IDIOT FEATURE: BEYONCÉ BABY BOMBSHELL

Spindle Log

17 September 2014, Spindle

What a choice thing timing is. Or at least, it is when you have a team of publicists, PRs and advisors pointing out that weathering a leaked video of your sister wailing on your husband in a lift at the Met Gala and rumours of a marriage breakdown all within the space of a year is exactly the kind of bad press that could render cracks in a veneer usually more polished and impenetrable than Tom Cruise’s own set.

Yes, you’ve proved you suffer from …read more

CULTURE

IDIOT FEATURE: VMEHS

Spindle Log

28 August 2014, Spindle

What a bank holiday weekend it’s been for showbiz with our much loved stars of both the pop and television worlds coming forth to receive worldly recognition, as both the VMAs and the Emmys took place.

As we all know, aside from a post-mortem examination of the deserved winners and shamefully unacknowledged, the latter can largely be boiled down to a hit list of the best and worst dressed women and while this correspondent would love to (and easily …read more

CULTURE, MUSIC

BIKINIS VS SWIMSUITS: THE TOP PICKS FOR THIS SUMMER

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August 12 2013, Couture Girl

Cellulite: it’s the buzz word of this season, isn’t it? The fuel behind those legions of ‘get fit quick’, ‘bikini boot camp’ features we see making the rounds. I mean, it’s summer now, so obviously we must be thinking about how our own bodies will be looking when we break out the swimwear. And this issue is made all the more problematic by the fact that we’re actually getting a summer this year: a cossie isn’t a nostalgic purchase anymore, but a genuine …read more

FASHION

STEPPING OUT OF STEPFORD

LIPPIE

March 15 2013, Rarely Wears Lipstick

Towards the end of 2012, a rather momentous occasion occurred: a bottom published a book. That’s right, a derriere, rear end, rump, arse or ass achieved status as a published author. I can see that look of head scratching incredulity on your face: why didn’t you hear about this? Surely this is something that should have made greater news. Why, this is really quite something – the logistics of pen-holding alone must have been a veritable nightmare to navigate. …read more

CULTURE