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Roy Lichtenstein Teams with Barneys Chelsea Passage

Roy Lichtenstein for Barneys

All HGTV hosts will tell you that your rooms need a “pop” of color, something unexpected, something a little out of the ordinary. And what’s more poppy than something from one of the premiere artist of that era? We’re talking about Roy Lichtenstein. And, no, we don’t expect you to drop millions to add a little pizazz to your home. Instead head to Barneys’ Chelsea Passage, which has just launched a special capsule collection that won’t cause you to  sacrifice your child’s college education for the sake of decor.

Roy’s wife, Dorothy, and the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation have teamed with the venerable department store for a limited edition collection of home goods for every room in your house.

The collection was fªted at Barneys New York and attended by designers such as Narciso Rodriguez, Derek Lam, Prabal Gurung and more.

€œOne of the most important things is that we have not only the approval but we are collaborating with Dorothy. She would never do anything if she felt he would not have approved,€ said Creative director Dennis Freedman.

Roy Lichtenstein for Barneys

The collection includes beach towels, bags, paper cups and plates, pool floats, place mats and china dishes. €œIce Cream Soda,€ €œDrawing for Kiss IV€ and €œBaked Potato€ are available in the collection, which will be available at Barneys New York flagship and Chelsea Passage locations nationwide.

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A Collaboration for Fashion€™s Hungriest: Urban Decay and Eddie’s Pizza

A salad split for two and Diet Coke may be the meal du jour of the fashion set for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, but we are all for refueling when we’re racing (er, hobbling) from show to show in our heels. But there€™s not always time for a stop at Bar Boulud when you€™re jetting from Lincoln Center to off-site presentations.

Leave it to the forward-thinking team at Urban Decay to think ahead and add some color to snacking on the go. The edgy makeup brand teamed with NY institution Eddie€™s Pizza for a fashion pick-me-up like no other: The Fuel Your Fashion Week pizza cart and delivery service.

We were very excited to receive our invitation-only tickets nestled in a pizza box and delivered to our hotel room, and could hardly wait to hunt it out. We spied it parked just outside of Lincoln Center just in time, after deep hunger pangs set in and threatened to send the Fashion Trends Daily team into low blood sugar fits. (And, speaking of fits, one angry New Yorker in a 9/11 NYPD T-shirt who walked by the cart proclaimed Eddie€™s a hazard to our national security and stood cross-armed and ranting in front to call the police and complain.)

The only hazard we were concerned about was overeating these piping hot, yummy pies. Eddie€™s Pizza is known for its thin-crust pizza (we almost mistook the dough we saw for a tortilla). We loved the flavor and makeup inspired names: The Naked (named for their oft sold-out palette) a cheese and basil treat; the Smoky an edgy smoked mozzarella and pepperoni twist to traditional pizza. We gorged ourselves on the special, which was a buffalo chicken option and the Naked, low-fat mozzarella and skim ricotta, basil and olive oil that rings in at about 270 calories €“ the perfect fashion math!

With our renewed spirit and full bellies (sucked in, naturally), we also gleaned a little Urban Decay scoop: A new formula of eye shadow is set to debut in 2012 and their Book of Shadows Vol. 4 is already sold at Sephora. And who knows, the Eddie’s team said that their just might be a possible Eddie€™s expansion to the West one day. Cheers to that, we say.