Two studies say Hollywood and Playboy subconsciously sculpt their ladies to fit a mold depending on the economy. According to two studies analyzing the faces and body shapes of famous actresses and models throughout the years, tough times call for ladies who look more "mature," taller, sturdier, and a bit heavier then when the economy is booming.
Congratulations! The upbeat, All-American-esque cutie you met last week has asked you out on date. You're pretty darn happy for yourself, but let's face it, you're also dying on the inside of nervousness. Never fear — luck is on your side, as are we. Follow our six tips for first date preparation and tell us how your night turned out:
In response to British designer Alexander McQueen's tragic suicide this morning, YourTango.com would like to take a moment to remember "leading light in the fashion firmament" for what he was in life: a brilliant designer with a wicked sense of humor and a refined sensibility to the nuances of life. Below, a selection of quotes on love, sex and beauty through the eyes of Alexander McQueen.
I feel really sorry for the guys who read Men’s Health and get all sorts of bad advice ... usually in the form of “insightful” articles written by women. I can only imagine these ladies must have been dumped hard-core — maybe in a text message or at their mother’s funeral or something — to have it out for men the way they do. What else explains the desire to push guys in the wrong direction time and time again? To set them up not just for rejection and failure, but for utter humiliation as well? This time the readers of Men’s Health — oh, the poor lot — have been led to believe they can decipher a woman’s thoughts by the clothes she’s wearing. After the jump, Men’s Health translates different outfits and then I say what we women are really saying.
Cupid is calling! And whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a night out on the town with your sweetie, the perfect outfit can take you from so-so to smoking hot. New York-based stylist Marla Tomazin shows you how to put a little va-va-voom in your Valentine’s Day this year.
Fashion choices that leave men baffled. Fashionistas everywhere have been up in arms because of the Lindsay Lohan-induced trend of wearing leggings as pants. Fashion trends like this have been cropping up for decades, leading women everywhere to plunk down big bucks on items of apparel that just aren't... well... necessarily flattering, and leading men to wonder what in heck we're thinking. Here, five fashion trends he'd like to toss.
While a first date is like an interview in many respects, you certainly don’t want to dress like you're preparing for one. The key to dressing for a first date (or the first few) is to put thought and effort into your ensemble, but not look like you did. Don't overdo it! The result? A classy and stylish outfit that reveals a little about yourself without giving it all away at once. The destination, time of day, and expected weather will no doubt have some impact on your wardrobe selection, but you might consider using these guidelines to help you when making that decision, shopping for a new outfit, or when you're trying to avoid the last-minute "I have nothing to wear!" stress fit.