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We know our job is to write about fashion, but even we think it’s weird that the one person who’s really gotten famous as a result of the Occupy Wall Street protests is an NYPD detective nicknamed Hipster Cop.
Since last March there have been ten incidences of attempted sexual assault and one rape in and around Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood. And some women who live there say police officers are telling them if they want to avoid being attacked, they should dress more modestly.
This week was full of highs (like all the fun TV news we got on Wednesday — Tim Gunn on Gossip Girl!) and lows (like American Apparel hanging on by a loose financial thread). If you’ve missed any fashion news this week, read on.
Movie and TV characters have come up with creative ways to hide drugs in their clothing — the episode of Gossip Girl in which Jenny sews pills into hollow buttons on a bolero comes to mind. But New York police have discovered a real-life way of hiding drugs and small weapons where the sun doesn’t shine.