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Guys, Chinatown is soooo out. When it comes to scoring cheap luxury brand goods, it's all about bribing Federal agents. Here's where Conflict Of Interest comes in. A fictitious NYC-based government agency assigned the monumental task of confiscating "unlicensed" designer goods — its stealthy agents play sartorial Bonds, searching the world for evil villains distributing shipping containers full of high-ticket goods to the seedy underbelly of the fashion industry. But even America's finest aren't immune to a little corruption — while the brand destroys most of the seized garments, it also saves the choicest wares to sell to a select few.
Are you willing to get in on the conspiracy? We're blowing the whistle on this secret squadron — meaning you can buy a trio of crisp unisex tees — from "Bottega Veneta," "Givenchy," or "Balenciaga" — for a mere $60. We hear there's a big shipment of Chanel coming in soon — stay tuned, we'll play mole. Shop for the shirts at VFILES.
We can't claim we've ever plucked a Comme Des Garçons look straight from the runway and worn it for our annual review, or showed up to an interview in a carnival-esque Thom Browne dress. That's because, as amazing as they may be, many high-fashion trends won't earn HR's stamp of approval.
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Homemade granola before work is great, but let’s be honest, there’s seldom an occasion when we’ve ever got round to actually making it. Muesli is alright, but if all we’ve got is cornflakes and milk, we can’t hack it: we’ll cut our losses and get breakfast en route. Whilst yes, brekkie on the go might be bit read