Fashion #TBT : When Crochet was All The Rage

Sometime in the late 60’s or early 70’s, crocheted clothing became a fashion statement.  I don’t know why or how this happened, as I was just a kid, but there were all kinds of books for crocheting clothing and by the 70’s, the Granny Square look was in almost every aspect of every person’s wardrobe…

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Tuesday Menswear: Ben Affleck at the Gone Girl Premiere 2014

Ben Affleck’s new movie “Gone Girl” premiered last week at the 52nd New York Film Festival to some darned good reviews.  This wasn’t a big Hollywood-style Red Carpet premiere, so Affleck showed up in a fabulous blue shadow-stripe suit, with a simple white shirt and bronze raw silk tie.  He complimented the suit with simple brown oxfords polished to a high shine…..\r\n\r\nThis is…

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Fashion #TBT Invasion of the Bullet Bras!

I don’t know of one woman, young or old, who actually enjoys wearing a bra.  Yet, when we look at the history of women’s foundation garments, what we have now is far less egregious than those awful bullet bras that women wore in the 1950’s……\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nMadidenform’s Chansonette Bra was one of the most popular bras in the…

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Tuesday Menswear Moment: Clive Ownen Now and Then

The October, 2014 issue of GQ hits the stands nationally on Sept 30 , and it’s the venerable Old Boy’s  “Age Issue,” featuring five different covers hunks from Hollywood and Sports.  Soon-to-be 50-year old Clive Owen (his birthday is Oct.3,) a longtime badass fave of mine, is one of the cover guys…..\r\n\r\n\r\nYou can read more about Clive’s spiffy look and his thoughts on approaching…

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Tuesday Menswear Moment: Ty Burrell

\r\n\r\nWhy am I so excited about Ty Burrell??  Well, not only is he Phil Dunphy on Modern Family….he’s also the voice of Mr. Peabody in Mr. Peabody and Sherman, as well as the dastardly Jean Pierre Napoleon in the upcoming Muppetts Most Wanted.…\r\n\r\nHow can you not get excited over a middle-aged guy with such a…

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