As many have pointed out already, the political story behindÂ Wendy Davis‘ heroic filibuster is way, way more important than the sneakers she was wearing on her feet. I mean, who cares? An archaic feat of strength on Davis’ part was all that kept America’s largest state from taking away a woman’s right to choose in this, the 21st century, but hey, what kind of shoes was she wearing? More
Letâ€™s be honest. We quickly grow bored of the majority of our clothing short after we buy it. DIY is the answer. A few supplies and some imagination can transform humdrum, old things that youâ€™re sick of looking at into … More
I have not yet done a whole lot of crowdsourcing here at The Gloss so far, but it seems to have worked outÂ wellÂ for all of myÂ colleaguesÂ (I was even there when Amanda used your feedback to buyÂ this sweater). Now, I need your help for my feet (and my sanity).
Also, I am growing this really gnarly callous and it’s starting to look permanent. More
Okay, allow us to come clean: we think sneaker wedges are horrible. Absolutely dreadful. We first saw them at NYFW a few years ago and thought, “Those won’t last more than a season.” Aaaaaaaaand, we were super fucking wrong. But we still hate them.
However, the recent release of Daddy’$ Money–Sketcher’s take on sneaker wedges that sets women back more than a few decades–moved us to compile a shopping guide of alternatives. This way, no one has to support unbelievably sexist marketing/bad taste in the name of owning sporty horse hooves.
In a surprising twist, we found some of them kind of almost okay. More
They somehow manage to look like a pair of those duct tape shoes that high schoolers make to win contests for prom. More
Why are you doing that? More
The lastÂ TwilightÂ installment is upon us (well, tomorrow)! That means an upkick inÂ Kristen StewartÂ Robert PattinsonÂ romance speculation, lots of sheer dresses and an end to this long dark period in human history. But rather than doing your average “X celebrity’s best red carpet looks” roundup that is typical on the eve of a big premiere–it would just be sheer lace dresses anyway–we decided to celebrate Stewart’s other trademark: the many Chucks, Vans and Nike lowtops she switches into after suffering a few feet of red carpet in towering heels. Let us begin: More
Meet theÂ Jeremy Scott x adidas Roundhouse Mid “Handcuffs,” a collaboration between downtown designer Jeremy Scott (well known for his colorful, eccentric collaborations) and Adidas, obviously. They’re pretty much justÂ Adidas’ classic Roundhouse style, updated with some funky, bright Jeremy Scott-y colors and, uh, Velcro ankle shackles. They’re scheduled to hit stores in August, but it’s possible public outcry might change that. More
Have you ever thought to yourself that you’d like sneakers, but not regular sneakers? Ones that cost $2000? But these luxury sneakersÂ mustn’tÂ be made from lame luxury materials like ostrich or crocodile. Perhaps stingray? …Perhaps genetically engineered stingray?Â First of all, no one has those thoughts except maybe (probably)Â Kanye West. More
This past weekend, critically celebrated designer Kanye West “got on his snob” and tweeted out a bunch of stylistic decisions that he, Emperor of Fashion, despises. Some, like khaki cargo shorts, seemed reasonable enough, while others left me scratching my head. Yet others made me go “is that a real thing that people do?” Here are the seven things Yeezy name checked, ranked in order from least to most rational so as to put the wackiest pictures last. More
Nike is in hot water thanks to the name of these sneakers. More
Will there ever come a time when Karl Lagerfeld will say no to a money-making opportunity? Even if the opportunity sounds ridiculous and the outcome is fucking ugly? More
Some might argue (and I might be one of them) that “Calvin and Hobbes” was one of the best cartoons of the 80s and 90s. More
I mean, let’s be honest, they’re essentially identical right? More