July 12, 2014
John F. Kennedy In SI, 1960
I was going through the garage of an estate sale this morning, and happened upon this old issue of Sports…
April 20, 2013
I Don’t Have Vices.
I don’t have vices. You won’t find me with a large Scotch and a cigar in the evening. Ralph Lauren
January 24, 2013
On The Media’s Blog
I was looking at On the Media’s blog, and OTM producer Doug Anderson recommended Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts. I’m…
January 11, 2013
dandyportraits: Hamish Bowles dresses as only a New Yorker who works in the women’s fashion industry could, but he does…
December 22, 2012
Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. Shows Sacramento How It’s Done, Circa 1975
Former California Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. shows Sacramento how it’s done, circa 1975.
May 7, 2012
Big Bow. Bigger Flower.
voxsart: Hamish Bowles 1. The list of fashion dudes I think are cool is a relatively short one, but Hamish…
January 13, 2012
voxsart: Bryan Ferry, in Anderson & Sheppard, with his new wife, Amanda Sheppard, January 2012. Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs….
January 8, 2012
tumblinerb: DFAR. For a while, Andre 3000 wore sleeping bags as skirts. I had forgotten about that. Andre, this is…
December 24, 2011
Fred Astaire On The Ivy League Look
The unpadded shoulders, the three-buttoned long and boxy coat, the too-short, thin pants, and the thin ties with striped buttoned…
October 31, 2011
John Hodgman’s THAT IS ALL
My good friend Mr. John Hodgman is a writer, famous minor television personality, and deranged millionaire. His new book, THAT…
October 22, 2011
Baron Guy De Rothschild, 1980
via Vanity Fair’s “The Dapper Clients of Anderson & Sheppard”
October 7, 2011
Me And The Great Bootsy Collins
twinkletwinkle Me and the great Bootsy Collins. From next week’s episode of my public radio show, The Sound of Young…
August 23, 2011
“The Most Basic Of Lightweight Combinations”
James Bond, in what Will Boehlke calls: “The most basic of lightweight combinations: blue tropical weight suit, white shirt, black…
August 9, 2011
I Don’t Like The Shiny Look
I don’t like the shiny look. I like something that’s more worn, softer and handmade. When things are made by…
August 4, 2011
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr.
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. in his early days in the California State Legislature.