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How Do We Feel About This Tribal Print Trend?

This whole “designs based on Navajo and other indigenous tribal art” fashion moment is clearly not going away. The look is popping up on bags, shoes, dresses, jewelry and even the so-called “hipster snuggie” by Urban Outfitters that is such a blatant rip-off of Lindsey Thornburg’s Cloaks, left (the latter laughably priced at $925, but still). Other similarly stylish outposts like Opening Ceremony are well-stocked — their exclusive Pendleton line draws heavily upon the look, as evidenced by the $650 Peplum coat on the right — and who knows what similarly themed wares could trickle down to Target and Wal-Mart any day now. Keep reading »

Vogue Paris November Issue Features “Ethnic” Spread

We’ll leave this one to you the jury. Following the Lara Stone blackface fiasco that Vogue Paris brought about in its last issue, the magazine sure didn’t decide to stick to traditional fashion spreads to quell the critics in its November issue. Above, images from a tribal-themed shoot directed by Carine Roitfeld, featuring Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana as captured by photographer David Sims. A loose translation of the intro: “In an echo of ethnic accents, raw touches, and notes of exoticism, skin gets dressed up in distinctive tags inspired by the graffiti characters of the artist Keith Haring.”

What do you think? More pics after the jump. [FashionGoneRogue.com] Keep reading »

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