Links to start the year off right...
Sorry girls, this week brought word that Ben Sherman is planning to exit the women’s apparel business for good.
Rodarte for Target arrived in stores and the retailer’s online shop yesterday. By early afternoon, almost every item we perused online was already out of stock.
The Sartorialist defends the recent female-to-male imbalance on his blog.
Lovely links to start the week...
Man cleavage (a.k.a. heavage) is busting onto the scene as the latest style trend embraced by dapper dudes, reports the Wall Street Journal.
High Snobiety checks out the Friends with You pop-up store at Art Basel Miami Beach.
Inhabitat impresses us with this easy tutorial on how to turn old shoes into solar-powered light fixtures.
Striking envy in fashion-obsessed scooter riders everywhere, Karl Lagerfeld’s couture helmets have hit stores, reports the Cut. What’ll it cost you? Oh, just a cool $1,805 to $6,837 each.
Victoria Beckham will reportedly re-launch her premium denim line, but this time with a new look and a new name.
Fashion news and tidbits from around the web....
The news that Tavi Gevinson, the 13-year-old blogger behind Style Rookie, will be the guest of honor at the Comme des Garcons holiday party in Tokyo further convinces (as if we needed it) us of the blogger’s place in the fashion landscape.
We’re in love with the idea of the pleasantly patterned Colour-In Dress that you can customize with color (or not) as you see fit.
SF Luxe revels in Joy Bianchi’s private collection of vintage couture.
Adding to the spate of recent retail changes in Union Square, we hear Yves Saint Laurent will likely close on Maiden Lane.
There’s something incredibly creepy about jewelry made from human teeth.
Jewelry that’s much more appealing can be found in SF Indie Fashion’s coverage of Jessica Winzelberg’s debut collection.
On our radar this fine Monday morning....
Pakistan holds its first-ever fashion week, despite ongoing violence and political tension in the country’s northwest.
Taylor (a.k.a. Tay Tay) Jacobson of The Rachel Zoe Project fame exited her job on Friday. We wonder how her bangs feel about being unemployed. Via People.
Doing our part to make your Monday a little bit better....
Bringing in an estimated $350 million in 2009, Yves Saint Laurent can add the distinction of world’s top-earning dead celebrity to his lengthy list of accolades.
The use of blackface in a recent French Vogue editorial spread featuring Lara Stone stirs controversy. Via Bare.