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teamhandh
September 19 2014

Friday Beefcake: Foxy Flannel

Plaid flannel was once a fabric reserved for grunge rockers and lumberjacks. But now, any man can rock the fall trend—and we're especially glad if they rock it with some facial hair and twinkle...
LorettaChase
June 24 2014

A Flare for Fashion in the Nineteenth Century

Today we're pleased to welcome author Loretta Chase to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Loretta's latest release, Vixen in Velvet, is the third book in her Dressmakers series, and its heroine Leonie...
OpalCarew
December 21 2013

Nailed It: Get Some Polish for the Season!

Today we're joined by Opal Crew, whose His to Possess will first be out as a 6-part e-serial starting December 24. His to Possess, in which a one-night stand becomes so much more, includes...
teamhandh
September 23 2013

Emmys or Meh-mmys?: Team H&H on the 2013 Emmys

Megan: The Emmys were given out last night, and this year's awards ceremony seemed to elicit an enormous “meh” from the people who watched it... Jennifer: Okay, so I might just watch...
teamhandh
May 17 2013

Friday Beefcake: Guys with Glasses

Recently it came to light that a few members of Team H&H had a soft spot for men in glasses and especially if that man is David Gandy. We scoured the internet and found a few other celebrities...
juliabroadbooks
May 4 2013

Dress You Up in My Love: Fashion in Romance Novels

I grew up playing Barbies. More accurately, I grew up dressing Barbies. If we wanted to play a game, we were more likely to act it out ourselves. Dolls were all about the clothes and boots and bags...
Janga
March 25 2013

You Are What You Wear: Clothing in Romance Novels

We all know how important clothing is in real life. It functions as a primary means of nonverbal communication to inform a watching world about who we are. Clothing can reveal—or sometimes conceal—gender,...
jamieloganbrenner
March 18 2013

Out of the Closet: Our Romance with Fashion on the Page

What is it about romance and fashion that make such an irresistible combination? I’ve always had a soft spot for “sex and shopping novels” (or, as an editor I know once so eloquently...
MFrampton
January 14 2013

Golden Globes: Frocks and Faux Pas

Hey, so if you love clothes and films and TV, you probably tuned in last night to watch the Golden Globes awards in Los Angeles. It's come a long way since Pia Zadora's husband bought her an...
teamhandh
November 9 2012

Bearded Beefcake: Levi Jackson, Joe Manganiello, and Gerard Butler!

The month of November may be known to some as the month of preparing for the holidays, packing away Halloween costumes and whipping out the turkey. For others it's a time to embrace shear laziness...
suzannej3523
October 31 2012

Halloween Costuming: Dress Like an Urban Fantasy Chick for Halloween

This blog was supposed to be about how all our favorite kick-ass urban fantasy heroines wear skintight black leather while still managing to wield heavy weaponry, outrun demons, and avoid unsightly...
teamhandh
September 15 2012

Poll: What’s Your Favorite Hair Color on a Hero?

     A few months ago, we asked what hair color you prefer in your romance heroes. Now we're making it official! So, do you like your heroes tall, dark, and handsome?...
MFrampton
August 31 2012

Summer Fashion Fails!

Today we're going off-topic, just in time for the long holiday weekend (Labor Day in the United States is on Monday). Visible bra straps, leggings as pants, low-riding jeans, sheer items...
MFrampton
July 25 2012

The Scent of a New Book: Paper Passion Perfume

Want to smell like a new book? There’s a scent for that: Paper Passion, created by a famous perfumer after a German publisher said his favorite smell was that of  “a freshly printed...
teamhandh
July 13 2012

Downton Abbey’s Ripple Effect: Television, Fashion, and Household Help!

Fifty shades of...Downton Abbey? The success of the British period drama is leading to some interesting effects—of course there are bound to be Downton-style shows, including the most recent news...
bardugo
May 24 2012

Author Leigh Bardugo on Skin-Deep Beauty

Today, Heroes and Heartbreakers is pleased to welcome author and makeup artist Leigh Bardugo, whose novel Shadow and Bone will be available June 5 to talk beauty in romance. Thanks, Leigh! Among...
JoannaNovins
March 15 2012

Do Clothes Make the Man? Dyson, Raylan, and Devil’s Cub

Television series are like visual Cliff Notes when it comes to romance.  In the span of a half hour or an hour, each episode must hit emotional high notes that romance novel builds up to in 300+...
BrittanyMelson
February 1 2012

How to Undress a Historical Lady: Tips for Amorous Time Travelers

We love to read of dashing men and women in different time periods, but what, exactly, are they wearing? Brittany Melson tells us how they got it on—and more importantly, off. *** Time Period:...
VictoriaJanssen
January 25 2012

Clothes in the Time of Downton Abbey

I don’t watch Downton Abbey, but I absolutely adore reading about the time period in which it’s set. The first series begins in 1912 and ends in 1914; the second series occurs during the height...
MFrampton
November 18 2011

Zany Hats; Where “Diamonds and Furs Mix with Pots and Pans”

Some days, you just have to see a vintage film featuring nutty hats. Enjoy!
MFrampton
November 15 2011

Modern-Day Rothgar? Men in High Heels

Historical novels, particularly ones set in the Georgian period, often feature Manly Men in Red High Heels as heroes; disconcerting at first, especially in books such as Georgette Heyer’s Powder...
MFrampton
October 11 2011

Framed! Choosing the Right Pair of Glasses

Jezebel posted this clip, and while there’s no romance per se, there is the romance between a woman and her glasses—which those of us who are vision-impaired can empathize with (and we have...
MFrampton
October 5 2011

Mudflap Girl...Reading!

You know how you’ve always wished you could have your own iconic silhouette for both on- and off-road? Maybe you’ve spotted those eighteen-wheelers tooling down the highway with that chick sitting...
MFrampton
September 22 2011

Wardrobe Malfunction: When Authors Dress Them Wrong

Recently, I read a book where the protagonist wore a lot of Goth gear: Black leather, lace-up pants, huge boots or stilettos, chokers, etc.. And the protagonist was supposed to be a rebel, someone...
MFrampton
September 1 2011

Not Clueless About Fashion!

Six months ago, our Austen Expert Myretta Robens wrote a post titled The Best Emma: Jane Austen Would, Like, Totally Approve where she presented a compelling argument as to why Cher Horowitz was...
redline_
May 10 2011

It’s All About the Hat: Nora Roberts at the Kentucky Derby

Saturday's Kentucky Derby was, as ever, a fashionable, star-studded event. Among the celebs in attendance? Nora Roberts! Rockin' a Derby hat!             Check...
redline_
May 5 2011

Charlie’s Angels Reboot Promo Pic Revealed!

EW.com just posted the following new promo picture from ABC's Charlie's Angels reboot slated for (one assumes) the Fall 2011 season:                         Pretty...
MFrampton
May 3 2011

Madonna FTW! (But Not in Alexander McQueen)

When we're not talking romance novels, we're critting clothing (what—you thought we read historical novels for the history?), so last night's Met Gala, which honored the late Alexander...