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Polyvore Brings Fashion to the People

Users mix and match on popular fashion site

(Newser) - Call it a sophisticated version of paper dolls or, as one fashion exec does, “the cyber equivalent of the inside of a school locker door”: Fashion site Polyvore is the Web’s latest craze. The interactive site allows users to put together sets—think Agyness Deyn in a Michael... More »

Suddenly, Everyone's Copying Rick Owens

Designer's dark style spawns wealth of imitators

(Newser) - In every decade, says a retail expert, there’s a time when “everybody seems to be on the same wavelength, and for now that wavelength is Rick Owens.” The California designer has stayed true to his “angular flaps, zigzagging zippers, gossamer T-shirts and biker jackets” for years—... More »

Fashion Designers See Signs: Curves Ahead

Shops offer more trendy, form-fitting clothes to full-figured shoppers

(Newser) - Full-figured women and girls once had fewer fashion options than their size-0 counterparts, but that’s changing as more designers cater to shoppers who want to flaunt their curves, the New York Times reports. Options for the plus-size fashionista range from pink leggings to—gasp!—horizontal stripes. “Some... More »

Britney Wants Stripper Pole in Hotel Room

(Newser) - Britney Spears is bringing the circus to her five-star London hotel with a request for an in-room stripper pole. "It’s her new favorite workout,” says a source. The pop star also plans a giant, private shopping spree, the Daily Mail reports. But does Topshop carry maternity clothes?... More »

Some UK Advice for US Topshop Virgins

(Newser) - The wildly popular British clothing store Topshop opens its first outpost in New York this week, and Emily Rotberg has advice for uninitiated Americans. First and foremost, “don’t be afraid to push" she writes in the Guardian. "They’re not your friends.” Other nuggets:
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