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The West Village Cupcake Brigade

Five women and one man calling themselves the Cupcake Brigade donned matching pink dresses on Sunday to perform a mocking musical tribute to the perplexingly popular Magnolia Bakery in the West Village, where Sarah Jessica Sandinistas stand in long lines every day to buy the exact! same! cupcakes! from Sex And The City. They sang God Bless Magnolia (to the …

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Crack Attack

Flint, Michigan is cracking (heh) down on saggy pants. Flint residents now have to watch their butts because Police Chief David Dicks is on the lookout. Dicks, who took over the department last month on an interim basis, announced that his officers would start arresting people wearing saggy pants that expose skivvies, boxer shorts or bare bottoms. “Some people call …

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Project Dumbway

NYC-based fashion designer Doron Braunschtein has launched a line of “Jews Against Obama” shirts. From his press release: “I am a true anti-Obama New York Jew. The word on the street is that New York Jews will vote for McCain anyhow. The majority of the Jews – at least the ones that are proud of their religion and practice it …

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Who Wears Tort Shorts?

Cuz most gay men would surely sue if they discovered their conquest was wearing “Flashback” ass-enhancing undies. From designer Andrew Christian: “Surprisingly, I was actually inspired to create this technology while at the gym and seeing how hard men work on exercising their buttocks. I just knew that there had to be a way to achieve similar results by simply …

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Tim Gunn: Hillary Dresses Like A Man

Project Runway host Tim Gunn thinks that Hillary Clinton dresses like she’s confused about her gender. The bit about Hillary starts about five minutes into the clip. Gunn closes by saying that Nancy Pelosi is the best-dressed person on Capitol Hill. That’s……surprising.

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Bears In Dresses

The New York Post (of all places) has a nice feature story today about designers Jeffrey Costello and Robert Tagliapietra, who are set to show their latest line during Fashion Week. The two met at the now-defunct club Sound Factory in 1994 and have been together, personally and professionally, ever since. Back then, Costello was doing costumes for Madonna’s trippy …

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Colossal Bears

Yesterday NPR did a story about Colossal, a new apparel company that is targeting bears as their first niche market. Bill Devine is a bear in Minneapolis. He says he sometimes has trouble finding clothes that flatter a belly he calls “rotund”. DEVINE: After a while you get to the point where you just don’t want to go shopping. You …

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City Of Dallas: Hey, Pull Up Your Pants! What Are You, Some Kind Of Fag?

Via Towleroad comes the story of a new anti-saggy pants campaign by the city of Dallas that suggests that hip-hoppers who let their rear ends show are inviting other men to fuck them. And that’s a baaaad thing. The saggy-pants fashion got its start in prisons, where men are not allowed belts. Wearing your pants below your ass is supposed …

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