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Photoshopped anti-NFL ‘ad’ slap in the face for Cover Girl

- September 17th, 2014

There is nothing beautiful about domestic abuse. That’s the message journalist Adele Stan sent “the official beauty partner of the NFL,” Cover Girl cosmetics, over the weekend.

Stan has been credited with creating the first photoshopped version of a Cover Girl Baltimore Ravens-themed ad that features models in team makeup colours with the slogan, “Get Your Game Face On!”

Her ad, however, has been altered to depict a badly-bruised woman with a black eye, who looks like she was punched in the face. If an image says a thousand words, this ad is one of the most powerful images in the backlash the NFL has received since Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was indefinitely suspended for domestic abuse.

Urban Outfitters sells ‘bloody’ vintage Kent University sweater

- September 15th, 2014
Tin soldiers and Nixon coming,
We’re finally on our own.
This summer I hear the drumming,
Four dead in Ohio.
These are the lyrics for a Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young song called Ohio that the group wrote after the tragic shootings in 1970 at Kent State University, where the Ohio National Guard opened fire on a group of unarmed students.
Why is this event making fashion news?

Zara pulling ‘Holocaust’ pyjama top

- August 27th, 2014

There will always be clothing items that make you question ‘who would wear that?’ And then there are clothes that beg the question ‘why even make it?’

Retailer Zara apologized to customers Wednesday after pulling a pyjama top that people said resembled the prison uniforms worn during the Holocaust. The blue and white striped kids’ top has a yellow star printed on the front. The brand said it was inspired by clothes in classic western films, and the word ‘sheriff’ can be seen on the star.


Retailer Zara apologized and pulled this pajama top form shelves after people said it looked like prison uniforms worn during the Holocaust.

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