Nail Polish Hideosities
Glamour Girl has been witnessing yet another trend that is driving her crazy (I know, there are so many of them). She wishes she could get inside the brains of some of the people following this trend and find out just what the heck is going on—besides the all-too-familiar habit of humans to jump on whatever bandwagon comes… more
Jean Paul Gaultier and Joel Rosenthal
Glamour Girl was in New York a few weeks ago and had a chance to see two stunning exhibitions that are still going on, one until February 23rd and the other until March 9th. They’re completely different from each other and completely captivating, each in its own way. Warning, though, that the crowds can be a turn-off, a… more
The Power of Glamour by Virginia Postrel
What is glamour? You’d think Glamour Girl would know. But fact is, until this book came along, she never really thought to define it. It was always that Justice Potter Stewart “I know it when I see it” kind of thing. But what is glamour, actually?
Is it beauty? Is it style? Is it charisma? Not really. We… more
Hosiery Is Your Friend, People!
Okay, not “people.” Women. Girls. Females. That’s who I’m talking to. About hosiery, as in pantyhose or stockings or nylons or whatever you want to call them. You know—that transparent (or sometimes opaque), even-toned, reliable, dutiful stuff made of nylon and lycra that’s been around for, oh, only most of the 20th century in some shape or form,… more
Paris: Haute Couture
Though Glamour Girl gave you a mini-whirlwind tour of her sojourn on the QM2 and into France in this entry, she neglected to tell you about one of the most exciting events of the trip because she thought it deserved a post all its own. Indeed it does, but my, how time has gotten away… more
Glamour Girl has just stumbled upon these amazing shoes—actually, “shoes” doesn’t do them justice—and she is about to lose her mind. Of course she can’t afford them, but she is dreaming and swooning and calculating numbers in her busy brain nonetheless. They are:
JIMMY CHOO MAYLEN LACE AND SUEDE STILETTO PUMPS