Or a 1950s gangster?
One way to learn is to go to a vintage shop with a camera to film your favorite outfits and then take pictures of yourself to make your memories. Or, more likely, just to dress yourself.
The clothes themselves can help in the short run, but the pictures on those blogs come from years of trial and error — a lot of trial and error.
The truth is, you will never live in a vintage shop, but you can dress up a bit if you put a little elbow grease into something you have in your closets, but then, don’t go there for the most part. (And you probably shouldn’t spend a lot more on vintage clothing, anyway.)
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The Best Style Books
The best fashion books come out this year: We had a few from this year’s FASHION FEST that have left us all in droves.
To help you navigate and pick out the best clothes for your mood or style, here are the best books:
These books are easy to find and easy to order.
The Best Style Blogs
And just a few that have made us all smile with their style and style tips.
The best blog to go to for inspiration is The New York Times Style Blog, because we have a lot of fashion-forward guys who use it for inspiration.
What is a “lion” or a “lion-eagle”?
It’s a curious question: The phrase “lion eagle” comes from a story told centuries ago with some fairly dubious origins. There is no evidence that lions ever roamed American coasts, and lions did not even exist in China when the story occurred. Yet the American expression “lion eagle” appears to have originated in China.
The earliest reference to “lion” found in English is in a 1787 book about African explorers called The Voyages of Captain Francis Marion ; by the time of the book’s publishing, many Europeans used the phrase to refer to black Africans. It has since stuck; “lion” is the first word that comes from the phrase “one lion” and is often the word we think of when we hear “lion” today.
In China, the word “lion” is also used much more informally to refer to an African slave or a black person who
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