Fashion By The Numbers

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 5, 2011 - 10:00 am

This week brought us whimsical hipster rickshaws, manly nail polish, a sales jump for a luxury fashion house, and the birthday of a very famous editor. Read on for the stats…

8″ x 11″: Dimensions of a typical magazine.

5′ x 7′: Size of the new issue of Visionaire magazine, featuring Lady Gaga as a lifesize covergirl.

$1500: The large price you’ll pay for such a large magazine.

10: Colors available in the Alphanail nail polish collection, part of a growing trend of hyper-masculine MANicures.

16: Percentage rise in sales reported by Hermès International in the third quarter.

1: Percentage of people who can afford to shop at Hermes. (I am the 99%.)

2.5: Estimated height, in feet, of the Philip Treacy hat (shown above) that Sarah Jessica Parker donned at an appearance on Wednesday.

200: Hours Treacy worked to create the towering headpiece.

62: Age Anna Wintour turned on November 3rd.

35: Age she doesn’t look a day over. Happy birthday, Ms. W.!

28: Hours of jewelry education students at Van Cleef & Arpel’s new Parisian school will receive.

15: Maximum number of $2200 whimsical rickshaws allowed per customer, per order by Anthropologie.

0: Maximum number of whimsical rickshaws Anthropologie should probably be selling.