Soon you won’t have to drive out for 45 minutes to that weird quasi-town to experience the delights of J. Crew outlet shopping. Starting next month, J.Crew will offer its outlet-store clothing online. If you’re a fan of their preppy vestments, that’s good news as its outlet stuff usually goes for 30% below merchandise cost.
To others, the “Cami Secret” appears to be a camisole, but it’s actually a hankie you attach to your bra.
Hey guys, do you know what will really sex up a special occasion? First, take off your pants to reveal your enormous crotch bulge. Then reach into your underwear and pull out a 2 liter bottle of Coke.
For those who can’t decipher the hieroglyphs on clothing care labels, now there’s one that suggests a helpful alternative.
A FatWallet member spotted a great deal on some La Fee Verte panties where you can combine a 50% off sale with a coupon code and get free shipping if you get 3 or more.
Take a look at these bags. Some will set you back a hefty chunk of your salary; the others come free with your take-out order.
The ad game is built on making consumers self-conscious, but most advertisements tend to avoid the route of making fun of potential buyers.
J.Crew online is giving 20% off anything from its sale section.
Nasty bitey bedbugs shut down Hollister’s flagship clothing store in SoHo, New York yesterday. Gothamist reports that the store’s traditional shirtless male greeters are now employed to stand outside and tell would-be shoppers that the store is closed.
Think of five of your women friends. Pick one of them. Guess what? They’ve got camel toe. Camel toe is an embarrassing syndrome that affects one in five women annually. Besides the personal discomfort, it carries a social stigma that can lead to feelings of isolation and needs to consume entire pints of Ben & Jerry’s. Now there’s Camelflage, and Camel Ammo, two innovative products designed to smooth down your lady parts.
While Walmart’s clothing department is going back in time a decade with its decision to focus on its historically strong underwear, socks and tee shirt market other, more fashion-forward brands and retailers are going back a lot further for their latest lines.
While Walmart may currently be the most popular shopping destination in the country, it still hasn’t shaken the stigma among many clothing customers of being a place you go for cheap sweats, underwear and tee shirts. And after years of trying to remove that taint, the retail behemoth has thrown up its hands and admitted defeat.
According to Neiman Marcus, people might make jokes about Spanx for men but they’re flying off the shelves. The men’s fashion director at the department store told the New York Times, “We are selling them as quickly as Spanx can make them. Men may not be talking about it, but they’re buying it.” The president of Freshpair, a website that sells “torso-enhancing” tees, says “profile-enhancing” underwear is also quite popular.
Customers can be picky — who wants to buy something that you only kinda sorta like — so it only seems logical that companies are coming up with ways to let the consumer custom-order things like men’s dress shirts, all with a few clicks of the mouse. Enter Blank Label, a site that lets you co-create a dress shirt down to every last epaulet and cuff detail.
Around this time last year, we posted an article about how luxury goods companies are marketing their products as “investments” during the recession, rather than indulgences. It’s an interesting way to position four-figure handbags, but a bad use of the word “investment.” The Los Angeles Times’ Your Stylist column recently brought out this meme, describing an expensive handbag as an investment and “your new best friend.” Should it be?
Clothier North Face has reached an out-of-court settlement with parody vestment maker “South Butt.” Once again, comedy wins!
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