And the beginning of style? TBD.
People used to wait around for trends. They'd wait for Vogue or Harper's Bazaar or Women's Wear Daily to report on the hemlines, sleeve lengths, colors or textures of the bi-annual seasons in Paris, and …see more
I like your shoes. Will you be my friend?
Back when fashion was a world closed off to everyone except those who inhabited it (no livestreams, no Instagram, just pictures on pages and expensive trends trickling down from Paris), the industry must have seemed …see more
Of note: it’s technically not Kim’s own cover.
There is a hashtag on the cover of Vogue. The word "selfie" is on there too, right next to the shoulder of one very radiant Kim Kardashian who is wrapped in the arms of Kanye West. …see more
An ode to style from across the pond
Chalk it up to my Canadian heritage; I was born with an allegiance to Britain. But while I have been sipping milky tea alongside my Torontonian mother since infancy, it was not until I ate my …see more
What would Joan, Nora and Fran wear?
You know when you're looking at pictures of your mom from her 20-year-old heyday and like a teenager straight out of Pleasantville, you can't help but inflect and articulate that, "Gee golly wiz, mom! You …see more
Part four in a series that involves drinking and writing. Like Hemingway!
It wasn't until the hipster movement of 0'whenever that men started to show their naked ankles. I didn't mind it during the summer -- it was hot and humidity is sartorially oppressive. "Expose yourself!" I …see more
They don’t call them the golden years for nothing
I remember very clearly sitting down with Lynn Dell, one of the many octogenarian style champions that Ari Cohen has galvanized through his blog, Advanced Style, and thinking to myself: this is youth. It seems that …see more