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The $500,000 tequila bottle

What does it take to stand out from the crowd? When Bicardi USA decided to market a new brand of premium Tequila, they decided it needed a unique bottle that matched its branding. So they turned to Fabien Baron, the … Continue reading

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When is a T-shirt not just a T-shirt?

Urbanwear is any line of expensive T-shirts and warm-up suits usually designed, sold and worn in prodominantly black communities of Washington DC. T-shirts can cost up to $100 each, and up until a few months ago, everyone was fine with … Continue reading

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That’s not my tit

A man wearing a T-shirt with a picture depicting a heterosexual couple where the woman’s breast was showing was removed from his flight home by American Airlines because the shirt was deemed “potentially offensive.” Yes, this is the state of … Continue reading

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Vogue gets huger

September’s Vogue is always a big issue. Simply any advertiser who’s anyone has to be in the pages, and this year it seems that everyone made the cut. With 620 pages of ads and an estimated 200 pages of editorial … Continue reading

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The rise of rimming

The New York Times reports on the use of automotive bling bling, or more literally the increasing use of after-market rims to turn junk cars into junk cars with shiny wheels. Blame MTV’s “Pimp My Ride,” or blame stupidity or … Continue reading

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My body, my toxic waste dump

The Environmental Working Group thinks it’s important for you to know just what’s in that lotion you’re dumping all over your tender, exposed skin. So they’ve developed a 10-point scale (10 being “oh my God, my flesh is burning!”) and … Continue reading

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Pride and the mustache-man parade

Thank God the good folks at Macromedia invented Flash! There really is no better way to experience the Gay Pride Parade than this scintillating game from the boys at gay.com. The text intro says it best: �Can you maneuver your … Continue reading

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An ugly dress will Save Your Soul

From the Catwalk: After a spring of wind and rain, the warm, roomy embrace of sack dresses and burlap fabrics promises a welcome change. Cuddling up with Jesus (while deflecting the prying eyes of bubba and daddy) has never sounded … Continue reading

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