Looks like Lanvin’s H&M collection may be getting some competition. The Gap has just announced that it will work with the House of Valentino to produce a special collection, due out late November. There aren’t too many details yet about what we can expect, although the designers for the project, Valentino creative directors Maria Grazia Chiui and Pier Paolo Piccioli, said, “We are very pleased that Gap thought of us as a partner for this intimate project, as it brings together the iconic world of Valentino and Gap’s fashion essentials. In this way, Valentino and Gap synthesise the current trend of combining luxury with basics.” Keep reading »
At first glance, we thought this was the latest in chunky jewelry. But no, despite its chain and bow accents, this is in fact a sex toy for women. Called Sono Love, the flat, slightly hand-shaped device is modeled after the form of an orchid. With contours to fit a lady’s you-know-what, you control the Sono with a hand, dictating pressure and movement. And we guess you could also wear it around your neck. Which would a) be gross, and b) please don’t. [Yanko Design] Keep reading »
Fashion’s Night Out is on Friday, which means the fashion industry’s brightest bulbs will clack around New York City trying to get you to buy stuff. But makeup freaks everywhere await Chanel’s debut three new nail polishes: khaki brun, khaki vert, and khaki rose. Or, as I see them, baby poop brown, pea soup green, and bathtub grime red. Keep reading »
If you thought wearing a bra was uncomfortable before, imagine strapping on artist Laura Ann Jacobs clawed brassiere! It would, ahem, make you pretty crabby, no? According to AOL’s Weird News, “Her body of work includes more than 100 unusual, ornate sculptures of bras and corsets that are meant to poke fun at the extreme lengths to which women will go to in order to look attractive by society’s demanding standards.” Check out some of her other creations here. [AOL Weird News] Keep reading »
JACOB, a Canadian clothing brand, announced last week they are “committed to no longer alter the bodies of its models” in ad campaigns.
I don’t mean to knock JACOB, because they are at least making steps to be part of the solution. Keep reading »