Market Report: 20 Amazing Things on Sale This Week


  • Isabel Marant! Céline! Tibi! Elizabeth & James! 3.1 Phillip Lim! All on sale! Now! Here’s the best of the sale racks. [The Cut]
  • More sales! Here are the clothes you loved on celebs—Miranda Kerr’s awesome pencil skirt!—now majorly discounted. []
  • Here is Rihanna wearing a pair of men’s boxer shirts for a night out on the town. [Elle]

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Market Report: J.Crew is Selling These Horrible Hashtag Shorts Now


  • Happy Monday, Shoppists! Let’s start things off with a pair of shorts that should not exist. [Huffington Post]
  • Here’s your first look at the new (improved?) Wonder Woman costume. It looks like an ad for chocolate. [People]
  • Good news for those of you with short bobs: You can still do milkmaid braids! Here’s how. [The Beauty Department]

More fun stuff right here!

Market Report: The 26 Best Aviators Ever Worn by Celebs


  • Happy Monday, Shoppists. Let’s ease into the week with this roundup of the 26 best moments in aviator history. Yep, ’90s Posh and Becks make the cut. []
  • When no one was paying much attention, Coach went and got cool.  (Sad news: They fired a ton of people to get there.) [Into The Gloss]
  • A Beyoncé fashion exhibit is coming to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum tomorrow. [Rolling Stone]

How to wear a head scarf, coming right up.

Market Report: They’ve Officially Created a Color That’s Blacker Than Black


  • Scientists have officially developed a color that is blacker than black. In fact, it’s so dark, humans can’t discern what they’re seeing. [Independent]
  • “Weird Al” Yankovic is at it again with a new rendition of Pharrell’s “Happy” entitled “Tacky”. Jack Black, Aisha Tyler and Eric Stonestreet all make appearances in the video wearing—you guessed it—fantastically tacky attire. [Rolling Stone]

Keeping reading for more fashion and beauty news.

Market Report: 11 Coolest Children’s Clothing Companies

  • MR20We’re (finally!) entering a period in which kids’ clothing is just as (or maybe even more?) awesome as adult clothing. Case in point: these 11 too-cute-for-words children’s clothing companies. [Huffington Post]
  • A mom in the UK made an entire Rainbow Loom dress (you know, those tiny colorful rubber bands every child you know makes into bracelets). You can buy it for $290,000. [Jezebel]

More juicy reads ahead.

Market Report: 6 Most Stylish Beach Reads

  • MR4Back to the grind. Let’s hurry along the weekend with this roundup of the summer’s most stylish reads. Really—tack these to your must-read list now. [StyleList]
  • Remember that Belgian soccer fan who scored a L’Oreal beauty contract after being spotted in the World Cup stands? Yeah, that contract’s already over. [Fashionista]
  • Sick of your split ends? Let an old-school stylist set fire to them. Literally. (Actually, don’t. But look at this photo.) [Into The Gloss]

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Market Report: Are Clothing Donation Bins a Scam?


  • Turns out, not all clothing donation bins actually take the clothes where you think they do. And Jersey-based donation companies might be the worst offenders. [Refinery29]
  • Luxe online shopping destination Net-a-Porter launched a sporty spinoff today, cleverly called Net-a-Sporter. You know, if you ever wanted to buy a $300 golf dress. [Net-a-Porter]
  • The latest trend in makeup: collarbone contouring. Yes, you read that right. [Fashionista]

Up next: Blake Lively’s starting a fashion brand?

Yay Or Nay: Ellen is Launching a Major Lifestyle Brand


The next Martha Stewart? | Photo via Shutterstock.

Full disclosure: Ellen Degeneres can do no wrong in my book. I love her. I love her dance moves, her jokes, her undeniably adorable banter with Sophia Grace and Rosie. Still, I was still skeptical when I read that she’s launching a lifestyle brand with Chris Burch (you know, Tory’s ex and the guy behind C. Wonder).

Hm. I’m not so sure about this.

Market Report: Guys, This is How You Fold a Pocket Square

  • MR21We’re in the thick of summer wedding season, which means it’s the perfect time to watch this 8-second GIF that shows how to fold a pocket square. [Huffington Post]
  • Forget Pea in the Pod: a heavily pregnant model walked in the Chanel Haute Couture show. Can you say Chanel maternity-wear? []
  • A Japanese retailer is experimenting with virtual dressing rooms. Stand in front of a screen, select what clothes you want to try on, and see yourself dressed in it in seconds. Mind. Blown. [Business of Fashion]

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