An “anti-Barbie” – the Lammily doll – has gone on sale, creating the image of a “normal” 19 year old woman of real proportions, complete with the possibility for adding a plaster cast, freckles, acne, scars and temporary tattoos.
This year's APEC summit in Beijing totally rocked - in the sense that it not only landed some historic deals, but also amused onlookers, censors and critics. Between #shawlgate and a gum-chewing President Obama, there was a lot to talk about.
The plastic surgeon known for developing the 24-hour “insta breast” procedure is working on a new kind of saline injection that would allow for “vacation breasts,” or a temporary impression of larger breasts for two to three weeks.
China on my mind? Not quite, as the annual photo shoot at the APEC summit steered away from severe Mao-style tunics. For this year's fashion parade, the traditional Chinese gowns had more of a business logic, Starship Enterprise-Spock feel to them.
A company and charity behind feminist T-shirts worn by top UK politicians, such as Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg, are under pressure to explain why the women making them in Mauritius work in dire conditions for paltry wages and sleep 16 to a room.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's well-known hand gesture, which resembles a diamond or rhombus when clasping her hands together, has its own emoticon. The famous gesture now has a special place in social media.
China’s smog problem has infiltrated haute couture. One fashion designer has embraced the country’s ongoing problems with pollution, incorporating the need for face masks into their Spring/Summer 2015 sportswear collection.
A trending dog model Bodhi, better known by his stage name MenswearDog, has attracted dozens of fans for a photo-op at the annual Halloween Dog Parade in NYC. The stylish Shiba Inu was dressed as James Dean, with a red jacket and a white shirt.
Rebel chic is nothing new, but that hasn’t stopped H&M from kowtowing to social media pressure after the retail giant was accused of exploiting the Kurdish female fighter aesthetic in its Autumn/Winter collection.