Ever since I worked at a clothing store in Soho many, many years ago, where I had to sound like I knew something about fashion, I’ve been tickled by the use of the singular as it pertains to items of clothing that we usually discuss in the plural, as in, “you’re going to want to pair this blouse with a simple, high-waisted pant.” More
I see your sandals, Whitney Port: they are strappy and tan. They have buckles. They are actually quite an eye-catching pair of shoes with their broad swathes of color against your red pedicure. Anyway. I’m sure you did not construct an outfit around pieces that would exclusively clash with these shoes… More
Tevas, your Israeli cousin’s favorite sandal, has now partnered with Grey Ant on a stiletto. The heeled sandals come in two colors – “Natural” and “Worlds Unite” (black and white, natch). More
You know how they make you take off your shoes at the airport? And you think “really? You really thing I can smuggle explosives in my sandals? Really? Are they explosives for ants?” The wearer of these shoes is the … More
Lindsay Lohan wrote a freelance piece for BlackBook about – what else? – Marilyn Monroe. She also plugged her leggings line, 6126. In other news, we are going to blow our entire budget hiring Katy Perry to write about Veronica Lake. – BlackBook
A recent archaeological dig suggests that the ancient Romans wore socks with sandals. Please insert the “tacky British tourists” joke of your choice here. – Telegraph
Everybody wants in on Fashion Week… even hotels. The W Hotel in New York will have selected outfits available for purchase by guests. Please, please let this mean they make models wear dresses made out of pillowcases and room fixtures. – USA Today
Now, you don’t have to drive to New Hampshire for outlet shopping – J.Crew is putting their outlet stuff online. – Wall Street Journal
Is megaconglomerate LVMH going to buy Rodarte? – WWD [subscription required]
Jessica Simpson is planning to use “real women” on the runway during her Fashion Week show. Perhaps she would like to read this article before she throws around the term “real women”? – StyleList More
Yes, sometimes Milk is a little embarrassed by Cookie’s passion. But Cookie’s feelings are so strong, he can’t keep them inside, even though he is short and round, and Milk is so Amazonian. Thanks for reminding us of this classic … More
Silly Bandz are everywhere. Literally, they’re everywhere. On the street, in the subway, on the floor, in the bathroom, on young kids, moms, dads, boyfriends, girlfriends and I’ve even seen a Silly Band on a dog’s paw. They’re taking over … More
Yesterday, my mother called to inform me that she had just placed an order for a pair of Jack Rogers. These sandals will replace a pair that lasted her 10 years. That’s a long time in shoe years, especially since these … More
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Dear sandal boots: Are you being serious? When I saw a pair of you for the first time, I thought you were joking, but your ongoing presence in society has me questioning that first assumption of mine. Do you … More
I think I just like this N.Y.L.A. sandal because it isn’t strappy and it doesn’t look like every other sandal I’ve been seeing on every foot in the world for the past three months. Nordstrom, $69.95
Despite what Katy Perry may tell you, it’s probably not a good idea to wear your stilettos on the sand. Because as California Gurls points out, you will get sand in them, and as real life points out, you will … More
Technically, I suppose this isn’t a jelly, since it’s made of leather by Jimmy Choo and costs $825. But it sure looks like a jelly, and it sure would compliment any summer wardrobe. White dress, anyone?
No one. Just kidding. There are exceptions. And apparently we need to talk about those exceptions, because the New York Post is talking about how maybe people should wear socks with sandals. Or maybe they shouldn’t! Their logic behind not … More