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Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread, And Make Sure It’s Fresh From Chanel

There’s a new online fashion magazine out there called Flamboyant, and its debut issue presents this “artistic” spread of designer-inspired loaves of bread. In the mix are carb-loaded replicas modeled after brands like Hermès, Valentino, and Vivienne Westwood. Normally, we squeal girlishly (um, you know, on the inside) at these types of conceptual fashion/food photographs. Remember those Chanel and Louis Vuitton cupcakes?

While we get the idea, Flamboyant‘s take doesn’t quite follow through. OK fine, we’re just going to come out and say it: that Burberry “croissant” looks like a turd. Yum! [Fashion Copious] Keep reading »

Style Buzz: The Blue Vagina Monster!

  • Model Kimbra showed up at 1st Annual Guggenheim Art Awards last night dressed as what many think was intended to be a blue vagina. And no, it wasn’t a costume party. [Jezebel]
  • Steve Madden is starting a clothing line this spring. We can only hope it’s a classy as these leopard bow pumps. [Second City Style]
  • You can’t spend a couple grand on Alexander Wang’s upcoming Rocco bag even if you want to. Barney’s New York already has a 400 person waiting list.
  • Michael Kors is following in Burberry’s footsteps and doing color cosmetics now, too. [Beauty Counter Blog/Style.com]

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The Halloween Inspiration Board: Jareth The Goblin King

I probably watched Jim Henson’s “Labyrinth”–starring a young Jennifer Connelly opposite the rawtha formidable one-and-only David Bowie, who played Jareth, the intimidating Goblin King–approximately 100 times when I was a kid and that’s no exaggeration. You better believe Bowie brought his signature sexy androgyny to the table and let’s just say it made a very young lady feel kinda funny inside. Is it weird to dress up as your childhood crush? Nah, but maybe it is a little kinky… Keep reading »

Gift For Gab: Your Best Comments For The Week Of October 30th 2009

We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say? You bitches crack us up! In honor of you, our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the internet, we’re giving away prizes! Each week we’ll award you awesome chatty Cathys a little something special. This week, one winner will receive a copy of Mrs. O: The Face of Fashion Democracy. Without further adieu, the lucky winner of this week’s Gift For Gab. Keep reading »

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: Prague Logomania

Normally, we’re not huge fans of the logo’d gear, but Fabrice mixes them up in a way that looks funky and fresh. We love how he’s paired these accessories with his pastel vintage sweater and plaid kicks. He’s in Prague’s Staromestske Nam (Old Town Square), headed toward Parizska trida, the designer shopping street, natch. What do you think of logo accessories? 
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Last-Minute Halloween Task! Find A Masculine Costume For Your Effeminate Son


We were so focused on the crappy Cyrus parents who let their 9-year-old daughter out of the house dressed like a sexy witch in dominatrix boots, we forgot about scads of other crappy American parents who fret about their sons playing dress-up on Halloween. Oh, The Onion, you crack us up! Keep reading »

TOMS Shoes Gets Preppy, Adds Wedges For Spring

When TOMS Shoes first came out, I thought they looked weird and wouldn’t put on a pair to save my life (or even to help charitably put shoes on a child, as Toms does with every purchase). But this fall, they released a lace-up version that comes in various wool and canvas fabrics. Finally, a pair of TOMS for me! Thankfully, come spring, Toms will continue offering its lace-up Cordones in warm-weather-friendly canvas stripes and plaids. I’m not sure how I feel about the new striped wedge heels (photo after the jump), but with the right Audrey Hepburn in “Roman Holiday” outfit, I could be sold. Question though: TOMS isn’t giving this style to children in need, right? [Issuu, HuffPo] Keep reading »

Win This! Lucky Shops

If you’re in New York City next week, you’re a lucky girl. On Nov. 6 and 7, shoppers will be able to snap up deals and steals from more than 80 designers, including Frisky faves like Mint Jodi Arnold, Charlotte Ronson, Hanky Panky, and Rachel Comey, as part of Lucky magazine’s Lucky Shops event. Tickets start at $20, but with free cocktails (if you’re legal), giveaways, and up to 75 percent off designer goods, the discounts and extras make up for the price of admission. [Lucky Shops]

WIN IT! Can’t make it to New York for Lucky Shops? We’re giving away two Lucky Shops VIP gift baskets filled with goodies like Kiehl’s sunscreen, Huggable Hangers, Redken styling products, and a Nine West vintage belt, but you have to work if you want one. The two best commenters for this coming week — from today, Friday, Oct. 30 through Thursday, Nov. 5 — will be awarded with one. So, be as clever, smart, and original as you can! Click HERE to read the official rules. Keep reading »

Taking Halloween As Seriously As A Wedding

I love Halloween. I want to believe that everyone loves Halloween — like it’s a universal Tim Burton-style Christmas — and that we all come together, unified, for the sake of weirdness and costumes, zombies, vampires, princesses, and gore. I’m torn, though, on whether I love it enough to take Vogue‘s costume suggestions. For the haute couture undead look that’s all the rage, they suggest booking a professional stylist. The people of MAC, Sephora, Nars, or Henri Bendel will make you fabulous for a price. Some of these ghastly makeovers run over $200. I didn’t even spend that much for my wedding up-do! Silly and frivolous or the expensive style solution for the biggest dress-up day of the year? What’s a ghoul to do? Keep reading »

season savings: We found it! The Perfect Purse

Requirements for buying any woman a gift:
1. One size fits all. Too big is unfortunate and too small is a suicide attempt waiting to happen.
2. It must be a classic style. When you have the universal fashion nod of approval it’s unlikely your cousin Tammy will return it.
3. It still has to be cute!

During the holiday season, I usually hit 2 out of 3 requirements and call it a success, but this year, Heather Hawkins is 3 for 3. Keep reading »

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