Fashion Cheat Sheet

Introducing a Dita Von Teese-Inspired Perky Bra; Pervert-Proof Hairy Stockings Hit China

M&S Perky Profile Bra: Marks and Spencer just launched the cone-shaped “Perky Profile” bra, inspired by burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese. The cup of the bra is specifically designed to recreate the ‘40s female figure (Von Teese's preferred decade), one which favored a distinctly perky conical shape. [Daily Mail]

Pervert-Proof Hairy Stockings: It may be gross, but as China's densely poplutated cities continue to heat up this summer, some of the country's short-skirt wearers are apparently looking for a way to ward off perverts. Enter "super sexy, summertime anti-pervert full-leg-of-hair stockings, essential for all young girls going out," as the new invention was described of Chinese microblogging site, Weibo. The stockings make its wearer appear to have limbs full of coarse, overgrown leg hair. [Huffington Post]

Mulberry’s G8 Gifts: Mulberry gave personalized bags to each of the eight global leaders who attended the G8 Summit. The leather bags, which retail for over $2,000, were personalized with the leader’s initials. Each of the conference's seven men were gifted the brand's 'Matthew' bag, while its sole female leader, Angela Merkel, was given a slightly more feminine style. [Telegraph]

Banned Bangladesh factory continues to ship to Walmart: Last month, Walmart released a list of factories that the brand will not allow to produce its goods because of their insufficient safety standards. However, Mars Apparels and Simco Dresses, two Bangladeshi factories on the list, have reportedly continued to manufacture Walmart products. [Financial Post]