Take That, Wentz! Ashlee Simpson Has a Clothing LinePerhaps Ashlee Simpson turned a little green when her boyfriend, Pete Wentz, signed on to design a clothing line for Nordstrom, because now she’s inked a deal to bring her special, unique sensibility to a line of her own.
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Dear Kate: Those Who Do Not Learn From a Topshop Line…When Kate Moss’s Topshop line first debuted last April, we made no secret of the fact that it wasn’t our cup of Earl Grey. Indeed, the words “crap” and “fashion myopia” may have been invoked. And the latest incarnation isn’t much better.
Pete Wentz Designs and Wears Women’s ClothesPete Wentz’s clothing label is on the verge of a major expansion. Wentz will design a junior line for Nordstrom under his four-year-old Clandestine Industries brand. The line will be sold exclusively in Nordstrom and arrive in 600 stores this April.
The Burger Dress Debuts; Commemorative Heath Shirt Does Too• We see that the boys over at our brother blog Grub Street have picked out their future wives’ clothing. Alas, we only hope their tastes improve a bit: A burger dress just doesn’t look great on everyone. And we all know that drawing that much attention to your midriff is a no-no, especially if you eat as much meat as our co-workers do. Keep on trying, boys. [Grub Street]
Thom Browne’s Got a Cute New Friend• Thom Browne’s maybe-twink is cuter than all of our boyfriends put together. [Daily Intel]
• The early word from Baby Phat: shitshow. Stay tuned for Fuggish impressions. [Jezebel]
• Candace Bushnell’s Fashion Week has been rough. Maybe that’s why she looks so wounded. [Fashion Dish/NYDN]
• To celebrate the end of the taxi strike, Robin Givhan hits Saks’ Shoe Megaloporium for some proper heels. Alas, if only Chloé boots were made for women with regular calves. [Off the Runway/WP]
• We’re just going to throw some phrases around out there: Pete Wentz. Clothing line. Macy’s. God is dead. [StyleHive]
• Memo to YSL: What the hell are you guys doing with your new marketing campaign? It’s a really busy week; we don’t have time to wrap our heads around whatever you’re up to. [Fashion Inc.]