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    Seeing Iggy Pop (72) in the new Gucci Cruise 2020 video ad alongside Gucci Mane (39) and Sienna Miller (37)  gave us pause for thought. Firstly as designers, we love the visual - kudos to director Harmony Korine. More deeply, we see Iggy just being Iggy. It's cool and...

    John Malkovich

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    Mr Malkovich — ceaselessly creative and endlessly fascinating. Earlier this year, the sartorially-inspired actor launched his own clothing line, John Malkovich. Not just celebrity endorsement: he actually designed the entire line. Of course he did, would we expect anything less from such a snappy dresser? This fall will see the release...
    This is a memorable piece The New York Times Magazine did a few years back with Dan Buettner, the blue zones guy. It’s a useful and entertaining guide to how to live longer and better. If you are a regular AGEIST reader, you will not be surprised by the...
    The first thing I notice upon landing at Narita is how friendly and helpful the immigration people are — how nice it is to be in a welcoming country. The second thing is that the hall where entry is processed is staffed by people who appear to be from...
    intergenerational retail A simple way for retail to increase its sales: intergenerational staff. I was at APC recently and referenced a style of jean from 15 years ago. The very nice sales assistant, who appeared to be about 25, had no idea what I was speaking about. Why would she?When...
    Raconteurs "Help Us Stranger” (Third Man/Warner). Summer has gotten off to a solid start with a couple of rock records from veteran indie acts. Eleven years since their last release, the Raconteurs return with their third album. This fully-realized four piece was originally a release valve from The White...
    There has been a considerable amount written on the downsides of the so-called demographic time-bomb that is associated with longer lives, and the proportion of the population over 65. But we humbly suggest that there is another side to this that is getting overlooked. If people are living longer,...

    Madonna Turns 60

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    She has persevered in an industry that is all about the next new thing. Whatever we think of her music, she is doing what loves, doing it on her terms and staying at the top of the game for 40 years. Not many can say that in any business....
    A place where people can come together and talk... "What an incredible and totally enjoyable evening. What a group of like-minded wonderful people. The choice of venue and food was beyond perfect! I can't thank you enough for including me in this circle," Debra Rapoport, Fashion Designer and Activist.That wasn’t...

    American Utopia

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    David Byrne’s American Utopia tour has been cropping up on our Instagram feed for more than a month now. Some of our contacts have even seen it twice – traveling to a new city to do so. The multi-instrumentalist Grammy and Oscar winner and the leader of the Talking Heads,...
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