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It's a fact of modern life that in a post-Photoshop world, you can't take images at face value anymore. Besides being able to remove that red eye, photo retouchers have the power to subtract fat or add flesh, compose a group shot of celebrities who are scattered around the world, compensate for bad lighting, and even digitally Windex a dirty window. But sometimes they can get all Dr Frankenstein on us and start compromising their subjects' anatomical integrity. Limbs go missing, hands suddenly appear, and—in the recent case of Kimora Lee Simmons' Dare Me ad—entire bodies can end up being an amalgamation of a whole village of parts. Here are examples of some of the worst offenders.
Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read