Fashion Friday: Mitt Romney’s Dad Jeans and More Style Scoop

TIME's Feifei Sun rounds up the brilliant and bizarre from this week in fashion.

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Romney’s Dad Jeans. In the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, some Democrats have pointed to Mitt Romney’s huge fortune as a reason why the Republican might not be able to relate to average Americans. Does Romney’s recent appearance in Gap jeans change that? [The Cut]

Forever 21 Sued by Employees. Five people filed a class action lawsuit against the retailer on Wednesday, accusing Forever 21 of making them work off the clock and denying them meal breaks. The lawsuits are just the latest legal headache for the company, which has been sued for copyright infringement and criticized for insensitive products over the last few years. [HuffPo]

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Mini Model. Cindy Crawford’s 10-year-old daughter, Kaia Gerber, follows in her mother’s famous footsteps with a new ad for Young Versace. Gerber looks beautiful, of course, but it’s a bit surprising to see her modeling at such a young age. [Daily Mail]

But, as Tavi Gevinson reminds us, fashion has always been an industry that “fetishizes youth,” which is why the teen blogger found the backlash over her appearance at New York Fashion Week surprising. [BBC]

Vagina Nail Art. We’re used to seeing animal print and crazy textures on stick-on nail art, but is it asking too much for companies to refrain from using (private) body parts? [Fashionista]

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