PLAYGROUND SAFETY
You may have thought Suri Cruise's playful pumps were adorable or might've rushed out to grab Stella McCartney's Gap Kids kiddie cashmere. But, high style and the monkey bars may not mix. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has discovered that kids may sit the sidelines for fear of griming up their expensive garb, making them less likely to interact or exercise.
[Grazia]

STEFANO HEARTS MADONNA
One half of the design duo of Dolce and Gabbana has stepped into the status update realm by joining Twitter. Stefano Gabbana has been "tweeting" up a storm this week, from declaring his love for Madonna to updating fashion fans with details on the brand's upcoming ad campaigns.
[WWD]

TOILET TROUBLES
Ladies are spending over 750 million dollars on garments that squish, seal and conceal their insecurities about their bodies. But, shapewear may not be the miracle modern day body-molding contraption we'd all hoped. One women's mortifying commode moment: "Do I squeeze out of the Spanx or do I try to pee through the crotchless thingy?" Lets just say her decision didn't leave her high and dry.
[Wall Street Journal]