Tag: Menswear

Femininity in Menswear

It’s a man’s world, at least in mine. When I was growing up in the early 1980s, I was surrounded in a male dominated realm which consisted of strength, masculinity, and determination. My father spent many of his days working as a diligent Engineer with my paternal grandfathers, both entrepreneurs in their established trade. One being a Folk-Art artist and the other an Electrician. … Read More Femininity in Menswear

A Gentleman’s Heart

A feminist demand of, “If men can wear this, why can’t I?” comes to mind for those with the heart of a gentleman.  German actress and style icon of the 1930s, Marlene Dietrich, contrasted such a statement with her passionate relationship with her wardrobe, both on and off the screen. Being the first Hollywood actress of her era to wear trousers in public gave … Read More A Gentleman’s Heart

Arnold Steiner Clothing | Close to your Heart

American Living Ruffled Dress (here)  Vintage Emerald Green Earrings (similar here & here)  Vintage Fox Fur Stole (Roberta Alexander, similar here)  Vintage Brown Straw Pillowbox Hat (Old Towne Antiques Mall) Sugar Maple Paisley Pocket Square by Arnold Steiner Clothing   Charles by Charles David Pumps  Can you think of a grander way to spend your afternoon than combing Arnold Steiner’s enriched designs? Steiner, CEO and Founder of … Read More Arnold Steiner Clothing | Close to your Heart