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We've reached August, and it’s time for a midyear check-in. True Detective, Snowpiercer, and Ultraviolence: all awesome. Boyhood? A storytelling marvel. Rihanna’s CFDA dress? Everything we could have hoped for in our wildest dreams of Britney’s “Toxic” costume-cum-couture. Unfortunately, every naked glitter dress has its sparkly thorns.
We won’t mince words. Some of the 2014 pop-culture events we were most looking forward to ended up being disappointing. Maybe they were overhyped; or maybe the anticipation was just so much that there was no way the actual book/movie/TV show/event could live up to it.
Ahead, the 15 biggest letdowns of the year thus far. Here’s hoping there won’t be any more upsets in the back half. We’re counting on you, pop culture.
Marc Jacobs and Zana Bayne are making it even easier to explore your kinky side this Valentine’s Day. The ready-to-wear designer teamed up with Bayne — who's renowned for her provocative lingerie — on a six-piece capsule featuring leather heart-shaped pasties, collars, and cuffs that are decidedly naughty, not nice. read
Whether you’re an
organic-or-bust kind of gal or you’re just starting to ponder the benefits of
pesticide-free produce, chances are there are some all-natural products you’re just not convinced work as well as their conventional counterparts. Like
aluminum-free deodorant. Or, cleansers that’ll supposedly disinfect read