Teen Retailer Shills Jeggings With Racy Topless, Ass-Wiggling Ads

Supré is a family-owned and operated clothing company founded in 1984, with stores in Australia and New Zealand. Similar to what Americans can find at Forever 21 (though perhaps not quite as inexpensive), Supré shoppers are offered tees, knitwear, jackets, cardigans, party dresses, accessories… and, now, jeggings.… » 6/06/11 3:02pm 6/06/11 3:02pm

Some Celebrity "Designers" Just Knock Off Clothes From Their Closets

The news that O.G. socialite-turned-HSN costume jewelry designer Iris Apfel's creations are less than original should — to anyone who pays attention to the celebrity clothing line industrial complex — be less than surprising. The story here is that Apfel, whose taste in jewelry is deservedly famous, was approached to… » 5/20/11 3:10pm 5/20/11 3:10pm

What The Gap Needs Now Is Love Sweet Love

The news that Patrick Robinson was fired last week from the Gap was not that shocking. The Gap has had a few cute moments since Patrick arrived on the scene, but consistency was lacking. You don't need me to ramble on and on about what did not work during his reign, but I am happy to suggest a few key bits that should… » 5/10/11 5:00pm 5/10/11 5:00pm

These Prada Boots Are Not For Black Ladies

To be fair, the Mary Jane boots by Prada also come in blue suede and python. Guess brown-skinned women who love this quirky trompe l'oeil look will have to buy those! Because the "flesh"-colored ones definitely don't represent the fleshtones of black people. Not a big deal, really, but definitely interesting. Since… » 5/03/11 12:35pm 5/03/11 12:35pm

The Many, Myriad Sizes In Your Emotionally Manipulative Closet

Trying on clothes recently, I found that the sizes of the garments varied. Widely. One shirt was a Large; another an XL, another an XXL. Pants ranged from 14 to 16 to 18 to 20. An informal poll of coworkers revealed that we all have a minimum of three different sizes in our wardrobes. What the hell? » 3/08/11 12:00pm 3/08/11 12:00pm