Maybe Lindsay is under an especially pinchy deadline, or she’s having trouble taking time out of her busy social schedule, because today FabSugar announced a rather dubious-sounding contest: They’ve teamed up with Lindsay Lohan and her to be taken very seriously 6126 leggings biz to launch a very major contest. They’re calling on blog readers like you to submit tights-as-pants designs — which will be judged by LiLo, ahem — and if you win, well, let’s just say you’ll be $1,000 richer and you can add “leggings designer” to your resume. Which is odd, because that’s what we thought Lindsay was purporting to be? [FabSugar] Keep reading »
If you want to kick it (heh) up a notch, check out Sabrina Dehoff’s new sneaker jewelry. Designed specifically for the re-release of Nike’s Air Max 1 shoe, Dehoff’s creations include smooth gold plates that rest on the laces (or are molded to the toes), blingy diamond accents, and purple rope laces with gold tips.
We’ve explored the concept of shoe jewelry before, and previously thought it was limited to high heels. What do you think? Is it worth it to dress up your non-dressy shoes? A few more looks after the jump. [TodayandTomorrow.net]
Come to think of it, it’s hard to think of an example of airbrushing gone right, but this London Fog incident is certainly disturbing. According to WWD, the company, which shot the campaign at the beginning of Gisele’s pregnancy, decided to erase her pregnant stomach in order to “respect her privacy.” It seems parent corporation Iconix, who also owns Rampage, transferred the supermodel to their London Fog division so she could wear trench coats instead of tight-fitting jeans. Is this some kind of bizarre maternity discrimination? If they were so concerned about hiding her pregnancy, why did they have to shoot her naked beneath said coat? And most importantly, how freakin’ weird does this ad look? [WWD]
There is a new fashion movie coming out on September 24th. It is called “RAGE.” It looks full-on ridiculous. With the aid of many colored backdrops and pseudo-deep statements from interviewees at the scene, a blogger working in a New York fashion house records the events surrounding a murder. Starring the likes of a tranny-fied Jude Law, model Lily Cole (still attempting to act!), Judi Dench being generally awesome, and Steve Buscemi making you feel skeevy, the thing is jam-packed with celebrities you never wanted to see together in one movie. Check out the trailer above and what we loved about it, after the jump… Keep reading »
When the harem pant trend came along this spring, many were reluctant to jump on the baggy-bottomed train. And with good reason—why go all gypsy-ass when you know people are going to stare at you, or think you’re smuggling produce or drugs in your crotch region?
True, true, the garment is one tricky trend. But, there are some wonderful things about them, too. Consider the following, and you may find yourself having a big old pants party before you know it. Keep reading »
Models have finally caught on to this whole blogging thing—and, man, are they into it. Coco Rocha has her own blog, “Oh So Coco,” and just recently graduated to her own Twitter feed. Sessilee Lopez, not to be outdone, has a site where she talks about the “daily grind” that is being a model in NYC. Jezebel’s “Tatiana The Anonymous Model” (aka Jenna Sauers, outed as of July 21), will be writing a new blog for Jezebel as well as starting to re-update her own blog. Keep reading »
I was walking by my local Lucky Jeans boutique today on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, when I spotted this peculiar sign outside: “Free Week of Yoga When You Purchase 2 Tanks for $30.” It’s a bit of a random promotion that kind of reminded me of Michael Moore getting a free gun when he opened a bank account in “Bowling for Columbine.” Then again, while yoga/Lucky Jeans might seem a bit incongruous, it’s kind of a genius idea: Lucky ropes in a new clientele and offers a temporary alternative for the money-sucking yoga clothing industry. Especially here in the Big Apple, where New York magazine recently pointed out that the brand Lululemon has captured the city’s wallets and turned yoga into “a spectator sport” through “must-have” $98 stretchy pants. [NY Mag]
Our friends over at Refinery 29 usually have pretty impeccable taste, but this headline, “New Pierre Hardy for Gap Shoes Send Us Into Cardiac Arrest, Almost,” gave us pause. When Amelia sent me the link, I was practically salivating: This shiz is gonna be AH-MAY-ZING! (I had plenty of time to anticipate this due to an unusually slow internet connection this afternoon, but I digress…) The post opened and can we just say, UN-DER-WHELMED? Yikes! While I’m glad that the Refinery editors are loving this moment so much, we’re not feeling the same way on this end. In fact, these shoes are taking us back to late ’90s prom (those crappy-looking heels!), and the boots are waaay too Jenny from the Block, like in a really bad way, before J.Lo’s whole style evolution. Plus, the combination of sweaty-looking, fold-over wool and outrageously high platforms will make you look that much sillier when it’s snowy out and you topple over in these heinosities. I rarely rip collabs (nothing good to say, don’t say it), but I can’t not speak up here. Looks like yet another case of designers cashing their big checks and dropping the ball on producing something we’d actually like to wear. Anyone? Am I taking crazy pills here or are these major no bueno? [Refinery 29]
Leighton Meester was spotted on the set of “Gossip Girl” wearing some very cute specs. We loved her nerdy-chic accessory so much that we figured screw it, we want to wear glasses, too (even if we don’t need them). But we’re not the only ones obsessed with the four-eyed look. The Telegraph reports that ever since the new “Harry Potter” movie came out, the wizard’s signature glasses have been selling out like mad, with one company reporting a 100 percent jump in sales of the round-framed style. And apparently, it’s possible to develop a glasses fetish, as one Illinois man did recently, which drove him to steal $45k worth of eyeglasses. Weird.
After the jump, a few stylish choices for fake glasses… Keep reading »