Annagybe says that a small town pooled it’s resources to open up it’s very own department store. How cool is that. 

Debora found The Fit Priority Ranking on Dappered very helpful because fitting mens clothes can be a tricky business. 

MaryK shared this short video of the Sartorialist in Tokyo. Mary was surprised at the extent to which the Sartorialist creates the shots, rather than just capturing them. 

Znip shares a wonderful slideshow from Vanity Fair featuring J.F. Kennedy and other rather swish looking gents and ladies. A tribute to the hallmarks of preppy style. 

RoseandJoan kindly dedicated Duran Duran’s new music video to me and YLF because I’m a HUGE fan of the band. The video features legendary ’90s supermodels for their new song, Girl Panic. The models look great, but it cannot compare to the eye candy that the band members provide. 

Lisa enjoyed My (Not So) Style Blog’s bold style. And loves her bright socks!

Bj1111 says that Team Maximal has to look at this fab, fab, fab spread of stacked bracelets, rings, watches and bangles by photographer Michele Lamy. 

Vildy, after reading an article on “The Dirty, Unethical Business of Fashion Blogs”, thinks it’s good to be aware of how much “editorial” content in any public medium is tied, weakly or strongly, to advertising. Ornella found this look at how bloggers make money very interesting. Both of these articles were actually inspired by the WWD story “Hot Fashion Bloggers”. For the record, I do not accept free products, we no longer do product reviews, and we aggressively disclose content that is sponsored.

MNSara enjoyed the creativity of this video, which combines four years of daily head shots.

Helen in Canada was thrilled to hear that Joseph Altuzarra won this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. What a great way to nurture and promote talented new designers!

Laurinda was fascinated by Emily Crane’s creativity as she combines fashion, food making, and lab work to create micro-nutrient couture. You can actually eat these garments after wearing them

Inge wonders whether fun and colourful Echo Touch Gloves allow you to use your iPhone when you’re outside. They look like a good idea!. 

I found a super article on the top 10 budget living blogs by the Budget Fashionista.