Blog Posts by Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor
We come across hilarious and hideous fashion items every single day, so we've collected a whole batch of sad fashion to share with you on this beautiful Friday afternoon. Behold, some gross fringe shorts, a bra filled with ice, and the most bizarre cardigan we've ever seen. By Joanna Douglas, Shine Staff
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- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Fashion – Fri, May 11, 2012 3:21 PM EDT
We're obsessed with the new Fila Sport Kohl's Cares workout gear for many reasons. All styles are cute, well made, and $10 or less. They make great last-minute Mother's Day gifts. They provide the perfect kick-in-the-butt to finally prepare for swimsuit season. And 100% of the net profit supports the fight against breast cancer (click here for more info). The collection will be available online and in Wisconsin Kohl's stores through July 1 and items come in various shades on pink, gray, and black, and some are available in plus-sizes. Here are our favorite items. By Joanna Douglas, Shine StaffRead More »from $10 Kohl's Cares Workout Gear: Get Fit for a Cause!
Victoria's Secret has declared itself an expert on sex appeal, and who are we to argue? The lingerie brand just unveiled their seventh annual What is Sexy? list, bestowed Charlize Theron with the coveted title of sexiest actress. Check out their selections for sexiest legs, sexiest sense of humor, sexiest mom, and more. Personally, we're dying to know what it takes to be "sexiest Tweeter." Must they wear the Victoria's Secret Angels collection? Let us know if you agree with this list. By Joanna Douglas, Shine StaffRead More »from Victoria's Secret Reveals 2012 What is Sexy? List
Sheer clothing and accessories have been around for decades, but we're currently disgusted by the abundance of overpriced, see-through Lucite and PVC items on the market. Do women really want to show off their toes in acrylic shoes? Or reveal the exact contents of their handbag to the world? We find these clear accessories to be unflattering and impractical. Take a look at the worst offenders. By Joanna Douglas, Shine Staff
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Vidal Sassoon has died at 84 years old. Famous hairstyling pioneer Vidal Sassoon was found dead in his California home on Mulholland Drive this morning. Sassoon, 84, died of natural causes with his family at his bedside. According to the AP, there will be no police investigation and no further details are available at this time.Read More »from Vidal Sassoon, Legendary Hairstylist, Dies at 84
Sassoon was born in England in 1928, and after his father's early death, his impoverished mother placed him and his brother in a Jewish orphanage for seven years. Upon his return to London he left school at the age of 14 and began a hairdressing apprenticeship at his mother's request. Later he fought in the Israeli army before fulfilling his mother's dream and becoming a hairdresser. "I thought I'd be a soccer player but my mother said I should be a hairdresser, and, as often happens, the mother got her way," he told the AP in 2007.
He opened his first salon in London in 1954, and in 1963 he revolutionized the current popular hairstyles with modern, angular bob cuts. This style was made famous by
The warmer it gets the more we crave color, and lots of it! We've taken the guesswork out of mixing and matching shades and found the best color block dresses, tops, skirts, and accessories of the season. Pair these mood-boosting garments with neutrals already in your closet and you're ready to go! By Joanna Douglas, Shine StaffRead More »from Color Block Clothing and Accessories
It's not often you find admirable icons on TV, but these small screen moms cared for their families and looked really sensational doing it. We may not want to mimic all their parenting styles off-screen, but we definitely find their wardrobes inspirational. Behold: the most fashionable moms ever on TV. By Joanna Douglas, Shine Staff