cintra wilson

Frisky Reads: Cintra Wilson, Fear And Clothing & The Politics Of Fashion

Cintra Wilson, former New York Times critical shopper and author of Fear and Clothing: Unbuckling American Style, wants to help you get laid. She won’t accompany you to a bar or…

Megan Reynolds | September 23, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Fashion Writer Smackdown, Take 87

Remember that NY Times style writer Cintra Wilson, who claimed JC Penney was nothing but a “dowdy Middle American entity” catering to fat, overweight people (i.e., anyone over a size…

Nina Carbone | November 6, 2009 - 7:50 pm

NY Times Tells Writer It’s Not OK To Call J.C. Penney Shoppers “Fat”

Remember the J.C. Penny scandal of the week before last? Recap: New York Times style writer Cintra Wilson managed to offend the masses by calling Middle Americans fat, J.C. Penney…

Erin Flaherty | August 24, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Are Fashion Experts Out Of Touch With Middle America?

OK, sure, I think we all know what the resounding answer is. But how out of touch are they? New York Times Fashion & Style writer Cintra Wilson has been…

Erin Flaherty | August 14, 2009 - 5:00 pm