It looks like the Hillary Clinton pantsuit meme has legs -- in the candidate’s own online shop.
The page full of campaign merchandise that went live at shop.hillaryclinton.com Tuesday includes the requisite zip-front hoodies, crewneck T-shirts, tanks, hats and “future voter” onesies, all emblazoned with some version of the stylized H and arrow logo of the Hillary Clinton campaign. But one item in particular caught our attention: “The Everyday Pantsuit Tee,” a $30 raspberry red crewneck T-shirt with a trompe l’oeil print of a three-button, two-pocket, notch lapel pantsuit jacket over a dark red top accessorized with a double strand of white pearls and a campaign pin on the left lapel.
The phrase “Pantsuit Up” is printed on the back of the shirt in white, just below the collar, and the accompanying description includes the following: “Bringing a whole new meaning to casual Friday,” and “Pantsuit bottoms not included. American Made. Union Printed.”
The shirt's existence was announced via...Read more
Amal Clooney stole the spotlight from husband George when the couple walked the red carpet at Monday's Tokyo premiere of "Tomorrowland," the new film in which he stars. Amal wore a yellow gown from Martin Margiela that moved like liquid gold. [The Cut]
(Below, take a trip down memory lane with these photos of Amal Clooney's fashionable looks.)
Band of Outsiders, a 2007 finalist for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund and winner of the CFDA menswear award in 2009, has reportedly canceled fall orders, but as of Tuesday wasn't confirming it, denying it or commenting on why. [Los Angeles Times]
Cher not only was Marc Jacobs' date at this year's Met Gala, but now the diva is appearing in Marc Jacobs' ads. [The Cut]
Kris Jenner, mother of model Kendall Jenner, teen fashion plate Kylie Jenner and those fashionably famous Kardashian girls, Kim, Khloe and Kourtney, filed legal papers to trademark her nickname, "momager." [People]
Fashion's Tommy Hilfiger is in a licensing deal to make a furniture collection...Read more
Something’s afoot at L.A.-based Band of Outsiders, the contemporary men’s and women’s label launched by Scott Sternberg in 2004 that has reportedly recently laid off staff and canceled orders.
Citing several people who worked “at, or with, the company,” a post Tuesday morning on the website fashionista.com reported that “Band of Outsiders has laid off the majority of its staff, and canceled all fall wholesale orders.” And a pair of local buyers told The Times that the company had canceled their fall orders.
When contacted to confirm or deny the Fashionista report, representatives for the brand responded via email: “We have no further comment at this time but will be in touch with information when available.”
Efforts to reach Sternberg directly for comment were unsuccessful, but he apparently did speak with fashion industry trade paper WWD, which reports he wasn’t confirming or denying reports that he’s shuttering the business, and quotes him as saying: “Nobody knows anything at this point...Read more
Kiss' Paul Stanley is in a licensing deal with Epic Rights to build a new fashion and lifestyle brand. The new label, called Paul Stanley: Royals & Rebels, is to include men's apparel and accessories, footwear, food, spirits, home decor, cookware and more, Epic announced in a news release.
Ciara is the face of Roberto Cavalli's fall-winter advertising campaign, the label announced via news release Tuesday.
PacSun took to social media on Memorial Day to say it would stop selling a T-shirt with an upside-down American flag on the front. Some critics, including actor James Woods, had called for a boycott of the retailer. [Los Angeles Times]
Fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa is creating his first fragrance, Alaïa Paris, created with Beauté Prestige International and perfumer Marie Salamagne, who said her mission was to create “the smell of cold water falling on hot chalk.” New York Times fashion critic Vanessa Friedman translates that as "airy notes and pink pepper; freesia and peony; animal...Read more