Finally, I’ve found something to wear to my wedding! Amazingly, this stunning vision in denim–called “Chandelier Crystal Feather rosebud jeans” and filed in Etsy’s Bridal section–has not landed on the hallowed pages of Regretsy, yet. Thanks to BuzzFeed, they are making the internet rounds today though, and after checking out the deets on the original listing, we were almost as shocked by the totally fair price of $925.00 (!) as we were by the full-scale version of the jeans in all their glitzy glory as seen on the model, after the jump! Keep reading »
Um, yeah, not so much. In the strongest case of “What were they thinking?!?” ever, British clothing chain Primark decided to yank hot pink and gold star-printed padded bikinis off its shelves after facing pressure from child protection advocates who felt the products sexualized children. Gee willickers, ya think? Keep reading »
Finding a shoe that will go with everything in your wardrobe is about as probable as winning the lottery. But we think this is going to be a lucky season after coming across these flats from Steve Madden. The Mary Jane style gives off a classic preppy vibe, but the brilliant red shows a fun and flirty side. We’d wear these with everything from jeans to capris to mini skirts while skipping on the street to our own beat. What can we say? These shoes make us as happy as a recent sweepstakes winner!
Sea of Shoes blogger Jane Aldridge has got some good family genes. For starters, you can see it in her face, thanks to a former model mom. But Jane and her mother have also managed to put their smarts to good use together, collaborating on their blogs and designing capsule collections for big names. Now, Jane’s aunt Karen is getting in on the action. Together, they’re launching a jewelry line of over-sized nature-inspired pieces. Jane explains that Karen has a background in entomology, so it makes sense that their first creation is a huge buckle belt in the shape of a beetle. From the looks of the high prices ($600) and artisan craftsmanship, it seems that these babies will probably be on special order. But for something this beetletastic? We’d expect no less. [Sea of Shoes] Keep reading »
If you’re a lover of fashion, a historian, or an Alexander McQueen fan, then this is a book you’ll need to own. The fashion world has mourned the loss of McQueen, but now it’s time to celebrate his memory, as the very first book following his untimely death is set to hit shelves very soon. Alexander McQueen, Genius of a Generation by Kristin Knox makes for the ultimate coffee table book and is sure to be a collector’s item — so make sure to get yours fast. Spanning 128 pages, the book includes a historical look into Lee’s life, from youth to adulthood, shows his rise to design greatness, and displays over 120 images of his brilliant designs and creations. It goes on sale May 7 for about $30, but we’d suggest reserving your copy now. [Telegraph] Keep reading »
Well, this looks like a “Project Runway” challenge guest judged by Eve Ensler, now doesn’t it? Designer Walter Raes is big on creating fashions out of everyday, “unlikely” materials — he designed Keypad Clubbing Top, the Cassette Tape Dance Dress and the Cola Wedding Dress. So what are you looking at here? Cotton tampons were the instrumenstral material in his latest creation, the Charles Period Top. “By grouping single tampons together, I created a complex but versatile top,” he explained to Ecouterre. “The object you shy away from actually becomes beautiful.” I agree that it’s really kind of stunning, although I’m curious about how well it masks day two period bloat. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »