Yeah, we were pretty shocked, too. Who would've thought that Cardinals t-shirts and Blues caps were the height of modern fashion? (Then again, Jon Hamm has been photographed wearing a Blues cap. Ah, Jon, you give us class!) But there it is, in another one of those scientific polls we love so much, t ... More >>
Robin Wheeler"It's a Small World," by St. Charles West High SchoolWho wants to go to the mall right now? It's noisy, crowded, and filled with garishness in the name of Baby Jesus that sucks the joy right out of the season.
Except for Plaza Frontenac for the next few days. Since November 20 ... More >>
image via"Muffy, we've been snubbed!"Now we know that most of this country's preppies are concentrated in the northeast. That is, after all, where most prep schools and all the Ivy League colleges are. But according to True Prep, a sequel of sorts to the 1980 classic The Official Preppy Handbook, ... More >>
You know, I'm not someone who generally has a lot of nice things to say. No, no, it's true, I know it. I make fun of things, and people, and people's things, pretty much every day of my life. But that doesn't mean that I don't occasionally find things that I like. And when I do find something I like ... More >>
Mary and Jeff Clarke feed beauty to the tough world of high fashion. Hard to do from the cornfields of Iowa. Harder still in St. Louis, where too many parents and kids have their dreams exploited for money.
Kellwood's taking fashion forward by making virtually all our clothes in the Third World. But the St. Louis giant carefully cloaks its operations, its plant locations and its monitoring of labor conditions.