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Set Your Blenders to 'FASHION,' Because Frayed-Hem Jeans Are In

There are so many kinds of jeans, that Dr. Seuss himself would have no trouble filling a book called New Jeans, Old Jeans, White Jeans, Blue Jeans. And on the page where he mentions “frayed-hem mayhem,” you’d find a photo of a furry Seussian character throwing a pair of blue jeans into a blender in a desperate attempt… » 8/28/15 6:00pm Friday 6:00pm

Marc Jacobs Imagines a World Where Everyone Just Ignores Last Names

When it comes to the fashion industry, I am Anne Hathaway’s character in The Devil Wears Prada, just after that Meryl Streep’s monologue about the life and death of a trend: largely indifferent yet strangely intimidated. And, after reading the profile of Marc Jacobs in this month’s New York Times Style Magazine, I… » 8/24/15 7:00pm 8/24/15 7:00pm

Very Ugly Prada Dress Plagues Multiple September Issues

A dress from Prada’s Autumn/Winter 2015 runway show has made its way onto not one but two September covers this fall. It’s also snuck into a few other magazines in the past couple months, and its popularity has resulted in an embarrassing fallout: not only is the dress ugly, several publications seemingly anticipated… » 8/24/15 11:45am 8/24/15 11:45am

Happy 10th Anniversary to Jessica Simpson's Fashion Line!

Wow, time goes by really fast, doesn’t it? It was a decade ago that Jessica Simpson, American cultural icon, first launched her namesake clothing line, enabling us all to wear slightly platformed peep-toe pumps in varying shades of patent, and to stand tall among giants. » 8/19/15 11:00am 8/19/15 11:00am

Kangaroos Are Gross, Both On Land and Inside Your Gucci Shoe 

Animal rights activists may find themselves put off by a new line of shoes made by Gucci for Fall 2015, which are embellished with the fur of kangaroos. Kangaroo fur is, according to a Gucci spokesperson, a “well-managed harvest program, and thus can be classified under our guidelines as a sustainable fur.” There is a… » 8/18/15 6:01pm 8/18/15 6:01pm

You Missed an Awesome Malaysia Fashion Week

Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week wrapped up a few days ago, and it was better than what I’m doing out here in mid-August, sitting around, sweating: the designer Kittie Yiyi, for one, showed rainbow jellyfish headpieces and paste-on giant-sized press-on lips with sweet candy frocks. » 8/18/15 12:20pm 8/18/15 12:20pm

Dizzyingly Beautiful and Intricate Looks From India Bridal Fashion Week


For every oooh and ahhh we reflexively burp up over Western bridal designs, the intricate and colorful wedding style of South Asia puts our stuff to shame. To wit: India Bridal Fashion Week just wrapped up, and the gowns, saris, and lehenga cholis sent down the runway in New Delhi were a hundred times more… » 8/12/15 12:51pm 8/12/15 12:51pm