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Martin Margiela Takes Inspiration From Sherwin Williams?

We get it, Margiela: You like to be “conceptual.” But when that starts translating to borderline-offensive things like expensive duct tape jeans, which look like they’re about to fall apart, we have to ask what the point is. Margiela’s latest creation is a pair of paint-splattered sneakers made exclusively for Barneys. Inspired by the working-class man? Hardly. [HighSnobiety]
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So This Is Why Everyone Wants To Be In The Front Row

British soap stars get treated to an eyeful at the Harvey Nichols Spring/Summer 2010 preview collection. How come the models in the shows we go to never look like this? [Manchester, 3/12/10] Keep reading »

A Wallet That Curbs Your Impulse Shopping

Jin Hong designed this “Partner Wallet” to help people ditch their impulse shopping problems. Citing a Psychology Today article, which said, “Arguments over money are the number one reason for relationship stress and breakups,” Hong suggests giving the wallet to a loved one who can’t stop spending. With four zippers, each with a pull-tab that bears a supportive message, paying for an item takes longer, and the buyer has to think about whether the purchase is really worth it as she sees notes saying, “I believe in U,” “You will beat your shopping impulses,” “You are in control of your finances,” and “You know it’s never too late to stop.” If it took me that long to get to my stash of cash, I’d certainly reevaluate my unnecessary spending. [Healthy Retail Therapy via Moco Loco] Keep reading »

Crocs We Can Actually See Ourselves Wearing

I may be the most anti-Crocs person you’ll ever meet. So many people wear them — swear by them, even — but I just can’t get behind something functional yet, well, ugly. However, I just took a look at the rubber shoe brand’s new designs, and the appropriately named Lady slingback isn’t bad. They remind me of the jelly shoes I lived in as a kid, and I can actually see myself wearing them during the summer, especially on rainy days when it’s too hot for wellies. Thoughts? [$29.99, Crocs] Keep reading »

Amber Rose Wears “Interesting” Sunglasses

The fashion train wreck “icon” that is Amber Rose wore this windshield on her face as a pair of sunglasses and paired them with an electric pink thong … just to keep it classy. Maybe she needed the blinders to shield her from her overwhelmingly bad taste, heh. Keep reading »

Insider Fashion Secrets From Gaga And Beyonce’s “Telephone” Music Video!

OK, admit it. You’ve been watching and re-watching Lady Gaga and Beyonce’s new “Telephone” video all morning. I won’t judge. In fact, I’ll admit that I’ve seen it more than a few times already — those cigarette sunglasses! That chain outfit! The black and white look! Swoon. But now, take a pause from refreshing the YouTube link as you stream the music video on repeat to check out the fashion credits for each awe-inspiring look. Of course, there’s a fair amount of Haus of Gaga designs, including the aforementioned sunglasses, her studded lingerie, and the leopard outfit, but fellow designers get their moment in the Gaga spotlight as well. Keep reading »

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