If you've spent any time on the New York style circuit, you've no doubt come across idiosyncratic aRUDE magazine founder Iké Udé. With his dandified duds, the Nigerian-born artist, publisher and aesthete brightens up many an otherwise dull evening.
Close Shave: Tom Ford releases men's toiletries line (soap, shower gel, aftershave) to complement his signature cologne. Scratch the screen for a preview. Not working? Keep trying—it'll happen. [DNRNews]
Season Opener: Suit up for the vernal equinox. [Refinery29]
Big Stink: Related - How to look like Colin Farrell smells. [Style Dash]
Mea Culpa; Apparently, a red club tie with contrasting white stripes is the universal signifier for, "Sorry, I was thinking with my jock." [NY Times]
The Chicer Picker Upper: Ever eloquent with her actions, if not her words, Paris Hilton gracefully ends the celebrity-fashion-line era with her new collection of paper towels. [LA Times]
Plain White Ts: Gap will continue it's indie designer collaborations program with Band of Outsiders, Michael Bastian, Philip Crangi and 3.1 Phillip Lim. Somehow, Threeasfour snuck in while no one was looking. [Racked]