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You Wear What You Eat

They say you are what you eat, but to photographer Ted Sabarese, you also wear what you eat. For this food-fashion project, the artist collaborated with designers to create clothing (or something like it) out of foods the models said they ate. Could you imagine walking around dressed in a representation of your daily breakfast?

By: Leonora Epstein / November 17, 2010

Do Not Want: Alexander Wang Goat Fur Boots

The hair on our heads demands enough attention … but with these Alexander Wang goat fur booties, you’d also have to tend to your shoe hair. No thanks. [Net-A-Porter]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 17, 2010

Keds And Gap Jazz It Up For The Holidays

To chase gray skies away, look to the Keds/Gap Holiday collection, which features kiss graphics and tons of sparkle ‘n shine! Available at Gap. [Nitrolicious]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 17, 2010

Is Re-Releasing Collections Lazy Or Awesome?

So it would seem that the biggest trend in retailing since the designer collaboration is the re-release. In the past few weeks we’ve heard of three major brands doing replays of past collections. Target is coming out with a “greatest hits” range from previous Go International lines while Marni and Marc by Marc Jacobs have…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 16, 2010

Herstory 101

For ladies who like to learn, and like to do it loudly, check out this sassy top by Hellz Bellz, which reads “The Rest Is Her Story.” So channel your inner Joan of Arc, Susan B. Anthony, or Marie Curie, and remind the world that women wrote (and write) the history books just as much…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 16, 2010

Such Pretty Colors

American Apparel has just come out with new nail polish colors! G’head, paint the rainbow. [Refinery 29]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 16, 2010

Thanks, Urban Outfitters, For Making NPR Officially Un-Cool

NPR is a national producer of radio programming that dorks (well, hip dorks) like to proclaim their love for because they think it makes them look smart and cool. And maybe it does.

True NPR fanatics may own apparel or merchandise purchased directly from the organization as a sign of real devotion. We’re sure…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 16, 2010

Style Inspiration: Get Ready For Emma Watson’s Jane Birkin-Themed Line

Emma Watson has already exercised her fashion design muscle—the “Harry Potter” star debuted her skills with a collection for the fair trade clothing company People Tree. It was this work that attracted designer Alberta Ferretti to Watson, and Ferretti has apparently now enlisted the young actress to create a line with her. Although Ferretti i…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 15, 2010

Watch This: Hermès Goes Skater-Style

In this latest viral marketing campaign, famous French scarf company Hermès goes skater-style. We know what you’re thinking, and just to put your mind at ease—this clip has nothing to do with Avril Lavigne, baggy pants, or neon zip-up hoodies. Watch it and enjoy the cute creativity! [Style Frizz]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 15, 2010

Gold Glitter Shoes. Need We Say More?

There are several ways to draw attention to yourself. Most of these methods, however, are annoying and kind of high school, if you ask us. A fun way to turn heads? Try these gold glitter oxford lace-up shoes by Deena & Ozzy. They’re guaranteed to make people smile, and are so jazzy you might find…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 15, 2010

Google, Coming To A Closet Near You

Whispers are furiously circulating that Google will be launching an e-commerce entity which will become fashion’s next big thing. The speculation is based on a few leading hints. One, a Tweet picked up by WWD: “Breaking news: Google is launching an e-commerce site with shop in shops by major designers #google #theyrgonnabepissed #geturshopon,” which, uh,…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 15, 2010

Tavi And Jane Pratt To Start “Sassy”-Esque Teen Mag (And You Can Be A Part Of It!)

The media lords hath heard our prayers! If you aren’t already freaking out, you will when you hear this: Fashion blogging sensation Tavi and Jane Pratt (founder and editor of Sassy and Jane mags) are teaming up to create a new teen magazine. Tavi made the announcement on her blog, saying, “You guys may know…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 15, 2010

Industry Report: Kenzo Celebrates 40 Years And Marc Digs Up The Past

Happy 40th birthday to Kenzo! Check out the evolution of the brand in this neat slideshow. [Telegraph]
Looks like returning to the oldies is a full-on trend: Marc by Marc Jacobs will re-issue designs from the past for its 10-year anniversary. [Blackbook]
Anna Sui wrote a book! Read this inspiring excerpt. [Wall Street Journal]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 14, 2010

What Do We Think Of Plaid Kitten Heel Boots?

Plaid + kitten heel + boot = incredibly cute? Or OTT? We’re feeling these Jun Takahashi boots … but think they look like a serious pain to walk in. [High Snobette]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 14, 2010

Would You Wear: A Muff?

The only person I can ever remember wearing a muff was Samantha Parkington of the American Girl doll collection. I was pretty keen on Sam’s Victorian style back in the day, so I’m inclined to say that I’d totally rock an old-school muff. Benefits: it’s hard to lose, easier on/off than gloves, and definitely something…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 13, 2010

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