The week’s most exciting, surprising, and bizarre moments in fashion brought to you in delectable bite-sized portions. Bon appétit!
1 Percenters Need Clothes Too
A clothing company that caters to the rich and preppy has released a T-shirt that unabashedly mocks the Occupy movement. The shirt, made by Vineyard Vines, the go-to clothier for those in need of pastel polo shirts and khakis in Martha’s Vineyard, features the word “Occupy” on the front pocket and a cartoon of a vacationing 1 percenter camped out on a beach with his guitar and protest signs demanding “More ice for the cooler!” “More cheeseburgers,” and “More time on the water!” The snarky (but sort of hilarious if you lack morality like we do, on occasion) caption: “Every day should feel this good.” What do you think, funny or offensive? (Via Styleite)
GQ Names Chris Brown the Worst-Dressed Man in the World At this point, Chris Brown should be flattered to receive any honor at all, so we assume he’ll be happy to hear that GQ has named him the worst-dressed man in the world. The whole entire world. That’s nothing to scoff at. Given that hobos and Kevin Federline also inhabit the world, we know the competition was stiff. (Via GQ)
People Still Want to Look Like Betty Draper
Or at least that’s what Banana Republic is betting on. The success of their first Mad Men-inspired line has prompted the retailer to give it another whirl. A second sixties-inspired line, designed in collaboration with Mad Men’s costume designer, Janie Bryan, will hit the stores March 1 and will feature lots of florals, capped sleeves, nipped waists, and pastels. The perfect clothes to wear while getting drunk off of old-fashioneds. (Via Fashionista)
Former Intern Lawyers Up Against Harper’s Bazaar A former Harper’s Bazaar intern is suing the Hearst Corporation for not paying her even though she worked full time, and is hoping to turn the case into a class action. Hearst also publishes Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, and Good Housekeeping, among others. As former unpaid editorial interns, we say amen, sister! (Via NYTimes.com)