Marc by Marc Jacobs T-shirt has gotten the boot by its designer after a blog pointed out its eerie resemblance to a neo-Nazi band’s album art.
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“Boots & Braces,” the 1987 12-inch from Skrewdriver, one of the first white-power rock groups, featured an illustration of combat boots—soles up—on its cover. At least one other group, the hardcore-punk (but not neo-Nazi) Agnostic Front, has also used a similar image.
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But according to Marc by Marc Jacobs, the T-shirt’s design was just an unfortunate coincidence.
“It has been brought to our attention that the imagery on a T-shirt of ours is similar to that used by a band,” a spokesperson told New York Magazine's The Cut. “We were not trying to make a connection to that band or make a statement of any kind. We have removed the stock of the shirt from our own stores and offer our
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- Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff | Fashion – Thu, Sep 12, 2013 3:57 PM EDT
Marc by Marc Jacobs T-shirt has gotten the boot by its designer after a blog pointed out its eerie resemblance to a neo-Nazi band’s album art.A $68 Read More »from Marc Jacobs T-Shirt Pulled for Resembling Neo-Nazi Band Art
- Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff | Parenting – Thu, Sep 12, 2013 1:12 PM EDT
A Utah dad got so fed up with his teen daughter’s too-short shorts that he taught her a fashion lesson she'll never forget. Scott Mackintosh publicly modeled his own version of his daughter's Daisy Dukes and, in the process, became an Internet hero.
“I simply did this in hopes that my daughter would know of my great love for her and that she knows of her great worth,” Scott Mackintosh told the Deseret News about the photo of himself in cutoffs, which has since become a Tumblr sensation. “Now that it has gone viral, I hope that young women everywhere understand their great worth. I will look like an idiot any day if that point gets across."
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The story behind the trail of Mackintosh's short-shorts photo is as old as the Internet, beginning when his daughter posted it on Tumblr; and as of Thursday it has received over 130,000 notes from fans of the image.
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sneak peek of what’s to come: a new line of “daddy-approved” gowns. And yes, the segment was totally creepy.Prom-gown season is many months away. But lucky for us (not), Fox and Friends provided a Read More »from 'Daddy-Approved' Prom Dresses on Fox. Gross.
The dresses, created by “Duck Dynasty” star Sadie Robertson and longtime gown designer Sherri Hill, just debuted at New York Fashion Week. And they were cute enough. But the concept behind the dresses, not so much: They were meant to be chaste — decent enough, even, for Robertson’s father, Willie (making them, ahem, “Willie approved”). And not surprisingly, the smirking bros of the show, Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocy, couldn’t resist taking more of a “Who’s your Daddy?” tack to the whole presentation.
“Brian, is that daddy-approved?” Doocy asked when a young model appeared in a red tulle cocktail dress.
“As long as you can zip it back on!” he mused, prompting confused laughter. “Heh heh, I’m only kidding, that looks fantastic!”
Another cocktail dress prompted this from Kilmeade: “You know, to
- Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff | Secrets to Your Success – Wed, Sep 11, 2013 2:35 PM EDT
Gucci and Prada. Still, she felt hollow and like a failure, and was desperate to find more meaning in life.California entrepreneur Mindy Budgor was just 27 when she sold off a successful business she had created, netting enough to drive a BMW and shop at Read More »from How Did This California Girl Become a Real Warrior Princess?
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Budgor found it in the unlikeliest of places: the Kenyan wilderness, where she slept on the ground with members of the Maasai tribe, shedding enough of her formerly privileged existence to become the tribe’s first female warrior.
“If you’d told me a year earlier that I’d be deep in the bush, hair knotted from days in the forest, running in the direction of a 1,300-pound [buffalo] that could make short work of me, I’d have told you to get your head examined,” she told Glamour in an October-issue story about her new memoir, “Warrior Princess.” “Yet there I was. And I’d never been more sure I was in the right place.”
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- Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff | Fall Beauty – Wed, Sep 11, 2013 11:00 AM EDT
Miss America typically don’t mix. But that will end this week at the 92nd annual pageant thanks to one contestant: Miss Kansas, an inked-up boxer, mechanic, bow hunter and U.S. Army sergeant who plans on breaking a long-standing taboo by letting her tats show onstage.Tattoos and Read More »from Miss America Contestant Reveals Tattoos, Breaks Taboo
"Why am I choosing to [bare] my tattoos? My whole platform is empowering women to overcome stereotypes and break barriers,” Theresa Vail told People magazine about her turn in the pageant, which kicked off preliminaries Tuesday. “What a hypocrite I would be if I covered my ink. How can I tell other women to be fearless and true to themselves if I can't do the same? I am who I am, tattoos and all."
