Today is a near-perfect day: the sun is shining, the temperatures are warm, my hair is cooperating, and it’s finally Friday! But, before I head out to a weekend by the pool—testing out my new Melissa Odabash sunhat—I rounded up a few favorite links from the week.
It’s no secret that I have a magpie-like devotion to all things shiny. Obviously, this slideshow of the world’s most famous gems caught my eye. I’ll take one of each, please.
Scarlet O’Hara made the corset look so glamorous. Who wouldn’t want to brace themselves on a bed post while their middle was cinched to epic proportions? Collectors Weekly breaks down the truth of these famed waist-whittlers, and all I can say is thank goodness for Spanx.
The advance of warm weather reminds me of a time when summers were spent eating popsicles and trying to learn the dances from the latest music videos. I didn’t notice then, but there was actually a lot of cool architecture in some of them. Architizer takes a look at some of the most famous buildings featured on MTV.