Tag Archives: Cole Porter

Gift Guide 2012: Casual Male

Remember the Casual Male catalog? Yikes. But in today’s increasingly casual world, it is more and more difficult to navigate the sartorial terrain. Especially since, as Cole Porter wrote, “anything goes.” So this year’s gift guide is going to incorporate … Continue reading

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(Good) Form Letters

‘Tis the season. Invitations are arriving. You’re narrowing your guest lists and thinking about seating or the hors d’œuvres. You will probably receive more than one e-vite and emailed thank you. But, if you are anything at all like Mrs. … Continue reading

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The Looks I Love

A number of questions popped into my head last evening whilst watching the Kevin Kline/Ashley Judd movie “De-Lovely.” The picture dripped elegance from the costuming to the sets to the dialogue. (Although it can be difficult to watch in parts, at least it has a whiz-bang production number at the end!) Continue reading

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