Posts tagged "jc penney"

I Am Ridiculously Hopeful About The JCP Duro Olowu Collection

Duro Olowu is one of my favorite designers ever -- the bright colors and patterns and flattering, feminine shapes are awesome, but sadly, they're also deeply unaffordable. Enter JC Penney -- now renamed JCP -- who've announced a new collaborative collection with the Nigerian-British designer. And the best part? Apparently eccentric style icon Iris Apfel

By: Julie Gerstein / October 28, 2012

JC Penney Features Real-Life Gay Couple In Father’s Day Ad

After flaunting their awesome support of same-sex couples with a lesbian-oriented Mother's Day ad, JC Penney is at it again, this time with an ad featuring a couple of real-life, honest-to-goodness gay dads. The ad features Todd Koch and Cooper Smith and their friggin' adorable children, Claire and Mason. Right wing freak out in 3,…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2012

Kill Me Now, Please: JC Penney’s “I’m Too Pretty To Do Homework” T-Shirt For Girls — UPDATE

UPDATE: The Frisky has received an email from JCPenney's corporate communications department regarding this tee shirt. You can view the email after the jump. "I'm too pretty to do homework, so my brother has to do it for me." That's the writing on a T-shirt being sold in JCPenney's girls department and on the store'…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2011

The Look Of Alexander McQueen For Cheap

This digital printed T-shirt by MNG by Mango is phenomenal for three reasons: It features a laser-cut yoke and appliqué, which are sexy in a nude color; the print is pretty and dark at the same time, with ultra-realistic birds, snakes, and butterflies; it is reminiscent of the late Alexander McQueen. We can picture thi…

By: Carrie Morrissey / October 8, 2010

On A Scale Of 1-10: How Cute Is Charlotte Ronson’s JCP Juniors Line?

With all these newfangled things like the internet, iPads, I-Dosing ... we often wonder if it's better to be a teenager now or if we would keep our adolescence in its original era. One thing to consider: the profusion of cute juniors lines. One of them we would consider shopping would be Charlotte Ronson's collectio…

By: Leonora Epstein / July 26, 2010

Marc Jacobs Is Registered At JCPenney?

Yesterday, the fashion world went into a tizzy when blogs reported that Marc Jacobs and his fiancé, Lorenzo Martone, got hitched in St. Barts during the holiday weekend. With a guest list that included BFF Rachel Zoe and a party hosted by Larry Gagosian, complete with a cake topped by a mini version of the…

By: Bianca Posterli / January 6, 2010

Fashion Writer Smackdown, Take 87

Remember that NY Times style writer Cintra Wilson, who claimed JC Penney was nothing but a “dowdy Middle American entity" catering to fat, overweight people (i.e., anyone over a size 2)? Well, the press is still giving her flack for it. (To which I say, rightly so, considering all the ignorance she's spewed. Hell, the…

By: Nina Carbone / November 6, 2009

Olsens To Design For JCPenney!

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have a long way since their days of cheap-o Wal-Mart fashions. And were it not for the serious success of their high-style line, The Row, the news that they're now designing a juniors line for JCPenney might have been laughed off as lame mall trash. There's little info on this JCPenney…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 24, 2009

NY Times Tells Writer It’s Not OK To Call J.C. Penney Shoppers “Fat”

Remember the J.C. Penny scandal of the week before last? Recap: New York Times style writer Cintra Wilson managed to offend the masses by calling Middle Americans fat, J.C. Penney shoppers fat, and even managed to insult their mannequins with the barb, "[J. C. Penney] has the most obese mannequins I have ever seen. They…

By: Erin Flaherty / August 24, 2009

Are Fashion Experts Out Of Touch With Middle America?

OK, sure, I think we all know what the resounding answer is. But how out of touch are they? New York Times Fashion & Style writer Cintra Wilson has been catching an internet's worth of flack lately regarding an article she penned about the new J.C. Penney store, which has just opened in midtown Manhattan.

By: Erin Flaherty / August 14, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: I Heart Ronson, Attractive Candidates, And Intricate Pumpkins

Will you be making your first purchase ever at JC Penney come February, when Charlotte Ronson's line I Heart Ronson comes to stores? Check out photos from the line here. Something tells me the pearlescent baby pink leggings are going to sell out in Ohio. Or not. [Nylon] Google just keeps making our lives more…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 31, 2008

Cheapskate: If You Like Plaid, You Should Shop At JC Penney

The past couple days we've been exploring different stores like Wal-Mart and Kohl's in an attempt to suss out whether they sell clothes on the cheap that we would actually want to purchase. Today, we're looking at JC Penney, which seems to sell a lot of plaid items, including a taffeta skirt that would be…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 9, 2008