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A Sweet Rock ‘N’ Roll Bracelet That Benefits Women, Too

Bracelets that benefit causes aren’t always the cutest, but jewelry designer Danielle Stevens is changing that with her Women for Women bracelet. Throughout March, which happens to be National Women’s History Month, Danielle will donate 60 percent of online sales of this badass leather and chains bracelet to Women for Women International, an organization that helps survivors of war rebuild their lives. We’re happy to decorate our wrist for a good cause, especially when it helps out fellow females — and complements so many of our outfits. [$40, Danielle Stevens Jewelry] Keep reading »

The Gap, Completely Turned Upside Down

Did April Fool’s Day come early or something? While it would have been nice to get that out of the way, this Gap store turned upside down is a prank of its own doing. As part of some quirky marketing for its new loyalty program called Sprize, a Vancouver branch was completely flipped around. (Those crazy Canadians!) The joke had bags with logos printed wrong-side up, window displays hanging from the ceilings, and even cars overturned outside. Now we get it … Sprize! We hung jeans on the ceiling! (Or something?) Check out some more pics after the jump. [PSFK] Keep reading »

Is Fancy Satin Appropriate For Day?

Heather Mills attended the Television and Radio Industries Club awards wearing a turquoise satin jumpsuit. How do we feel about satin worn during the day? [London, 3/9/10] Keep reading »

Japan’s Latest Men’s Fashion Trend Is Sexist, Thug-Inspired

According to The Senken, “The most widely read fashion daily in Japan” (I’d never heard of it either until I was handed a copy at Paris Fashion Week), the latest men’s fashion craze is a style called “OraOra,” which “comes from a sound Japanese people make when threatening someone.” As such, the general theme is a “bad boy” look, characterized by baggy black sweatsuits, gangsta body language, guido-like graphic embellishments, and sunglasses. Explains The Senken, “It is a tough guy’s look that says ‘don’t mess with me’ in head to toe black. The key words for this look are outlaw and tough guy.”

We’d normally just sigh and shake our heads in heavy disappointment at the continual lack of male fashion sense, but things get weird when we find out the supposed “reasons” this trend is taking off … Keep reading »

Watch Out For Bears!!!

Suffice to say, if a bear asks you out, don’t do it.
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Elizabeth Smith Miller: The First Woman To Wear Pants

When you were deciding what to wear this morning, did you consider that pants for women were once unheard of? Nowadays, pants are a major wardrobe staple for women, and many of us rarely wear skirts or dresses at all. But less than two centuries ago, it simply wasn’t acceptable. One woman, Elizabeth Smith Miller, challenged the status quo and attempted to reform the female dress code. Keep reading »

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