Milan Pole Dance Studio: Werk It!

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After trying out a bevy of disciplines including karate, aerobics, swimming and kickboxing, I can tell you with utmost certainty that you haven’t had a real full-body workout until you’ve twirled around a golden pole in four inch heels and short shorts, ladies…and gents (give and take the short shorts and heels for the gents). … Continue reading

Capturing Beautiful Clothes and the Beauty of Life in Bill Cunningham New York

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For decades, Bill Cunningham has chronicled New York street style and the sartorial feats of soirée attendees for the New York Times. Now, the man on the Schwinn bicycle is the subject of a documentary aptly titled, Bill Cunningham New York, an endearing portrait of the creative mind behind the famous, “On the Street”, and … Continue reading

Sartorial Prowess and Journalistic Faux Pas in Absence of Malice


In Absence of Malice,  Sally Field is Megan Carter, a reporter who makes mistakes—many mistakes. When a federal prosecutor, desperate for leads in an ongoing investigation into the disappearance of a local union leader, conveniently leaves the case file on his desk, she reads it, and subsequently writes a story about the alleged suspect, Michael … Continue reading

A Lesson in Cool From Paris Blues


What is cool? Cool is often hard to describe.  The term cool is subjective. It is relative. It’s indefinable, really, and the kind of thing that you only recognize once you see it or experience it for yourself. Some things are automatically branded cool.  Sometimes, cool is about excess. Other times, cool is restraint. Adding … Continue reading

Montreal Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011-12 Recap


“Don’t be tardy for the party!” Well Kim Zolciak, I suppose I am, but better late than never. Below are my impressions of the latest edition of Montreal Fashion Week, which came to a close this past Thursday: Samuel Dong I must have looked like a frightened child after seeing this boogeyman of a collection.  While some pieces stand … Continue reading

A Single Man: A Glossy in Motion?


Place a seasoned fashion designer behind the lens and what do you get? A Single Man. Designer turned film director Tom Ford is behind this cinematic offering. The film, which he financed himself, is the screen adaptation of Christopher Isherwood’s novel of the same name. A Single Man (2009) tells the story of George Falconer … Continue reading