Link Love: Becks in Skivvies (Again), Free Music Downloads, Etsy vs. Feminism


In which we slog through oodles of blogs so you don’t have to....

David Beckham causes slack-jawed stares around the world (again) with his latest underwear ad campaign for Armani. This reminds us of a car accident we almost had when a previous Becks ad appeared over Union Square this time last summer.

To go along with the 80’s moment we’ve been feeling lately, the freestyle mix from Agent Lover is helping us rock out with our 1987 out.

Speaking of free tunes, Urban Outfitters released its latest LSTN mix this week. We’re always pleased when we download these...23 free tracks. Nice.

Season Five Style is gifted with style advice straight from Donna Karan herself.

Fine jewelry designer and blogger Wendy Brandes takes the words right out of our mouths in her post about “bratty ‘bloggers’” and their defunct blogs.

Via Fashion Orbit, a post on whether esty is falsely selling not just crafts, but also the “feminist promise that you can have a family and create hip arts and crafts from home during flexible, reasonable hours while still having a respectable, fulfilling, and remunerative career. The problem is that on Etsy, as in much of life, the promise is a fantasy.” Wow! We pause and ponder. What do you think?

Makeup and Beauty Blog takes a break from all things beauty to mention SoMa’s Defenestration, one of our favorite works of public art in San Francisco

SF Unzipped convinces us that we may very well need (like need!) LORAC Tantalizer mineral-based bronzing powder.

SFLuxe drools over the pink Lanvin sandal, now available at Barney’s.

Dream Sequins wows us with a slew of looks from the thesis collections of new Parsons graduates.

In case you missed ‘em when they opened earlier this year (or late last), Refinery 29 rounds up some of the latest and greatest new stores in San Francisco.

SFist reminds us that, sometimes, it’s not about the clothes you wear, but what’s underneath with its coverage of the World Naked Bike Ride.

WWD previews the nominees and honorees in the 2009 CFDA Fashion Awards, taking place tonight.

Wardrobe 911 offers five great swimsuit cover-ups pieces.

Chloe Sevigny tells The Cut that she’d love to collaborate with Hermes. Now that’s one celebrity foray into fashion that we’d love to see.

The Coveted’s Jennine does something she never thought possible and dons tie-dye with good results.

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