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  • Fashion And Tech Join Forces To Create A Dress That Signals When People Get Too Close

    08/10/2021 8:44:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    NPR ^ | August 5, 2021 | KELLEY DICKENS
    Would you wear a dress that signals to people that they're standing too close to you? Or how about a shirt that changes color when it senses a change in your mood? Those are actual creations Dutch fashion designer and engineer Anouk Wipprecht has been working on for 20 years. Her distinctive "fashion tech" designs combine couture, interactive technology and artificial intelligence. "So, on a day I am coding and designing, I am sewing and anything and everything that has to do with the body and technology and electronics," Wipprecht told Morning Edition. How it started Growing up in the...
  • Photos: Jill Biden Masks Up And Looks Like A 101 Dalmatians Cruella De Vil At The 2021 Olympics Opening Ceremony

    07/23/2021 1:02:00 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 76 replies
    USA Supreme ^ | 07.23.2021 | George Rowe
    First lady Jill Biden appeared at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on Friday, wearing a mask as she joined just a handful of world leaders at the stadium closed to the public over the COVID-19 pandemic. Biden, 70, wore a blue mask to go along with her black-and-white polka dot dress and long pearl necklace as she represented the US in her first solo international trip as first lady. She could be seen standing and clapping in the almost empty stands while the United States team entered the 68,000-seat stadium. For the Opening Ceremony, Biden wore a black and white...
  • Victoria’s Secret Vows To Revive And Revamp Its Infamous Fashion Show

    07/21/2021 2:33:35 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 61 replies
    New York Post ^ | 07.21.2021 | Lisa Fickenscher
    Victoria’s Secret is getting back into the fashion show business after backlash over its one-size-fits-all definition of sexy killed off the annual extravaganza two years ago. “Our intention is to get back into the fashion show business in a culturally relevant way,” chief executive Martin Waters told investors in a conference call on Monday. “You should anticipate that the fashion show will be part of our business. We will redefine it,” Waters said. Victoria’s Secret canceled the popular catwalk event featuring its famous “Angels” donning massive wings with their skimpy lingerie in 2019, after 24 years. The event was scrapped...
  • Photos Reveal That Jill Biden’s Dress That She Was Wearing In Honor Of “Pride Month” Is A Combination Of A Shower Curtain And A Shopping Bag Pattern

    06/27/2021 5:52:09 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 100 replies
    Defiant America ^ | 06.27.2021 | Kellyanne Richardson
    Jill Biden joined Joe Biden in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington as he signed a bill to designate the National Pulse Memorial in Orlando. Joe also delivered remarks on LGBTQ+ Pride month, and the liberal media said that should explain Jill’s decision to opt for her Dolce & Gabbana patchwork dress from the Spring 2021 collection. Officially this dress was designed to reflect the colours and ambiences of Sicily with an abundance of patterns, and colours, but for Jill it represented the coming together of all communities which is what the LGBTQ+ stands...
  • 24 luxury shoes that are actually worth buying, according to experts

    06/02/2021 5:25:34 AM PDT · by deport · 46 replies
    CNN ^ | June 1, 2021 | Lauren Caruso
    It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t love a good steal — but there are a few pieces that are worth splurging on. For some, it’s an iconic handbag, and for others, it could be a piece of jewelry that they’ve been saving up for. Somehow, for editors and influencers alike, the one thing they’ll always shell out for is a great pair of shoes. “When I invest in my wardrobe, shoes and bags are always my go-to,” says Kelsey Stiegman, a senior style editor at Seventeen. “I try to go for pieces that are either incredibly unique or timeless...
  • Ron Paul Spotted Wearing a Pair of Daisy Dukes for Interview

    04/07/2021 4:12:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 77 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 7, 2021 | Gabrielle Fonrouge
    SNIP The former congressman gave viewers on YouTube an eye full Wednesday, when he ended a Zoom interview by revealing he was wearing a tight pair of Daisy Dukes along with his dress shirt and suit jacket. The 85-year-old Libertarian inadvertently gave the glimpse of his liberally cut short shorts in the last seconds of a video chat on political issues with host Doug Casey. The men had finished discussing the future of personal liberty, when Paul rolled his chair back from the camera and showed just how much liberty his tiny jeans allowed his slightly tanned, thighs to enjoy.
  • FLOTUS Looking Like A Street Girl In A Leather-Trim Dress, Lace Tights & Chunky Booties (Photos)

    04/04/2021 8:40:50 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 83 replies
    USA Supreme ^ | 04.04.2021 | George Rowe
    Reporters traveling with first lady Jill Biden got an April Fools’ Day surprise on their flight back from California to Washington on Thursday. During meal service, a flight attendant with a “Jasmine” nametag passed out Dove ice cream bars. She wore a black mask and a black pantsuit and had short black hair. A few minutes later, “Jasmine” reemerged without the wig — revealing herself to be Jill Biden, laughing and proclaiming, “April Fools!” The first lady’s aides told reporters that they were just as surprised to discover the true identity of “Jasmine.” But what wasn’t an April fools joke...
  • Vintage-loving couple 'born in the wrong era' reveal they've not bought any new clothes for six years but admit they look a bit 'overdressed' at the supermarket in 1940s fashion

    03/23/2021 5:53:44 AM PDT · by C19fan · 105 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 23, 2021 | Georgia Simcox
    A glamorous couple 'born in the wrong era' claim they're regularly stopped in the street by people wowed by their 'time-warp' wardrobes. Anne and Danny Shearer, from Roberton, South Lanarkshire, share a mutual love for vintage-style clothing, and regularly pick up classy 1940s and 1950s-style clothing for just a few pounds in charity shops and on eBay. It's not just the pocket-friendly prices of the stylish clothing that appeal to 52-year-old college lecturer Anne and 57-year-old college manager Danny, but also the more ethical and sustainable nature of shopping in this way.
  • The Serpent sparks a '70s revival! eBay sees a spike in searches for kaftans, headscarves and flares as viewers recreate star Jenna Coleman's stylish on-screen looks

    02/20/2021 4:16:40 AM PST · by C19fan · 12 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 20, 2021 | Monica Greep
    Viewers were left hooked by dark real-life BBC drama The Serpent, but it seems the twisting storyline wasn't the only thing that grabbed the attention of fans. The eight-part drama, which earlier this week became iPlayer's most watched show, has sparked a huge interest in 1970's style clothing - with some items gaining an 158 per cent increase in searches on eBay UK. The show tells the story of serial killer Charles Sobhraj who drugged and killed at least a dozen people on the Hippie Trail in Asia in the 1970s, with the help of his besotted lover and accomplice...
  • 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 Soul.com ^ | 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 -...