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It’s not that there is anything particularly wrong with Beyonce’s clothing line. It’s just that the usually cheap-looking threads, well, don’t come cheap. That’s why news that they’ve gathered enough of a customer base to expand is a touch surprising. The House of Dereon (or House of Dead Wrong, depending on your taste), is adding… READ MORE »


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Iconic New York City boutique, Henri Bendel is embracing the future. Instead of the standard slim mannequins draped in high end gear, the Fifth Avenue store has hired live models for their display windows. These girls are not posing for your viewing pleasure, instead, they are Facebooking. (And you thought it was tough working at… READ MORE »


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Sorry, ladies, we’ve got another thing to add to your ever-growing list of cancer-causing products: scented candles. Burning candles super often in enclosed spaces could lead to asthma, eczema or even cancer. Most candles are made of paraffin wax and — just our luck — are the kind that, when lit, produce dangerous chemicals like… READ MORE »


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Daveigh Chase of “Big Love” isn’t often snapped by the paps, so she appears to be enjoying this photo shoot a little bit. Good thing she had a friend to hold onto as she exited Madame Royal Night Club. Otherwise, she would have looked kind of lonely. [L.A., 8/20/09] … READ MORE »


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Hip NYC boutique-turned-empire of sorts Opening Ceremony opens in Japan next week, complete with an indie star-studded — Jena Malone, Jason Schwartzman, etc. — video series meant to promote the whole enchilada. We’re sure the Japanese are rather excited about the coming of Opening Ceremony’s particular brand of fashion-y hipster cool clothes. But WTF… READ MORE »


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I am not the only one with a raging crush on stupid-hot Levi Johnston. After Levi told a reporter that he would consider going nude for the right price, StraightCollegeMen.com — a gay porn site which features straight men, uh, nekkid and stuff — wrote an open letter to the Alaskan stud, offering $25,000 for… READ MORE »


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Who says the fashion world abhors food? Not Assouline, the publishers of a new book called the “American Fashion Cookbook.” Containing original concoctions by 100 members of the CFDA, the recipes are also accompanied by fashionable illustrations and sketches. With a forward by Martha Stewart, you also get the lowdown on Isaac Mizrahi’s mushroom truffle… READ MORE »


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Please file this under totally gratuitous, irrational, over the top, luxury: super pricey figurines by Lanvin. The Paris-based luxury label has partnered with Franz Porcelain to create a line of limited edition dolls that range in price from $210 to $375. What makes them so special? Nothing really, except that the collection of six handcrafted… READ MORE »


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There are a lot of rumors surrounding Rachel Zoe — that she’s forced clients to lose weight, takes horse pills to stay so tiny, and got dropped by some celebs during Oscar season — and in an interview with Women’s Wear Daily, the Zoe addressed these and more. We could just DIE in anticipation of… READ MORE »


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Remember those drunk driving PSAs we were forced to watch in Driver’s Ed? The plot was usually the same—a friend is at the funeral of a friend who was killed in a drunk driving accident and then we see a totaled car wrapped around a pole. While these were always a bit on the… READ MORE »


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We never minded getting shots as a children because the Band-Aids we wore post-prick were so darn cute. We’ll even admit we stole ten (or a hundred) of them from our pediatrician over the years. Little did we know you can actually buy these adorably themed bandages – and you don’t have to sneak them… READ MORE »