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Fashion | Anorak - Part 4

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Style and celebrity – fashion photos, news and trends.

The Rise And Fall of ‘Hippiedilly’ In 1969

ON the Sunday morning of 21 September 1969, a slightly-built Chief Inspector convinced some hippies inside a squat at a large five storey mansion at 144 Piccadilly to lower an improvised wooden drawbridge so doctors could help a seriously …

Posted: 5th, December 2013 | In: Fashion, Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Top 5 Fashion Offenses of The 1970s

BEFORE launching into the typical “Oh, aren’t those Seventies fashions so terrible” spiel, let’s get one thing out of the way: 70s’ fashions are an easy target because they took chances. Whenever you are bold you run the risk of …

Posted: 1st, December 2013 | In: Fashion, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Grandstanding For Haiyan: The Beckhams Sell Their Clothes

THE Beckham – that’s David and Victoria – have given lots of their old clothes to be sold off to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines with huge loss of life.

Good for them. So what …

Posted: 22nd, November 2013 | In: Celebrities, Fashion, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Abbey Clancy Wear’s Julien Macdonald’s Table Runner (Photos)

ABBEY Clancy, Strictly Come Dancing pro-celeb hoofer and wife to footballer Peter Crouch (What would you be if you weren’t a footballer, Peter? PC: “A virgin”) wore Julien Macdonald’s patchwork of seaside beach flags to The Brave Gala at Dorchester …

Posted: 12th, November 2013 | In: Celebrities, Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Woman From Volantis: Lady Gaga Shows Us Her Flying Dress

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TO herald the release of her album ARTPOP. Lady Gaga stood at New York’s Brooklyn Navy Yard and showcased the Volantis transport prototype “flying dress.”  She said: “Although she is a vehicle, she, is essentially a metaphor for …

Posted: 11th, November 2013 | In: Celebrities, Fashion, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Everyday Sexism: The 1972 Golden Hands Complete Book of Dressmaking

EVERYDAY Sexism: Anorak harks back to the 1972 book The Golden Hands Complete Book of Dressmaking.

What is ‘Golden Hands’ in the pink neckerchief thinking? That if he pretends to be “a good dresser” or a “poof”, as the …

Posted: 8th, November 2013 | In: Fashion, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Teen Suspended For Wearing Girl’s Bag To School

TO Kansas, where 13-year-old eighth-grader Skylar Davis has been suspended from Anderson County Senior-Junior School for carrying a Vera Bradley handbag. Girls carrying the bag do not get rusticated. Just the boys do.
Says Skylar: “I don’t think everyone should …

Posted: 8th, November 2013 | In: Fashion, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Jesus, This Is What The Sunday Times Thinks Hipsters Look Like’

AS Gideon Defoe puts it: “Jesus, this is what the Sunday Times thinks hipsters look like”. It’s Johnnis Boden and The Bodenios:

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Spotter: Gideon Defoe

Posted: 4th, November 2013 | In: Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal And Liverpool Players Top List Of 7 Awful Premier League Haircuts

FOOTBALLERS, bless ’em, haven’t worked out the ideal formula involving brains, fashion and money. Everyone remembers Liverpool’s white FA Cup suits and eyebrows were raised when Davey Beckham wore a sarong… and not as many remember John Barnes’ ‘bird shit …

Posted: 30th, October 2013 | In: Fashion, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


6 Crucial Dos And Don’ts Of Men’s Fashion

MEN’s fashion is always up for a laugh. Anorak advises keeping it simple and always tucking your vest into your Y-fronts. Jessica Saia has created this guide to men’s fashion. Spotetr: bold italic

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Posted: 30th, October 2013 | In: Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shreddies: The Men Knickers That Filter Your Bottom Burps

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LEICESTERSHIRE’S Shreddies Ltd. brings us knickers and pants that filter your farts.

The thin and flexible cloth, which contains Zorflex® — the same activated carbon material used in chemical warfare suits — is reactivated simply by washing the pants. Shreddies

Posted: 21st, October 2013 | In: Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Marketing Balls: Nike Launch Ronaldo’s New Real Madrid Boot In A Supernova Of Guff

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WANT to buy Cristiano Ronaldo’s new Nike Mercurial IX CR7 boot, complete with ‘supernova’ skin print (in homage to Ronaldo’s “out of this world” performances since joining Real Madrid)?

In case you are still undecided as ty the merits of …

Posted: 21st, October 2013 | In: Fashion, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Courtney Stodden Stars On FashionMINGA.Com Red Carpet

WE are indebted to D-listed for pointing us towards  LA’s FashionMinga.com.

WHAT IS FASHION MINGA?

Is it a fashion site for mingas?

Fashion Minga is a collaboration of designers, performers, and tastemakers coming together to celebrate the various components

Posted: 20th, October 2013 | In: Celebrities, Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tamara Mellon On Jimmy Choo, Mr Mellon Head And Her Therpay Bashing Mother

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IN My Shoes: a Memoir by Tamara Mellon with William Patrick, tell the story if the woman who helped Malaysian cobbler Jimmy Choo become a to-die-for brand of the well-heeled. The book might be subtitled Putting Leboutin (geddit?) because Mellon …

Posted: 19th, October 2013 | In: Celebrities, Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


I want a PSYCHEDELIC CAT SWEATER

OBJECTS of desire: The PSYCHEDELIC CAT SWEATER.

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Posted: 14th, October 2013 | In: Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How Barack Obama, Michael Jackson and Britney Spears can help you evade the NSA and Facebook spooks

HOW can you prevent your face from being known by the authorities searching the American-corporation-owned web? Wear a burqa. A beard? Be old and grey (the ultimate invisibility cloak)? Dutch designer Simone C. Niquille has an idea how you can …

Posted: 6th, October 2013 | In: Fashion, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0