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No Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion for San Francisco this Year?

One of San Francisco’s few high-profile annual runway fashion events will likely be a no-show come fall. When the schedule for Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion 2009 was released last week, San Francisco was conspicuously missing from the list of cities slated to welcome the arts organization’s anchor program showcasing the work of emerging designers.

While Los Angeles, Chicago and New York will have Fresh Faces events that coincide with their respective fashion weeks this fall, San Francisco – which currently lacks a fashion week of its own – will not.

Link Love: Remembering Nads, Granny Cap Hate, Undies Getting Smaller

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Will anyone else out there admit to ordering Nads back in the day (because we just know you didn’t get suckered into a Flowbee)? Talk about a depilatory debacle. Delve into that and other hair-related infomercial fads of the past on Jezebel this week.

The Coveted points to the gradient nail art of UK-based Sophy Robson. What do you think?

Link Love: Cellulite-Fighting Panties and The New Sartorialist Book

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Women will do anything to trim the fat, as evidenced by the speed in which these cellulite-fighting panties flew off the shelves in the UK. The Cut reports on the magic crystals that promise to do the impossible.

Refinery 29 stumbled upon an advanced copy of Scott Schuman's new book, The Sartorialist, and called it total perfection. We can't wait to get our hands on it.

Fashion Alert: Taiwanese Pop-Star Jolin Tsai Debuts Fashion Line in SF

Want to meet the woman who’s constantly referred to in the U.S. media as the “Britney Spears of Taiwan” and be among the first American customers to glimpse fall offerings from the starlet’s newly launched line Seventy Two Changes?

Link Love: The Poorgeois Look, Vintage Glam and Scary Single-Lens Shades

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From Dream Sequins, we learn a new word to add to our fashion vocabulary: poorgeois.

Normally, we fawn over anything from Maison Martin Margiela, but these single lens sunglasses are kind of freaking us out.

Link Love: H&M Fall/Winter Campaign and Fashion's Billionaires

This weekend's fashion food for thought …

Take a peek at H&M's Fall/Winter campaign by Terry Richardson, courtesy of Design Scene.

San Francisco to the rescue. Locally based private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital saved Eddie Bauer from bankruptcy with an auction bid of $286 million. The Cut reports.

Link Love: Invisible Eyebrows and Man Corsets

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Shorn eyebrows as asexual element and exercise in modernity? Sounds like a bunch of hooey. NYT reports on this ridiculous and (hopefully) short-lived trend.

As if the murse wasn't enough. Australian company Equmen introduces Spanx for men. These mirdles (man girdles) are flying off shelves at Saks, purporting to improve posture and reduce back pain—ha! The Cut has the scoop.

Link Love: Skinny Jeans Endanger Manorexics and, by the way, You’re Fat

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The Wall Street Journal shows that it’s down with what the kids are wearing these days in a story exploring the trials of manorexics encumbered by their skinny jeans.

Jezebel reminds us that we’d forgotten to pen our, oh by the way, you’ve got man boobs manifesto with its linkage to recent Ask Men feature 10 Subtle Ways to Tell Her She’s Getting Fat (hint, they aren’t subtle).

Link Love: Brüno's Fashion Picks, White Bucks and Audrey as Coco

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Start your weekend off with a laugh—Brüno's favorite Spring 2010 looks via The Moment.

Our local love, Alexander Wang, will be launching a menswear collection sooner than expected. The Cut says to look for it at the end of this month, as part of his T line.

Sure, wedges are in, but these shoes by Celine look more like torture devices to us. Addicted to YSL reports.

Link Love: Better Boobs, Dude Tube Tops and Adult Onesies

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From cookies and cutlets to abandoning chest-down sleep forever (say it ain’t so!), Glamour comes at us with 10 easy ways to make your boobs look better (sans the knife, of course).

Refinery 29 introduces us to the latest in uncomfortable-looking men’s fashion: the denim tube top for guys, courtesy of Jean-Paul Gaultier.

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