Archive for October, 2009

Remember when people debated whether or not photography is a real art form? For a long time, pictorialism reigned, which meant most art photography copied the paintings and etchings of the time. But I think photography has really broken free of its initial shackles (and probably inferiority complex) and now seeks to capture what cannot […]

Akin to the simple, subtle aesthetics of the plain white t, the sweatshirt has a certain je ne sais quoi that somehow makes it okay to use French in a sentence describing it. Comfortable, durable, expendable, sweatshirts are what we typically associate with gymming or throwing over our PJs for those covert ops to the […]

Every year, around this time, I start debating if I want a new jeans look. Last year, I went totally skinnies. Skinnies are great, but I’m sort of thinking about a more relaxed fit this year. Maybe something I can cuff? I’ve walked by the Madewell store a bazillion times and I always see cute […]

Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes… But brother, you’re never fully dressed Without a smile Your clothes may be Beau Brummelly They stand out a mile But brother you’re never fully dressed Without a smile… See the pretty girl in that mirror there? Who can that attractive girl be? Such a pretty face […]

The Guy Shirt


In college I would wear a denim jacket my dad used to wear in college. I got away with it until a watershed closet-purging incident at the end of sophomore year during which T officially banned it from my wardrobe. I dutifully returned the jacket to my father, but menswear has always sneaked its way […]

All the stylish were out in full force at the AMERICAN FASHION COOKBOOK party! Most of the guests were clad in Calvin Klein Collection, and who can blame them? What better to wear for a chic book party then ever-elegant and understated Calvin Klein! Some of my favorite looks: Really love the draping, which is […]

Cut Instinct


We’ve all got our opinions. Some we keep to ourselves, some we declare proudly, and others we spend long email chains discussing until finally, 87 replies later, we agree to disagree. So when it comes to something as subjective as fashion and style, different tastes are bound to spice up the conversation. On Cut Instinct, […]