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Blogger Kelly Oxford Picked a Fight with the Man Repeller

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Over the weekend, Kelly Oxford, hyper-Twitterer and the 99% newest champion, called out Leandra Medine, aka The Man Repeller, for featuring clothes at a price point outside Medine's minions' range. Oxford has since removed her open letter from her blog, but not to worry, the internet is forever. In her post, she argued that Medine is talking to the "mid-western girl who buys Vogue and hits the thrift shop and loves Alexa Chung" and that girl isn't packing the wallet to support such high-end repelling.

Medine responded along the lines of "I get discounts and gifts and stuff." She also said, "The site is about good fashion. Not about how much you have to spend or not to make an outfit work. I've always intended to inspire readers to try the styles I display and make them their own. When people read Vogue they don't think: okay, how am I going to get my hands on this alligator skin jacket that costs just about the same as a Tribeca loft. No. They're inspired."—Kenzie Bryant

Update: At the time this post was written, Oxford's open letter wasn't accessible on her Tumblr, but now it's back. You can find the original here.
· An Open Letter/Rant About Man Repeller [Lydia Encyclopidia]
· The Man Repeller [Tumblr]