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Hot New Trend: Jindows?

Yes, that's jeans with windows

(Newser) - If the fear of a chilly breeze has prevented you from donning holey jeans, Topshop has just the thing: "Clear Knee Mom Jeans." As the name suggests, the jeans being sold for $95 on Nordstrom's website feature rectangular patches of clear plastic over the knees—because, fashion.... More »

Best, Worst Dressed at Oscars

Dressing like the statuette 'not a winning move'

(Newser) - They may not be getting as much press as the "Wrong Picture" howler , but this year's Oscars had the traditional assortment of dazzling looks on the red carpet—and a few big misses along with the hits. Here are some of the most-talked about looks:
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Why There Was a Bunch of Blue on the Red Carpet

Blue ACLU ribbons were the big accessory this year

(Newser) - Blue was the new black on this year's red carpet in the form of ACLU ribbons, E! Online reports. The ribbons are part of the civil rights advocacy organization's "Stand With ACLU" drive, which has taken on momentum in the wake of President Trump's immigration ban.... More »

Prince George Seems Unfazed at His Fashion Superpowers

Coat that 3-year-old wore on Christmas is already sold out

(Newser) - The queen was sick and couldn't embark on her annual Christmas walk to church in Norfolk with most of the other royals, but her great-grandson's attire on his own amble to church in Bucklebury provided ample distraction. Per People , Prince George, son of Prince William and Princess Kate,... More »

Once Humble, the Beret Is Now Tres Chic in France

Longtime peasants' hats in Laulhere's new Paris shop selling for more than $1K

(Newser) - What's next, a designer accordion? The humble French beret has gone upscale, with one of the oldest makers of the classic French hat opening a chic boutique in Paris, the Guardian reports. Laulhère , which has been making berets for 170 years, has hung a shingle on swanky rue... More »

After Bitter Election, Color of the Year Aims to 'Revive'

Pantone's choice for 2017 is 'greenery'

(Newser) - Kermit the Frog will approve of Pantone's color of the year for 2017. It's "greenery," "a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade" similar to chartreuse that might also remind you of Granny Smith apples or grass. Fast Company —which likens greenery to the color of... More »

Fashion Sea Change: Skinny Ties Are Out

Trend toward thinner ties seems to have finally ended

(Newser) - Do you know the power J. Crew wields? With just one sentence, tucked deep into the October catalog, the retailer triggered a veritable online panic about the death of the skinny tie. The popular clothing retailer informed customers that "We widened our ties by ¼” to keep up... More »

He's an 18-Year-Old Mormon. He's Also a Supermodel

If you haven't heard of Lucky Blue Smith, you're officially in the loop

(Newser) - Today's stereotype-busting story comes compliments of the Times of London , which shares the story of Lucky Blue Smith, an 18-year-old Mormon who isn't currently on a 2-year mission, which is what the church recommends for teens of that age. "I feel I can spread the word much... More »

There's a Waiting List for These $3K Pencils

Karl Lagerfeld's special edition colored pencil set has sold out

(Newser) - It isn't a handbag or a pussy bow blouse , but Karl Lagerfeld's latest star turn has design aficionados swooning. There's a waiting list at New York's Museum of Modern Art's shop for Lagerfeld's KARLBOX, a collection of colored pencils, markers, paintbrushes and other artsy... More »

Weirdest Factoid of Debate: Melania's Blouse

Trump campaign swears Mrs. Trump's 'pussy-bow' shirt wasn't intentional troll

(Newser) - Melania Trump, master troller? While what Donald Trump's wife was wearing during the "ugliest debate in American history" at first glance didn't seem newsworthy, it's now creating buzz based on name alone, the Hill reports. There was no "wardrobe malfunction," but Melania's bright... More »

Guys, It's Time to Ditch Your Boxer Shorts

'GQ' blogger says time has come, but another blogger thinks he should butt out

(Newser) - A blogger at GQ has a clear message for men who wear boxers: Stop now. In the eyes of Jake Woolf, they might have been OK in the '90s era of loose-fitting clothing, but they don't fly with today's sleeker fashions. "Boxers, with their loose fit... More »

5 Best, Worst Dressed at the Emmy Awards

'Bedazzled trash bag' topped many lists

(Newser) - Once again, the Emmy Awards are being talked about almost as much for the dizzying variety of fashions on display as for the awards themselves—with a few outfits controversial enough to feature on some best-dressed lists while being named as major misses by others. A selection of critics' picks:... More »

Woman to Make Clothes Out of Alexander McQueen 'Skin'

She says it's 'completely legal'

(Newser) - Alexander McQueen "was always pushing the boundaries" in fashion. That's why Tina Gorjanc thinks he'd love her new project, which aims to make clothing from McQueen's skin—or rather skin grown from McQueen's DNA. The recent fashion school graduate plans to use DNA from... More »

Madonna Bares Way Too Much at Met Gala

Katy Perry brought her Tamagotchi

(Newser) - Madonna proved once again that pants are optional as she bared her butt cheeks and most of her breasts on the red carpet of the Met Gala on Monday. Surprisingly, the little clothing she did wear made it "hard to pee," she told People . Keeping with the tech... More »

Player's Skin-Baring Outfit Turns Heads at NFL Draft

'The boldest fashion statement of the night'

(Newser) - The NFL Draft is being held tonight in Chicago. And while Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott almost certainly won't be picked first, he was the only thing the Internet was talking about as players hit the red carpet. "The boldest fashion statement of the night," Sports ... More »

Paula Deen's Fashion Line Will Hide Your 'Catfish Belly'

First eat all the butter, then put on these clothes

(Newser) - Paula Deen, who's had her own line of butter , has sold chocolate butter sticks , and is known for recipes like Paula's Fried Butter Balls , has now launched a clothing line that will help you hide the fact that you've consumed 35 sticks of butter in a day.... More »

Louboutin Just Redefined the 'Nude' Shoe

Collection includes 7 shades from 'porcelain' to 'chocolate'

(Newser) - In fashion, "nude" usually refers to a beige or peachy color. Christian Louboutin is apparently among the first to realize that shade doesn't represent the skin tone of many. After introducing shoes in five nude shades last year, the designer has expanded the collection to include two new... More »

Oh, My, Heidi Klum's Dress ...

Twitter hasn't been kind

(Newser) - In fashion, one day you're in and the next you're Heidi Klum on the Oscars red carpet in a one-sleeve Marchesa gown. The dress, which is various shades of purple, has launched a thousand snarky tweets that refer to everything from lost bets to drapes to, in the... More »

Hot Election Topic: Marco Rubio's Heels

At least they aren't as high as Carly Fiorina's

(Newser) - In 2008, the country was fixated on Hillary Clinton's pantsuits. In 2016, the fashion focus of the election is, apparently, Marco Rubio's footwear. Rubio was spotted during a campaign stop in New Hampshire on Monday sporting slick, heeled boots that have caught the attention of everyone from Carly... More »

Louis Vuitton Looks to Video Games for Its New Model

Star of Final Fantasy XIII exchanges sword for handbag

(Newser) - With real people apparently increasingly unable to afford its luxury handbags, Louis Vuitton is opening up a whole new market: fake people. CNN reports the "face" of the company's next ad campaign is Lightning, a collection of pixels and also a major character in the Final Fantasy video... More »

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