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Breaking News From French Marie Claire: Unretouched Models Still Perfect!

Behold! The airbrush-free April issue of French Marie Claire. This magazine is hope for womankind, a symbol of the new age of realism and our society’s understanding that our ideal of perfection isn’t achievable in real life. Oh. Wait. It’s not. In fact, everyone in it still looks more or less flawless. After you get through a slew of Photoshopped ad pages to arrive at the actual editorial content, you get a gander at the editors’ version of realistic. Hint: It’s thin and probably 15 years old. A few more images, after the jump! [The Cut] Keep reading »

Diesel’s Spring 2010 Video Lookbook: Proof That Hipsters Can’t Dance


Hipsters are good at a lot of things—looking aloof, posing for American Apparel ads, making food stamps and trying to make raccoon hats cool—but dancing isn’t one of them. Proof comes in Diesel‘s spring 2010 video lookbook, which references Goddard’s French New Wave film “Bande à Part.” Please, leave the bad dancing to Goddard’s actors. They look better in black and white anyhow. [YouTube] Keep reading »

Sneak Peek: Holy Summer Shopping At Topshop

The nails, the maxi-dresses, those floral platform shoes, oh my! Nothing gets us in the mood to shop like a behind-the-scenes-at-a-photo-shoot video. Drool. [Topshop] Keep reading »

Snooki Has Some Serious Hat Head

Mayday: Snooki has landed in Miami, and homegirl doesn’t travel light. While many of us try to pare down when we pack and move, not Nicole Polizzi. She just grabs everything she has and even wears it if she needs to, like this random sombrero she must’ve picked up one Spring Break in Cabo. [Miami, 4/5/10] Keep reading »

Fashion Rant: The Implausible Styles On This Season’s “Gossip Girl”

There’s no debating it—”Gossip Girl” has lost its luster this season. By now, everyone’s had sex with just about everyone else and there isn’t one plot twist that would surprise us or not irritate us. (Seriously, how come Nate can never keep it in his pants, is probably a walking STD, but is still the “good-guy hunk”?) Plot aside, we’ve also been hung up on some weird aesthetic details. Whereas past seasons provided inspiration for our shopping lists, we’re not quite feeling the authenticity that the show used to bring. (True, it’s not like re-styled school uniforms look like that anywhere, but still.)

First point of contention—which isn’t so much about style as it is logistics—sex with clothes on. When season three started up again with Serena and Nate’s “steamy” relationship, we saw them engaging in some public nooky. They were presumably having intercourse, and yet, both of their pants were still on. How, exactly, is this supposed to work? Did he just whip it out? Was Serena magically wearing no panties? (You know girl has some fancy lingerie getup under there.) Keep reading »

Barbie Goes Hardcore

In her time, Barbie‘s had more than a few outfit changes. Most recently, the master of red soles — Christian Louboutin — outfitted the doll, but now it seems she’s going for a bit of a harder edge, thanks to Chrome Hearts. Say goodbye to Barbie the cookie-cutter teacher and hello to downtown rocker chick. The more alternative brand teamed up with Mattel to create a 12-piece collection of 3-foot-tall Barbies and completely transformed the iconic doll. Each girl has her own specialized name and outfit, which includes a leather jacket, knee-highs, Keds, and detailed accessories. That’s not all — Barbie even got a bit of special treatment for her locks, thanks to celebrity hairstylist Oribe. But these Barbies are no play thing for little girls; each one is said to be valued between $18,000 and $25,000, but you can visit them on display from April 10-24 at Roma Cohen’s Alchemist in Miami, followed by locations in New York City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Shanghai. [Racked] Keep reading »

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