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Princess Leia, Savile Row and How to Know Your Tweed

  • Kempt Staff

Leia to Rest: Carrie Fisher pens a not-terribly-tearful farewell letter to the character who brought her fame—and to that “foolish, focus-pulling hairstyle.”

Misplaced Nostalgia: Fresh off their stint at Pitti Uomo, Fashionista begins to question the use of the word “heritage.” Or, rather, its overuse.

One for the Kippers: A tale of two tailors—on Savile Row—as told by Bruce Boyer.

Tweed Is Good: A useful, and timely, primer on how to choose your tweed blazer wisely, courtesy of Vanity Fair.

Spreads, Trench Coats, and Our Name in the Paper


The Spread: We aren’t sure who AnnaLynne McCord is, but we just started liking GQ a lot more. [Egotastic]

Stay at Your Desk: Thom Browne goes to Florence to get even stricter and more austere. Think identical models and lots of trench coats. Doesn’t Italy usually make people looser? [IHT]

…and There’s a Planet: The latest web video gem retells the Star Wars saga with a spotty memory and a lot of Photoshop. [BoingBoing]

Well-Observed: Our distinguished editorial director dispenses a pearl of wisdom in quote form. Also, something about eCommerce. [NYObserver]