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  • 2010 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published January 15, 2009

    "Skitch in Time"

  • 2010 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published June 25, 2009

    "Pay for Play"

2007 Stories by Vickie Chang

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  • Trendzilla

    published November 1, 2007

    "More skin doesn’t necessarily mean that you look good." More >>

  • Tooting Our Own Horn

    published November 1, 2007

    One California Day More >>

  • Trendzilla

    published October 25, 2007

    "Bet you thought you looked real cute back then" More >>

  • Trendzilla

    published October 18, 2007

    Costa Mesa just may be OC’s closest answer to a real arts scene More >>

  • Trendzilla

    published October 11, 2007

    "Though Longchamp is advertised as a luxury leather-goods company, the brand has really come to be known for these Le Pliage bags." More >>

  • Trendzilla

    published October 4, 2007

    Who knew that Banana Republic was good for anything more than blending in at the office? More >>

  • Trendzilla

    published September 27, 2007

    "These newfangled phones are incredibly handy—letting us respond to e-mails from the boss whenever and wherever we want." More >>

  • Tom Dumonts 7 Favorite Things

    published September 20, 2007

    No Doubt guitarist, producer More >>

  • Trendzilla

    published September 20, 2007

    "I will not love you long time" More >>

  • Trendzilla

    published September 13, 2007

    "You like that there’s some highly recognizable stitching on your butt that allows people to know exactly how much you spent. It’s... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: RVCA and OBEY Warehouse Sales

    published Dec 06, 2007

    Good news for all you cheapos with good taste out there. Two Orange County-based favorites, RVCA and OBEY, are hosting their respective annual sample sales this weekend. Starting Friday, you'll be ab... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: GAP & Vespa

    published Nov 29, 2007

    Yep, that's it. The crazy collaborations by designers have come to the most unthinkable huh?-inducing climax with the special limited-edition Vespa designed by Gap. Yeah, that Gap. With the sweaters,... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: The Vampress

    published Nov 16, 2007

    I'd like to think I'm a pretty untraditional girl when it comes to diamonds, jewelry and other assorted expensive, sparkly things. So if you plan on proposing to me any time soon, please do so with ... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Erin Fetherston for Target

    published Nov 14, 2007

    Stay the hell away from my local Target this Sunday—because it's the date of the latest launch of Target's GO International line. And this time, the guest designer is American Erin Fetherston. Ba... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Marc by Marc Jacobs

    published Nov 12, 2007

    Sometimes Marc and I are on the same wavelength (see: Highland Fling Dress and the Night Blossom Silk Dress)... and sometimes we're not (see this, this and this.) Buuuut most of the time, with the ex... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: The (Any/Every)thing Dress

    published Nov 06, 2007

    So with the holidays coming up, there's bound to be a slew of mandatory gatherings coming up in your agenda—you know, Thanksgiving dinner with the family, office not-so-festivities, mind-numbing cli... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Fred Perry x Comme des Garçons

    published Nov 01, 2007

    Fred Perry's one of those timeless labels with all-encompassing designs that appeal to just about anyone. The label (endorsed by and named after the 1930s tennis star) first started out with white pol... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Balenciaga Blazers

    published Oct 30, 2007

    Fall 2007 is all about practicality with Balenciaga. Sensible, functional separates were sent down that runway—and for once, one could almost(/kind of) justify buying a clothing item priced in the ... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Vivienne Westwood

    published Oct 22, 2007

    With Vivienne Westwood, punk never died—it just grew up. Westwood's beginnings are in punk music and she pioneered punk style, first gaining notoriety when the Sex Pistols wore her clothing at thei... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Mon Petit Oiseau

    published Oct 19, 2007

    I know it's 80-degrees out there today, but it's still fun looking around at winter coats for the upcoming (really, it'll be here eventually) fall and winter weather. Luckily, Los Angeles-based Mon ... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Joy Division sneakers?

    published Oct 17, 2007

    Sneakerhead culture's always been a little baffling to me. I think everyone knows of someone by now who dedicates their lives and entire paychecks to collecting limited edition, rare, exclusive or ori... More >>

  • Game On

    published July 12, 2007

    Confession: I once tailgated a driver for four city blocks just because the bumper of his Tacoma was wallpapered with all sorts of fun... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Croc Mammoths

    published Oct 12, 2007

    Remember Crocs? Meet their fleece-lined, not-so-distant relative: the Mammoth. Yes, kids, for $29.99-$39.99, you, too, can purchase a pair of Croc Mammoths in a range of seven colors (including "Cot... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Project Runway

    published Sep 21, 2007

    It was revealed in late August by host Heidi Klum that the fourth season of the almost unimaginably successful Bravo reality fashion design show, Project Runway, will be premiering Wednesday, November... More >>

  • Because You're Ugly: Crocs

    published Sep 18, 2007

    It was revealed this morning that Crocs, possibly the world's ugliest footwear since the creation of Skechers, pose a threat on escalators. The bright rubber clogs were tragically everywhere you loo... More >>

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