Archive for December, 2010

Guinness Helps Feisty Lady Keep Going Strong at 107

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Washington, D.C., resident Betsy Stanford turned 107 years young on Tuesday and tells The Washington Post her secret to longevity: a cocktail consisting of Ensure, a drop of vanilla, nutmeg and … Guinness. “I drink stout. It’s good for you, baby!” she told the paper. But it’s not just a tipple that Stanford enjoys. She ...

Spin Tip: Standing Thumb Trick

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Craving a spin class with loud motivational music and sprint intervals, I took a Rev class, the Sports Club/LA version of spinning. Not only was the music rocking, but there was video, too! The class was treated to footage of the 2005 Tour de France on two large TVs; we watched the pros climb mountains ...

Nina’s “Shostopper” Booties Are a Disco for Your Feet

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

We’re thrilled to present our favorite Lucky story here on Fab! The questions I always ask myself before buying a party shoe are: 1. Are the heels high enough? 2. Can I wear them with more than one outfit? 3. Can I last at least five hours in them? 4. But are the heels really ...

Boardwalk Empire: Feminist Nostalgia Or Misogynistic Fantasy?

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

The following post was written by ShaynaLeah on OnSugar blog Life Forward. Last week I finally got to watch the first season of the latest HBO night time soap, ahem, drama, Boardwalk Empire. If you are unfamiliar, it takes place in 1920s Atlantic City, NJ, and follows the corrupt Enoch “Nucky” Thompson (played by Steve ...

Sneak Peek: Christmas Comes Early to The Office

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

We’re in for a very special treat this Thursday when The Office celebrates the holidays with an hour-long episode. That means even more of Michael’s awkward Santa impersonations, but a very special guest will be stopping in for the festivities, too: Holly! As previously reported, Michael’s ex is coming back — perhaps for good? She’s absent ...

Russell Brand Tempts Katy Perry Into an Icy Outing

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Stylish couple Russell Brand and Katy Perry were in sync last night as they made their way down the red carpet at the LA premiere of his latest comedy, The Tempest. Katy skipped the holiday hair accessories and opted to coordinate her Elie Saab gown with her husband’s icy gray suit. Russell and Katy will ...

Britney Spears Shares Her Sheer Happiness Over March Album

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Britney Spears had a postvacation glow as she stepped out to take care of some holiday shopping last night in LA. She’s back from her drama-free weekend in Puerto Vallarta sipping smoothies and relaxing in a luxurious oceanside villa with boyfriend Jason Trawick after boldly denying the ridiculous rumors of abuse. Their romantic getaway coincided ...

Love It or Hate It? Piper Perabo’s Style Shift

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Piper Perabo has always had such a natural girl-next-door thing going on that seeing her smolder her way across the red carpet at last night’s USA Storytelling event was a surprise. Combining heavily lined, slightly retro eye makeup with these waves is a new look for her. Do you think she should stick with it? ...

Lauren Luke Is Launching an App! Read Our Q&A With the Makeup Maven

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Lauren Luke — aka Panacea81 — is one of YouTube’s best-known beauty gurus. Through dispensing makeup advice in a cute English accent, she’s turned her hobby into a burgeoning beauty empire. After launching a cosmetics line and a book, she’s gearing up to launch her first app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. We caught up ...

Why Angelina’s Makeup Always Works So Well

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Angelina Jolie hardly ever strays from her signature makeup, but really, why should she? As seen at The Tourist premiere, it works. A few tips for working this kind of eyeliner-focused look: Size matters: Draw a thicker line along the top lash line, and a thinner one on the bottom. Also pay attention to this ...