Category Archives: Fashion Apologies

Regret is not apology, Karl

DRAAAAAAAMA that has nothing to do with actual awards! Out of nowhere, two days ago, Chanel’s terrifying-yet-mockable designer Karl Lagerfeld told Women’s Wear Daily that Meryl Streep was set to wear one of his gowns to the Oscars but backed out … Continue reading

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Flying While Turbaned

A week ago, the Sikh fashion designer/model/actor Waris Ahluwalia was denied permission to board a flight back home to New York, because he refused a demand from Aeromexico to remove his turban in public. Ahluwalia instagrammed a shot of himself … Continue reading

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Celebrity apology roundup! Five apologies, one post!

Have any celebrities apologized for entitled narcissistic inappropro behavior recently? AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA (/wipes eyes) yes. 1. Musclebound Marvel meatballs!

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Dear Equinox: Stop Trying to Make #PreApology Happen

On Twitter yesterday, the Chief Marketing Officer of Equinox Gyms posted this: This wittiness is tied to Equinox’s new campaign, all tied to the notion of “preapology.” LET’S DISCUSS.

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Sorry shopportunities!

Snarky non-apologizing is tres chic right now. Ironic fashion is everything. So let’s unapologetically check out some merch. First we have this “Sorry Not Sorry” hat from Urban Outfitters. Express your disdain for emotional generosity via a watchcap! 

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my fat tuchus and i do not accept your apology

We tried to relegate Lululemon’s last dimwitted apology to our Facebook page (feel free to “like” it to enjoy apologies we do not deign to cover at length here) but Lululemon, like a bunny-boiling anti-feminist icon, will not be ignored.

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Puff the savage hairstyle

On June 14th Horizon Science Academy, a charter school in Lorain, OH, issued a new dress code for its 500 students in kindergarten to 10th grade. The kids wear uniforms, but a dress code is still needed. It contained provisions … Continue reading

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Quick recap: A few days ago, quotes from a 2006 Salon story about the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch, Mike Jeffries, resurfaced in a story about why Abercrombie’s largest women’s size is a 10. Jeffries had said that for his brand, sex … Continue reading

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We never want to make sirenians uncomfortable

Susan Clemens tweeted (with screen grab evidence): What the. Plus sized women get “Manatee Grey” while standard sizes are “Dark Heather Grey.” @Target #notbuyingit Everyone and their manatee re-tweeted it. Oh no. DAMAGE CONTROL! DAMAGE CONTROL, ALL AISLES.

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