In totally mindblowing news, a drug smuggling ring was just busted for trafficking cocaine sculpted into Manolo Blahniks. How exactly does coke become designer kicks? Obviously you mix the drug with liquid which turns it into a paste which can then be molded into a shoe and painted to...

An elaborate drug smuggling network from Colombia was recently dismantled in Barcelona. The fascinating operation involved disguising cocaine as high heels by sculpting a liquid form of the drug into stilettos, which would later be broken back down into powder. However, they weren't just any...

HAIR • In the latest issue of Numéro, Nimue Smit gets a white-gray hairstyle sculpted into waves. • Speaking of gray hair, Patrick Dempsey now has some salt-and-pepper streaks. SKIN • In her role as the global ambassador for skin-care brand SK-II, Cate Blanchett has launched a charitable...

Here's a question we've been pondering for months: What's the right season to get the tops of our ears sliced open to have the cartilage sculpted into a point to make ourselves look more like elves? OK, we're kidding — we're not actually pondering that, but there are people out there who are...

2 million children and young people are trafficked around the world becoming victims of s*xual exploitation and abuse, even right here in Canada. S*x trafficking is now the third-largest and fastest-growing criminal industry in the world after illegal drugs and arms trafficking. To help put...

Topshop Unique's Double Buns; The Body Shop's New Sephora Line Published on February 21, 2011 by Makeup and Beauty Zone · No Comments Topshop Unique's Double Buns; The Body Shop's New Sephora Line HAIR • At yesterday's canine-themed Topshop Unique Show, models' hair was sculpted into...

An art installation of white balloons, sculpted into the shape of magnificent clouds housed within London's famous Covent Garden... Plus a pulsating light, that beams into the installation a little like a heartbeat. (Meant to indicate the notion of Covent Garden as one of London's most...

Even if it's hard for American girls to get their hands on British clothes, they can usually score their gateway drug equivalent - the handbag. Luella broke into the US market with her famous Gisele tote; Mulberry became a household name (at least in houses with 14-35 year olds) with The...

After taking a quick tour of the hotel, I headed up to settle into my room. Now admittedly, I was surprised by the space. It was smaller than the rooms I had been staying in while in LA. But what it lacked in size, it made up for in function. In my older age I have started to appreciate...

Then, the inevitable lack of surprise about drugs in the fashion industry... I must say that this story in the NY Postwas amusing: A smuggling ring out of Columbia and Spain were caught trafficking cocaine packages worth about $70 000 each (about $630 000 total) into Spain. They used mules...

 

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