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New Victoria’s Secret Miracle Bra Designed To Dazzle

Trying to make this fantasy come true could be a real bust. Or at least a small miracle. Victoria’s Secret Christmas Dreams and Fantasies catalog presents a gift idea too …


Researchers Alter Genetics Of Cotton Plant To Produce Warmer Fiber

People in Wisconsin know what it means to be cold. Maybe that’s why two researchers there have become the first to grow the raw ingredients for making genetically engineered thermal …


Fit To Be Tie(Dye)D Companies Battle Over Hearts And Necks Of Deadheads

Jerry Garcia never wore a tie, but Deadheads have competing offerings like these to choose from. Photo by Associated Press


Pga Caddies Short-Changed

If clothes make the man, too many clothes evidently can make a man angry, especially when he has to lug a 50-pound bag of clubs in brutal heat round a …


Birth Of A Bathing Suit

The bikini made its debut in 1946 in Paris. Archive Photos


Dole Sports New Look For A New Beginning But Republican Candidate Sticks To The Same Old Line Of Attack

Former Senate insider Bob Dole in Chicago. Photo by Associated Press


Suitable Style Your Wardrobe Whould Work As Hard As You Do

This outfit from the Liz Claiborne Collection combines a short fitted jacket with a simple short skirt.


Gearing Up Better, Stronger, Faster - The Low-Tech Sport Of Running Has Gained High-Tech Influence

Running equipment on lean from Sport Town in the Parkade Plaza, Spokane. Photo by Kristy MacDonald/The Spokesman-Review


Our Daughters’ Views Thursday Was Take Your Daughter To Work Day. We Invited Some Of The Spokesman-Review’s Guests To Try Their Hand At Editorial Writing. Here’s What They Had To Say.

Boys should be included in day Take Your Daughter to Work Day was started to expose girls to occupations which might interest them. The idea was that girls needed a …


Mao Jackets To Get Some French Styling

In the 1980s, Chinese citizens gained access to “status goods” like TV sets, stereos and washing machines. Now the country’s civil servants are stepping into French fashions. The Chinese government …


Area Teens Give A Big Thumbs Down To School Uniforms

School uniforms got a resounding thumbs down from the majority of the teens who called the Our Generation hot line last week in response to our story Feb. 28. Only …


Some Bobbies Drop Traditional Headgear

Helmet is hard to fit in car. Photo by Associated Press


What’s The Obsession With Belly Buttons?

When I returned to school last fall, I was expecting to see the same old Lakeland High School, located in Rathdrum, the land that time forgot. I was, however, in …


Seattle Firms Pin Hopes On Hoopwear Movie, Print Exposure Fuels Market For Trash-Talking Basketball Togs

When a certain scene unfolds in Whoopi Goldberg’s basketball film, “Eddie,” Eric Goodwin and Mindy Mounger Blakeslee likely will lean forward in their seats, eyes flung open as wide as …


Lean Jackets Keep Feminine Look

The most important piece of your fall wardrobe may be a body-skimming jacket. Photo by Bob Fila/Chicago Tribune


Back To Cool Head To Class With A Little Style

1. Plaids are still a hot choice for fall. Evan Sykes and Andrea Deilke show some attitude in front of Taste of Funk, a new store downtown. Photo by Sandra …


Bib Overalls Worn By Generations In Family Takes First Prize, B’Gosh

Clyde Mehder wore a pair of bib overalls when he was 2 years old. The same pair got handed down to other members of his family. And now that he’s …


New Jeans Give You A Lift

Sick of exercise, but still seeking buns of steel? A new butt-boosting pair of jeans promises to make your derriere look delightful without one sweaty minute of aerobics. The $40 …


Lingerie Store Opens On Pines

A new lingerie store opened in the Spokane Valley on Monday. Love N Stuff is located at 1517 N. Pines. Lingerie, lotions, massage oils, novelty gag gifts, magazines and videos …


Teacher May Not Wear African Hats

A high school teacher was told not to wear African headdresses after some parents complained when she wore them during Black History Month. Amelia County High School has a policy …


School Dress Code Proposals Killed

The Idaho Legislature will not attempt to pass two bills dealing with dress codes for public school students and teachers. The Senate Education Committee killed two measures Thursday intended to …


Legislators Want To Dress Up Schools

Two Magic Valley legislators introduced school dress-code legislation Tuesday. Junior high school teacher Sen. Denton Darrington, R-Declo, proposed student dress-code laws.