2:45 pm, May 17th | by Tara Block, TrèsSugar
While our adult selves may cringe at princess culture and the outdated stereotypes that come along with it, there’s just something special about the Disney princesses we grew up with like Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Aurora, and Ariel. And they aren’t all damsels in distress; the newer crop of the crowned ladies have attempted to be better role models for little girls. These include Princess Sofia the First and Brave’s Princess Merida.
4:00 pm, May 8th | by Laura Marie Meyers, TrèsSugar
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby offers an intriguing, unexpected look at love in its many forms. With the complicated relationships among Gatsby, Daisy, Tom, Nick, Jordan, and the Wilsons, the book captures love at its most hopeful, selfish, and inevitable moments. Just in time for this weekend’s much-anticipated movie release, we’re taking a look at some of the novel’s most famous quotes to see how love is portrayed in the popular story. Before you watch the relationships play out on the big screen, check out the surprising insights on love according to The Great Gatsby!
2:45 pm, May 7th | by Lisette Mejia, TrèsSugar
One of the best parts of Mother’s Day is that it’s the perfect time to remember all of our favorite pastimes with Mom. You know, scraping the batter at the bottom of the bowl with your spatulas and spending Friday nights at the movie theater before it was cool to go out. Turns out there’s a way to remember all of those moments spent together while, at the same time, honoring our favorite leading lady. Ahead, check out 11 fun and practical gifts that do just that. Click on, shop on, and cheers to our fabulous mothers!
8:30 am, May 7th | by Lisette Mejia, TrèsSugar
Since the novel was first released in 1925, many illustrations and photos have been the face of the legendary book. Here, we’ve rounded up 20 of them that are whimsical, bright, and full of 1920s flair. Click on to check ‘em out.
2:45 pm, May 3rd | by Tara Block, TrèsSugar
The American prom has come a long way since its inception in the late 1890s. Prom, short for promenade, was first used to describe a simple college ball before gaining momentum and popularity as a high school dance. By the 1950s it had become more of the elaborate event it is today, with its prom courts, fancy cars, and expensive dresses — the glorified pinnacle of adolescence. I love looking at prom pics in old high school yearbooks, which range from awkward to awww. So take a look back with me at proms through the decades!
2:45 pm, May 2nd | by Annie Scudder, TrèsSugar
Some of our favorite authors are out with new novels this month, just in time for the beginning of beach season. The Da Vinci Code‘s Dan Brown is taking on Dante’s Inferno, while the author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns is back with a book that travels from San Francisco to Kabul. There are also a number of promising memoirs and nonfiction titles out this month. Click through to find out what we’re adding to our reading list.
8:30 am, April 30th | by Annie Scudder, TrèsSugar
April 4, 1968, was a tragic day in America, as civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis. TN. On this week’s episode of Mad Men, we witness the historical event from the perspective of the mostly white upper-class employees of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
8:30 am, April 29th | by Laura Marie Meyers, TrèsSugar
This week, US presidents and first ladies past and present came together in Texas, the royals did their best Harry Potter impression, and the people of Massachusetts shared a moment of silence for the Boston Marathon victims. Meanwhile, festival fans kept the Coachella party going, and love was in the air. See all that and more with the week in pictures!
1:00 pm, April 28th | by Lisette Mejia, TrèsSugar
he 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner is this weekend, and POPSUGAR will be reporting on the weekend from DC. Before then, we can’t help but take the opportunity to look back at the funniest moments from past dinners.
2:45 pm, April 25th | by Annie Scudder
If you’ve been craving a good tell-all, April is your month. Former exchange student Amanda Knox is coming out with her much-anticipated memoir, and a behind-the-scenes look at the cutthroat world of morning TV will also hit shelves. Mixed in with those new titles are a time-traveling novel about Paris and a tale of two best friends who decide to marry when they’re still single at 30. Get the scoop on those books and more with our roundup of this month’s most promising new books.