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    This is the day we played dress up. I and my co-conspirator Jacqueline Depaul had ourselves professionally done up as if we were 19-year-old cool kids hanging out in Hollywood. People were in disbelief, and not for the reasons we expected.Remember George Plimpton? He was a journalist who would...
    The realm of what is acceptable and what is possible in everything to do with people our age needs some radical expanding. What does it mean to be stylish at our age? AGEIST often cites the men’s icons of Steve McQueen from the '60s, JFK, Ralph Lauren and other...
    I admit to a minor fixation with watches. As guys, our personality-expressive accessories are limited in scope compared to women. So, we often default to obsessing over a timepiece for reasons that have nothing to do with telling time. A phone does an excellent job of that. I have...
    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...

    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...
    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...
    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,...
    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...
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