Lynn Yaeger

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  • 7 years ago | Featured

    If anyone gave you a gift card this Christmas, leave work immediately -- tell the boss you have rabies! Herpes! Anything -- get yourself to that shop and use the card immediately. Even if you have to buy something at random -- underpants, M&Ms -- ...

  • 7 years ago

    It's the very last week of 2008, the worst 12 months in living memory for the fashion business, an annus horribilis if ever there was one. All of which means it's time for the first annual (and maybe last annual) Village Voice Lowlights of Fashion...

  • 7 years ago | Featured

    Well, it'll be a merry Christmas for at least one merchant: Ramazan Baydan, a shoe manufacturer in Istanbul, Turkey, says he recognized one of his shoes as the infamous Oxford hurled at President Bush in Iraq last week. That undistinguished clodho...

  • 7 years ago | Featured

    Waaah! All I wanted for Christmas was a tote bag printed with a nude photo of the first lady of France, and now I'm not gonna get one! It seems that the Pardon purse company was doing a fine business selling totes emblazoned with Carla Bruni Sarko...

  • 7 years ago | Books

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth has decided to turn off the lights in unused Buckingham Palace rooms, re-serve morsels left over from lavish banquets, and repeat a dowdy outfit now and again. Nice try Queeenie, and we're glad you're keeping up with the ...

  • 7 years ago

    Things apparently did not work out with Mr. Big. Carrie Bradshaw, broke and alone, is filling her time by narrating "Costume: The Art of Dress," an audio tour of the fashions in the collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Curious about how ...