Box Lunch: Trend Fight, War Zone Fashions, and Repetitive Retail Syndrome

pmlinks_070908Another nerd alert—we're obsessing over these viewer-created superhero costumes. Up, up and away! (Pictured, Wired)
Even amongst the brutal poverty and violence of Sierra Leone, fashion flourishes. (Huffington Post)
Mantees—panties for men that is—are pointless, feminizing, emasculating, and, worst of all, tacky—but they're just so darn comfortable. (Style Dash)
The new magazine, Valet, talks to some old Refinery favorite, Steven Alan. (Valet)
Wacky Australians hold an "Anti-Pope Fashion Parade" in protest of the Pontiff's upcoming visit. Oh, be nice. (Channel News Asia)
Dear New York Magazine, Thank you so much for this video collection of the Christian Lacroix, Givenchy, and Jean Paul Gaultier runway presentations. Sincerely, The Pipeline. (NYMag)
The hot new Hyr Collective blog calls out Josh Spear and Coolhunting, suggesting that some sort of trendspotting throwdown may be in the near future. Careful, boys. (Hyr Collective)
Fold, fold, stack. Fold, fold, stack. Fold, fold, stack. Man, working at the Gap fucks you up. (WSJ)
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