The very talented Mr. Justin Chung took some engagement photos of me and Torie. Here’s a preview.
New drop of summer blazers. Get some color for the warmer weather.
“I got my first watch a few weeks ago. It’s a Casio retrofitted with a three-color band: red, white, and black. People often mistake the black for blue and assume I’m repping the French tricolor on my wrist. Once they realize the actual color scheme, they think it’s either Thom Browne or, very occasionally, the striped flag of Yemen. I go with Yemen because its flag is one of the few that references the concept of time: The red stands for the bloodshed of martyrs, the white for a bright future, and the black for the dark past. Past and future in a flag — perfect for a watchband, no?”
Side Note: The new Vampire Weekend album is great. Weird, confident, and great.
“At what point in our quacking like a duck do we achieve duckness?”
VATICAN CITY (The Borowitz Report)—The brave new world of social media torpedoed the chances of a leading papal candidate today, as a Dutch cardinal struggled to explain newly surfaced Facebook photos showing him on a 2007 spring-break romp in Tampa. Continue reading: http://nyr.kr/ZDjV5P
A cautionary tale for all you prospective Popes.
“If you’re serious about becoming Pope, look at every single photo you’ve posted on Facebook and Instagram,” Mr. Klugian says. “If there’s someone on your arm who makes you look fallible, crop them out.”
In which I ask the (clearly deeply important) question: “Does the death of Hugo Chávez mark the end of an era of dictatorial style?”
Aaron Levine of Club Monaco.