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  1. backlashes
    The Pantsuit Nation Backlash Is Here, and It’s IntenseAll it took was a book deal.
  2. backlashes
    Is It Fair to Say Maybe the Beyhive Overreacted Yesterday?It’s okay to admit it.
  3. debacles
    Lululemon’s Pants Debacle Takes Fat-Shaming TurnSeriously, how could they mess this up even MORE?
  4. backlashes
    Barneys Enlists Al Sharpton’s Help in Racial-Profiling AccusationsCEO Mark Lee will meet with the Reverend next week.
  5. backlashes
    Jay-Z Gets Pressure to Call Off Barneys CollaborationHow will he spin these racial accusations?
  6. party chat
    Deborah Needleman Encounters Cover Model Outcry“She’s a little bit skinny.”
  7. backlashes
    Vera Wang Gets Rid of Her Try-On Fees in ChinaBrides-to-be can now try on dresses for free.
  8. apologies
    Ford Really Sorry You Saw Those Violent Kardashian Ads“We deeply regret this incident.”
  9. backlashes
    Israeli Military Still Mad About Bar RefaeliHer new pro-Israel ad prompted a response from an army spokesperson.
  10. other critics
    Cathy Horyn Knocks Saint Laurent’s ‘Lazy Values’On Slimane’s grunge dresses: “They’re not special.”
  11. oscars 2013
    Anne Hathaway’s Oscars Dress Kerfuffle Was Quite StressfulShe reportedly threw “a fit.”
  12. mad people
    Coco Rocha Defends Those Banana Republic Mad Men Ads“It’s a Twiggy sort of style.”
  13. don’t weight up
    Backlash Mounts Against Banana Republic’s Latest Mad Men CollectionSome customers feel Coco Rocha doesn’t adequately reflect the show’s curvier silhouettes.
  14. galliano
    Galliano’s Outfit Accused of ‘Mocking’ Orthodox JewsThe inevitable — and ludicrous — backlash begins.
  15. first looks
    Exclusive: Anja Rubik on Nipples, Sex, and 25’s Second Issue“A lot of places wouldn’t sell the book because they said it was too extreme.”
  16. backlashes
    Hedi Slimane vs. the Fashion Press: It’s Not Over YetProbably not. Also, sexy sketches by Yves Saint Laurent!
  17. feuds
    Gaga Takes Slimane’s Side Against Horyn, via TwitterVia Twitter, naturally.
  18. backlashes
    Vanessa Bryant Defends Her ‘Winner’ Comment“It is about our sacrifice as a family.”
  19. that’s crafty
    Lauren Conrad Guts Books for a ‘Craft Project,’ Literary Backlash EnsuesShe should have burned the offending video. Oh, wait.
  20. backlashes
    Nina Garcia Has Some Misconceptions About Birkin BagsNamely, what percentage of your salary they might cost.
  21. ins and outs
    Ellianna Placas, Essence’s Controversial Fashion Director, Steps DownThe magazine was heavily criticized for hiring her in 2010.
  22. backlashes
    The House on the Olympic Uniforms“Outraged.”
  23. backlashes
    Ralph Lauren’s Next Olympic Outfits Will Be Made in the USATo make everyone feel better about this year’s uniforms being made in China.
  24. backlashes
    Jeremy Scott’s Controversial ‘Shackle’ Sneakers Won’t Be Sold Adidas has apologized for offending people.
  25. everyone pees
    Harvey Nichols Ad Shows Models Peeing Themselves With ExcitementIt’s supposedly inspired by a line from Pretty Woman.
  26. preposterous backlashes that don’t even work
    J.C. Penney’s Two Dads Expected Some of the Backlash“We didn’t expect it to go unnoticed at all.”
  27. preposterous backlashes that don’t even work
    J.C. Penney and Its Two Dads Are Just Having Fun With One Million Moms NowThe company’s newest advertisement features “real-life dads Todd Koch and Cooper Smith with their children, Claire and Mason.” For shame!
  28. backlashes
    Megan Fox Can Rest Easy Now That Jalouse Retracted Her Awkward QuoteShe thanked the magazine on Facebook yesterday.
  29. backlashes
    Instagram User Upset Over J.Crew’s ‘Bali Adventure’“Accessorizing with brown kids is so 2010.”
  30. preposterous backlashes that don’t even work
    J.C. Penney Actually Benefits From One Million Moms’ IreThe retailer’s “consumer perception” spiked after One Million Moms attacked them.
  31. backlashes
    Texas Monthly’s Jason Sheeler: ‘I Really Do Like Jane Aldridge’And he certainly didn’t make up any of her quotes.
  32. backlashes
    Jane Aldridge Refutes ‘Blatantly Made Up’ QuotesMeanwhile, Texas Monthly stands by the story.
  33. preposterous backlashes
    Stella McCartney Responds to Grumpy Olympic Uniform HatersApparently some people feel the uniforms should be “more red.”
  34. the karl of it all
    Karl Lagerfeld Calls Newsweek ‘a Sh-tty Little Paper’He’s still mad about that Robin Givhan story, evidently.
  35. racist pants
    Bootleg Abercrombie Website Sells Racist PantsThanks to a bad Chinese translation.
  36. party lines
    Tavi Defends Lana Del ReyThe Rookie editor thinks Del Rey has created her own image.
  37. backlashes
    Brandon Jacobs Apologized for Telling Gisele to Shut UpHe thought he was paying her a compliment.
  38. backlashes
    Gisele’s Super Bowl Comment Was Nowhere Near As Bad As Brandon Jacobs’s Response“[Bundchen] just needs to continue to be cute and shut up.”
  39. backlashes
    GLAAD Takes a Stand Against Anti-Gay Critics of JCPenneyThey’ve started an online petition to support Ellen DeGeneres.
  40. backlashes
    Middle School Bans Uggs Because of Their Smuggling CapacityStudents were using them to sneak cell phones into class.
  41. backlashes
    Amy Winehouse’s Dad Attacks Jean Paul Gaultier’s Couture TributeMitch Winehouse says the family wasn’t consulted beforehand.
  42. backlashes
    Magazine Removes ‘Humorous’ Article That Links Uggs to Chlamydia, ProstitutionDespite their original disclaimer telling readers not to “take this sh-t too seriously.”
  43. protests
    At Least One Store in Hong Kong Found the Dolce Photo Scandal FunnyThe store’s owner also said the protests moved him.
  44. protests
    Dolce & Gabbana Apologized to Protesters in Hong KongSo finally, everyone can go home.
  45. layoffs
    Rocawear Laid Off Half Its New York City WorkersFor “economic” reasons.
  46. Fox News Horrified by ‘Incestuous’ Mother-Daughter Lingerie Ads“The incestuous and lesbian suggestions, with the phallic images of cactus and logs, are juvenile at best.”
  47. false alarms
    Wegmans Covered Up Adele’s Cosmo CoverBut apparently, they do this all the time.
  48. backlashes
    Forever 21 Is in Trouble for Making ‘Navajo’ Panties, TooTheir version is pink and lacy.
  49. backlashes
    It Turns Out That St. Croix Didn’t Even Make Steve Jobs’s Mock TurtlenecksApparently Issey Miyake did.
  50. backlashes
    Urban Outfitters in Trouble for Selling ‘Navajo’ UnderwearIt’s illegal for them to use the term, for several different reasons.
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