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Woman Spends 4 Days In the Hospital Thanks to a Pair of Skinny Jeans

A 35-year-old Australian woman was rushed to the hospital recently after collapsing in a park, citing loss of feeling in her legs and feet. Turns out, after a day of helping a family member move—which involved a certain amount of squatting—her skinny jeans had cut off the blood supply to her calf muscles. » 6/23/15 12:00pm 6/23/15 12:00pm

Your Tight-Ass Skinny Jeans Almost Ruined U.S. Dollars

For over a hundred years, U.S. dollars have been printed on a unique cotton blend paper made using scraps of denim sold in bulk by the garment industry. In fact, about 30 percent of the cotton used in our money$ came from leftover denim (the rest coming from a variety of other textile wastes). It was all fine and… » 12/16/13 9:31pm 12/16/13 9:31pm

Your Skinny Jeans Are Most Definitely Killing You

Bad news, friends. Your skinny jeans are slowly sapping the life out of you — that is if they haven't killed you already. You could be dead right now and not even know it, like something out of a M. Night Shyamalan movie. In fact, let's just assume that you are dead and I am addressing a bunch of ghosts. » 2/22/12 11:20am 2/22/12 11:20am

Marc Jacobs, The No Country For Old Men Of The CFDA?

  • Who will win the Council of Fashion Designers of America's Womenswear Designer of the Year award, the "Best Picture" of fashion? The nominees are: Marc Jacobs, Francisco Costa of Calvin Klein, and Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler (who tied last year with Oscar de la Renta.) Bets? [WWD, sub…
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Finance Roundup: This Isn't Really About Our Finances, Because That's…

But you can totally sound like you read the Wall Street Journal if you stick with us! (For talking to Dana Vachon types, natch!) Today we wondered, will LVMH's loss of Heidi Slimane roil global stock exchanges once investors realize how traumatized everyone in New York is about it? No! LVMH stock seems to approve of… » 3/29/07 1:27pm 3/29/07 1:27pm