Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
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.
Whether she's got a light dusting or a serious sprinkle, a lady with freckles faces a unique set of beauty challenges compared to those with dot-free complexions. Still, she shouldn't feel compelled to cover those beautiful spots — unless that's what she's into, of course. But, for those who want to let their freckled read
Gwyneth she is not. While Blake Lively's lifestyle website, Preserve, may bear a few hallmarks of the goop goddess' empire, it's a horse of a different color. That color is somewhere between Lo-Fi and Hefe.
If you've had a chance to poke around the site today, you may have noticed a few themes emerging in the shopping read