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Last week we brought you a sneaker wedges Shopping Guide… but we secretly hoped you’d be pissed because they are hideous. This week we’re bringing you also-ridiculous wedge shoes but no sneakers in sight–instead, they are a riot of textures, colors and weirdness in the sub-$150 category. For those of you (like us) who tend to have a restrained aesthetic, sometimes a really oddball statement shoe can make an outfit look more deliberate.
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Living in New York City makes it pretty easy to track trends: first you see it on runways (or fashion editors and models off duty), then you see it on famous people. Next, it’s on personal style bloggers. All of a sudden, it’s clogging window displays at Zara, H&M and Steve Madden. Then you see it fucking everywhere. Who else is sick to death of neon? Printed pants? Sneaker wedges? Presenting the 10 most over-exposed, played-out trends of right now. More
It’s a rough day for the world of hot pink leopard print. But let’s dry our eyes and remember the good times. More
Actress and style icon Rachel Bilson and awesome stylist Nicole Chavez have teamed up with shoe maker Steve Madden to bring you ShoeMint, an online style experience customized for your unique taste. And you can win a pair of shoes from ShoeMint, just read on to find out how to enter to win. More
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We recently learned that mall shoe juggernaut Steve Madden had unleashed a new style called the Hastt platform, which happened to be a pretty obvious ripoff of Miu Miu‘s wildly popular glitter booties. For what it’s worth, the Madden version removes most of the original style’s charm. This week, we’re all like, “Man. Steve Madden has kind of made a business out of this.” And now, a fond look back down the long and winding road of Designs Steve Madden Has Stolen. More
You know those ubiquitous Miu Miu glitter booties? Those ones to the left? There was a minute there when you couldn’t look at street style photography from this past fashion month without seeing them in every shot. Anyway, turns out their aforementioned ubiquity caught the attention of mass market shoe manufacturer (and knock off extraordinaire) Steve Madden. More
Vogue does a seriously sloppy Photoshop job on the cast of Glee. -Styleite
Tubes are the next big trend in mascara. -Birchbox
Charlotte Ronson is getting in on the beauty game. -StyleList
7 philanthropic fashion brands. -The High Low
Who’s knocking off who? Steve Madden versus Old Navy. -The Budget Babe
Braided hairstyles actually possible to recreate at home. -Refinery29
Prep your veggies for the biggest beauty and health benefits. -YouBeauty
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Issey Miyake opens exhibition, creates origami clothes, describes it as “continual search for means by which to turn ideas into reality.” -New York Times
Important question: is being fashionable synonymous with being sexually unappealing? -Harper’s Bazaar
Weird. Zac Posen: intern. -New York Post
Weirder. Christian Loubotin: trapeze artist. -Vogue UK
Style blogging made easy, Valentino for Gap, Lady Gaga made-under and More
Just FYI – Lilit is on vacation for a week, so don’t freak out if you don’t see her posts. Everything is going to be okay. She’ll be back soon. Shit. I have to learn how to work our Facebook page.
Katy Perry and Steve Madden might be forming a partnership -TheCut
Diane von Furstenberg is starting a beauty line – WWD
Olivia Palermo landed a fashion campaign? – Racked
Ann Coulter trying to revamp her image, likes “Freedom Is Fabulous” T-shirts – NYT
Apparently, Michael Kors’ brand is expected to pass the billion dollar mark by the end of this year. To celebrate his induction into the Billionaire Boys’ Club, here are some things we think Michael should buy with all his fancy new money. More
Want to go to Fashion Week and have money to burn? For just a grand you can purchase the Catwalk Package at the W hotel in Manhattan. It includes two tickets to any show, a suite at the W (either the Union Square or Financial District location), and two cocktails. – Forbes
Betsey Johnson owes Steve Madden money, and if she’s not able to pay up in time he might end up owning her company. Is this starting to sound like a Sopranos episode to anyone else? – The Cut
Tim Gunn has been everywhere in the press as of late. Is it part of some master plan to take over the world, or is he doing damage control because he might be losing his job at Liz Claiborne? – Fashionista
Finally, confirmation on what we’ve believed all along: it really is better to wash your jeans as rarely as possible, says Levi Strauss Director of Special Projects. – Wall Street Journal
Victoria Beckham got on Twitter just in time to attend London Fashion Week and celebrate her nomination for Designer Brand of the Year. – JustJared
Serena Williams’ tennis outfits aren’t just stylish – they might be moneymakers. One theory argues that female players wearing short skirts is a major incentive to buy US Open tickets. No word on whether Rafael Nadal merely existing works for selling tickets to women. – BusinessWeek More
We already figured out that fashion people weren’t tech savvy when we learnt that Anna and Karl still communicate by fax, but here’s a great case on how not tech savvy they are (and why) – Racked Britney Spears is … More