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  • High heels really ARE sexy: Scientists say the shoes seemingly increase the length of a woman's tail bone - indicating an increase in the capability to have multiple births

    01/10/2021 5:25:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 51 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 9, 2021 | Mark Woods
    They have divided fashionistas and feminists for generations, but scientists now claim to have proof that high heels are sexy. Researchers recruited 52 female university students aged 18 to 24 and shot videos of them walking in flat shoes and in their own high heels, varying in height from 8cm to 10cm. Editing software was used to erase their feet so that only the women’s body movements could be assessed – and all had been instructed to wear similar dark, tight-fitting T-shirts, with jeans or leggings and have their hair tied back to ensure uniformity.
  • Gucci is selling upside-down glasses for £470 and people are confused

    12/13/2020 10:07:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    Metro (U.K.) ^ | Sunday 13 Dec 2020 | Laura Abernethy
    Gucci is known for setting trends – but we’re not sure this is one that will catch on. The fashion house is selling a pair of upside-down cat’s eye sunglasses – and they’ll set you back £470. Cat’s eye shapes – rounded at the base and pointed at the side – were popular in the 50s and 60s but have been back in style over the last few years. But adding their twist, Gucci has inverted the whole shape, with the legs and nose bridge the same way up so the glasses are wearable. The description on the website says:...
  • These Dresses Record Groping Because So Many Men Won’t Believe Women

    11/27/2020 12:18:32 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 68 replies
    The Hearty ^ | November 17, 2020 | Julie Hambleton
    Women are the subject of unwanted sexual advances and physical contact all the time. Despite this, they often have a hard time being believed. In 2018 Swiss beverage company Schweppes teamed up with Brazilian advertising agency Ogilvy to create dresses that records groping. This is their “Dress for Respect” project. (1) Dress For Respect: Dresses that Records Groping After hearing numerous complaints from women that even men they trust don’t believe them when they experience sexual harassment, Schweppes and Olgivy created dresses that record groping using built-in sensors. (2) Three women were then sent on a night out wearing the...
  • An old-fashioned love story! Couple in their 20s who dress almost exclusively in clothing from the 1920s and 1930s reveal how they fell for each other after sharing snaps of their vintage outfits online

    08/05/2020 8:49:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 56 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 5, 2020 | Stephanie Linning
    A couple revealed how they were brought together by their love of vintage clothing. Richard Herfeld, 29, and Steffi Kay, 26, dress almost exclusively in original outfits from the 1920s and 1930s. The couple, who live in an Art Deco apartment in Toronto, met via Instagram, where they show off their unique style to thousands of followers. After just 10 days of chatting online, Richard flew to Canada from his native Germany to meet Steffi in person. He had planned to stay just 10 days but ended up extending his trip to a month after falling for Steffi.
  • Why Aren’t Fat People Allowed to Be Trendy?

    07/23/2020 8:58:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 63 replies
    InStyle ^ | July 22, 2020 | Amanda Richards
    Recently, I saw an image of two women walking down the street. Both of them were wearing a slightly different iteration of the same outfit: high-waisted, knee-length shorts with graphic T-shirts tucked in, and a pair of chunky sneakers. The look is trendy; a perfect encapsulation of the pared down, vintage-inspired aesthetic embraced by GenZ TikTok influencers who seem to take style cues from teen movies released 25 years before they were born. It is, as the kids say, a vibe. The women’s heads are cropped from the photo, leaving them unidentifiable. Based on the trendiness of the clothing alone,...
  • Dwyane Wade Designs a Shoe Special for Daughter Zaya ["Daughter" w/XY chromosomes]

    07/16/2020 6:02:47 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    ET Online ^ | 07/15/2020 | Jackie Willis
    Dwyane Wade is having a "proud pops" moment! On Wednesday, the former NBA pro revealed that he had designed a shoe for his Li-Ning collection in honor of his 13-year-old daughter, Zaya.
  • Living like a Duchess! Victorian-obsessed woman, 25, who works as a caretaker for a 19th century mansion reveals she's spent $5,000 on period clothing in the last three years and NEVER wears trousers