It’s a bold move in a pageant steeped in tradition, according to pageant coach Valerie Hayes. “I think this is kind of a breakthrough moment for contestants with tattoos,” she told Yahoo Shine, explaining that, though there are no rules that explicitly ban tattoos, “they are typically seen by judges and organizers as
large families in this day and age," and even throwing tepid support behind China’s one-child policy.A beloved 87-year-old British TV naturalist has tackled the issue of overpopulation head-on this week, saying it "is irresponsible to have Read More »from Is Having Large Families 'Irresponsible'?
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“It's the degree to which it has been enforced which is terrible, and there’s no question it’s produced all kinds of personal tragedies. There’s no question about that,” said Sir David Attenborough, a BBC documentary host, in the latest issue of Radio Times magazine and as reported by the Independent. “On the other hand, the Chinese themselves recognize that had they not done so there would be several million more mouths in the world today than there are now.”
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A steady stream of tweets was in agreement on Tuesday, with folks saying Attenborough “just gets it” and praising him for touching on “the elephant in the room.”
- Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff | Fashion – Mon, Sep 9, 2013 4:45 PM EDThas taken a little break from posing as herself. Instead, the supermodel is acting as the chameleon-like star of a new photo series, depicting some of her most famous contemporaries, from Cindy Crawford to Tyra BanksCara Delevingne. The photos have touched a nerve regarding diversity on the runways, as all but three of the icons portrayed (Iman, Grace Jones, and Banks herself, at 15) are white.
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The series — called “Tyra Banks Presents: 15,” photographed by Udo Spreitzenbarth and styled by Ty-Ron Mayes — opened in New York Monday. But it’s already caused a bit of a race-based dustup online, where some critics have taken the model to task for choosing only three women of color and for going, as MSN calls it, “faux Caucasian.” (Some have even gone so far as to call it “whiteface,” which Jezebel has wisely pointed out, “as an offense to white people is not a thing … In a society that constantly Read More »from Tyra Banks' Racially Charged Supermodel Transformation
- Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff | Everyday Food – Fri, Aug 30, 2013 12:24 PM EDT
Dunkin' Donuts apologized on behalf of its Thailand franchisee on Friday for an ad campaign that’s being called racist for its image of a woman in blackface.Read More »from Dunkin' Donuts Under Fire for 'Racist' Ad in Thailand, Issues Apology
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Human Rights Watch denounced the ad for the new “Charcoal Donut” on Friday, calling for American company Dunkin' Donuts to pull the campaign.
“Painting someone with blackface to sell a chocolate doughnut is racist,” Phil Robertson, Thailand-based deputy director of the Human Rights Watch’s Asia division, told Yahoo Shine. “This is unfortunate, and Dunkin’ Donuts should take action and drop this ad. They should also show some degree of atonement and make sure it doesn’t happen again.”
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Dunkin’ Donuts, which is based in Massachusetts, apologized for the ad on Friday through spokesperson Karen Raskopf. "Dunkin' Donuts recognizes the insensitivity of this spot and on behalf of our
- Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff | Healthy Living – Thu, Aug 29, 2013 4:25 PM EDT
jerseys emblazoned with drug names like “Vicodin” and “Xanax” has prompted pharmaceutical companies to threaten seller Kitson, in Los Angeles, with lawsuits. It’s also drawn a wide range of online critics, including the famously sober actress Kristen Johnson.A line of controversial football Read More »from 'Vicodin' and 'Adderall' Shirts Spark Outrage: Fashion's Rx Pill Problem
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“Hey Kitson LA do you really think this s*** is funny?” tweeted Johnson on Wednesday before deleting what she wrote. “Millions are dying, and you want to make money off it. SHAME ON YOU.”
On Thursday, three major drug companies expressed their anger over the shirts, with representatives for Adderall, Vicodin and Xanax all telling TMZ they would either take or consider taking legal action.
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The Partnership at Drugfree.org was also not amused, issuing an open letter denouncing the shirts, and asking Kitson LA to remove them from stores. “These products make
- Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff | Healthy Living – Thu, Aug 29, 2013 1:37 PM EDT
period and their first pregnancy, the higher their risk of developing breast cancer. Just one drink per day during that invincible-feeling time, in fact, raises the risk by 13 percent.Happy hour just got a little sad. A new study claims that the more alcohol young women consume between the age of their first Read More »from Young Women Who Drink Face Higher Risk of Breast Cancer, Study Claims
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“Alcohol itself is already a well-documented breast pathogen,” lead study author Ying Liu, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, told Yahoo Shine. “But there was no data showing that the timing of drinking is also an important issue. Our study is the first to show this.”
The findings, if heeded, could have a major impact on young women's lives. “More and more heavy drinking is occurring on college campuses and during adolescence, and not enough people are considering future risk,” noted study co-author Graham Colditz, of the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, also in St. Louis.