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Now That's A Speech.

Feb 23 2015

Patricia Arquette

Bet you weren't expecting a rousing feminist call to arms from the recipient of the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, Patricia Arquette ...

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A Wardrobe Worth A Thousand Words.

Feb 18 2015

Madmen Final Season

The cult television show Mad Men is gearing up for the release of part two of its final season and so we're starting to see images trickling out across the Web of its cast in full on late 60's/early 70's garb.

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Not So Happy Friday.

Feb 13 2015

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I woke up this morning to learn of the sudden passing of New York Times columnist David Carr.

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We Get The Culture We Deserve.

Feb 11 2015

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It's not every day a sitting American president interrupts a live music award ceremony to deliver a public service announcement about rape and other violence against women. Yet, that's precisely what happened at the 57th Grammy Awards ceremony last Sunday, February 8.

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A Good Night For "Mature" Women.

Feb 09 2015

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During the 2015 Golden Globe opening ceremony, Tina Fey quipped that “Patricia Arquette's supporting role in Boyhood proved that there are still great roles for women over 40, as long as you get hired when you’re under 40”.

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Selfridges To Offer Gender-Neutral Shopping Experience.

Jan 29 2015

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First, they took on ageism with their Bright Old Things initiative. And now, gender too.

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'23 Stories by Conde Nast' & Other Fairy Tales.

Jan 28 2015

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I don't believe print is dead although sometimes, it seems to me that the people who work in the industry are doing their best to kill it.

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"Well, Isn't It Time?" Asks Rick Owens.

Jan 27 2015

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Full disclosure: I love designer Rick Owens. I've worn his wonderfully versatile pieces since the mid 2000's and continue to do so to this day. In fact, the pieces I purchased in 2006 remain as relevant today as the day I bought them. But that's not the only reason I love him.

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On Watches, Models and Lion Cubs.

Jan 26 2015

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No doubt one of the oddest bits of news to emerge from the most recent edition of SIHH in Geneva last week was the announcement by Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer (LVMH) that it had retained the services of model Cara Delevingne to front its most recent ad campaign.

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Time To Go Glenda?

Jan 20 2015

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Terry Richardson, the man The Guardian dubbed "fashion's shameful secret" is back at work and we have Glenda Bailey, editor-in-chief of US Harper's Bazaar (Hearst) to thank.

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