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Hipster Mascots Bring Downtown to Your Town

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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MASS-SHAPES MisShapes Just when you thought the skull scarves, rocker tees, and skinny jeans that are so rampant in the New York club circut were dying, WWD reports that the Paris Hilton of hipsters, Leigh Lezark, and her low-fat entourage <a href="http://misshapes.com/" target="

_blank">MisShapes are looking to create a high-street fashion line. The deal has not been inked yet (praise Louboutin) but the MisShapes' press service (yes, they have one) says that it's something they are really interested in and will pursue.

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It's no surprise that the self-promoting bangs jockeys have ambitions that extend beyond lower Manhattan. (It takes the energy of a monomaniac to paint and then chip so much black nail polish, after all.) What's fascinating is that there really are companies out there ready to embrace all that Lower East Side panache and package it for sale to teenage girls in Deluth. But is there truly a corporate partner hip enough for hipsters? After the jump, Radar examines the candidates already being bandied about.

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