Urban Outfitters Pulls Prop 8 Tee; Continues To Sell Crap

  • Pseudo-alt schlockmeisters Urban Outfitters have pulled a tee from their California stores bearing the words "I Support Same Sex Marriage," while presumably continuing to carry shirts that say "Lebowski 08." Urban remains unrepentant. [Racked]
  • Can you stand it? Probably: Now you can see the full ten minutes of Karl Lagerfeld's silent treatment of Coco Chanel! [Fashionologie]
  • Okay, maybe you can stand that, but what about this: Mariah Carey has selected the fan's dress design that best captures the spirit of her new fragrance, "Luscious Pink!" [ET Online]
  • Grateful Dead Converse premiere. University of Vermont rejoices! [Telegraph]
  • Still standing? Well, clearly you haven't heard about Nicole Richie's trip to Moscow with the Russian Peaches Geldof! [WWD]
  • Wait, what? Conde Nast is launching a new British fashion magazine! You know, those things that are closing all over the world? But you see, this one is called Love, and it's "edgy" and "high-end." Our prayers are with you. [WWD]
  • Nigel Barker and his wife have a presumably stunning baby girl, Jasmine. [Us]
  • Not shockingly, New York retailers are down. [WWD]
  • Sergio Rossi is an economic casualty: they're closing all U.S. stores. [New York]
  • Those vibrating mascara brushes are a recession bright spot. Tear-proof formula, we assume! [WSJ]
  • Also presumably doing OK, H&M opens its first Israeli store. [WWD]
  • Kenneth Cole says his new collection's going to do well, because it's better. Does this translate to fewer smug puns - or more? [Crains]
  • New York Times reporter finds the Paul Stuart store a pleasantly classic antidote to outmoded excess. We find our bank balances serve the same salutary function! [New York Times]
  • Of her naked romp for CK, Eva Mendes: "I certainly don't consider it modelling." [Telegraph]
  • Will Monique Lhuillier be collaborating with Cinta? Or was she just having lunch with the designer? Or are they just good friends?[WWD]
  • Some good news! A new report has found fewer creepy chems in perfumes and other personal care fripperies! [USA Today]
  • We're liking reports of a new, lower-priced line from Doo.Ri. Let's think more Go! for Target then Moschimo "Cheap and Chic," 'k? [WWD]

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