Etro Men Fall/Winter 2014

Some Crazy Shit: Men’s Fall Fashion Trends Pt. 1

Gentle reader,

I apologize for yet another gap in my coverage of what’s what in fashion. In addition to settling in at my new Rodeo Drive home base, I’ve been asked to speak at several venues around Southern California in the last few weeks — I’ve somehow become a traveling attraction on the topic of anti-aging. It looks like I have a little break in touring; my next gig isn’t until August 6th at Los Robles Golf Club in Thousand Oaks.  If you happen to be in the area, stop by around seven and I’ll buy you a drink.

Benjamin Godfre

Grab Your Christmas Balls — It’s the 2013 TuttleMode Holiday Gift Guide!

Gentle reader,

I don’t know how yours does it but, in our family, all the kids get Christmas presents from every adult until they go away to college.  That makes for a shopping list so long there are audible gasps when I whip out my notepad in the stores and it also leaves me, who has no children, feeling a bit like Carrie Bradshaw in that episode where her Manolos get stolen at Carrie Fisher’s kid’s party.

And don’t act like you don’t know what I’m talking about.  You know exactly what I’m talking about.

At least the little ones are pretty easy to shop for.  A couple of them just want princess stuff, one likes Star Wars,

Nicole Kidman "Australia"

Viva la Convention!

Gentle reader,

I wasn’t always very good at packing for excursions.  In England, I usually traveled the Country House circuit with black tie and white tie on top of my extensive Brideshead Revisited-worthy wardrobe but, then, we all packed heavy.  My friend Phoebe once sighed, as she shoved my cases into the boot of the car next to her shoes, “Life would be so much easier if I wasn’t Imelda Marcos in my spare time,” which was much funnier in the early 90s.