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The Cat's Pajamas

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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

Good old Julian Schnabel. The minute everyone started copying his signature pajama look, the larger-than-life art world provocateur shelved 'em in favor of something even shabbier.

The other night at a screening of nouveau western *Appaloosa* hosted by the Cinema Society and *Vanity Fair*, Schnabel showed up to rub elbows and such with Jessica Lange in a plaid flannel shirt and a pair of board shorts.

We're sure this is just a temporary measure until the p.j. trend cools off a bit. Of course, since flannel workwear shows signs of a flare-up as well this season, he may be out of the frying pan and into the fire, sartorially speaking.

Skin Head

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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

In the course of bestowing the two MOTHs he's pocketed so far—for an elegant all-black ensemble and the apex of equestrian chic—we issued a caveat about Alan Cumming's occasionally overly theatrical tendencies in matters of dress. He is a quirky actor type after all, but once in a while these unfortunate propensities seem to get the better of him.

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Kempt Man of the Hour: Matthew Goode

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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

We were admittedly more than a little wary of the idea of a remake of one of our favorite films of all time, the BBCs 1981 adaptation of *Brideshead Revisited*, and frankly surprised that anyone would have the brass to undertake it in the first place (Do you fuck with Jeremy Irons? No you do not).

We'll suspend further critical judgments until we're able to screen the new one in its entirety, but in any case we fully approve of any cinematic endeavor featuring so many fine examples of 1920s British gentleman's kit. And we're already predisposed to approve of the convincingly toff-y Matthew Goode, who was one of the few redeeming features of *Match Point* and has the daunting task of filling Irons' brogues.

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Kempt Man of the Hour: Andrew Saffir

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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

Cinema Society swell Andrew Saffir makes his second MOTH appearance here at the screening of 9/11 flick *August* at the Soho Grand the other night.

Once again the natty social butterfly donned a dapper hacking-style jacket from downtown dandy depot Lord Willy's, which is quietly clothing some of the best dressed men in town. This number is summer-weight navy blue cotton with subtle grosgrain trim, a ticket pocket, contrast stitching on the buttonholes and a turquoise lining.

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Kempt Man of the Hour: Bruce Willis

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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

Following in the footsteps of Sean Penn and Petra Nemcova, aging action hero Bruce Willis has been stepping out lately with a much younger model, sometime Victoria's Secret siren Emma Hemming.

Willis isn't really known for his sartorial savoir faire, but he does have the sense to realize that a new look is necessary to pull off a *poule de luxe*.

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Kempt Man of the Hour: Stanley Tucci

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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

The prevalence of the Sleek Grey Suit among men of style these days is aesthetically appealing but not terribly interesting, sartorially speaking. But here comes Stanley Tucci to show us how it should be done.

Tucci, the acclaimed actor (and also writer, producer and director) who currently has seven different movies in production, elevated the SGS to a whole new level with the simple addition of a dashing, brilliantly hued scarf.

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Kempt Man of the Hour: Andrew Saffir

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*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

It was merely a matter of time 'till Andrew Saffir snagged his first MOTH. Saffir, one of the best-dressed men in town, is also one of the most visible; he hosts some of the hottest movie premieres in the city as founder of the chic Cinema Society.

At a dinner for *Marie Claire* magazine at Milk Studios the other night, the former Ralph Lauren exec and Hamptons habitué turned out in a *haute* hacking jacket and cargo pants combo that radiated sporty elegance.

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Kempt Man of the Hour: Guy Ritchie

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Being married to Madonna must be no picnic, even for a rough and tumble type like Guy Ritchie. He started out as your average yob, then she got him involved in all that quasi-religious claptrap in L.A. and he had to trail around after her in white velour tracksuits carrying the Kabbalah Water.

Since moving back to his native British countryside, however…