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The Perfect Cup For Tea Partiers

A cup of tea is supposed to be calm and relaxing, but not when you spend half the time fishing your tea bag out of the cup only to tie a wet string around the handle (which inevitably comes undone, too). Try this instead: the Tie Tea Cup by George Lee, which features a simple…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 22, 2010

Inside The Dark Business Of Human Hair Extensions

If you have hair extensions made from real hair, you've probably wondered where they came from and whose head they once belonged to. The New York Times investigated the hair extension business, and the atmosphere sounds to us like the making of a James Bond-like conspiracy movie. The reporter goes behind the scenes at one…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 22, 2010

How To Keep Your Private Parts Private In Airport Security

Rebellion against the new TSA airport security measures is beginning to escalate. People are already pulling stunts, inventing protective pasties, and this coming Wednesday ("Opt Out Day") promises to bring the drama (we're secretly dying to see what happens even though it's sure to cause a major air travel hassle). For those who wish to…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 22, 2010

With Her New Hair, Emma Watson Kills Hermione

"I'm still getting used to [my new hair], but I feel like I have ownership over it. Because I kind of felt my hair was half me, half Hermione, and with this, I can obviously completely disassociate myself from that role."Emma Watson, talking to WWD about how she celebrated the end of her role a…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 20, 2010

Industry Report: Giorgio Calling And Middleton Rings Again

Giorgio Armani has lent a hand in stylizing the new Samsung Smartphone. [Racked] The commercialization of the Middleton/Princess Di ring continues: QVC has announced they will be making a replica that will retail for $39.54. [WWD]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 20, 2010

Holy Hermès! World’s Largest Bag Takes Over Dublin Department Store

We ladies sometimes get a bad rep for carrying around purses so large you could house a small zoo in them. This may be true, but at least your handbag isn't this big. Behold, a giant replica of an Hermès Kelly bag, which is on display at a Dublin department store. Standing at over 9-feet-tall,…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 19, 2010

Would You Wear: Opening Ceremony’s “Tron” Collection?

Out of all the movies out there, "Tron" definitely wasn't on our radar as a potential style influencer. But apparently, designers have been finding inspiration in the sci-fi flick, which just goes to show you that fashion is as unpredictable as ever. The latest: Opening Ceremony's "Tron Legacy" line, which features bulky and structured piece…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 18, 2010

First Google, Now Tumblr Also Aids Fashion Game

While Google was feting its new shopping website (Boutiques.com) with acrobats and celebs like Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Tumblr was playing host to a fashion launch. "Of a Kind" is the first e-commerce-type site of its kind to use the blogging service as their online platform. A sort of blog-cum-shop, the store rotates features o…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 18, 2010

What Would You Do If You Found Karl Lagerfeld’s Diamond Brooch?

Imagine for a moment the following scenario: you are at a party with Karl Lagerfeld. (Like we said, imagine.) And sometime along the course of the evening you find a vintage Chanel diamond brooch on the floor that belongs to Mr. Lagerfeld. Would you turn it in? Or keep the goody as your own little…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 18, 2010

Yeah, But Can Your Dress Do This?

After seeing this video, you might think twice the next time you refer to something in your closet as "fancy." Because compared to this "fluid dress," your clothes are not fancy. Not even in the slightest. Behold this creation which pumps black light fluid through tubes in automated patters so that it creates moving patter…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 18, 2010

Smooth Move: Camel Targets Hipsters With “Williamsburg” Cigarettes

Smooth move, Camel. You may think you're being smart by touting Williamsburg, the Brooklyn hipster enclave, on your new cigarette packaging. You think you're appealing to youngsters who feed on Brooklyn pride and the idea of "authenticity." But newsflash: hipsters hate being called hipsters and probably aren't going to associate themselves with products that imply…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 18, 2010

Saw This One Coming: People Copycatting Middleton’s Ring

No surprise here: USA Today reports that following Kate Middleton's engagement, jewelers have been "flooded" with requests for replicas of the sapphire and diamond ring that once belonged to Princess Diana. Of course, most of these orders are for cheaper knock-offs as some jewelers estimate that the piece is worth at least half a millio…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 18, 2010

Google Launches Boutiques.com Today!

On Monday we told you that we'd heard rumors about Google opening some type of e-commerce enterprise. Turns out it was true and the internet giant has just today launched Boutiques.com, a style inspiration-driven fashion search engine. It's not so much e-boutique as it is aggregator à la Shopstyle. At Boutiques.com, you can follow influential…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 17, 2010

Style Stealer: Kate Middleton’s Chic ‘N Classic Look

Kate Middleton is soon to join the style ranks of the Brunis and Obamas of the world, so we'll have our eye on her. For now, we're giving her props for putting together a simple engagement announcement outfit that was chic and high class. A body-hugging dress served as the main attraction, while a delicate…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 17, 2010

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