As if Russia hasn't had enough bad press lately, now it's going after women's panties.  The Eurasian Economic Commission, which consists of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, regulates customs and standards for goods and services among the 3 countries. In its wisdom it has created a trade ban on panti ...
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Angelina Jolie
Photo: AP Images, The Hollywood Reporter
Awards season wrapped up with a pretty good night on the red carpet. While there were some best and worst, there weren't any meme-inducing failures like Jennifer Lawrence's Golden Globes dress.There were fewer plunging necklines than usual and those who did it, did it really well. Lupita Nyong'o and ...
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Maria Komissarova-Freestyle Skiing. Photo courtesy TotalProSports.com
It's hard to miss coverage of the Sochi Olympics--not only does it dominate prime time, but live coverage is available almost all day. But what you might have missed is the Russian official lingerie photo shoot.  A Russian website is displaying Russian women athletes in sexy lingerie--a far cry fro ...
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Every year Pantone, the global authority that provides professional color standards throughout the design industries, selects a color of the year. They look for color influences across all creative sectors, polling designers from many fields, including graphic design, industrial design, fashion, pro ...
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bra extenders

Do Bra Extenders Work?

We women go through so many physical changes in a lifetime that it's no wonder our bra size can fluctuate. Sometimes the cup fits just right, but the band on your bra suddenly feels too snug. In this case, many women turn to bra extenders. Bra extenders are just rectangular pieces of fabric that typ ...
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The Golden Globes Awards show is one of my favorites--everyone is a little looser than at most shows--perhaps due to the food and drink involved.  Speaking of  "globes" and "looser,"  here's my round-up of what I thought worked and what fell short, especially when it comes to necklines and ...
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All-American Brands

These days, many consumers actively seek out products made in the U.S.A. With so many products outsourced, American manufacturing is something to be proud of and lots of brands would like to jump on that home-grown bandwagon. But, and I didn't know this, there are actual standards regulating who can ...
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