This Week’s Fashion By The Numbers!
With Valentine’s Day and Fashion Week looming, there’s a lot going on in the style world right now. Here’s our weekly compilation of fashion news in numeral form, starring 24 karat gold nail polish, David Beckham’s underwear of choice, and an utterly mindboggling survey about enjoyable shopping experiences at Abercrombie & Fitch…
7: Number of Fashion Weeks 15-year-old fashion blogger Tavi has attended, including NYFW, for which she is currently packing her suitcase.
10-11: Hours per night jewelry designer Waris Ahluwalia has been “pre-sleeping” to prep for New York Fashion Week.
35: Number of seriously fabulous pumps handpicked by our seriously fabulous general manager Mina Lux for this seriously fabulous shopping guide.
11,419: Number of Jason Wu for Target items listed on eBay over the weekend, many of which were probably being sold by these greedy jerks.
5,000: Retail price, in dollars, of a bottle of Red Carpet Manicure 24K nail polish, which contains actual gold dust.
4: Average sexiness rating (on a scale of 1-5) for a plain white bra and panties, according to our Man Panel.
2: Average sexiness rating (on a scale of 1-5) for a themed Valentine’s Day seduction outfit from Victoria’s Secret, according to our Man Panel.
40: Percentage of Man Panel panelists who cited Milla Jovovich’s costume in “The Fifth Element” as a major turn-on.
6: Number of steps in our super easy — and super fun — Valentine’s Day makeup tutorial.
102: Number of fashion magazine covers featuring Gucci this year, giving the brand the top spot.
140: Percentage increase in thermal underwear sales after Victoria Beckham revealed she prefers them to boxer shorts.
1: Shared ranking of Victoria’s Secret and Abercrombie & Fitch in a survey of customer satisfaction and positive shopping experiences.
2.5: Average number of minutes I am able to spend in either of those stores before succumbing to a complete emotional meltdown.