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Wearing the Message: Politics + Culture + Art = A T-Shirt Revolutionnew

The new generation of the T-shirt is increasingly defined by message, meaning and personal propaganda. In this presidential election year, such content is reaching a fever pitch.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Zane Fischer  |  07-03-2008  |  Fashion

Trendzilla: Summer-Music-Festival Hippiewearnew

The tricky part, other than scrounging up enough cash to buy that $285 three-day pass and figuring out how you’re going to catch My Morning Jacket and Portishead at the same time, is in trying to maximize your comfort level in 100-degree heat while trying to look every bit as cool as the kids in VIP.
OC Weekly  |  Vickie Chang  |  07-02-2008  |  Fashion

Cobbler to the Stars: Pasquale Fabrizionew

Bozo the Clown's shoes, big as canoe paddles, sit on a shelf in Fabrizio's shop on San Vicente Boulevard. He's making copies of the floppy soles for a movie. Afterward, the originals will go to a museum for safekeeping.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gendy Alimurung  |  06-27-2008  |  Fashion

Heavy Baggage: Celebrity Purse Culturenew

If Freud is right and the purse is metaphor for the vagina, what does that say about the new rent-a-purse phenom and our celebrity worship?
North Bay Bohemian  |  Hannah Strom-Martin  |  06-27-2008  |  Fashion

Trendzilla: You Sexy Mothertuckersnew

Chances are, if you're a guy, your parents have hounded you your whole life to tuck your shirt in.
OC Weekly  |  Vickie Chang  |  06-24-2008  |  Fashion

Perez Hilton Unveils His New Fashion Linenew

Hilton, rumormonger, blogger and creative force behind, a.k.a. "Hollywood's most-hated website," debuted his own fashion line for Hot Topic this weekend.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gendy Alimurung  |  06-13-2008  |  Fashion

Trendzilla: Beyond Bad Denim Flaresnew

More and more often these days, I find myself elbowing girls 10, 15 years younger than I am out of the way at sales racks for the last Anna Sui blouse in my size.
OC Weekly  |  Vickie Chang  |  06-03-2008  |  Fashion

Trendzilla: Toe Rings? Still?new

It's just very ... '90s. Peggy Bundy. Without the charm.
OC Weekly  |  Vickie Chang  |  05-15-2008  |  Fashion

Brides Trash the Dressnew

Wedding photographers are offering "trash the dress" photo sessions to adventurous brides who either buy a used one or actually do trash their dress.
North Bay Bohemian  |  Beth Hall  |  05-09-2008  |  Fashion

If Heidi Montag Has Her Own Fashion Line, Why Can't We All?new

I know what you're thinking: Who's Heidi Montag?
North Bay Bohemian  |  Gabe Meline  |  05-09-2008  |  Fashion

Last Call for Gladiator Sandalsnew

There are no real tips for wearing gladiator flats -- they go with everything from teeny denim cutoffs to sundresses and rompers, though it's best to avoid the earth-tone varieties.
OC Weekly  |  Vickie Chang  |  05-07-2008  |  Fashion

Cecilia Tidlund, the Clog Mistressnew

The native of Sweden is the creator of Clogmaster, a line of traditionally Swedish clogs that has developed a devout following (thanks in part to her intense training with orthopedic surgeons).
Chicago Newcity  |  Molly Each  |  04-30-2008  |  Fashion

Skanky Club Clothing vs. Classy-But-Still-Hotnew

It's rare to see someone young manage to preserve sophistication and attractiveness during a night on the town.
OC Weekly  |  Vickie Chang  |  04-29-2008  |  Fashion

Will Pop Culture Ever Embrace My Brooks?new

The Bothell-based sneaker company couldn't care less.
Seattle Weekly  |  Mark D. Fefer  |  04-28-2008  |  Fashion

Make a Statement With a Bright Handbagnew

Those misshapen, deflated-balloon body bags gals have been dragging around on their shoulders for four or five years now are quickly making an exit -- thankfully.
OC Weekly  |  Vickie Chang  |  04-23-2008  |  Fashion

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