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: 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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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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