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The Wages of Yoox

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Ah, Europe.

The massive European retailer Yoox just unveiled their semi-annual sale, stocked with some of the best swag the continent has to offer.

The only problem is, it’s big enough to be downright daunting—so we thought we’d pick out a few favorites, starting with this fearlessly busy Thom Browne baracuta riff that might be the most downright badass item to come out of his chalet period.

But don’t worry, there’s plenty of more wearable stuff where that came from.

For instance...»

Crystal Renn Stretches Before Exercise

The Man Who Sold The World (Cardigans): T Magazine sits down with Federico Marchetti, the man behind Yoox.com. [The Moment]

A Man in Part: Russell Brand has mastered the British art of saying funny things that seem like they will get him in trouble. [Vulture]

Living Small: The virtues and pitfalls of the minimalist lifestyle. [Lifehacker]

Beef is When Your Personal Essay Ain’t Safe up in the Street: Good Men Project takes on Slate, in a battle royale of well-intentioned, mildly counter-intuitive essays. [Good Men Project]

Navigating an Enormous Sample Sale

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The Italian mail order outfit Yoox just launched a massive sample sale with literally hundreds of designers at clearance-level discounts. It’s quite a haul, but since the selection ranges from highbrow labels like Etro and Comme des Garçons to obscure euro labels and, well, crocs, sorting through it can be a job of work.

To that end, we’ve picked out a few favorites, starting with this Aquascutum poncho marked down to an eye-popping $190 just in time for the rainy season.

But wait, there’s more…»

Diddy Gets Hard, Scarlett Goes Italian and Chloë Goes Male

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Mama Mia: Still queasy about ScarJo's engagement to Ryan Reynolds? Wash it all away with these Italian GQ shots. [Pophollic]

The Wild Bunch: Take a gander at Hussein Chalayan's line for Yoox.com. [Racked]

Alphabet Soup: While your at it, peek at D-Line and A-Line by Tass Standard. [We Are the Market]

Little Blue Pills: Sean Combs, always a honest and demure representative of his tasteful brand, calls Sean Jean, "fashion Viagra." [News24-San Antonio]

The Coming Storms: We are just as fascinated and scared by the prospect of Chloë Sevigny designing men's clothes as we are about high-waisted jeans for guys. [Brandish]