Posts tagged "designer clothes"

The Secret To Why Designer Clothes Are So Expensive

Ever wonder what could make a shirt — a regular cotton-blend tee — cost more than two months of rent? Us, too.  And it turns out, even the people selling

Julie Gerstein | August 21, 2013 - 5:30 pm

‘Splain Yourself: Designers Call $500 Khakis A “Steal”

We’ve long known that manufacturing costs and retail prices are all about power plays, not mathematics (we’re looking at you, luxury denim). An article in The New York Times takes…

Leonora Epstein | April 29, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Apparently, Men’s Sample Sizes Run Teeny-Tiny, Too

Most designer clothing for women is sized ridiculously small (we’re looking at you, Alexander Wang), and the sample sizes that dress the models on the runway can be even more…

Leonora Epstein | November 19, 2009 - 9:10 pm

New Website Lets You Rent Dresses Like You Rent Netflix Movies

If you’ve been lusting after that slinky little Proenza Schouler dress you saw in Vogue last month but the $1,800 price tag makes you sick to your stomach, all hope…

Lily Q | November 9, 2009 - 7:40 pm