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Is there anyone who can actually follow someone like Cathy?

February 3, 2014

Is There Anyone Who Can Actually Follow Someone Like Cathy?

“But the question on my mind is this: Is there anyone who can actually follow someone like Cathy? Have we,…

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The relationship between the frequencies of men’s beards and the width of women’s skirts

January 17, 2014

The Relationship Between The Frequencies Of Men’s Beards And The Width Of Women’s Skirts

Above: The relationship between the frequencies of men’s beards and the width of women’s skirts, charted over time from 1823…

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The U.S. Supreme Court endeavors to define <em>clothing</em>, unsuccessfully

November 12, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court Endeavors To Define clothing, Unsuccessfully

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a case regarding compensation of steelworkers for time spent donning protective, er, clothing, endeavors to…

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Men’s Wearhouse Said to Weigh Bid for Allen Edmonds

October 23, 2013

Men’s Wearhouse Said To Weigh Bid For Allen Edmonds

Men’s Wearhouse Said to Weigh Bid for Allen Edmonds In a strange bit of news, Men’s Wearhouse is apparently putting…

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The Problem with Labeling

September 5, 2013

The Problem With Labeling

Pete posted a great excerpt yesterday from a recent New Yorker article about the relevancy of country-of-origin labels in the…

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Men (British men, anyway) are spending more on shoes than women

August 19, 2013

Men (British Men, Anyway) Are Spending More On Shoes Than Women

Industry analysts were shocked by recent market research reports that show that men (British men, anyway) are spending more on…

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New York Times piece on Spivack’s exhibit

August 14, 2013

New York Times Piece On Spivack’s Exhibit

It’s probably BS that Hemingway’s shortest story was the six-word “For sale: baby shoes, never worn,” but nevertheless the clothes…

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Anthony Weiner gets 2 legs up on NYC mayoral competitors with bright trousers

July 1, 2013

Anthony Weiner Gets 2 Legs Up On NYC Mayoral Competitors With Bright Trousers

New York Daily News: Anthony Weiner gets 2 legs up on NYC mayoral competitors with bright trousers “Is it a…

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Ivy Style at the F.I.T. Museum

October 25, 2012

Ivy Style At The F.I.T. Museum

I’m headed out of New York this morning, having taped a few episodes of Judge John Hodgman, enjoyed a San…

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Andy Sullivan from Reuters called yesterday

August 28, 2012

Andy Sullivan From Reuters Called Yesterday

Andy Sullivan from Reuters called yesterday, wondering what I thought of Paul Ryan’s style choices. The answer is that I…

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Yellow Baggers

July 16, 2012

Yellow Baggers

One of my favorite hyper-specific blogs, Yellow Baggers, covers only the East Coast clothing discount chain Daffy’s. Or did… because…

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NYT: Amazon Plans Its Next Conquest: Your Closet

May 7, 2012

NYT: Amazon Plans Its Next Conquest: Your Closet

NYT: Amazon Plans Its Next Conquest: Your Closet Amazon’s getting serious about apparel, but it means stepping into a particularly…

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How clothes affect the way we think

April 3, 2012

How Clothes Affect The Way We Think

The New York Times has a great article about how clothes not only affect the way people perceive us and…

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A real thing: New York Times trend piece on an increase of chicken pot pies at fashion events.

March 17, 2011

A Real Thing: New York Times Trend Piece On An Increase Of Chicken Pot Pies At Fashion Events.

A real thing: New York Times trend piece on an increase of chicken pot pies at fashion events.

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Yellow Baggers

March 16, 2011

Yellow Baggers

If you’re in the New York area, the blog Yellow Baggers offers regular reports on what’s for sale at local…

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