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First Look: See the 'Pretty Little Liars' clothing collection

Pretty Little Liars fans have two reasons to celebrate — the ABC Family series drama returns tonight, and the Aéropostale clothing line created by PLL costume designer Mandi Line hits stores today.

“The good thing about Aéropostale is you’re going to get pieces that are affordable and age appropriate,” Line told EW of the collection, which is inspired by Aria, Hanna, Emily, and Spencer. “I really wanted to [work] with a retailer whose price point was [appropriate]. I want the kids and the parents to be able to afford it.”

Get a first look at the Pretty Little Liars Collection by Aéropostale after the jump…

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Gift of the Day: Wu-Tang Brand 20th anniversary bike

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Not sure what to get the pop culture geek in your life this holiday season? PopStyle is here to help! From the hottest gadgets to the oddest collectibles, we’re rounding up the best gifts in movies, music, TV, books, and more with our Gift of the Day.

Yes, you read that headline right.

To commemorate 20 years of bringing da ruckus, the Wu-Tang Clan collaborated with the State Bicycle Co. to create a line of limited-edition Wu-Tang Brand bikes. READ FULL STORY

'Pretty Little Liars' costume designer announces clothing line -- EXCLUSIVE

Good news for fans of the fashion on Pretty Little Liars — a clothing line inspired by the teen drama is coming soon.

PLL costume designer Mandi Line played a big role in designing the line, which was developed in partnership with Warner Brothers and apparel brand Aéropostale. “It’s been a dream come true. It’s become such a passion project on both sides. All of us have become like family within the last three or four months,” Line told EW of the collaboration. “I’m so protective of the show and the fans, but the more I work with them, the more I see that they’re really open to everything I’m saying.”

Line wouldn’t share specifics, but the costume designer did reveal that the line will consist of items inspired by each character’s individual style, with pieces priced between $18 and $72. “Aéropostale is very savvy. Their main thing is to combine quality with the right price point,” Line explained. “I really wanted to work with a retailer whose price points were [reasonable]. I wanted kids and parents to be able to afford [the clothes].”

The Pretty Little Liars Collection by Aéropostale will be available nationwide exclusively at the brand’s retail stores and on its website as of January 5 — just in time for the show’s winter premiere two days later on January 7. READ FULL STORY

See the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' lingerie line -- NSFW VIDEO

Good news for Fifty Shades of Grey fans who live in Northern Europe — author E.L. James has designed a line of sexy lingerie.

James has designed a 26-piece collection of bras, panties, stockings, corsets, and nightgowns in collaboration with Swedish clothing chain KappAhl. Priced between  €12.95 ($17.54 US) and €59.95 ($81.18 US), the unmentionables come in various shades of grey (natch), black, and red, and are adorned with lace embellishments.

What was it like for the romance novelist to try her hand at lingerie design? “It has been incredibly exciting and interesting to be involved in the process, from the production of the concept through the design to the final collection,” James says in a press release from the brand. “I have been deeply involved at all stages, and my thoughts and suggestions are clearly visible in the collection’s garments.”

While the collection is currently available at over 360 KappAhl retail locations in Sweden, it’s not sold online and there are no plans to make it available in the United States. Anyone can ogle the line thanks to a (NSFW) video of a Fifty Shades fashion show. Click on to watch.

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'Catching Fire': The 10 worst 'Hunger Games' products on the market

While impatiently awaiting the premiere of Trish Summerville’s Capitol Couture collection — oh yeah, and Catching Fire — there is no shortage of Hunger Games merchandise to peruse.

From girl on fire dresses to Mellark Bakery aprons, retailers alike peddling a cornucopia of official and unofficial clothing, jewelry, accessories, and more.

But there’s plenty of crappy stuff that even shopping addict Effie Trinket wouldn’t buy.

Click through our gallery to see 10 of the worst Hunger Games-inspired products on the market.  READ FULL STORY

See the clothing line inspired by ABC Family's hit TV shows

You know that moment when you’re watching TV and you want to steal the outfit right off one of the character’s backs? Well now, you can… sort of

Two months after Disney’s ABC Family network and mall retail chain Wet Seal announced plans to create a millenial lifestyle brand, the first images of the Crush by ABC Family clothing line have been released. Inspired by characters from The Fosters, Twisted, Switched at Birth, and Baby Daddy, the collection will include apparel and accessories priced from $9.90 to $32.90. The line will get a holiday season boost through print and digital media campaigns, window displays in Wet Seal stores, and 15-second promo spots on ABC Family.

Get a sneak peek at some of the items from the Crush by ABC Family collection after the jump.

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Gilt City selling CW 'Originals' vampire-inspired blood juice cleanse

The juice cleanse craze has hit a new level. Today, Gilt City began offering a vampire-inspired “Blood Cleanse” tied to the CW network’s new series The Originals.

In anticipation of The Vampire Diaries spinoff, Joulebody created a three-day cleanse that promises to “make you feel like you could live forever,” and “keep you on the prowl morning through the night.”

There isn’t any actual blood in there. In fact, unlike the Mikaelson’s  – “the original vampire family of New Orleans” — diet, these liquid meals are vegan.   READ FULL STORY

The 'Sons of Anarchy' clothing, accessories, and home decor line is here

From the people who brought you the My Little Pony Brony hooded backpack and the Walter White action figure, it’s the Sons of Anarchy collection.

The SOA line of clothing, accessories, and home decor items has arrived at national retail chain Spencer’s, which also stocks licensed merchandise tied to shows like The Walking Dead, Duck Dynasty, and Phineas & Ferb.

And while you won’t find authentic SAMCRO motorcycle vest, there is a baby onesie that comes in a biker jacket — think zippers, a belt and the grim reaper’s face – print. The collection includes gifts for the whole, uh, gang, including a “What Would Gemma Do?” message T-shirt, a reaper seatbelt belt, and a gun lamp (60-watt bulb not included). For the outlaw who is looking to kick back and relax, there’s the SOA fleece bathrobe or the “Men of Mayhem” lounge pants.  READ FULL STORY

Hey Girl: Weird and wonderful Ryan Gosling fashion merchandise

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Ever fantastized about Ryan Gosling whispering “Hey girl,” into your ear?

Now you can get a step closer to making your daydream come true thanks to Fred Flare. The online boutique now stocks “Hey Ryan Gosling” earrings, which feature an image of the actor’s chiseled face. Talk about a pair of studs.

Gosling jewelry is just the latest piece swag inspired by the sexy actor. Click on to see our gallery of weird and wonderful Ryan Gosling merchandise.

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ABC Family partners with Wet Seal for series-inspired clothing line

Teenage girls will be able to dress like their favorite TV characters when the Crush by ABC Family collection launches at Wet Seal this fall.

ABC Family teamed up with the retailer to create a line of apparel and accessories inspired by characters from the network’s three highest-rated series; The FostersSwitched at Birth, and Twisted. “This is definitely [for] a junior consumer,” Disney Consumer Products VP Soo Koo  told Women’s Wear Daily, noting that the average Wet Seal shopper falls on the younger side of ABC Family’s key demographic — females aged 12 to 34. “It is a millennial, lifestyle brand. That age group and the type of girls that shop at Wet Seal are perfect for this concept.”

The debut Crush by ABC Family collection will focus on three popular characters, each with her own distinct style.  READ FULL STORY

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