Morning Java: Life in the Tents, Oscar’s Second Stage, and The Aussie Wool Boycott

oscar-de-la-renta-010709-1It ain't tough times for everyone—instead of cutting back on presentation costs, Oscar de la Renta is adding a second runway show. (Fashionologie)
As well, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, and 50 others are still in the tents—which is pretty good considering the times. (WSJ)
A trip to the Kesner boutique will have you, "convinced you have slipped backward five months to a more affluent era when Men's Vogue was being published, Orlando Bloom was a style icon and finance guys were eager to spend dubiously earned bonuses on velveteen suits and stylized sunglasses to wear at exclusive coke 'n' cocktail parties on borrowed helipads." Oh, Mike Albo, you da best. (NYT)
Eventually, this blog is going to turn into just a periodic series of updates linking to the ever-shifting rumors about the fate of Men's Vogue. (Fashionista)
This new platform will also include a Twitter tracking the possible future of Bill Blass. (Guardian UK)
We have only just become aware of the boycott of Australian wools due to local harvesting practices. We're not going to get into specifics, but all you animal lovers out there would be disgusted. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Zappos is selling a $50,000 T-shirt that you can use to prevent your significant other from buying shoes on their site. We read this, slept on it, mulled it over while sipping our morning coffee, thumbed through the Times, thought about it some more… we still don't get it. (Luxist)

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