Have you ever seen a pair of distressed jeans and thought, “Why would people pay money for jeans that have already been partially destroyed?” Or perhaps you thought, “It seems strange and disingenuous to wear something that suggests you have participated in some kind of rigorous activity that would yield such results,…
On Sunday, Calvin Klein revealed, with little fanfare, 14 new styles designed by former Dior creative director Raf Simons. The fashion house hired Simons to design its Calvin Klein by Appointment line in August, but has been curiously shy about publicizing the partnership in the lead-up to its release.
Before Weapons of Mass Destruction, American soliders faced a different type of war-time casualty: venereal disease. While we remember the posters of Uncle Sam declaring "I Want You to Join the U.S. Army", the Army was also concerned that their potential recruits were clean.
"Tell me where your grandmother came from and I can tell you how many kinds of pie you serve for Thanksgiving," wrote Clementine Paddleford.