Category Archives: Women men and fashion

Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Two weeks after the marriage, I knew it was a mistake. All we had in common was movies, sex, and hamburgers. – Bettie Page on her second husband as quoted in BETTIE PAGE REVEALS ALL, currently streaming on … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The amusing thing about this is that it’s intended as pro-woman. Tex even preemptively scolds men for being turned off by the idea of women avoiding work in order to give them massages and make coffee. 1967. … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Caption

Eddie Pensier writes: Dearest readers, do kindly take a long, appraising look at the recently revealed opening ceremony uniforms for Scotland’s Commonwealth Games athletes. Observe what has been done to this group of fit, attractive young people. Let it sink in. … Continue reading

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Changing Mores and Expectations: Bras in Public

Paleo Retiree writes: The heat and humidity have finally settled over New York City, and with the onset of sultry weather the city’s women have been stripping down to skimpy hot-weather wear. Early summer here is always a fun season for girl-watching, bemusement and wondering what it’s … Continue reading

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Modern Love and Social Networking

Sir Barken Hyena writes: Sir Barken was recently divorced from his long time she-hyena, which means I might just might be on the prowl for candidates for the New Lady Barken. Having been out of circulation for a century or two, I was a … Continue reading

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Eddying, Floating

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: He was happy then, and without a care in the world. A meal together, a walk in the evening on the highroad, a gesture of her hands over her hair, the sight of her straw hat … Continue reading

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Open Wide

Paleo Retiree writes: Why are so many young women these days going around with their mouths wide open in an expression that seems to be half shock-of-amazement, half giant-smile? I have few memories of this particular expression playing much of a … Continue reading

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Fashion Do or Fashion Don’t?

Paleo Retiree writes: Spotted at the local farmers’ market a few weeks ago: He isn’t the only guy out and about in what appear to be pyjama bottoms that I’ve run across in the last year or so. Who (or … Continue reading

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Gallery: L’Wren Scott

Eddie Pensier writes: Scott, née Laura Bambrough, may not be remembered in the long run as a groundbreaker or even much of a trendsetter in the world of fashion design. But one talent she indubitably possessed in spades, and it’s … Continue reading

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Movie Still Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Kay Francis and Miriam Hopkins in Ernst Lubitsch’s TROUBLE IN PARADISE (1932) Click on the image to enlarge.

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