Tan Mom Tells It Like It Is…or Something, Manish Arora Exits Paco Rabanne and Beyonce’s a Literary Prize-Winner

- When you exit through the gift shop of The Met‘s “Impossible Conversations” exhibit, you’ll find surreal (and severely overpriced) souvenirs like a lips pin and a Prada flame shoe ornament. [Met Museum]

Tan Mom may well be the best thing to come out of New Jersey since…well, my mind’s gone blank on that front. While discretely hiding the box of Franzia in her handbag, Patricia Krentcil lashed out at those who accused her of taking her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning salon, saying that “they’re jealous, they’re fat and they’re ugly.” [Jezebel]

- 90-year-old fashion icon Iris Apfel is launching a collection of handbags this fall that may or may not have been inspired by the Muppets. [Refinery29]

- Just when you thought Paco Rabanne stood a chance at a comeback, its new artistic director Manish Arora has up and left after just two seasons. [The Cut]

- Julia Restoin-Roitfeld jumped on the neverending naked pregnancy photo bandwagon, but with a chic and irreverent twist worthy of a Roitfeld, on the cover of i-D. [Huff Po]

- Beyonc? is winning a writing award and shockingly it’s not for this. Even more shocking, Beyonc?’s winning a writing award. [NYDN]