Posts tagged "great britain"

Is Samantha Cameron The New Michelle Obama?

With Samantha Cameron's arrival on the scene, it looks like political fashion is a style subject that's going to remain relevant for years to come. The wife of new British Prime Minister David Cameron is in the debut stages of becoming a full-on fashion obsession who will likely join the design dialogue already put i…
By: Leonora Epstein / May 13, 2010

First Class Mail: Dr. Martens Outfits U.K.’s Postal Workers

Think Gen-Xers and nostalgic hipsters are the only ones wearing Dr. Martens these days? Apparently, they're the uniform—quite literally—of a certain group of U.K. professionals. The cult-classic company has just started making shoes for the country's post men (or post women; post people). The navy lace-ups come with a nifty "Royal Mail" imprinted o…
By: Leonora Epstein / February 22, 2010

Five Things You Might Not Know About Kate Middleton

Prince William's longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton surprised us this week in a pair of yellow short-shorts and sequined halter top she wore to an '80s-themed charity event she co-hosted. Typically, the 26-year-old wears dresses or suits of which the Queen would approve. What else don't we know about her? Madame Tussaud…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 19, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: David Duchovny Poster Removed From Johnston & Murphy Store

Shoe company Johnston & Murphy removed a poster featuring David Duchovny from its New York City store window. The company's corporate office instructed the store to take it down (following Duchovny's admission that he was checking himself into rehab for sex addiction). [NY Post]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 2, 2008

British Favor Watching TV Over Interacting With People

The Brits might love their TV even more than we do, or maybe fewer of them have DV-R. A new poll revealed that a fifth of those surveyed regularly shun family, friends, and partners so they won't miss their favorite TV shows. Some planned vacations around TV schedules, and 17 percent of women between 16…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 27, 2008