Topic: Jackets

20 Style Tips On How To Wear A Denim Jacket

20 Style Tips On How To Wear A Denim Jacket

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One of the things I love the most about spring is that I can finally ditch my bulky winter coats. Don’t get me wrong, I love my wool coat, but there’s something so nice about stepping outside in a lighter jacket that doesn’t hide your entire outfit from view. One spring wardrobe essential I think everyone should own is a good jean jacket – I’d recommend splurging a little on one that fits well, so you can have it for years. More »

Why I Can Eat Meat, But Not Wear Fur

Why I Can Eat Meat, But Not Wear Fur

Look. I don’t really object to fur in a sincere way. I think it looks fantastic. The other day I was walking into a dive bar and saw a woman wearing a mink coat walking out, and I wanted to become Fellini so I could make a movie featuring such a scene. But I didn’t. Maybe you have a better shot at that than I do, if you are someone who knows how to work a basic video camera. The only sadness I felt upon seeing such a thing was sadness that I was not a film director.

Suffice to say, I’m really not opposed to fur. At all. But I still don’t feel quite entirely right about wearing it.

However, when I mention this, a lot of people say “but you eat meat!” I do. I eat a whole ton of meat, pretty un-apologetically. I can debate the best steakhouse in Manhattan with you for a surprisingly long length of time. And yet… More »

Gallery: Free People’s Vegan Leather Lookbook

Gallery: Free People's Vegan Leather Lookbook

There’s this weird dichotomy that comes with being a vegan who’s into punk rock. On the one hand, you just want to SMASH EVERYTHING. On the other, your heart melts into nothing whenever you see a small, furry animal. Earth Crisis fans have been living this paradox for years. Now, fans of fauxhemian fast fashion can, too (sort of) with Free People’s line of fake leather clothing, for which they just released a lookbook featuring their own employees. No animals were harmed in the making of these items, and, as an added bonus, they are cheaper than real leather. Win-win. But do these clothes look as cool as real leather? You be the judge. More »

Star Trek: The Next Generation Of Your Closet

Star Trek: The Next Generation Of Your Closet

You know that episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation where it turns out that Tasha Yar, who died in the first season, had a half-Romulan daughter named Sela due to some fancy footwork involving time travel? You don’t?? Watch it. Right now. I’ll wait, it’s cool.

Ok. Now: didn’t Denise Crosby look amazing in that Romulan military jacket?!?! Don’t you want to copy her style? The answer is yes, she did. And yes, you do. And I will help you with a few suggestions that might work here on Earth. More »