Track star Christina Clemons, 31, wore Cool Ranch Doritos earrings to her qualifying performance Sunday for the Tokyo Olympics later this summer: a spectacular and bizarre example of what marketing people call "earned media", presuming they're not paying her to wear them. "I made the Olympic team wearing a bag of @Doritos on my ears," she later declared.
Italian streetwear brand Slam Jam collaborated with Devo to create a small line of spudwear. Along with the Energy Dome sweater above, there's a Reverse Evolution track suit along with a couple of t-shirts and a hoodie. When a problem comes along, you must wear it. (Hypebeast, thanks UPSO!) READ THE REST
UK-based department store chain John Lewis & Partners has stopped selling a child's party dress style called "Lollita" and made a brief public apology. Manufactured by Chi Chi London, the "Lollita" dress was sold in 3 year-11 years sizes. According to the description, "This dress is sure to become a partywear favourite … this pretty… READ THE REST
Chinese clothing company JNBY is in trouble for selling little kids shirts printed with a pattern of grim reaper doodles, the words "Welcome to hell" and "Let me touch you" and other creepy art. Apparently this isn't the first, er, controversial design that the company has offered. From BBC News: For example, a black coat… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. From phone calls to podcasts to music playlists, you listen to a lot of stuff these days. And while earbuds and your phone's speaker work just fine most of the time, there are… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. You never forget the first time you sink your teeth into the odd, slimy, weirdness of a traditional, home-use teeth whitening tray. So many have us have succumbed to the allure… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Hackers are at it more than ever. Major companies, governments, and organizations all over the world are hit by thieves looking for a big payday. It's not enough to have real-world thieves to… READ THE REST