Posts Tagged ‘french’


Breaking news: Yves Saint Laurent dies, aged 71

By admin on June 2nd, 2008

yvessaintlaurent_dies.jpgThe fashion world has awoken today to the sad news that it has lost one of its most beloved designers. Yves Saint Laurent passed away Sunday evening after a long undisclosed illness, aged 71.

The French icon had been battling ill health for some time, and was hospitalised last July with acute respiratory difficulties. According to WWD, he had been bedridden recently, and died at his home yesterday in Paris.

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Tom Bihn french washing instructions

By Isabelle on May 10th, 2007

LabelThis is quite an old story, but a good one. Tom Bihn, a US bag manufacturer inserted an short message about the president in their French washing instructions which translates as: "We are sorry our president is an idiot. We didn’t vote for him." Despite the company’s unwillingness to reveal who was behind the stunt and weak explanation that the label was in fact about CEO Tom BIhn they released a t-shirt with said washing instructions which raised money for the Seattle Vet Centre.

Underwear & Swimwear

HOM underwear

By ShinyMedia on April 24th, 2007


HOM made waves in the ’70s with their mesh and cotton anatomically seamed briefs, and continue to push the boundaries with their 3001 range of men’s lingerie. Their garden hipster (middle) is £38 and features lacy side panels. If you prefer something a bit more conventional their plain underwear comes highly recommended in this month’s Fantastic Man magazine. A pair of low waisted briefs will set you back 15.99 from their website.

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