Posts tagged "suits"

Non-Gendered Fashion Is Becoming More Accessible Than Ever

Gender non-conforming clothing is becoming more accessible as designers realize that there's an untapped market for LGBT shoppers. While it's not too romantic that capitalism is the driving force behind the expansion, it's very cool to see more well-fitting, traditionally male suits available for women. The fashion industry may be innovative, but it's often slow…

By: Claire Hannum / July 29, 2014

Victoria Beckham Makes Menswear Chic

Though she's the queen of fitted dresses and slim silhouettes, Victoria Beckham is expanding her design portfolio into a new realm. Instead of sticking to sophisticated dresses and curve-hugging designs, Posh will enter the world of menswear, where the emphasis will be on tailoring. “I always design things that I love and I’ve been obsessed…

By: Bianca Posterli / June 4, 2010

Style 911: How Do I Buy A First Suit?

I bought this gray pinstriped suit jacket the other day, and I really like it, but it was being sold in the separates section so I couldn't find the pants that were supposed to go with it in my size. So ... what CAN I wear it with? Are black pants acceptable? Navy? Should I…

By: Lily Q / March 30, 2010

Is There A Male Equivalent To The LBD?

Women's fashion may be more complicated than men's style, but we do have the LBD going for us. The little black dress, which magically gets you through work, black-tie events, and pretty much any party. And it's this time of year that the LBD becomes most used and handy. Poor guys, they have far fewer…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 15, 2009

Wal-Mart: Always Low Prices, Finally An Inkling Of Human Decency

Last week we wrote about Wal-Mart employee Debbie Shank, who was struck by a truck and suffered severe brain damage and whose medical expenses were covered by her Wal-Mart insurance. The chain sued for reimbursement of $400,000+ after Shank won a settlement against the truck company which was responsible for her accident. Today the mega-chai…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 2, 2008

The Presidential (Fashion) Race

Last week, fashion writer Hadley Freeman critiqued Hillary Clinton's wardrobe. This week, she takes on the male presidential candidates' sartorial choices. There aren't as many options for men, but the cut of a suit can suggest a lot. "Look at McCain, striding around in his boxy blue suits, single button always done up to cover…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 1, 2008

Clothes Don’t Make The Man, But…

A suit doesn't necessarily make a guy look hot. We see A TON of middle-aged men wearing them on our way to work, and we're not the least bit attracted to a single one of them. But, when we see a guy we already find handsome all cleaned up, especially if it isn't his everyday…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 7, 2008

Pay Off: Former Publishing Exec Beats Rupert Murdoch

Former book publishing exec Judith Regan found a way to get back on top of both her former lover and employer in one move. Nope, it’s not some kinky position from the Kama Sutra, it’s just good old-fashioned extortion. After being fired from News Corp in December 2006, the woman responsible for giving porn star…

By: Simcha / January 28, 2008