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FASHION PORN: Monsieur Steve Follows American Apparel In Half Naked Advertising FASHION PORN: Monsieur Steve Follows American Apparel In Half Naked Advertising

 

‘Monsieur Steve’ is following in the footsteps of American Apparel, being among the many up-and-coming companies to advertise themselves in a provocative way.  Topless girls, guys in suggestive poses, and implied blow jobs show off their semi-witty …

Nicholas K: Womenswear Spring 2009 Collection Nicholas K: Womenswear Spring 2009 Collection

I’m usually not the biggest advocate for the preppier or more conservative looks, but designer Nicholas K completely reversed my bias with his Spring 2009 collection. While this is a more feminine take on the …

RUNWAY RUNDOWN: Bodkin A/W 09 RUNWAY RUNDOWN: Bodkin A/W 09

As the inaugural recipient of the Ecco Domani Sustainable Design Award for 2009, BODKIN is an ongoing exploration of sustainability in methods and materials. Designer, Eviana Hartman, creates wearable sustainable clothing essentials for this Fall …

TRENDSPARK: Bugs TRENDSPARK: Bugs

As cliched as the whole “ants at a picnic” scence can be, there’s nothing trite about this season’s affinity for insects. As part of her men’s spring/summer 09 collection, Ann Demeulemeester turns beetles into less …

Leigh Lezark is a Muse Leigh Lezark is a Muse

We’ve been hearing the name Leigh Lezark a lot lately, and recently she’s been deemed Matthew Williamson’s new muse. Apparently, she’ll  be working hard to inspire Matthew’s upcoming collections, accompany him to events and lending …

SHOE FUCKR Coppelia Pique Lace Stilettos SHOE FUCKR Coppelia Pique Lace Stilettos

These lace stilettos by Coppelia Pique are so fucking sexy. I can’t even put into words how wonderful these delicate works of art are. I want a pair yesterday.
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Alexandre Herchcovitch to Take Over Rosa Chá Alexandre Herchcovitch to Take Over Rosa Chá

With designer Amir Slama leaving Rosa Cha, a lot of speculation over who would step in was swarming the interwebs. Well it’s just been announced that Alexandre Herchcovitch will be stepping in as creative director, …

Go Ahead, Get A Rise Out Of Fashion Go Ahead, Get A Rise Out Of Fashion

Talk about innovative materials, designers throughout China have produced several garments constructed entirely out of condoms for this year’s China Reproductive Health New Technologies & Products Expo. Organized by China’s largest condom manufacturer, Guilin Latex Factory, everything from condom wedding …

FIRST LOOK: Wren, Holiday 2009 FIRST LOOK: Wren, Holiday 2009

Super-cool Alexa Chung stars alongside Tennessee Thomas (of The Like) in the Holiday 2009 lookbook for LA-based label Wren.

SHOP: Meadham Kirchoff Jeans with Zip Detail SHOP: Meadham Kirchoff Jeans with Zip Detail

A black straight leg jean from Meadham Kirchhoff with contrasting blue stitching. Zips run down the middle of both legs with criss-cross lacing over the top. Cut out sections on the back of the legs. …

RUNWAY RUNDOWN: Gary Graham Fall 2009 RUNWAY RUNDOWN: Gary Graham Fall 2009

Holy fallen leaves, Gary Graham’s Fall 2009 is very much reminiscent of his November Delaware days! I usually think those autumn inspired fall collection borderline dust-ridden attic finds, but I am obsessed with this collection. …

Meet Orly: The Newbie Making a Splash Meet Orly: The Newbie Making a Splash

Meet Orly. A Long Beach native, who transplanted herself to the New York scene a little over two years ago to pursue a career in fashion. After putting in her dues at a showroom, Orly …

DESIGNER TO KNOW: Txell Miras DESIGNER TO KNOW: Txell Miras

To say that my jaw dropped when I saw Txell Miras’  Fall 2009 collection would be an understatement. Practically kicking myself for not discovering this Spanish designer earlier, I did a bit of digging and …

Cheap Monday Welcomes Ann-Sofie Back As Creative Director Cheap Monday Welcomes Ann-Sofie Back As Creative Director

British Gothic designer, Ann-Sofie Back, is slated to join the Cheap Monday deign team as their newest Creative Director. Cheap Monday, a basic denim and apparel company, commonly seen at Urban Outfitters, has a cartoonish …

FUCK UPS: This Look At The Parsons Fashion Benefit FUCK UPS: This Look At The Parsons Fashion Benefit

Some student designer at The Parsons Fashion Benefit took Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love” a bit too seriously. Ok, I’ll admit, that was a bit graphic, but this has got to be the ugliest and most …

DESIGNER TO KNOW: Chris Habana DESIGNER TO KNOW: Chris Habana

From dark gothic anti-christ symbols to playful pop icons, the unisex jewelry of Brooklyn based Chris Habana are some one-of-a-kind, unique pieces. I’ve seen Habana’s work all over Greenwich Village hipsters and I must say, …

DESIGNER TO KNOW: Golden Goose DESIGNER TO KNOW: Golden Goose

New York had quite the taste of summer last weekend with it’s sunny skies and warm weather. With gladiator sandals on my feet, the last thing I want to think about is cramming my toes …

Collab Ho: Vena Cava And The Gap Collab Ho: Vena Cava And The Gap

Last week we revealed that Alexander Wang is designing a khaki biker jacket for the Gap, this week we get a first look at the Vena Cava for Gap collaboration, which also includes khaki in …

RANDOM COOL SHIT: James Lillis Chain Cage Leggings RANDOM COOL SHIT: James Lillis Chain Cage Leggings

Lohan better move over cause these leggings by James Lillis are incredibly covetable (and at $120 bucks a real steal). I suddenly wish I wore leggings just so I can look awesome in these. Queen …