    06/29/2020 3:42:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 52 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 28, 2020 | Hayley Richardson
    A Victorian-obsessed graduate has snubbed the 9-5 life to pursue her dream of living like a 19th century duchess in a country mansion. Jacqueline Brown, 25, from St. Louis City, Missouri always thought she'd take an office job after university, but decided to pursue her passion for the Victorian era after coming across the opportunity to be the live-in caretaker of a 19th century manor house. The graphic design graduate, who estimates she has spent over $5,000 on period clothing in the last three years, wiles away her days showing guests around the 1853-built Oakland House and tending to the...
  • Black trans model Jari Jones fronts Calvin Klein's Pride campaign [Warning: Do Not Look At Any Image of It]

    06/27/2020 3:32:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 48 replies
    CNN ^ | June 26, 2020 | Jacqui Palumbo
    In front of a massive Calvin Klein billboard in Manhattan, Black transgender model, actress and activist Jari Jones popped a bottle of champagne while her own likeness looked down over the city streets. The image of herself she was celebrating is part of Calvin Klein's 2020 Pride campaign #PROUDINMYCALVINS, which features a cast of nine LGBTQ models including Jones, who identifies as a transqueer lesbian.
  • Joseph Gambino, Mafia Ruler of NYC’s Garment District, Dead at 83

    03/20/2020 12:12:21 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 20, 2020 | Jerry Capeci
    Joseph Gambino, the easy-going son of Mafia don Carlo Gambino who became a millionaire businessman thanks to his father’s crime family clout — but who steered clear of the rest of the family business — died of natural causes last month at the age of 83. Gambino and his older brother Thomas were longtime owners and operators of numerous Garment District trucking companies. The family’s chokehold on the trucks that filled the West Side streets where the city’s rag trade once thrived was so total that competitors who tried to park their own rigs risked flat tires — or worse...
  • Fashion Institute apologizes: Accessories did not intend 'to make a statement about race'

    02/20/2020 8:14:51 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02 20 2020 | John Bowden
    The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) has apologized after a fashion show held by graduating students featured accessories meant to depict exaggerated facial features that at least one model said were racist. Critics including one model at the show, Amy Lefévre, said that accessories handed out to models at the school's Feb. 7 show mimicked historically offensive caricatures of black people, and should not have been handed out to models, some of whom wore the accessories onstage. “I stood there almost ready to break down, telling the staff that I felt incredibly uncomfortable with having to wear these pieces and...
  • Painter, 24, who lives as a Victorian gentleman has found his perfect match in a 'delicate flower' who shares his passion for the past

    01/29/2020 7:19:22 AM PST · by C19fan · 49 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 29, 2020 | Sophie Law
    A man who lives like a Victorian and claims to be one of England's most eligible bachelors has finally met the woman of his dreams who shares his passion for the 1800s. Michael Koropisz, 24, a classical portrait painter from Stockport, Greater Manchester, refuses to watch television and writes with a quill and ink. The Victorian enthusiast insists on living in the past by dressing strictly in clothes from the 19th century and filling his house with antiques. Despite getting odd glances from strangers, Michael claims that his unique lifestyle leaves him inundated with offers from the opposite sex -...
  • Fashionable millennial men are all about nail art

    01/14/2020 4:03:08 AM PST · by Bruiser 10 · 52 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 12 Jan 20 | Melissa Malamut
    It is called a manicure after all! Mark Ribeiro II, a founding fitness instructor at Fithouse and former “American Ninja Warrior” contestant, has received a ton of compliments lately — on his nail art. “A girl at the juice shop today said, ‘Oh, your nails are cute,’” Ribeiro, 34, tells The Post. “The women at work tell me my nail art is better than theirs.” While iconic rock stars such as David Bowie and Mick Jagger started embracing color nail polish decades ago, a new generation of A-listers are bringing high-fashion nail looks to the mainstream: Singer Bad Bunny gets...
  • Melania Trump Fashions of 2019

