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When it comes to party dresses, we're magpies — pretty much anything sparkly piques our interest in a pretty major way. But, fortunately, there’s one big occasion where head-to-toe bling is not just acceptable, it’s basically a requirement: New Year's Eve.
Yes, the big ball drop is almost here, and you're counting down the minutes until you can snag that party-perfect frock. So, whether you’re headed to a fancy-schmancy black-tie gala, dancing the night away at a friend’s party, or you just want to blind the crowd at your local dive bar, we found 12 of the most blinged-out, NYE-worthy plus-size dresses up to size 28 — all under $150. It’s party time! Excellent.
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read