Noteworthy items from around the world.
Miss Manners is a stickler for the “ladies first” courtesy. Lest others forget, Stüssy and Hellz Bellz stitched the social rule in hot pink threading on the back of an Eighties-style bomber for their new streetwear collaboration. The jacket sells for $69, attitude not included.
—Khanh T.L. Tran
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Charlie Joe’s T-shirt dress in metallic sequins ($376) is versatile enough for both disco girls and hippie chicks, which explains why it’s all the rage at beaches and nightclubs alike.
Cool girls who want to stay warm in the depths of the Berlin winter are opting for capes. The toppers are being thrown over leather jackets for an extra layer, as illustrated by this soft tweed $20 flea market bargain.
This pinup-worthy bra and panty set from Fiorucci ($23 and $14, respectively) is flirty enough to get even the most die-hard New Yorker to trade in her basic black for something more playful.
Model-turned-designer Alessio Consorte, 28, created a line of sweatshirts with the perfect alcove for MP3 players ($120). Pibe de Oro styles are available in black and white, but blue, green and red are on tap.
Local chain DocDog’s Cropped Aladdin jeans ($235) are baggy, pleated and stop just above the ankle. They’re the perfect fit for Brazil’s current loose-cut denim trend.
Hannah Chipkin has cornered the thinking-girl’s tote market with her witty slogan shoppers. Her summer range includes this cotton canvas Isn’t It Iconic? tote ($59).