NY Times Discovers That Women Like Hollywood And Washington Heavyweights

Today's New York Times 'Thursday Styles' section takes a minute to note that other, less high-brow publications have suddenly gotten interested in politics. In fact, they report that everyone from People to US Weekly to TMZ to Inside Edition are covering the race alongside less important stories like Britney's recent… » 5/08/08 2:30pm 5/08/08 2:30pm

Memo To Hillary: Here's How To Dress For Success

The Guardian's scrappy fashion writer, Hadley Freeman, is fielding questions from readers today, one of whom asks: "Why does Hillary Clinton wear such bad clothes? With a budget that big, surely she can afford a stylist? And does it matter?" In response, Freeman argues that it's really hard to be Senator Clinton since… » 3/17/08 4:00pm 3/17/08 4:00pm

Hillary Clinton's Hair Part (Sorta) Matches Her Politics

Eight years ago in weird, possibly bullshit "studies", anthropologists came to the conclusion that a left-handed part in the hair is both more common on men and a way to call attention, subconsciously, to the left (rational, analytical, supposedly manly) side of the brain. (Their findings follow that women who part… » 12/14/07 2:00pm 12/14/07 2:00pm

J.Crew Vs. George W: Preppy Style Never Seemed So Subversive

Republican prepsters/Alex P. Keaton wannabes will rue the day they bought their seersucker suits, brushed-cotton blazers and striped belts from J. Crew. Dr. Peggy Drexler, wife of the company's CEO Mickey Drexler? Not such an enormous fan of the Bush administration! See, Dr. Drexler (a noted psychiatrist and… » 8/22/07 2:30pm 8/22/07 2:30pm

Who Wore It Best: Republican NH Debate Edition

We were super excited to try our hand at critiquing the presidential candidates in last night's Republican debate in New Hampshire after giving their Dem counterparts the once-over on Monday. After all, these pols are all white Christian dudes! And as such, they just love telling us exactly what we should not be doing… » 6/06/07 7:10pm 6/06/07 7:10pm