Skinny jeans blamed for health troubles


Warning, wearers of close-fitting denim! A woman in Australia had to be "cut out" of her skinny jeans after suffering muscle and nerve damage. Read the rest

Tie your shoes the Ukrainian way

The "Ukrainian lacing" method puts a pair of loops in both sets of top eyelets, cross-laces to the bottom, and anchors the laces with a pair of hidden knots, so that you can slip your foot into a "tied" shoe, then tighten it and tie a perfect bow with no loose ends. Read the rest

Ultimate t-shirt for trolling science fiction fans

$20-26 from Offworld Designs. (via Diane Duane) Read the rest

Vans slip-ons with Murakami artwork

Legendary Japanese "superflat" artist Takashi Murakami designed a fantastic line of Vans sneakers for adults and kids to be released later this month. Read the rest

Watch: 400 years of hats

GQ looks at the last four centuries of fashion in men's hats. And yes, it includes the porkpie hat from Breaking Bad. Read the rest

Shoe that wraps like a scarf: Vibram Furoshiki

Image: Vibram.
The Japanese word "furoshiki" refers to wrapping something in cloth. In this case, it's your feet.

Here's what official Islamic State “wear a hijab, or else, ladies” paperwork looks like

“The beauty of women can hurt her and attract evil,” it reads.

The history of women’s swimsuits in one video


BuzzFeed is back with another history video. Read the rest

Otter Wax, for reproofing your waxed cotton

Waxed cotton is beautiful and functional, but you've got to maintain it. Otter Wax is the brand I've relied on to keep my jacket happy.

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Crazily chunky knitwear and blankets

Etsy's Ohhio knits with crazily thick Merino wool yarn in 70 colors that runs 3"/stitch: the cuddliest blankets; lush scarves and giant cowls (via Crazy Abalone). Read the rest

Star Trek TNG ties

Give Dad the red one: $30, also comes in gold and blue. Read the rest

Video charts women’s ideal body types throughout history


Buzzfeed invited a diverse set of models to represent the ideal female shape throughout history Read the rest

Pokemon ghosts are still fashionable, still spooky


If you have a fond memory for Pokemon games, you'll remember that Lavender Town tends to be where all the ghost stories can be found. Somewhat famously, Lavender Town is also the source of a great work of creepypasta—now it is the inspiration for a great handmade outfit. Read the rest

Nail salons in NYC: brutal sweatshops

"If you go to a [nail salon] with rock-bottom prices, that chances are the workers wages' are being stolen" -- the $10.50 New York City manicure was built on illegal, shameful labor practices that brutalize the vulnerable immigrant women who sleep on coffin-life pallets and give up their children to caregivers because they can't make ends meet. Read the rest

Cel-shaded jeans, now for sale!

Last summer's Borderlands-style brilliant cel-shaded jeans are now available as £77 custom readymades from Etsy's Deja Neuf Heures. Read the rest

Zardoz vs ET

The latest tee from our pals at Monochrom: Zardoz is Pleased, based on an original 2015 oil painting. Read the rest

Print out this witch fashion game and play it with your friends


Tragic magic! Executive realness! Here's a new game for 3-6 players, about drawing fashions for witches, that you can print out and play with your friends. All you really need is some tokens, a tip cup and a timer—and all those markers and art supplies you wish you played with more often. Read the rest

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