George Orwell Wrote One of the Most Incensed Takedowns of American Fashion Magazines
September 19, 2014
Even in the 1940s, he'd had enough of super skinny, unrealistic models.
Charles James Was an Artist—But Don't Hang His Works in a Museum
September 12, 2014
His work is being treated with the kind of seriousness and acclaim given to Rodin or Rothko or any other major figure in the history of art.
Nine West Thinks Women Need "Husband-Hunting" Shoes
August 04, 2014
So we have a few suggestions for them.
François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim.
There is a bizarre double standard in the fashion world, where misogyny is OK as long as it's retro.
Gauche Olympic Fashion: A History
January 30, 2014
The Ralph Lauren-designed Team USA uniforms this year are hideous, but Olympic history is littered with goofy, gauche, and unattractive fashion
This Isn't the First Time Michael Bloomberg Has Talked About How He'd Dress as a Woman
October 17, 2013
"If I were a woman, I think I'd wear high heels." That's Mayor Michael Bloomberg, to the New Yorker's Rebecca Mead. The full quote: "I like women and I think that they look stunning in high heels — not that they look bad without high heels.
Simon Doonan: Stop Writing About Politicians' Clothes!
August 27, 2013
But it's becoming a playground for the elite.
New Airline Uniforms: Just as Boring as the Old Ones
June 03, 2013
A bunch of airlines have recently updated their flight attendants' uniform. They're just as boring as the old ones—which actually says a lot about the sad decline of the uniformed service class.
May 08, 2013
Jane’s a flapper. That is a quaint, old-fashioned term, but I hope you remember its meaning. As you can tell by her appellation, Jane is 19. She urgently denies that she is a member of the younger generation.