Posts tagged "unlikely style icon"

Unlikely Style Icon: Prince In “Purple Rain” Does A Frilly Shirt Proud

There’s really only one man who can get away with wearing a blouse, and that’s Mr. Purple Rain himself, Prince. Nearly 30 years after “Purple Rain” debuted, Prince is still…

Julie Gerstein | September 1, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Dorothy Parker, On The Occasion Of Her Birthday

Today is Dorothy Parker’s birthday. A poet, critic, screenwriter and satirist, Parker made a name for herself by writingly darkly witty and vicious essays and poems. She began her career…

Julie Gerstein | August 22, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Oceanographer (And Man Of Style) Jacques Cousteau

The other day when we were looking at Dead Sexy Guys, we realized that Jacques Cousteau — in addition to being an absolute sea life genius — was actually a…

Julie Gerstein | September 30, 2012 - 11:00 am

Unlikely Style Icon: Faye Dunaway In “Bonnie And Clyde”

Faye Dunaway is one of the world’s all-time beauties. And Faye Dunaway in “Bonnie and Clyde” is absolutely beyond belief. Faye’s gap-tooth gorgeousness is put to good use in the…

Julie Gerstein | May 28, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Bjork

Yeah, everybody knows Bjork for her wackadoodle swan dress she wore to the 2001 Oscars, but there’s so much more to her.Take this outfit she wore to the Webby Awards…

Julie Gerstein | May 23, 2012 - 9:00 am

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Liv Tyler In “Empire Records”

This past weekend, I watched the classic ’90s movie “Empire Records,” which follows a day in the life of an independent record store and all of its employees (indie records…

Julie Gerstein | April 30, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Lol From “This is England ’86”

Last week I watched “This is England ’86,” the follow up mini-series to the 2006 film “This is England,” about a crew of non-racist skinhead kids in England in the…

Julie Gerstein | July 17, 2011 - 11:51 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Ms. Frizzle From “The Magic Schoolbus”

Growing up, The Magic Schoolbus was one of my favorite series of books and TV shows. While my school’s budget was slashed to the point where our class field trips…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 18, 2011 - 10:40 am

Unlikely Style Icon: The Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling

Recognize these women? They’re the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, better known as G.L.O.W. — the female counterpart to the WWE. We happen to think they have incredible style — and…

Julie Gerstein | April 12, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Unlikely Style Inspiration: “Roseanne”

I went to the University of Hawaii for a semester during my junior year of college. I had a room with an inexplicably king-sized bed and a panoramic view of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 31, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Unlikely Style Icon(s): Simon And Garfunkel

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel made undeniably beautiful music together

French Sailor’s Shirt, $29.50, L.L.Bean
Soft Knit Blazer, $69.99, J.Crew
Fisherman’s Cap, $33, San Diego Hat Company

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 25, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Yoko Ono

Look, she may or may not have broken up The Beatles, but one thing is undeniable: Yoko Ono has amazing personal style. When she and John Lennon were together, Yoko’s…

Julie Gerstein | March 18, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Jane Goodall

I grew up in a very primate-centric household. My mom was part of a team at the Oregon Zoo in the 1970s that taught sign language to chimpanzees, and my…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 9, 2010 - 12:40 pm