Tag Archives: Fashion

“Dior and I” (2012)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I thought this was a not-bad documentary about fashion designer Raf Simons, the Belgian who took over as creative director for the storied House of Dior in 2012. The movie focuses on the beginning of Simons’ tenure, so … 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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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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Eddie Pensier writes: Irfé is a fashion house with a curious history. It was founded in 1924 in Paris by noble Russian expatriates Irina and Felix Youssupov. Those of you with a head for historical trivia may be wondering where … Continue reading

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Mom Jeans Haiku

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Over heart-shaped rear Denim stretched like blue-hued bliss No low-rise bullshit

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What To Make of All the Colorful Pants?

Paleo Retiree writes: Out in huge numbers in NYC this spring/summer: women wearing bright, colorful pants. Not all of these pants are variations on red-orange, but I guesstimate that 80% or more of them are. Here are a few shots … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Good god but there’s a lot of thick-to-downright-bushy eyebrows around these days. The in-style female crotch may be completely bald, but the in-style female brow is hairy enough to more than balance it. Aside from “arresting our … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Demographic milestone du jour. More. A nice tribute to the great Donald Westlake. Steve Sailer is at his droll/sly best in this posting about dual-language schooling. “Work it, white girl.” A wonderfully visual Best Western Movies list … Continue reading

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Queer Guy for the Alpha I

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I’ve been amused in recent years to see terms and ideas seemingly derived from the “Game” blogosphere turning up in respectable outlets. The rise of the word “alpha” has been particularly interesting. Yes, I know that “alpha male” … Continue reading

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