Category Archives: Women men and fashion

“The First Monday in May” (2016)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I semi-enjoyed this new documentary about the annual exhibition and fundraising gala for the Metropolitan Museum’s fashion wing. Every spring The Costume Institute mounts a major exhibit that opens on May 1st with a lavish party attended by … Continue reading

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Why Wasn’t I Invited?

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Dita knows how to throw a tea party. Photo stolen from her FB page. Related Ms. Von Teese was previously our pick for Naked Lady of the Week. The photo above was shot in the penthouse of Los … Continue reading

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The Male Hug

Paleo Retiree writes: I’m curious about where visitors stand on the way that so many guys these days, on greeting each other, routinely give each other a great big bear hug, as though they haven’t seen each other in decades. Me, I’m much … Continue reading

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Retro Model Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Related This good Gil Elvgren book by Taschen can be had for under $15.

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Ideal Secretary Du Jour

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Roller Girls, ’30s-Style

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Ad Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Is this the closest Catherine Deneuve ever came to starring in a sci-fi opera? An ad from Women’s Wear Daily, February 9, 1971. Click on the image to enlarge.    

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