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The Real Winners of Last Night’s CFDA Fashion Awards

  • Kempt Staff


The fashion cognoscenti gathered at Lincoln Center for the annual CFDA Fashion Awards last night—and, as expected, there was plenty of good style on display. (And plenty of Rihanna on display.)

And while we were pleased to see Public School get some well-deserved shine by winning the Menswear Designer of the Year Award, they weren’t the only ones who came out looking like winners.

Herewith, the real winners of last night’s CFDA Fashion Awards...»

The 64 Greatest Pajamas of All Time

  • Kempt Staff


What you wear to bed can often feel like an afterthought...

But not today.

Because today we’re giving sleepwear, in all of its glorious forms (including Marilyn Monroe’s lack thereof), its proper due. And after a painstakingly thorough search—no movie set, red carpet or private boudoir went unturned—we managed to assemble a definitive list of the 64 greatest moments in pajama-dom. That’s right, we found every last one of them.

So, without further ado: let us count down the 64 greatest pajamas, ever.»

The December Issues

  • Najib Benouar

As your calendar should've notified you, we’re a week into December—which means the new crop of magazines hit the newsstands a little bit ago. But in case they got lost in the holiday jumble, we’ve flipped through them all to give you the lowdown on everything you need to know about this month in menswear journalism.

The December issues were full of reflection on a year that seemed more dismal to some (Esquire) than others (GQ) and mostly about watching TV to Details. And, for the first two, possibly about ushering in a new era of the casually printed nipple. (Here’s to looking forward to 2013 on that one.)

Without further ado, we bring you the month in menswear journalism.»

Rihanna Treats Her Body Like an Ancient Temple

  • Kempt Staff

Surely Temple: GQ digs up some more revealing outtakes from their latest cover shoot of The Umbrella’d One. [GQ]

Forever-ever?: Esquire catches up with André 3000 to talk grooming, music and his return to designing. Still no word on an Outkast reunion. [Esquire]

Girls 2 Women: A “Where are they now?” of every Bond girl—unsurprisingly, they’ve all aged gracefully. [Vulture]

Feeling Tart: A festive roundup of Scottish tartan menswear that should get you into the holiday spirit. [T Magazine]

Rihanna Has No Use for Blankets

The Greatest: In honor of Muhammad Ali’s 70th birthday, here’s the legendary Sports Illustrated profile, circa 1975. [Sports Illustrated]

Gears of Time: The Times catches up with one of the master watch repairmen of the Diamond District. When Sotheby’s needs a watch fixed, this is who they call. [NYTimes]

The Pope of Staten Island: The Street Etiquette chaps profile Kevin Stewart, a designer/musician/painter you may have seen in a few lookbooks. [Street Etiquette]

Deep Blue: A look at Baldwin Denim’s capsule setup, courtesy of Alexander Grant. [Alexander Grant]

Rihanna Specifically Asked for an Underwear Limousine

via Fashion Gone Rogue

The Real Old Spice Guy: Although we disagree on many issues, it’s hard to fault Vladimir Putin’s action-hero credentials. For instance, here’s a photoset of him bending a frying pan with his hands, hunting a whale with a crossbow and staring into the eyes of a snow leopard. [The Atlantic]

All Black Everything: The comprehensive architect’s dress code. Madras is right out. [Arch Daily]

Green and Brown: A roundup of the best in fall/winter 2011, and what you can learn from it. [The Midwest Style]

Let Us Now Praise Ladytron: It’s shaping up to be a good week for indie rock. Here’s five reasons why. [NYMag]

Rihanna is Just Really Hungry

rihannagquk_crop.jpgvia GQ UK

At Least It’s Not Beowulf: Does watching The Polar Express over and over constitute torture? We’re going to go with “yes.” [/Film]

Body Snatching is Not Out of the Question: Just a friendly reminder: you are not Johnny Depp. Not to be a downer or anything. [Esquire]

Suddenly Everything is Shiny: Fourteen futuristic retail spaces. If an iceberg storefront can’t convince you to like Richard Chai, then nothing will. [Web Urbanist]

Half In the Bag: A handsome leather duffel from Louis & Clegg. Look upon it in awe. [Unabashedly Prep]