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RIP: My Former Self And The Shoes She Wore

I used to pride myself on my unsurpassed skill when it came to walking in ridiculously high heels. None of that wobbling around and tripping all over myself business. So when I had ankle surgery last December, the recovery period was a bitch. Aside from the almost two months on crutches, there have also been the six virtually heel-less months since. I can whip out my lower ones for a couple hours at this point, but beyond that my leg starts giving out spontaneously, sending me into an incredibly attractive floor-ward dive. People love it. Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Slip Into Your Birthday Suit

Photographer Magnus Unnar captures supermodel Anouck Lepere covering up the naked with more naked for Dazed and Confused magazine’s October 2009 issue in a (hilarious) story about being an intern. Fun fact: Anouck is engaged to Kate Moss‘s baby daddy and Dazed co-founder, Jefferson Hack! [Cyana Trend Land] Keep reading »

Go British Or Go Home

In this striking set from the October issue of Vogue UK, Mario Testino rounds up Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Lily Donaldson for an homage to the history of fashion across the pond. The ladies model Vivienne Westwood and the Union Jack alongside the Queen’s guardsmen. The Sid-and-Nancy look could beat up the Twiggy look any day of the week. After the jump, a few more shots from the land of bangers and mash. Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Nice Camel Toe, Pink

I like Pink, but this outfit is freaky, and I don’t mean that in a good way. The whole things just screams: “Look at my camel toe, people! My ace bandaged, glittery camel toe!” That is not a message that I want my clothes to telegraph. But maybe that’s why I’m not on the stage like a rock star, no? It’s kind of Cirque de Soleil meets “The Fifth Element.” It is also totally hideous. If you would like to check out a more up-close-and-personal shot of this business, dare to look after the jump. [Drunken Stepfather] Keep reading »

Um, No: Bowtie Jewelry For Dudes

“Honnneeeeyyy! I’m hooo-ooome!”

“Oh, Poindexter, I’ve missed you all day. Here’s your Scotch, and just let me loosen your tie for — what? What’s this? You’re wearing a bowtie now? And I don’t even have to undo it for you?” Keep reading »

Style 911: How Can I Break A Bad Fashion Habit?

“I have a problem. I’m not only compelled to purchase weird-looking pants online, I also can’t stop myself from wearing said pants despite the fact that they are usually highly unflattering. There are my gray silk harem pants, my black Comme des Garcons for H&M drop-crotch trousers, pants with wide, exaggerated pockets and, I’m afraid to tell you, a pair of jeans that have a bustle affixed to the back. I love fashion and find joy in experimental and avant-garde clothing, but I’m afraid my passion has spilled over into fashion victim territory. Please help!”—Erin

Today on Style 911, a bit of self-help. Let’s talk poor sartorial choices, after the jump! Keep reading »

Emma Watson Puts Her Magic Touch On Fair Trade Fashion Line

Emma Watson is off to Brown University this month, and we bet every girl on campus is clamoring to be her roommate just to get their hands on that insanely amazing wardrobe of hers. What they might find, however, are goods from Watson’s collaboration with People Tree, a fair trade clothing company. Keep reading »

Want A Peek At Jimmy Choos You Can Afford?

Now, thanks to H&M, while you sing to Chester French’s “The Jimmy Choos,” it is possible to dance about in your own pair of reasonably priced Choos. We told you the great news back in July, but today, images are finally leaking onto the internet, including amazing over-the-knee boots that are kind of necessary for your fall wardrobe.

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Caught In A Swirl Of Confusion Over The Tie-Dye Denim Trend?

Did you just audibly gasp in horror upon seeing these tie-dye jeans? Us too. Are people seriously buying these? We knew the ’80s were back when acid wash denim started showing up on the butts of celebs, but this is taking things to a whole new level.

Neiman Marcus has been promoting these styles as the “trend to dye for” (oh har-har), and a few culprits are also being sold on RonHerman.com and Shopbop. Surprisingly, the designs are produced by some of our favorite denim brands—Current/Elliot, J Brand, James. The scary thing about tie-dye denim is that it’s almost, almost something you might change your mind about if you saw Kate Moss rocking it the right way. (Let’s hope she doesn’t.)

What do you think? [NeimanMarcus.com, Shopbop.com] Keep reading »

Crave: Marc By Marc Jacobs Animal Charm Bangles

Want a piece of Marc Jacobs style that won’t cost you your firstborn child? This set of Marc by Marc Jacobs bangles sells for less than 100 bones, and they actually strike us as the grown-up version of something we would have worn as a kid. The five bracelets feature cute crystal owls, apples, and mice affixed to thin gold-plated bands. There’s also one with a signature MJ heart on it — because sometimes the point of wearing a label is to have people know you’re wearing it, right? [$88, Shopbop] Keep reading »

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