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Quote Of The Day: Rachel Zoe On Dying For Fashion

“Just throw me in my coffin now with these earrings on.” — Rachel Zoe on last night’s episode of “The Rachel Zoe Project,” the Frisky’s latest obsession. (Check back later today for more on the Zoe show.) Keep reading »

Crave: Rainbow Messenger Bag

It’s been years since I had a legitimate reason to do back-to-school shopping, but it’s practically Pavlovian how I always get the urge to update my wardrobe as soon as the slightest breeze whips through the end of summer. And what’s a back-to-school shopping spree without a brand-new bag? This year, I’m craving the Robert Le Héros Besace messenger bags. With their rich, modern colors, and bold but feminine patterns, they’re perfect for lugging around all my books and essentials. So what if none of my books are from the required reading list? [£109, Egg Mercantile] Keep reading »

One to Know: Shoe Designer Nicholas Kirkwood

You already know Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin, and Manolo Blahnik. The names practically speak for themselves. These three shoe designers are the top of the line and as popular as ever. Enter my newest obsession: Nicholas Kirkwood. His shoes simply make me swoon. They remind me of superheroes and villains. Actually, I’m pretty sure if Batman was a woman, she’d be fighting crime in one of these bad boys. His designs are aggressive, dark, and mysterious while also remaining glamorous and super feminine. This talented Brit jumpstarted his career in 2005 when he won the Conde Nast Footwear Emerging Talent award for his first collection. Later, in the spring of 2008, his signature stilettos and wedges walked the runways of designers such as Tommy Hilfiger, Doo.Ri, and 3.1 Phillip Lim. Instead of bows and baubles, he opts for an architectural shoe that has power and intrigue written all over it. To go along with his unique ideas, the shoes are crafted from somewhat unlikely sources like lizard, stingray, and buffalo horn. A true one-of-a-kind; there is nothing on the market quite like them. Even if Kirkwood’s shoes aren’t up your alley, there’s no questioning his artistry and innovation. As Kirkwood says, “They’re not for everybody. Only the truly fashion-forward, which is fine with us.” On the runways, Nicholas Kirkwood shod the Spring and Summer collections of Rodarte, Alberta Ferretti, and Pollini. [Glam] Keep reading »

Fashion Slideshow: Crazy Enhancers

The butt bra has been making the rounds all over the Internet lately because it absurdly promises to “enhance the lift, shape and volume of the derriere.” This contraption not only looks extremely uncomfortable to wear, but it also looks as if it would create the reverse of VPL. Instead of panty lines, you’d get VPBM — visibly pronounced butt mounds (I just made that up, but you get the drift), which would look like a totally different entity from the rest of your body. Still this ridiculous product is hardly the first of it’s kind. Throughout the ages, women have been subjected to many a contraption that was either supposed to protect the body or show it off, so we put together an interesting slideshow of some modern day body enhancers. As a bonus, we included one contraption for men. Keep reading »

Crave: Ready To Wear Robot

Kid Robot, proprietor of limited edition figurines from Hong Kong to Heatherette, will be launching its own line of street wear this August. Inspired by the kooky collectibles, their rainbow leaf, polka dot, and robot prints are uniquely fun, yet still so wearable. Cool and colorful hoodies, dresses, jewelry, tees and ties are guaranteed to turn you into on of the brand’s bright plastic toys. We can’t wait to look like a smokin’ Smorkin Labbit! [Nylon]

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Friday Quickies!

  • “One day you’re in, the next day, you are out.” That’s right, the 5th season of Project Runway starts next week! Catch up on the previous winners whereabouts. [College Candy]
  • Fall Trends — see them here first! “Panda Eyes” are totally gonna be my jam. [WhoWhatWear Daily]
  • An Anti-Gay Politician is caught up in a Not-So-Anti-Gay Scandal! [PerezHilton]
  • Violet Affleck is getting a little bro or sis. Awww…how cute! [Holy Moly!]
  • You know what you should do this weekend? Spew your opinion in our new Forum Debate, about whether rape victims should feel obligated to report their attack to the authorities. [Frisky Forums]
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    Thrillist’s Top 5 Things That Your Dude Is Totally Going To Want

    Stumped for a gift for your guy that isn’t GTA4 or the latest 10-blade razor? Have no fear! The Frisky has teamed up with Thrillist to bring you the top guy stuff that doesn’t suck — like this cute wallet. You can thank us after your BF is done thanking you.

    Gear: Addict Camo Wallets
    Available in three colorways, these distinctively camouflaged leather numbers come complete with a handy change pocket, because even in the heat of battle, it really sucks to break a 20. [Addict.co.uk] Keep reading »

    Thrillist’s Top 5 Things That Don’t Suck

    The Frisky has teamed up with Thrillist, the daily men’s lifestyle and city guide, to bring you a weekly list of things for the guys in your life. Here’s “Thrillist’s Top 5 Things That Don’t Suck”.

    Gear: Greenloop
    This shop peddles eco-friendly apparel of all kinds, including organic denim from Loomstate, bamboo longsleeves from Sameunderneath, soy/organic cotton shirts from Of The Earth, and a whole load of gear from Bono’s Africa-supporting line Edun, Gaelic for “Africa will develop sustainable industry before I produce another album as good as Zooropa.” [TheGreenloop.com] Keep reading »

    Captured: Forever 21 Bends Over

    Sex sells. But does doggy-style make shoppers want cheap, trendy tops? Our gal pal Heather is way into Forever 21, but she did a double take when she saw their mannequins doubled over and sent us a picture. Usually when we pose like this, the lights are out and we’ve had a couple drinks, but apparently that’s just the look the store in New York City’s Union Square is going for. Guess working it from behind is always in style!

    See something scandalous while you’re out and about? Take a photo and email it to tips@thefrisky.com!

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    The Daily Squeeze: Testosterone And Hair Growth, Adult Entertainment, And Traditional Clothes

  • When premenopausal women sprayed testosterone on their stomachs as part of a study, they didn’t become hyper-sexual beasts. Some had slightly better sex lives, however unwanted hair growth where they sprayed the stuff was pretty common. The search for the female Viagra continues… [NY Times]
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