Anohni At The Park Avenue Armory

Walking into the Park Avenue Armory you know you’re about to see something special. The Gothic Revival building, built in 1880, is breathtaking with its soaring ceilings, intricate wood, glass, and tile detailing, and unique lighting fixtures which bathe everything and everyone in a flattering, soft, and romantic glow. This environment invariably pleased the crowd […]

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The Hemline Index

The Hemline Index, created by economist George Taylor in 1926, claims to be able to predict the market’s near future by observing the current style of women’s dress, specifically regarding hemlines. (“Hemline” basically refers to how long a skirt is, for those playing at home.) According to Mr. Taylor, the shorter hemlines are in a […]

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The Pro-Slut Prude

prude  (pruːd) noun a person who is excessively proper or modest in speech, conduct, dress, etc. a person who affects or shows an excessively modest, prim, or proper attitude, esp regarding sex Origin: 1695–1705;  < French prude  a prude (noun), prudish (adj.), short for prudefemme, Old French prodefeme worthy or respectable woman. I’m a prude. I’m probably the biggest prude […]

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