    12/30/2019 10:23:52 AM PST · by mairdie · 50 replies
    A music video of the fashions worn by Melania Trump in 2019. After the intro, it's chronological. Music is Trumpet Concerto in D, I and III, by Torelli. Links to the previous 2 fashion videos will be in the first comment. The video can also be viewed, downloaded and saved from my website.
  • Melania Trump’s Christmas decorations are lovely, but that coat looks ridiculous

    12/02/2019 9:55:15 PM PST · by Dahoser · 114 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 2, 2019 | Robin Givhan
    More snark against our wonderful and beautiful First Lady from the usual Big Mike worshipping fashion police.
  • Montgomery County becomes first US county to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles

    11/08/2019 6:54:34 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    WTOP ^ | 11 08 2019 | Neal Augenstein
    Montgomery County becomes first US county to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles Maryland’s Montgomery County is the first county in the United States to pass legislation banning discrimination based upon a person’s natural hairstyle. The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously for the bill that prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, taxi service and other public accommodations. A person who is discriminated against can seek a civil penalty of up to $5,000 through the county’s Office of Human Rights. “It will expand the definition of race to include natural hairstyles, like Afros, twists, Bantu knots, and protective hair styles like braids,...
  • Outfits Kate Middleton Wore on Royal Tour of Pakistan

    10/19/2019 11:43:19 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 53 replies
    Town & Country ^ | Oct 2019 | Chloe Foussianes
  • Why Is Louis Vuitton Opening a Workshop in Texas?

    10/17/2019 7:59:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    New York Magazine's The Cut ^ | October 14, 2019 | Sarah Spellings
    Next week, Donald Trump will go to the small town of Keene, Texas, and cut the ribbon on a brand-new, 100,000-square-foot Louis Vuitton workshop called the Louis Vuitton Rochambeau Ranch. It’s an unlikely location for the Parisian house to open a workshop, for sure. The president will tour the workshop and give a speech about job creation, a White House official confirmed with the Fort Worth Star Telegram. LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault and more than 150 Louis Vuitton employees will join Trump, Ivanka and Jared Kushner, and former Texas governor Rick Perry at the ribbon cutting. Why did Louis Vuitton...
  • Melania Trump Wears 4-Inch Stilettos to White House Tennis Pavilion Groundbreaking

    10/11/2019 6:35:56 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 43 replies
    Footwear News ^ | 10/09/2019 | Ella Chochrek
    Melania Trump is taking on the animal-print trend. The first lady posed on Instagram yesterday at the groundbreaking of the White House’s new tennis pavilion clad in a pair of snakeskin Manolo Blahnik BB pumps. Melania teamed her heels with a chic coat dress as she posed with a shovel next to the construction site. The shoes were an unsurprising choice: the former model has favored BB pumps for all occasions throughout husband Donald Trump’s presidency. Named after the French actress Brigitte Bardot and created more than 10 years ago, the BB boasts a 4-inch stiletto heel, a pointed toe...
  • Hillary Clinton Spotted at Gala Opening of Tyler Perry Studios Wrapped in Last Year’s Curtains...

    10/08/2019 9:07:33 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 101 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | October 7, 2019 | Cristina Laila
  • Barack Obama Is Still Dressing More Presidential Than The Current President

    09/30/2019 3:31:11 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    Esquire ^ | September 30, 2019 | Murray Clark
    44's wardrobe passes the litmus test for a third term Heads were scratched when George W. Bush rode to a second term in 2004. Despite Iraq, and despite having the linguistic capability of a GCSE creative writing class, the 43rd president clung onto another four years. That's because, allegedly, he was the man most voters would prefer to have a beer with: 57 percent of them according to a Zogby/Williams poll in the autumn of that year. And though his time in the White House is up, Barack Obama is still dressing the part of post-office beer buddy, too. At...