Tuesday Menswear Moment: RoboCop!

\r\n\r\nSo, when I first heard there would be a remake of Paul Verhoeven’s RoboCop (1987,) I had a total fangirl moment. When I heard that Joel Kinnaman–Detective Stephen Holder from AMC’s The Killing– would reprise the starring role in the new RoboCop, I had a total fangirl meltdown!  If you never watched The Killing, you…

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Menswear Moment: Pope Francis is Esquire’s Best Dressed Man for 2013

\r\n\r\nHuh?  A Pope who eschews custom-made red leather loafers is 2013’s Best Dressed Man?  Really??\r\n\r\nIt actually makes my frugal little heart jump with joy to see this, although I do find his wardrobe color choice a bit limited….\r\n\r\nEsquire quotes FIT asstant professor of menswear design, Mark-Evan Blackman on the choice of the “People’s Pope”:\r\n “His…

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Thursday Menswear Moment: Skinny Jeans on Men

WARNING:  This is going to get ugly….and snarky.  You have been warned.\r\n\r\nIt’s bad enough that women are wearing this particular fashion abomination–o.m.g. and don’t get me started.   At leas don’t get me started on women without considering that, this time around, MEN are wearing these things.   And just like the women, the wrong kind…

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Short film starring Elle Fanning explores fashion imagery and its impact on the psyche

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfL_Ybdi14Q&w=560&h=315]\r\n\r\nWARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS EXTREMELY DISTURBING AND SHOCKING SCENES THAT MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME VIEWERS.\r\n\r\nI came across this short film –titled “Likeness”–by cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto while clicking through online version of T Magazine (the New York Times style mag.)  Elle Fanning (younger sister of Dakota) gives a stunning emotional performance of a teen’s inner…

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Even gorgeous Jennifer Lawrence is not immune from the vagaries of Photoshopping

If you haven’t seen it yet, there’s a GIF circulating of Jennifer Lawrence’s 2011 cover for Canadian fashion magazine FLARE magazine.  Hear are the two pics side by side:\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nIt’s pretty unreal what they did to Lawrence, who is an incredible natural beauty.  You can see where her torso was lengthened, her hips slimmed, her skin…

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