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There’s an article in the New York Times today all about how men’s fashion from the Victorian era is making a comeback. At least, I think that’s what the article is about. I know I saw a line in there about tweed enjoying a renaissance, and a note about vests, woolen trousers, “henley undershirts,” and… READ MORE »


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During the summer, it stays light well into the night, and I like to meet friends for late, alfresco dinners. But these days, as darkness falls by 4:30 in the afternoon and it’s nearly always raining, I just want to get home, curl up in a blanket, and down comfort foods like there’s no tomorrow. READ MORE »


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If conceptual fashion is wearable art, then the runway is the museum it stays in. Some designers present collections with saleability in mind; others like to make a point by going the artsy route, in which case what lands on the shelves might not be quite what you saw at the fashion shows. Apparently not… READ MORE »


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I’ve heard of some strange lingerie in my time, but the Nice Cup in Bra, comin’ at ya straight outta Japan, is probably one of the more bizarre. That green bustier? It magically transforms into a putting green. In Japan, there’s a golfing boom among young women — “those women always on the go” READ MORE »


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Hey, we all have our off-days, which may be the only explanation for this NY Times Style section piece about how women are like, really, really into “Gossip Girl” star Blake Lively’s hair. “In the 1990s, there was the ‘Rachel,’ named after Jennifer Aniston’s character on the TV show ‘Friends.’ Before the Rachel it was… READ MORE »


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Ever look at old black and white photographs of your grandparents and think, Man, she was so glam; Gramps was so handsome. (Well, hopefully your grandparents were/are attractive people. We’ll give you the benefit of the doubt.) But there’s something especially captivating about the men in those pictures that makes you realize that guys just… READ MORE »


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Old-school sneaker line Vans might be more masculine by design, but has long since become unisex by reputation, seeing as the skater boy kicks are just as popular with the skater girls. (Or any type of girl, for that matter.) Now the company is coming out with a new model for its spring collection made… READ MORE »


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For anyone who has ever been freaked out by the idea of getting a tattoo, here’s a new invention that will really make you squirm: the Digital Tattoo, an implant which sits beneath a layer of your skin and shows up as a tattoo-like electronic interface. Here’s where things get really weird—this gadget can work… READ MORE »


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I’ve been using the Nivea Touch of Sparkle Cream Oil Body Wash for two weeks now, and I’m very happy with the results. For one, the wash contains diamond powder and conditioners, but it leaves the skin luminous as it lathers, not shimmery. Also, the cream oil moisturized my extremely ashy skin, so I didn’t… READ MORE »


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The recession is affecting everyone. From layoffs to budget cuts, a few money problems are inevitable it seems. But in England, those issues are hitting the middle class so hard that people have resorted to crime in order to keep up appearances. Over the past year, shoplifting has increased by 20 percent, while clothing and… READ MORE »


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“Lindsay Lohan’s collaboration was a disaster. I am furious but I can’t do anything about it. That happens to a lot of designers. We were the creators and patrons, responsible for the creation and destiny of our houses. But when we gave up our houses, we gave up our souls.” —Emanuel Ungaro, founder of the… READ MORE »


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Women in Need is NYC’s largest provider of shelter and vital services for homeless families. This year, they’re raising funds in a truly different and creative way: They asked a bunch of celebrities, designers, and athletes to custom-design a paper mache house around the theme “Home is where the heart is.” Let’s just say people… READ MORE »