I watched Toy Story 3 recently, and it got me thinking about all the stuff I used to play with back in the day. I miss my old Creepy Crawler Workshop, and my gymnastics Barbie with the hinged knees and elbows. Did any of you actually act out games with your Barbie dolls? Because all I remember is getting them dressed in various getups, and then switching them all to a new clothing theme until I got sick of those tiny little snaps. (more…)
Archive for January, 2011
The UK’s Telegraph recently posted a gallery on their fashion webpage of celebrities photographed wearing various winter hat styles. For those of you who like to see what popular actors, models, and other personalities are wearing, there’s good news: most of what they’re wearing is totally normal and easy to replicate on your own.
Simple beanies and furry “trapper hats” (remember the ushanka from last week?) appear to be all the rage among people who have their pick of the latest fashions. Check out the gallery here, and then check out some of our best winter offerings below.
I’m planning ahead. Snow is expected in my neck of the woods by Tuesday, which I’m hoping will translate into a Wednesday snow day. That means I have two days to buy a sled and make sure my family has everything we need to stay warm. And when it comes to warm headgear, no one beats the Russians.
You know those fur-lined hats with the earflaps that are getting more popular every year? The style is known as the ushanka (plural: ushanky). (more…)