Sunday, August 22, 2010

Boo & Woo for the Week Ending 8/22/10

Woo for affordable celebrity fashion lines. I like the fact that recent celebrity fashion lines are affordable, and aimed toward the tween and teen markets, who change their styles on a day-to-day basis. While most clothes aren't made of super high quality materials, that's okay, because teenagers don't need expensive clothing. I also like that many of the teen celebrity fashion lines are designed by (or at least marketed with the name of) teenage celebrities. For example, Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez have fashion lines. The lines are for teens, by teens - it makes sense. Also, new Target collaborations will be appearing soon, including Justin Timberlake's line, William Rast.

Woo for Jesse Freidin, a photographer who photographed dogs (safely, not harming any of them) in Lady Gaga inspired looks. These photographs will make you smile, and pay homage to our current favorite lady of outrageous fashion. In case you were wondering, by the way, Lady Gaga just passed Britney Spears as the most followed person on Twitter. Can she maintain the honor? Only time will tell.

Woo for Bukisa! Okay, this is a personal one, but my favorite fashion blogger, Gina, posted a link to my Bukisa article about Forever 21's maternity line, Love 21 Maternity, and my Bukisa earnings skyrocketed. Gina helped to create my most profitable day on Bukisa ever. For those who don't know, Bukisa is a website where you can write articles about anything you want. After that, you can sit back and relax, and watch the earnings roll in. Bukisa pays based on page views, and earnings are residual. So, you simply write an article, promote it a bit if you want, and wait for people to read it. When they do, you make money. It is pretty awesome. I've made a decent amount so far and look forward to earning more.

Woo for new cast members on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. This is one of my least favorite of the Housewives franchise (second to The Real Housewives of DC), and I hope this steps up the show. This season, I won't be tardy for the party to meet the new cast member. (Bad Kim Zolciak joke, I know!)

Boo for 12 Duggar kids having chicken pox all at once! Fortunately, mom Michelle is away with baby Josie. It would not be wise to let the littlest Duggar be exposed to the chicken pox epidemic. (Also, boo for the Duggars wanting more kids - 19 is more than enough!)

Boo for the Sammi and Ronnie drama on Jersey Shore. I like hearing Snooki's drama and words of wisdom. I also like the weird new vocabulary we acquire, like grenades, GTL, and things of that sort. However, the Sammi and Ronnie drama is getting old. I love you, I hate you, I love you...make up your minds already! On a related note, Snooki will face additional charges, mainly for being annoying, in court.

Boo for Tyra Banks trying so hard. First, she's pushed Top Model into a new, high-fashion bracket for the upcoming season. Here's the thing - America's Next Top Model is not high fashion. I highly doubt that anyone coming from that show will amount to anything above everyday model standards. Then, she came under fire for complimenting a model's small waist. Why not compliment her style? Her presentation? Complimenting her thinness makes sense in modeling, but America's Next Top Model isn't really about modeling, it's about reality television. Okay, honestly, I know I'm being too hard on Tyra, I'm just not a fan. Modeling is about small waists, and I would be thrilled to have a waist as small as a model's. I think I'm just jealous. However, I stand by the fact that I am not a Tyra fan. Tyra is all about Tyra, and that drives me nuts.

Boo for Spencer Pratt selling a sex tape of himself and soon-to-be ex-wife Heidi Montag to video production companies. This is a 'boo' not only because it's shady, but also because it just reeks of being a publicity stunt. Plus, it's even worse because Spencer started the rumor about Lauren Conrad's alleged sex tape (which never materialized), and now he's willing to sell out his own (ex) wife in the same way!

Totally random: Please follow Jen's blog. She's a new blogger and I'm encouraging her to post frequently!