Style

24 Sep 2019

A Eulogy for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

by Kattoo King Here lies the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.  The one cultural event equally beloved by fashionistas and straight boys with limited access to internet porn.  This time last year, everything felt different. Interns were frantically gluing Swarovski crystals to G-strings, and models were switching to a liquid diet. 

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09 Jan 2014

Reasons Why New York City is Better Than San Francisco

Not that long ago, I wrote a post for this very website which chronicled my experience as a sun-kissed, burrito-fed Californian living for three years in NYC.  Soft of heart and fake blonder of hair, I bemoaned New York’s frigid winters, sleazy one-upping “networkers,” and lack of publicly-placed recycling bins.

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
18 Feb 2013

Win a Pair Tix to the Art of the Suit: A Rad Fashion Event with an Open Bar!

The Modern Man and the Artful Gentlemen are putting on a fancy fashion event to celebrate the launch of a new after-hours series. Called the Art of the Suit, this party will be on Friday, March 1st on the top floor of the McRoskey Mattress Co. Besides getting to check out new

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14 Nov 2012

Top Clothing Trends for Broke-Asses

Everyone’s heard the expression “starving artist” before, right? Throughout time, there has always been a subset of the population who fits this description and today, my friends, many of us are the ones filling those ratty, tattered shoes. Whether it’s because all of our disposable income goes toward bettering our

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15 Aug 2012

Making Sense of the Perplexing World of Bro Fashion

Recently, I attended a surprise birthday party for my friend Kaitlin, and had a great time. Birthday Girl Kaitlin: stylish and sassy, as per usual. My friends: major babes, as per usual. The party location at the Standard Biergarten: teeming with hella bros. Yes, this is to be expected at

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
14 Dec 2011

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Leading Lady, You Can Learn from Queen Latifah

As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be in the spotlight.  The shiny hair, the outfits, the fake laughing while delicately holding a champagne flute… all these things spoke to me.  Unfortunately, I was born more of a Judy Greer than a Judy Garland.  What I

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07 Dec 2011

How to Achieve the “Tom Hanks Factor”

There’s a favorite memory amongst my friends Leyli, Marie and me– a memory about the three of us waiting on a subway platform, and being met by the putrid stinkeyes of a gaggle of stiletto-heeled, shiny-dressed bitches. They were all gussied up (likely for a night of rubbing up against

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