Victoria's Secret Abandons All Pretense, Stops Selling Actual Clothes

In a surprising move, Victoria's Secret has made the decision to focus their efforts entirely on bras, underpantythings and fragrances, scaling back from selling their financially successful clothing to concentrate on specific parts of the female body (the sexy parts). » 4/10/14 11:20am 4/10/14 11:20am

Seventeen Magazine Now Selling Clothes for Teens

Soon you will be able to go to your nearest Sears and purchase clothes inspired by Seventeen magazine. Is it a women's magazine or is a clothing line? That's a stupid question; it's a brand. » 3/26/14 3:40pm 3/26/14 3:40pm

New Mad Men Photos: Which Character Has the Best Late '60s Look?

While Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner hasn't announced what year season 7 of his show will take place in, rumors abound that it'll be around 1969 or 1970. From the style of the promo images released, that seems like a safe bet. But who is rocking the look from this important time in history best? » 3/14/14 3:10pm 3/14/14 3:10pm

Fashion's 'Normcore' Trend Is Basically Brian Krakow Cosplay

Here is a thing for you to learn today: The latest craze to hit the beautiful elites of Manhattan isn't plucked from the runways of Fashion Week, it's ripped from the sale section of the Lands End catalog. The trend—dubbed "normcore" because it involves dressing up like a "normal" (and/or a guy named Norm)—consists of… » 2/27/14 3:15pm 2/27/14 3:15pm

Rejoice: 'Dressing Your Age' Is Dead

A few months ago, I had a couple of hours to kill after work and found myself wandering over to the TopShop a few blocks from work and, as I sometimes tend to do, wasting time by trying on clothing weirder than anything I currently own. It's fun in a movie montage-type way, finding out whether I can pull off a boxy… » 2/07/14 11:20am 2/07/14 11:20am

Goldman Sachs Is Confused, Turned Off By Urban Outfitters' Denim Tutu

A hilarious Goldman Sachs analysis of the outlook for hip youth clothing (and sometimes bedbug :( ) purveyor Urban Outfitters revealed some concerning negative indicators for potential investors in the store's parent company. Namely: denim tutus. Denim tutus! Have you ever heard as a thing as crazy as a denim tutu? » 12/18/13 4:00pm 12/18/13 4:00pm

History of Mannequins Tracks the Aesthetic Tyranny of Consumerism

Are mannequins just garment enhancers that let prospective consumers visualize what an outfit looks like on a human body, or are they creepy holdovers from the Egyptian aesthetes that first help shape the Western gaze? Both, of course — according to a recent overview of mannequin history in Collectors Weekly, the cold, … » 12/08/13 2:00pm 12/08/13 2:00pm

Katy Perry Says She’s Basically the Last Non-Naked Pop Singer

A lot of people (ahem, Rashida Jones) have a lot of opinions about what lady pop singers are wearing these days, harumph! Whatever these doggone flappers are wearing, it’s not enough, at least not for the likes of Jones and the most tasteful and modest pop singer of them all, Katy Perry, who is starting more and more… » 10/27/13 11:10pm 10/27/13 11:10pm

Sorry, Jerks: Forever 21 Pulls Ayn Rand Muscle Shirt From Online Store

Forever 21 is owned by a family of mental gymnasts who have found away to marry the "our purpose as humans is to give of ourselves to those in need in emulation of Christ" philosophy of Christianity with the "fuck you, pay me" ethos of conservatism. The fast fashion chain most recently advertised its top brass's philosophy … » 10/10/13 3:50pm 10/10/13 3:50pm