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In a flat world of shopping options, this caught our eye. What do you do after you’ve created an amazingly successful clothing line and it blows up in a not-so-good way? If you are Scott Sternberg, who did Band of Outsiders, you pause, you think big and you think...
We have a certain affinity for early-80s synth pop. It’s just fun, what can we say. It seems that Kris Van Assche, the artistic director of Dior Homme, feels the same way. The new Dior campaign features Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of PSB. Interestingly, it doesn’t feel nostalgic...
Here's my tooth tale: Growing up in sunny Southern California, I was always outside having fun with my friends. A game of Marco Polo in the swimming pool when I was 9 caused me to hit my front two middle teeth on the bottom of the pool. The trauma...
a big week for anti-anti-aging Allure announced that it would stop using the word “anti-aging.” I have to wonder if they are making a pitch for a more minted older audience, or if they are having a semantic rethink. The idea that beauty is the sole province of the young is...
ciao, bella Hey everybody, let’s look younger. Have you tried this cream and that makeup to stretch out your wrinkles, and give your skin that glossy, timeless (read: teenage) shine? No? Well, Lancôme is cool with all that, it seems. Last week, they announced momentous news: the ageless, stunning Isabella...
If we truly are a product of our environment, then I must be Barbie because I live in a Barbie world. Before you judge me or "hate me because I'm beautiful" consider your own lifestyle.Maybe you're a health nut who spends lots of time searching for the best industrial-grade juicer,...
We hear a lot about the lack of natural, well-crafted beauty products available in the US. This may be worth investigating. Gucci Westman, whose makeup work is seen on a number of big name Hollywood women, has a new, meticulously-crafted makeup line due to launch this summer. Her personal no-makeup...
There is nothing more controversial within our crowd than what is and what is not acceptable in the realm of age-related physical maintenance. There are the extremes of do-nothing devil-may-care and full-on Donatella Versace. I go for a middle route, what Tom Ford would call “best in class.” That...
Fashion is an industry that treasures youth, champions beauty, and changes its entire look from season to season. It’s a world that is as hard to stay in as it is to enter. In the infamous words of Heidi Klum, “Either you’re in, or you’re out.”It’s no wonder, then,...
Men’s style over 50 is always a bit of a confusing struggle. Should it be forward looking? Should I be wearing what I did at 40 or even 30? How should things fit?The short answer to the above questions is: Be modern, be classic, and no, you probably should...