut. Even Karl Lagerfeld picked up the camera, doing an on location Chanel shoot “COCO A GO-GO. I assume Miss Dirty Martini is among the most curvaceous vixens to fill Lagerfeld’s camera lens.
Readers Digest has just released an interesting survey of dieting and weight preferences of 16,000 people around the globe.
In Finland, 83% of men and women have dieted at least once, vs 72% in the US and 21% in India. In Finland, the attempts to diet have worked, slashing heart disease deaths in the working-age population by 80 percent over the past three decades, adding nearly 10 years to the average Finn’s life.
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