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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

Just say NO to denim+leather pants



Two weeks ago, before the Republican National Convention came to town and demanded the energy and attention of the Deal Divas, I was relaxing on a remote island of the Florida Keys, thumbing through US Weekly and People without a care in the world.

Okay, I can't lie to you, deevs. I had one care.

I developed really strong feelings about the fall trend of mixing leather and denim.

Now before you pummel me with razor-sharp objections, please know I think jeans with leather jackets and leather pants with denim tops are fine looks. Really, go for it, seriously, whatever.

But do not go where Jake Timberlake would lead you. Do not combine these fabrics into a single pair of pants.

Consider Exhibit A from the website of Marie Claire:


What is even going on anymore? These William Rast pants deserve my favorite adjective for that which I unapologetically loathe.

Heinous. I am whipping out the word "heinous,"  folks, and no one can stop me. Certainly not these tacky pants and their awful patchwork cousins pushed by other designers.


Justin, I am demanding a retraction, an apology and another hip-hop collaboration with Timbaland.

Deal Diva Katie

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 11:13am]


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