Topic: Sweaters

The Annual Autumn Turtleneck Dilemma

The Annual Autumn Turtleneck Dilemma

Every autumn, I have the exact same sartorial dilemma. As the weather starts to cool and skies revert to perma-gray, I find myself falling in love with a turtleneck or two. They look so cozy, I tell myself, and I won’t even need to wear a scarf! So I buy one, despite the five unworn turtlenecks of last year that are now wedged in the back of my closet. I wear the turtleneck to work the next day, feeling so warm and seasonally-appropriate, and then … it happens. More »

Vintage eBay: When Grandpa Goes Sexy

Vintage eBay: When Grandpa Goes Sexy

Have you ever noticed that there are an awful lot of geriatrics’ clothes on eBay? Okay, so technically the clothes are “vintage” — but does that make it any less weird that the person to wear that cardigan before the coquettish model was 85 with a diaper? Apparently not — at least it doesn’t stop these eBay models from trying to make Pappy’s clothes sexy. More »