NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Many ladies love their handbags and will spend a lot of money for the latest and greatest, but a new study says what is inside those bags may be covered in germs worse than what you’ll find in the bathroom.
What's better than a bicycle built for two? A bicycle built for two beautiful models to ride around Paris carrying Longchamp bags, that's what! Coco Rocha is the face of Longchamp’s Fall 2012 ad campaign alongside up-and-coming model Emily DiDonato, and the pair can be seen riding their way into your hearts via tandem bike, wearing the brand's fall fur-trimmed leather coats and carrying LM Cuir line bags. Must be nice. [Style.com]
In make-up-your-mind news of the day, Chloë Sevigny denies being a style icon but then implies that she is in fact one of the most stylish people on the Internet. Is she fucking with us? Probably. Out writes:
Sevigny denies that she’s the clotheshorse she’s made out to be, but does, in fact, know her place in the fashion food chain. For the British premiere of Hit & Miss she requested about 20 dresses for consideration, but only received two. “Aren’t I one of the top searches on Style.com, for crying out loud?” she says with mock disgust. “How hard is it to get a fucking dress from Valentino?” When it’s noted that that quote will definitely make it to print, she clasps her hands together and lets out a raspy laugh.
You know that awesome feeling you get after purchasing a new item for your wardrobe for pennies? Well, it's quickly fleeting after reading this article. A British teen had to seek urgent medical treatment after the plastic from a cheap pair of sunglasses made her face swell until she was unrecognizable. So scary! [Daily Mail]
Long gone are the days when your skin color was light, medium or dark. A Brazilian artist is documenting every skin tone shade possible using the Pantone color chart. Browse the shades here. [Daily Mail]
You thought you had a fat stomach, but have you looked at your toes? Forget cankles, toe-besity is real and apparently causing a rise in foot cosmetic surgery in America. What the eff, y'all. Calm down with all that plastic surgery! This is ridiculous. [Huffington Post]
Photographer David Bailey thinks fashion is "the most boring thing in the world." He also thinks that walking a mile in Victoria Beckham's shoes would suck. He told Telegraph:
"I think she looks very smart and she dresses a lot better than lots of people like that… I'm not mad about the shoes she wears. They look like they hurt a bit - if you were told you had to wear those for the rest of your life, you'd burst out crying."
It's finally here! The Yayoi Kusama x Louis Vuitton collab has arrived and is making everyone on Fifth Avenue see spots. The luxury brand has painted their 57th Street flagship in dots to celebrate. [Racked]