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Top Fashion Buzzword: 'Lady Gaga'

Michelle Obama falls from 2 to 15 on Global Language Monitor list

(Newser) - The Global Language Monitor has crunched the numbers, and the “Top Fashion Buzzword of the upcoming season” is…Lady GaGa! Interestingly, this is the first time a personage has topped the list. First lady Michelle Obama came close in the previous survey, at No. 2, but “Mobama” has... More »

Barbie Braces for Doll Wars

Upstarts move in while Mattel hits back

(Newser) - Barbie remains the best-selling doll in the world, but she's in a dogfight. Mattel is banking on a new iteration—complete with 12 movable joints—called “Fashionista Barbie” to combat incursions from the likes of Spin Master's “Liv” dolls, and MGA’s “Moxie Girlz.” The Wall ... More »

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