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Meet Unlikely Fashion Icon, Kim Jong-II

Here’s how to make a fashion trend “happen” (not): A Communist party press release newspaper names the North Korean leader as a leading international fashion icon. Wha!? Known for his hyper-utilitarian grey uniform, we’re not sure how many folks are copping this trend, though it’s true that the military look is rather hot for spring. But if this unidentified French fashion expert quoted in the article, which recently ran in Rodung Sinmun, is to be believed–”Kim Jong-Il mode which is now spreading expeditiously worldwide is something unprecedented in the world’s history,”–well, who are we to argue? It is what it is. And just like fellow fashionista Anna Wintour, he does wear sunnies everywhere. Yeeps, we think Mobama better step up her game! [Telegraph] Keep reading »

A High-End Trench With A Moderate Price Tag

Our dream: waltzing through April and May in the perfect Burberry trench coat. Reality: yeah, right. As an alternative, check out this tan oversized trench, which comes at a fraction of the price but still brings a high-end aesthetic. Plus, we’re into the idea of making this spring jacket less fitted and girly, and taking a more boyish approach with a roomy fit, and a bloused look when belted.

[$198.00 Pixie Market]

Frisky Editors: The Most/Least Expensive Things We Bought And Love

Let’s talk cash: We’ve been trying to be more money-conscious lately, so we decided to take a peek into our closets to see how we’ve spent our paychecks. Here, we dish on the most expensive things we own (and why we bought them and whether we love/regret the expense), as well as the cheapest styles that are so awesome, they’re priceless. Share your own facts and figures in the comments below! Keep reading »

In A New Commerical, The Crocs Croslite Molests Lady Feet


You remember the other day I posted an ad featuring the Crocs Croslite, a freaky Crocs-monster that gets all intimate with women’s feet? Well, last night, I was laying about watching TV and thinking about something else, when I noticed what I was half-watching was a commercial featuring the Croslite itself. I realized that right as I was watching two Croslites totally get their freak on with this woman’s feet. And she was acting like she liked it. I am pretty sure I’m going to have Croslite nightmares for the rest of my life. Keep reading »

This Man Wears Way More Makeup Than You Do

Adam Lambert doesn’t just paint on his eyeliner and skintight leather pants all willy-nilly. This lovely young man has a shrewd sartorial strategy that involves two different looks that can be altered for various occasions: There’s “Rocker” and “Dandy,” but make no mistake, both are GLAM, got it? [Fashionair]
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Check This Out: Karen Walker’s Preppy Charm Jewelry Collection

The thing with preppy style is that sometimes it takes itself too seriously. Put on a seersucker jacket and some argyle, and all of a sudden, you’re unwittingly summing up a whole world of boarding school, the Hamptons, polo matches, and sailing (on that note, check out our intro to Lilly Pulitzer). Somehow, New Zealand designer Karen Walker has managed to make a jewelry collection that’s undeniably prepster, but stops far short of that manufactured-authentic look. Charm bracelets and necklaces come with chunky chains, bright colors, and outlined surfaces to give the accessories a younger and fresher feel. Charming, no? [Gargyle] Keep reading »

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