George Hahn

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The Best Dressed Man at the 89th Academy Awards…

Without any attention-desperate splash of color, pattern or off-season white, <b>Justin Timberlake</b> asserted his place as one of the best dressed men in …

Fashion

How to Have a Better Flight

It’s no secret that flying these days can be a headache, with long security lines, delays and a growing list of pared-down amenities. While passengers don’t have a say over most factors that can make flying unpleasant, there are ways for them to have a better experience, according to a flight …

Airlines

Dialing Down the Dairy

I grew up drinking milk, eating cheese and living for ice cream. They’re delicious! But as I grow older and learn more about dairy’s role in human …

Dessert

Trump’s Lavish Lifestyle Is a Drain on Taxpayers — and a Gift to Democrats

Americans voted for Donald Trump for a wide variety of terrible reasons. Some thought that the government should be run like a business. Others, that …

The Faux Fur Trim

As anyone who knows me knows, I’m not one for fur. It’s vulgar and unnecessary overkill, literally. But I do enjoy a good piece of faux.<p>A couple of …

Clothing

DeVos Comes in Contact with Book for Very First Time

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—On her inaugural day as the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos came into contact with a book for the first time in her life.<p>Cameras were present to capture the historic moment, as DeVos extended her left hand tentatively and eventually touched the foreign …

Betsy DeVos

The February 2017 Playlist

My apologies for the late arrival of this month’s playlist, but it’s here at long last. While it’s the usual genre/decade mess, there are some choice …

Entertainment

Let’s go crazy: Prince’s music is back on Apple Music and Spotify

Prince had a tricky relationship with the internet. Toward the end of his life, Prince famously pulled his music from all streaming services but …

iOS

The Luxury Agenda vs. My Agenda: A Clarification

The way I present myself usually lends a bit of understandable confusion. There is often a presumption that a guy like me – a guy who likes tailored …

Luxury

Sunday for the civilized.

Lewis Black - At What Point Am I Out From Under? - Episode

S9 E4 “At What Point Am I Out From Under?”<p>Cedric the Entertainer<p>S9 E3 “Dictators, Comics, And Preachers”<p>Norm MacDonald<p>S9 E2 “A Rusty Car In The …

Comedy

The Most Important Thing Tom Ford Can Teach You About Style

Tom Ford always has something interesting and provocative to say about fashion, but the most important thing the designer can teach us about getting dressed is maybe through looking at what he himself wears every day. That look, for the most part, is a black two-button peak lapel suit—his “daytime …

Eight Ways to Save on Travel in 2017

Saving on flights, hotels and other aspects of travel is a question of how much you value your time versus hours and energy spent. You can scour the internet for low prices on rooms and airfares, but at some point you just have to pull the trigger so you can start planning your trip. Keeping that …

Airlines

How to Become a ‘Superager’

Think about the people in your life who are 65 or older. Some of them are experiencing the usual mental difficulties of old age, like forgetfulness or a dwindling attention span. Yet others somehow manage to remain mentally sharp. My father-in-law, a retired doctor, is 83 and he still edits books …

The Brain

Singular Vision: David Lynch

I had a very genteel childhood growing up in the small town of Palmerston North, New Zealand. I had a large-ish room on the second storey of a house …

David Lynch

In remembering George Michael, don't forget the decades we spent shaming him

Genre snobbery and homophobia made his eulogy a careless whisper instead of a cultural reckoning.<p>I’ve been trying to process my feelings about the cultural outpourings of grief that have become a terribly common part of 2016 — specifically those surrounding the Christmas Day death of George Michael.<p>…

George Michael

Shampoo, Carrie Fisher’s Brilliant Film Debut

When fans and writers discuss <b>Carrie Fisher</b>‘s film career, Princess Leia gets all of the attention – and for good reason. Leia was a damsel in …

Entertainment

A Year When Death Loomed in the Laughter

In 2016, death killed.<p>At a time when cultural journalism covers the deaths of beloved artists more rigorously than ever, the list of titanic figures who died this year feels tragically long. On the stand-up scene, mortality loomed large, and not just because comics like Garry Shandling and Kevin …

Comedy

Tom Ford’s Guide to Being as Suave as, Well, Tom Ford | GQ

The man who looks after 735 dogs

<b>Rakesh Shukla is a software engineer who's found his life's calling in looking after dogs that no-one wants, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Bangalore.</b><p>The car pulled up outside a dusty farmhouse near the capital of the southern Indian state of Karnataka and suddenly dogs were everywhere, yelping …

Dogs

Bill Cunningham, Unpublished Photos

<b>A look at the photographs that almost made Bill’s column this year, explained by his longtime collaborator.</b><p>Every Sunday, after Bill had gone to church, I could be sure that my phone would ring. “Kurdewan … Bill Cunningham here,” he would say, as if I didn’t know, every time. Every week we would …

Fashion

The Best Suit Shops on Savile Row in London - Bloomberg

<i>Wednesday,</i> Bloomberg Pursuits <i>profiled Patrick Grant</i><i>, the owner of Savile Row's Norton & Sons. For those who want to know more, here's a primer on the</i> …

Fashion

An Abrupt Lesson on Effective Living: Showing Up

From its beginning, this blog has been about my pursuit of sartorial stealth and effective living. Comparatively speaking, the sartorial stuff is …

The reason you should never shave your pubic hair

The rise of the 'Spornosexual' - manscaping men whose intimate grooming is inspired by porn - may have a surprising dark side.<p>According to new …

William Eggleston, the Pioneer of Color Photography

I ARRIVE AT THE Eggleston Artistic Trust building at just after 1 on a sweltering, humid Memphis afternoon. I am met at the door by the charismatic son of the photographer William Eggleston, Winston, who is the director of the trust as well as its official archivist. He ushers me into the cool, …

Photography

Looking Spiffy, Except for One Thing

Dear Diary:<p>Our small architectural firm does quite a bit of work for nonprofit organizations, and we are frequently called on to show our support by attending fund-raising dinners and events. The invitations generally call for “business attire,” and a suit is usually appropriate.<p>Once every year or …

Manhattan

Car-free in Cleveland: Letting go of the wheel of the personal vehicle

CLEVELAND, Ohio - From the Shoreway on the West Side to the Inner Belt Bridge, Cleveland, to many, is a city of highways.<p>Criss-crossing freeways …

Cleveland