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The Onion is selling gift boxes featuring fake products that
will definitely make watching dad open that package of socks you got him
more exciting. Who wouldn't want the iFeast, a portable MP3
docking station/pet feeding system or a smoke alarm that wakes you
slowly to the gentle sounds of the rain forest? Fortunately, these
products don't actually exist, but you can buy the empty boxes online at the Onion Store.
Rapper Commonhas partnered with Microsoft to create a clothing line called Softwear which will launch this week. The line of shirts are meant to evoke the '80s, a seminal time in the history of PCs. As such,
they feature retro MS-DOS fonts and a
mugshot of a young Bill Gates. Pair them with acid-washed jeans
and a Swatch watch and get out the floppy disks!Check out the full collection HERE.
English schoolgirl Georgina Hobday had an outrageous Sweet 16th Birthday party planned at her parents luxurious beachfront estate a la the MTV reality series. Unfortunately, 400+ gatecrashers who heard about the event via Facebook stormed the mansion; scaling walls and causing general mayhem.
There is of course a silver-lining to the whole disaster. Georgina (who bears an uncanny resemblance to Lily Cole) was spotted in pics from the shindig by scouts from Storm Model Management. Known famously for launching the careers of Devon Aoki, Elle Macpherson, Lily Cole, Eva Herzigova and Kate Moss, Storm is one of the top modeling agencies around the globe. Contracts in hand, agency reps have arranged to meet with the young girl and see where it goes from there. They aren't saying that they've made the teen an offer yet, but they did send out a press release and speak with the media regarding the upcoming visit. Sounds like Georgina may have cause for another celebration.
I missed out on the Rococo Rendezvous that I mentioned HERE a few weeks ago (I was out of town!). No fear. LA Weekly has a great slideshow of the festivities. Enjoy all the Cosplay, Steampunk, Marie Anoinetters with powdered wigs and Amstel Lights! HERE.
“I need some photographs for my MySpace page...I don’t know how to post
the pictures, so my assistant does it. MySpace makes people happy,
which is cool. Also I get very lonely, and MySpace makes me feel
With the economy circling the drain some ladies are trading their wedding rings for cash through online retailers like I Do Now I Don't and Red Swan. Both websites strategy of selling directly to consumers instead through wholesalers reported record sales last month. By cutting the middle man retailers retain a higher margin of profit and consumers a greater discount.
The tables are turned. There is a new Spanx-like undergarment for the guys that is hitting the stores all too soon. That's right the much rumored body slimming undergarment has finally been announced. It's called Core Precision and it makes you look like you have a six-pack. Where do I get mine?
Whaaa? A new wrinkle and scar injection called Vavelta
promises to smooth out fine lines and scarring with a radical new
ingredient: Cells from babies' foreskins. The serum is injected in the
lower layers of the epidermis, eventually revealing younger-looking
skin after a few months. The foreskins are donated by mothers of
circumcised babies in U.S. hospitals. Ewww.
For over a decade, Reggie Cameron has worked behind the scenes as a publicist and marketing executive for mass market retailers, chic boutiques, and clothing lines producing fashion shows and working as a celebrity stylist.
Jumping to the other side of the press release, he provides commentary and coverage with an insider's edge.
His goal is to share with you his adventures in Vanityhood and abroad by servicing our mutual need for outlandish launches, regrettable red carpet garb, and always...wardrobe malfunctions!