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H&M The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Collection by Trish Summerville

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is pretty old news for lit and film geeks but it gets its own launch to a wider audience in the US this week (December 20th, 2011) with a brand new rendition starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. I happen to be a bit of a purist and can’t really picture anyone else playing the part of womankind’s avenging angel, Lisbeth Salander, other than Noomi but I’ll give it a go!

Lisbeth is a strong, aggressive character and her clothes match that attitude and personality plus her cracker background somehow give her leather jacket, combat boots, and skintight jeans a bit of an underground feel.

H&M was so moved by her style they created a Dragoon Tattoo Collection to celebrate Lisbeth’s edgy look.

I seen the collection at H&M this weekend but in LA it supposedly sold out in 10 minutes but not everyone is a fan of the collection,

Blogger, Natalie Karneef wrote a blog post entitled “An Open Letter to H&M from a Rape Survivor”: “….…H&M, you have created a line of clothing based on her character: a woman who has suffered a lifetime of abuse, who is violently raped, and who is hunting down a man who violently rapes and kills other women.”

“Lisbeth has been through hell, and her clothing is her armor. That’s her choice, and it’s an understandable choice. But you glamorize it, putting a glossy, trendy finish on the face of sexual violence and the rage and fear it leaves behind.”

H&M has apologized stating…”We have read the open letter by Natalie Karnefwe apologize if she or anyone has been offended by the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo collection by Trish Summerville – this has not in any way been our intent. The collection is based on and inspired by the film and character Lisbeth Salander and though we think Lisbeth is a strong woman who stands up for her ideal, we are not trying to represent her specifically.”

The spokesperson continued, “Our goal is to rather offer a collection that we see in today’s trend picture that will appeal to many customers. We do not view this collection as provocative-it contains pieces that are staples in many people’s wardrobes: jeans, biker jackets and t-shirts. It’s all about how you wear them. We encourage our customers to find their own personal way to wear our products.”

H&M’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Collection features 30 pieces ranging from ten dollars to two hundred.

What do you think?

The collection is available in stores and online at www.hm.com

As for me I wish he had a chance to finish the Millennium Series, hopefully his girlfriend will come through for us. I’d rather have more books than a clothing collection!

info via abc news

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Forever 21 for Hello Kitty Collection

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It’s not beauty but the Forever 21 for Hello Kitty Collection is well worth a mention. Everyone’s favorite little kitty has teamed up with Forever 21 to create a selection of fashions and accessories with budget friendly price tags perfect for gifting this season.

Here are just a few of the offerings from the collection!

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Target Harajuku Lovers Mini Collection

I don’t have children because I’m still technically raising myself. No but seriously, I don’t have children or toddlers running around but if you do you might want to check out Gwen’s Harajuku Lovers Mini Collection that’s available at Target and Target.com

Target Harajuku Lovers Mini Collection

It’s off the topic of beauty but they have a lovely little selection of clothes and accessories for your little ones.

Loves it!

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Dress-Up Band-Aids by Cynthia Rowley: Band-Aid Brand by Cynthia Rowley

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Listen up Fashionistas! Do you have a boo boo? Did you cut yourself shaving? Got a big fat pimple on your forehead? Scratched your leg while wobbling around in your Manolos?

Now what are you supposed to do? I mean seriously you can’t sport a band aid while looking wicked fierce in the latest and greatest couture but you can’t bleed all over the place either.

Stop.

Fashion emergency over.

Get a box of designer Band-Aid Cynthia Rowley. Perfect solution!

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mark Summer 2010: mark Rio Beauty Carlos Falchi Collaboration

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This Summer mark has collaborated with Brazilian handbag designer, Carlos Falchi, to preset the mark Rio Beauty and Fashion Collection!

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