The One about Serena Slocum

Today I am once again watching my favorite Whit Stillman film, “Metropolitan”. The film is enjoyable, hilarious and intellectually stimulating! So, many like-minded people love this film so much that we can’t help but share our favorite moments and many quotes on the Facebook group “Urban Haute Bourgeoisie”. Also, on my desk is a fun book I want to plug by Nick Kolakowski titled “How to Become an Intellectual: 100 […]

The One about the Hawke & Co Remsen Tracker Jacket

As I was perusing for winter jackets for 2016, there were a few things I was looking for. It had a hood that was removable Worked well in the elements, in my case, rain, wind and cold temperatures Good number of pockets And… the jacket had to be red. And sure enough, I discovered Hawke & Co and their Remsen Tracker Jacket. First, let’s get to know the company. The […]

The One about Natalie Cole’s “Unforgettable”

When I heard the news of Natalie Cole’s passing on New Year’s Day 2016, the first thing I did was took out Natalie’s “Unforgettable” album and listened to it. Back when this first album was released, it was a big part of my young adult year growing in college and actually because of this album, it made me purchase albums from Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, […]

The One about Japan’s New Year’s Fukuburo (Fashion & Electronics Version)

Each year in Japan, on New Year’s Day (and sometimes a few days before), many partake in Fukubukuro. Fukubukuro is a New Year’s custom in which merchants bundle items and put them in mystery lucky bags (or boxes if purchased online) in which people spend money on a bag, not knowing its contents. Typically you will see lines at electronics and department stores but for men and women’s fashion, there […]