False rumors that Tommy Hilfiger voiced regret over his clothing’s popularity in the African-American community dogged him for years. It took nothing short of a blessing from Oprah Winfrey to make them go away. Except, it seems, they didn’t go away at all.
Clothing label Frank Fuller Classic, apparently a sort Read More
Despite what may sometimes seem like a growing anti-fur trend in fashion, the Times of London reports today that global prices for mink pelts have never been higher, reaching record levels over the last two years. The primary source of such growing demand reportedly comes from China and Russia, where the soft Read More
For years I never dined, discoed, mingled or frolicked without getting thoroughly smashed. I was lubricated. Well oiled. Happy.
One night in the early 1980’s, I rolled home from either the Palladium, Area Club, the Pyramid or Danceteria—or possibly all four—and began babbling incoherently at my roommate about what a simply faboo time I’d had. Read More
Why, oh why, are we so enamored of French women? Why do we hang idiotically on their every word, as if they know so much more than us about style and general fabulousness? How did all these imperious, fag-smoking chiennes manage to coax us all into this state of pathetic insecurity?
The current Chanel exhibit Read More
Not long ago, I made a massage appointment at my health club, an overpriced institution with a cranky, late-70′s tennis legend as its spokesman. I didn’t check on the sex of the massage therapist. As a straight male, I somehow assumed-or maybe just hoped-that the receptionist would give me a female masseuse. My sexual preference, Read More
Troubled young men are seeking my guidance with increasing frequency. Fortunately, it has nothing to do with pervy priests or rosy-cheeked choir boys. But it does have a lot to do with inside-leg measurements. I’m talking formal business attire.
The perplexed young bucks in question entered the workplace when every Wall Street dude was wearing Read More
Ladies who lunch a little too often-the size-16 smart
set-are enjoying a fashion revolution these days. They have their own Italian
designers, like Gianfranco Ferré and Marina Rinaldi. They have their own floor
at Saks Fifth Avenue and their own fashion magazine , Mode . They even have their own fashion shows: Lane Bryant hosted Read More
Nobody blinked when actor Ben Stiller put the Franklin Street loft he bought earlier this year back on the market in April for $1.425 million ($500,000 more than he paid for it) without ever moving in. Flipping new condominiums is just part of the Monopoly board today.
But on May 1, when jeans designer Tommy Read More