Perhaps, we just don't know that Steve Jobs got to her and offered her a bundle in brand recognition advertising. Everytime the younger Paltrow is mentioned, surely...it's associative memories. I bet I had you falling for that one hook, line and sinker. Maybe I'll make it onto Snopes. But I...

" Did you know that song was that old? Promotional song books were made to advertise the line. If you have "Tune Togs," I would love to see photos of them. Post a picture url in comments to share with readers, or email me. The ad was found in Fairchild's Menswear, their March 1947 issue,...

The VintageGent=ette's petite frame and seemingly opposite skin undertone than the current colors that are flattered was overwhelmed. Still, I do have a hankering for some scarves, ties and stationary if the afterglow, after crowd scavenger hunt is a success. The only disappointment is that...

Tailor tags can be very important in dating menswear, especially because the classic suit doesn't change as rapidly as ladieswear and is sometimes harder to pinpoint in less than a 5 year period even if one is very knowledgeable. Of course, there are "of the season" cutting edge looks...

Back in the era of wearing combat boots and thrifted pea coats daily, the army navy store fulfilled both the x and y coordinates of ruggedness and thrift. Not only were there pea coats and hats, regardless of current style trends, but you could fine canteens galore, bailout bags and even the...

While purusing my 1947 copy of Fairchild's Menswear Magazine, a publication of the clothing and men's furnishings industry, what astounded me was the prevalance of sock ads. Aside from Christmas novelty socks, the men's hosiery department is fairly colorless these days, while the post-war...

The VintageGent-ette fondly recalls college life: "Twice a week for three hours at a pop, I had movement class where we learned not to grace the stage like a total clod. We learned ballet, basic social dance forms for ballroom scenes, stage combat and how to relate movement to a specific...

) The VintageGent-ette's sister, the Modern Gentress, was almost beguiled by a young man offering her quotes of Rumi. Unlike V-Gette who has a deep appreciation for ancient and medieval lit, the Modern Gentress turned up the Modern nose. "That's just a bunch of old crap." What does she want?...

No, I am not talking about hunting unsuspecting herds of buffalo, but stories that the VintageGent-ette tells about days of yore. "A friend of mine used to call me her 'main girl' and invite me out to go to clubs with her. Later I realized she fully intended me to go as the designated...

Flash sales and membership sales sites are proliferating, but there are not too many that cater specifically to Menswear. JackThreads does just that – catering to casual, urban and tailored styles. Sales don't matter if you don't see something you like. Above (VintageGent official...

 

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