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The Great Pants War: Two competing revolutionaries, Bonobos and Cordarounds, square off against the “Soviet Bloc” of vertical corduroy with the
introduction a horizontal variation on the classic fabric. Watch out for the crossfire. [ href="http://www.vanityfair.com/ontheweb/blogs/daily/2008/04/pants-war.html">VanityFair.com]

The Long Haul: Back off you vultures. Giorgio Armani ain’t going nowhere. [ href="http://www.wwd.com/fashionscoops/article/124279">WWD, 2nd item]

Russian Male-Order Bride: Iron-fisted autocrat beloved legally elected Federation President Vladimir Putin tries his best to emulate Nicolas Sarkozy’s recent marital success. Fails. [Gawker]

Wigging Out: Unofficial Kempt mascot Rachel Bilson plays blonde for a day. [ href="http://www.egotastic.com/entertainment/celebrities/rachel-bilson/rachel-bilson-is-a-blonde-bombshell-003466">Egotastic]

Loop de Loop: Harajuku t-shirt maker does it oldschool. [PSFK]

More Celebrity Stink: James Franco, who we href="http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/pineappleexpress/index.html">actually
like, will be the face for Gucci’s latest scent. [ href="http://www.luxist.com/2008/04/17/james-franco-for-gucci/">Luxist]

Boob Tube: Because he hasn’t reached complete market saturation, Tommy Hilfiger will soon have his own TV channel. [ href="http://www.dnrnews.com/site/article.php?id=1721">DNRNews]

Madras Explosion: Ahh! Our eyes! Our eyes! [ href="http://asuitablewardrobe.dynend.com/2008/04/prep-gone-wild.html">A
Suitable Wardrobe]

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