The New Gender-Neutral Toy Department at Harrods Sounds Like a Magical Place

Harrods, the London department store famed both for its expansiveness and the ease with which an guileless tourist toting an oversized bag can be unceremoniously tossed out of its doors, unveiled its first gender-neutral department store last week, and, if you're into toys (if you think you're not, now would be a… »8/05/12 8:00pm8/05/12 8:00pm


Marc Jacobs Is In Ur Blog, Pissy-Fitting In Ur Commentz

  • So, Marc Jacobs hater/International Herald Tribune critic Suzy Menkes may have loooved Marc's show, but general MJ fangirl, the NY Times' Cathy Horyn, missed it altogether! Only to then check it out online and write, "[I] can see why some people found it a little slack." Only to then be responded to huffily, via the…
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Lily Allen May Be Pregnant, But She's No Fan Of Maternity-Wear

  • Pregnant singer Lily Allen has announced that she has turned down multiple offers to design a maternity line, given that so many of her fans are tween girls and feels that attaching her name to getting knocked up just "wouldn't be suitable." Jaime-Lynn, are you listening? [BBC]
  • Lily also opened the Harrods sale today,…
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Harper's Bazaar Dresses Up Kids Like Pretentious Designers (And It's Totally Awesome)

  • For its 140th anniversary issue, Harper's Bazaar styles little kids to look like mini-versions of our favorite (and not) fashion designers. And oh my god, is it awesome. (Please note mini-Olivier Theyskens, at left.) This is 10 times better than that Simpsons fashion spread, which was itself pretty freaking inspired,…
  • »10/19/07 10:00am10/19/07 10:00am
We suppose that if you go to the effort of buying expensive shit, you might as well assume equally r

We suppose that if you go to the effort of buying expensive shit, you might as well assume equally ridiculous measures to protect it. How else than to rationalize the London's Harrods department store borrowing a poisonous cobra to guard a $120,000 pair of jewel-encrusted sandals. And by "guard" we mean they had the… »9/11/07 7:45pm9/11/07 7:45pm

Will Your Semitism (Or Lack Thereof) Impact Your Barneys Shopping?

So now that Barneys New York is owned by a Dubai-based investment firm, some (er, Lauren Goldstein Crowe of Portfolio's 'Fashion, Inc'. blog) are convinced that luxury-minded Jews are going to take their business to other luxury department stores because no way in hell will they fund something owned by, you know, Arabs »6/25/07 12:48pm6/25/07 12:48pm