W Magazine's 'Normcore' Story Involved $356K Worth of Designer Clothes

In its brief tenure on this planet, the concept of "normcore" riled up every fashionable person (including, or especially, Blake Lively); inspired a fleet of quasi-ironic think pieces; and then, as an fun Internet meme to reference on Twitter, it sort of got supplanted by "¯\_(ツ)_/¯". All of which means that it's high… » 7/15/14 12:20pm 7/15/14 12:20pm

Japanese 'Zoo Jeans' Are Ripped and Distressed by Actual Lions

WELL HERE IS A SITUATION. I can't tell how much of this is real and how much is just a viral publicity stunt (it's both, I guess), but apparently someone wrapped a bunch of balls and tires in denim and then threw them into zoo enclosures to be gnawed and shredded by lions, tigers, and bears, and then took that denim… » 7/10/14 3:20pm 7/10/14 3:20pm