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These Boots Are Made For … Wearing Like Tights?

Taking the whole tights-as-pants trend one step further, Blake Lively wore these thigh-high, faux-leather Stella McCartney boots as tights to the You Know You Want It book party Monday night. That’s right — she wore boots as her bottoms. I wonder how long it takes to get those on and off … [via NYMag.com] Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Something’s Missing From Gaga’s “Outfit”

How many times do we have to say: “If it’s cold enough for a chimp fur-looking coat, then it’s too cold to go without pants.”? We’re rather disappointed that Lady Gaga wore this to the Much Music Video Awards. Hmm, her date to the event was Perez Hilton — maybe this is why he got beat up? [Toronto, 6/21/09] Keep reading »

Tights Are NOT Pants

Some geniuses had the great idea to start a website called Tights Are Not Pants. Why? They’re “tired of tolerating attempts to force tights into a non-native garment category and have decided to do something about it.” Downloadable flyers read: “Tell Your Douche Friends: TIGHTS ARE NOT PANTS,” “do unto others: tights are not pants,” and “TIGHTS WILL NOT SUFFICE.” Occasionally, I wear nearly opaque tights with shirts that hit at least my mid-thigh, and if anyone gives me one of these flyers, they will get a tongue-lashing and a dissection of their outfit. However, when it comes to women wearing short shirts or leotards with tights around town, I have to agree that’s TMI. I’ve seen women on the street and celebrities wearing tights instead of leggings, and that’s who should be called out, but only by people who have never committed a fashion faux pas in their life. Keep reading »

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