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The designer that brought us those souped-up swine flu masks has turned her attention to a new global crisis—unemployment. A laid-off art director herself, Irina Blok's latest work takes its inspiration from her joblessness, from custom tees printed with the wearer's resume to a range of cheeky buttons bearing phrases like "I watch TV all day" and "I buy caviar with food stamps." [Josh Spear, Previously]