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This Week’s Haute Links

Scandal ended with an unexpected turn in last night’s season finale // Rihanna is suing Topshop for $5 million // Factory owners in Bangladesh, as well as Western apparel retailers, have faced intense pressure from governments, consumers and labor groups … Continue reading

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Event: Work Your Wardrobe to Benefit Dress for Success 11.17.2011

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Congresswoman Schultz Draws Attention for Her Naturally Curly Hair

Photo via New York Times/Stephen J. Boitano/NBC, via Associated Press Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) made news this week for unapologetically wearing her natural curls. It seems that not everyone is so comfortable.  Curly hair is too sexy, and not … Continue reading

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Whoops! There it is…

After a nipple exposing performance on Good Morning America, Nicki Minaj has parents up in a roar. The Parents Television Council, a non-partisan advocacy group for “responsible entertainment”, fights against ‘fleeting’ images and language on television.  GMA apologized for the … Continue reading

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Haute Links: 08.03.11

1. Zara has confirmed to us that U.S. e-commerce is set to launch Wednesday, September 7 of this year–just in time for fall shopping. 2. Angela Simmons will be launching a saucier, more grown up clothing line very soon. 3. TheRow.com relaunched yesterday afternoon … Continue reading

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Behind Every Well-Dressed Athlete…Is A Woman.

The other day, my friend and I were chatting about all the attention NBA basketball player Amare Stoudemire has increasingly received surrounding his style, including a collaboration with Rachel Roy and a invitation from Anna Wintour to attend the  Costume Institute gala at … Continue reading

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June Ambrose Launches Her Very Own Line of …Guess What?

Surprise! Surprise! And what a pleasant surprise! Actually, I’m not that surprised that June Ambrose has chose to capitalize on her signature headwear. It’s Twenty Eleven and ENTREPRENEURSHIP is the name of the game. But of course, the one I … Continue reading

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Gossip Girl Here…

In an E! News Exclusive, Leighton Meester says that she will end her role as prime time’s most scandalous Upper Easter in “two more years”. Serena with no Blair?! That bitch Serena is probably behind the whole thing. The show wont be the same. They’ll … Continue reading

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Jessica White for Bullet Magazine

Photographed by Adrian Nina for Bullet Magazine‘s Premier Issue/Image Source

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Celebrity Stylist June Ambrose Reality Series on Vh1

Celebrity stylist June Ambrose, with her signature glasses and turban, and whose clients include Sean Combs and Chrisette Michele, is rumored to have nabbed herself a VH1 reality series. Congrats to this fabulous chic! I love her style! Stay stylish! … Continue reading

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When Fashion and the Law Collide: The Truth in Labeling Act

On Tuesday, the Senate passed a bill requiring all garments made of real fur be labeled. Currently, garments made of real fur valued under $150, i.e., fur-trimmed apparel,  are not required to be labeled. Some manufacturers/retailers,  proudly promote their use of fur … Continue reading

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When Fashion and the Law Collide: Harper’s Bazaar List

A collection of documents belonging to Harper’s Bazaar, which were left on the desktop of a Los Angeles hotel’s public lobby computer and contained the magazine’s preferred label list, along with the call sheets for three LA photoshoots, call into question the … Continue reading

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This Week’s Haute Links

                                                Savvy shoppers hock the Jimmy Choos they got at H&M for double retail price on eBay- … Continue reading

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New Virtual Boutique on Read My Lips!

I decided to create my very own VIRTUAL BOUTIQUE  here on Read My Lips! It includes a collection of  new, gently used and vintage pieces that I think you’ll love. I still have quite of few pieces to add. And, … Continue reading

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This Week’s Haute Links

Michelle Obama’s Brooches Are ‘Part of Her Code’: The Cut Racism AND Sexism at the NY Post?: The Black Snob  Andre Leon Talley and Kimmora Lee Simons to judge America’s Next Top Model: Gatecrasher Lawyer’s have invented a new defense … Continue reading

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Will the Real Black Barbie Please Stand Up?

Who do you picture when you think “Black Barbie”? Lil Kim? Beyonce? Gabby Union? Mattel recently created and launched the  “So In Style” (S.I.S., for short) Barbie,  a line of black dolls featuring more “authentic facial characteristics” than the company’s black dolls have in the past, … Continue reading

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When Fashion and the Law Collide: American Apparel (Again)

  American Apparel, the largest garment manufacturer in the U.S., and “arguably the most vocal” in speaking up against U.S. immigration policies, is terminating about 1,500 employees at its Los Angeles factory, because they were unable to prove their immigration status … Continue reading

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When Fashion and the Law Collide: Salacious Obscenities

One visit to the American Apparel website, and it’s clear that they aren’t just selling T-shirts (that I so adore). Adolescent-looking models, with dear caught in headlights expressions, in “come hither” poses, are like, well, the retailers trademark. And nipples are … Continue reading

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Black Beauties: Jordan Dunn, Sessilee, Chanel, and Arlenis Cover the September Issue of i-D Mag

i-D will be the first fashion magazine to showcase women of color on the September 2009 issue.     See the video here.

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No Ma’am!

  Miss J has a book coming out titled, “Follow the Model: Miss J’s Guide to Unleashing Presence, Poise and Power,” in which he (she?) tells of a story about being denied acces to a particular fashion show. When he arrived, … Continue reading

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Does Rihanna Read My Blog?

Probably not. Although, Kanye reads Sea of Shoes. So, it’s not  totally out of the question. However, someone must have passed along my friend’s advice that the only way she and Chris could ever appear together in public would be to go … Continue reading

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Making History: Model Liya Kebede Partners with J. Crew

In good news of the day. Etheopian supermodel Liya Kebede  will be the first model to be featured exclusively, cover to cover, for the  J. Crew catalogue. What is more, the company will also carry pieces of Liya’s own line of … Continue reading

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It’s A Bad Day to be a JD

The folks over at Above the Law are reporting shocking numbers of lawyers who have been let go from their firms and entering first year associates who’s start dates have been postponed (all the way to 11/10) or who’s offers have been revoked! … Continue reading

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I want that!

ROBERTO CAVALLI SPRING 2009- MINI DRESS See the back here. It’s to die for!

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Rihanna and Chris Brown to Appear on Oprah?

Newsflash: for those of you who don’t know, Chrihanna is on again. In an interesting, 3 hour long conversation I had with a colleague over the weekend, our discussion inevitably came to a discussion on the topic. So I was … Continue reading

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