Olive, a Soho stalwart for Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine just off the escalator on Elgin Street, is another winner from Dining Concepts – and one Sassy has not reviewed properly until now! It offers something a bit different if you want to take a break from your standard lunch, and...

DolceTracker| Anna Wintour's Vogue team 'lost' the online version of their March 2011 lovefest profile of Syria's first lady Asma al-Assad. Joan Juliet Buck's piece 'Asma al-Assad: A Rose in the Desert' which ran in Vogue's March issue made no mention of Syria's human rights record and...

When Vogue started taking flak for its fawning profile of Syrian First Lady Asma al-Assad, published during the Arab Spring uprising of 2011, they simply took it off the Internet and sort of said sorry. But it turns out that you can still find the story online if you're willing to do a little...

Tuesday Photo by Molly Riley / Reuters The First Lady made a surprise visit to Alice Deal Middle School in Washington, D.C. today, where she showed off her dance moves for a "Let's Move" fitness event. Has Mrs. O mastered Beyonce's "Move Your Body" dance perhaps? See more a few posts down...

Remember a few months ago, smack dab in the middle of what we're now calling the Arab Spring, Vogue published that buttery profile of Syrian first lady Asma al-Assad? Well, Asma has fled her protest-torn country, and now any attempts to get to that story on Vogue's website are met with a...

Back in February, took a lot of crap for publishing a puffy swoony profile of Syria's first lady, Asma al-Assad. And rightly so–the gushy piece by Joan Juliet Buck, "Asma al-Assad: A Rose in the Desert," which ran in Vogue's March issue, ignored Syria's abysmal human rights record and that...

Syrian first lady Asma al-Assad may be fashionable, but she isn't exactly thoughtful about her image. While her country has spent the last year in the midst of a bloody and tumultuous civil war, according to thousands of personal emails obtained by The Guardian, al-Assad has been shopping up a...

After e-mail archives of Syrian first lady Asma al-Assad's extravagant shopping habits were leaked yesterday, reports that her assets in European Union member states will be frozen. Emails uncovered by the Guardian show that, while her country was (and still is) in the midst of a violent...

- Lady Gaga channels Bollywood and...an Asian butterfly(?) for two V Magazine covers shot by Inez and Vinoodh and styled by main gay Nicola Formichetti. - Apparently something is going down in Syria prompting Vogue to pull its profile of first lady Asma al-Assad from its website. -...

Back in March 2011, Vogue ran a glowing profile of Syrian First Lady Asma al-Assad by veteran journalist Joan Juliet Buck hailing her as "glamorous, young, and very chic—the freshest and most magnetic of first ladies." That very same month, news broke of horrific and escalating violence in the...

 

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