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Modcloth just became the first fashion retailer to sign the Heroes Pledge for Advertisers, promising the following: [more inside]
posted by roomthreeseventeen on Aug 15, 2014 - 14 comments

Think of the costume changes...

100 years of fashion (SLYT). [via]
posted by Phire on Aug 30, 2011 - 25 comments

Homage to hair

From bouffants du jour and shampoo secrets of the stars to yesteryear's 'dos and you-know-you-want-it accessories, if it's about hair, you'll find it at the always entertaining Hair Hall of Fame.
posted by madamjujujive on Jun 19, 2011 - 6 comments

Fashion's Double-Standard

Why Does the FTC Mandate that Bloggers Disclose Freebies & Samples When Print Writers/Editors Don't Have To? Racked.com Asks an FTC Lawyer. Last year, Ann Taylor was investigated for offering giftcards to bloggers they failed to disclosed (the investigation was closed without enforcement).
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on May 12, 2011 - 42 comments

The Obama Jacket

Barack Obama as celebrity spokeperson.
posted by mrducts on Jan 6, 2010 - 46 comments

L'Officiel de la Couture et de la Mode

A complete archive of French magazine L'Officiel de la Mode, from 1921 to 2008. It's a treasure trove for fans of fashion, photography, advertising and design. [more inside]
posted by jack_mo on Nov 14, 2008 - 16 comments

Oh Isabelle... eat something. Anything. Pleeeaaaase.

"I've hidden myself and covered myself for too long. Now I want to show myself fearlessly, even though I know my body arouses repugnance. I want to recover because I love life and the riches of the universe. I want to show young people how dangerous this illness is." French Comedienne Isabelle Caro, 27, an anorexic who weighs just 68 pounds, was displayed on Milan billboards (NSFW) for fashion designer Nolita as the city celebrated fashion week. The prevalence of eating disorders within the fashion industry have only recently been addressed officially, however Georgio Armani has complained that since Caro isn't a model herself it proves "even people who take no notice of fashion get anorexic."
posted by miss lynnster on Sep 30, 2007 - 116 comments

Who doesn't want to look like Marilyn?

Aren't bullet bras and girdles uncomfortable? Welcome to retro fashion; - What Katie Did by Casting Couch. From bullet bras to vintage skivvies and Girdles to Stilettos.
posted by adamvasco on Jun 27, 2007 - 16 comments

Retrolounge

Retrolounge is a compendium of the next new thing in design, art, architecture and fashion. I kid! Truly, go-go boots make me swoon.
posted by pedantic on Aug 12, 2003 - 7 comments

Pantyhose! Pantyhose! Pantyhose!

Everybody has a hobby. Mine is collecting images of pantyhose packages, as well as pantyhose ads from magazines and catalogs. (geocities, NSFW? Guess.) We've previously discussed vintage skivvies for men here, but the gallery of packages is kind of interesting. Or maybe you just Hate Pantyhose.
posted by Stan Chin on Dec 7, 2002 - 10 comments

Well, I know somebody out there in Mefi land will find some use for fifty years of underwear advertising and packaging... I know I did.
posted by Newbornstranger on Sep 16, 2002 - 6 comments

Has Abercrombie and Fitch gone too far?
posted by disaster on Apr 18, 2002 - 41 comments

Fashion & Farm Sex

Fashion & Farm Sex Benneton Group company Sisley is well known for ...well, uhm... different images in advertising campaigns. Right now they're using cute animals and evil girls... What do you think about that?
posted by heimkonsole on Dec 5, 2001 - 40 comments

Abercrombie & Fallacies

Abercrombie & Fallacies “And there’s the group of guys playing football wearing only boxer shorts and boat shoes, because what self-respecting masculine guy wears shorts or a shirt, or needs any kind of traction on wet grass, when playing football?”
posted by joeclark on Aug 30, 2001 - 19 comments

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