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    Keep it Chic

    a future fashion magazine After 20 years casting models for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and fashion shows, Preston Davis was looking for a change. Like so many people we've met, she picked a parallel career that favored her skills. She started her own fashion site, Keep it Chic. It’s smart, of the moment, and...
    The clothing industry is one of the most wasteful and polluting industries on earth. There are people like Kristine Upesleja, who we interviewed a few weeks back, who are working on lab-grown fibers, which will be tremendous once they are in large circulation. The ugly truth of the garment...
    We Men Have Dysmorphia We don’t really know what we look like. Sad, but true. Not understanding one’s body shape, or perhaps how one’s shape has changed over time can also lead to ill-fitting clothing. Men often think they are a size that they are not.I worked in the fashion...
    Miuccia Prada, 70, is back, and she is all about sustainability and the effects of capitalism. “You’ve got to think about how you spend your money,” she says. Spending Has Consequences We all are much more aware these days of how our spending has consequences. The origin of the fabrics, the...
    As the warmth of summer starts to arrive and we find ourselves playing out the waning days of a global obsession with athleisure, the question of what to wear comes up. As we await the return of the sharp dressing trend, the wearing of suits and pressed shirts is...
    tomas maier for uniqlo One of the brands most favorably mentioned by our interviewees and readers is Uniqlo — ageless style and affordable. Uniqlo may be thought of as a youth brand, but I own several pieces from it (the white button down oxford for $29 is great).The news of the...
    Maybe it is Quentin Tarantino’s flick “Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood,” and its glorification of the late '60s music and culture. Maybe it is an endless stream of Marvel mayhem movies, or perhaps it’s just the current no-BS mood the world seems to be in. For whatever reason, we...
    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,...

    Oh-My-Eyes

    We came upon this designer’s site from Hannah P. who thoughtfully sent it our way. Oh-My-Eyes is designed in Italy by Marco Galleani, in the photo below, who comes from decades of designing for labels such as YSL, Gucci, Prada and Cavalli. How about the same magnificent glasses worn stylishly across...
    FANTASTIC MAN: For Young and Old, Issue 27 In spite of all the digital channels vying for our time, there is still a place for a well-designed, well-printed, thoughtful magazine. True that a lot of what is shown is not particularly practical, but that’s not the point — fashion magazines,...
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