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For years now, it seems the Gap has struggled to keep up with competitors like H&M and Topshop, which have painted themselves as class-to-the-masses retailers. Yet despite several image-changing attempts such as its collaboration with Colette last year, this year’s launch of an affordable luxury denim line, and a disappointing Pierre Hardy shoe collection, the… READ MORE »


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I’m working from home today, and while I miss my special Frisky lady friends, I have to admit, I miss something else about going into the office more: strutting past the construction workers. Our office building is currently getting not one, but two new store fronts. So, everyday, I’ve got to walk past roughly a… READ MORE »


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The day you’ve all been waiting for is imminent: Anna Sui’s “Gossip Girl”-inspired line for Target is available to the public this Sunday. We weaseled our way into a sneak preview this week though, and we’ve got the lowdown on how the collection looks in real life. As is to be expected, there are a… READ MORE »


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As police try to figure out what went down between Tila Tequila and Shawne Merriman on Sunday morning, one news station in San Diego claims to have information from an “inside source,” presumably one of the 14 people who were at Merriman’s house when the alleged assault took place. According to said source, it was… READ MORE »



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The cover of Martha Stewart Halloween magazine is ghoulish all right. The pink-ish eye makeup and purple lipstick are way goth. Cleary, Martha peeped our 8 Starlets Who’ve Gone Goth slideshow and wanted to join in! [BUST Magazine] … READ MORE »


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Hey, big news! Abercrombie & Fitch has a few T-shirts in its “New College” line that are, like, way sexual and sexist and not particularly funny. (The shirts above say “Show the Twins,” “Female Students Wanted for Sexual Research,”and “Female streaking encouraged.”) And people are mad about it! The American Family Association (AFA), a religious… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I have one dating rule: if you don’t kiss by the second date, you’re just friends.

Problem is, this will not be applicable in Paris because the French have no dating rules. And not “no rules” in that oh come on, everyone knows you can’t call him way. We’re talking “no rules” in… READ MORE »


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Kingston Rossdale’s hair was styled similar to his mom Gwen Stefani’s at New York Fashion Week. Even his little finger nails are painted an electric yellow to fit in with the L.A.M.B. look. Maybe the nanny should read our guide to recreating Gwen’s beauty so she’ll fit in with the family. [NYC, 9/10/09] … READ MORE »


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Watchdogs have gotten riled up about Joe Camel’s appeal to children and teens in the past, but soon they could have SmokeStixx on their hit list. This website sells customizable cigarette box wraps that let people play dress-up with their ciggys. Isn’t that fun! Here’s SmokeStixx’s rationale behind this unnecessary product: “Cigarette consumers no longer… READ MORE »



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Take it with a grain of salt from a jaded old editor, but Fashion’s Night Out was actually really, really awesome and fun. I say that because no one really knew what to expect, and plenty of fashion editors were downright down on the whole thing. Maybe it’s because industry insiders are so used to… READ MORE »