Refinery 29 put me on to Street Etiquette, a men’s street fashion blog run by two gentlemen from the Bronx, Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs. These guys and the other stylish men they feature on their site have mastered the art of making retro-inspired clothing look current. And their accessories game is on point, too. I love a man who’s not afraid to wear jewelry–and I like the way they wear multiple rings, bangles/bracelets, and necklaces.
Sometimes it’s great to borrow from the men’s department, and I instantly fell in love with this look from photographer Kadeem Johnson, a friend of Street Etiquette. I knew I had to recreate it for the ladies. Only problem, though? It’s very difficult to find a maroon and blue stripe button-down shirt right now (his is vintage). So check out a similar look after the jump. Keep reading »
Two guinea pig buddies have a hearty nosh on a piece of pepper. Is anything more nom-licious? Probably not. [YouTube
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The pink carpet at the 2010 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was populated with men who had no qualms talking about what they prefer when it comes to women’s lingerie, but Tyson Beckford seemed to sum it up best.
“My favorite are the pieces laying on the floor,” he told StyleList with a grin, later admitting that he’s a boxer brief guy himself. Read more … Keep reading »
Imagine wandering around the mall one day and having more than 600 people spontaneously break into song. That’s exactly what happened to shoppers at a Philadelphia Macy’s last month when they were treated to an ebullient rendition of the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s “Messiah.” Part of the Knight Foundation’s “Random Acts of Culture”
initiative, the event included members of the Philadelphia Opera Company, along with participants from 28 other choral groups. The group was accompanied by Macy’s in-house Wanamaker Organ, the largest pipe organ in the world. [YouTube
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So many of the women I meet in their 30s who are successful, interesting and accomplished find themselves alone. They have friends. They have social skills and they are desirable. But the whole dating drama has them in a tizzy. Often their primary strategies for meeting potential mates include: internet dating, going to parties and bars with friends or getting fixed up with people who come recommended, but so often these attempts end with high expectations and disappointment. Keep reading »
The only person I can ever remember wearing a muff was Samantha Parkington of the American Girl doll collection. I was pretty keen on Sam’s Victorian style back in the day, so I’m inclined to say that I’d totally rock an old-school muff. Benefits: it’s hard to lose, easier on/off than gloves, and definitely something different. Of course there are downsides: it’s big and bulky, it doesn’t give your hands protection if you actually need to use them, and it’s different. (Too different?) Would you wear a muff? Let us know! [Urban Outfitters]
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