Retro Fashion: Linda Evangelista On House Of Style

Fashion Week kicks off today, and thinking of runway shows tends to make us nostalgic for the heyday of The Supermodel. You know, back when the women walking in shows were drop dead gorgeous instead of dropping dead of anorexia. Anyway, besides Naomi Campbell and her violent streak, the most amusing character of the… » 2/01/08 11:00am 2/01/08 11:00am

Frizzy Hair Is All The Rage! In 1863 England, That Is

Your Brazilian-straightened hair and American Apparel T-shirts are so out of style... For 1863. According to The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, for evening dinner, "hair ought to be dressed in four rolls either side and finished off behind with a Marie Antoinette chignon, frizzed very much." Readers were also… » 11/12/07 11:00am 11/12/07 11:00am

Retro Fashion: Mr. T's Style Tips


When you imagine Mr. T giving fashion advice to his fans, you might expect results that are campy and funny. And you'd be totally correct! But really, if you think about it, Mr. T — with his 60 lbs. of chains, overalls and political hair—is totally a style icon and hero to many. In the video clip above from the early… » 9/05/07 12:00pm 9/05/07 12:00pm