Newsroom — David Isle



August 30, 2018
by David Isle.   Fate gave Frida Kahlo a transfixing beauty and a lifetime of suffering, both physical and emotional. Over her life, she developed a distinctive personal style that accommodated all...
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Clothed in Power

August 27, 2018
by David Isle.   Politics has become the elephant in every American room. No matter how innocuous the interaction, the political elephant lurks, watches, farts. At least until Don Jr. shoots it and...
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What to Wear to: "Cocktail Attire"

May 23, 2018
by David Isle.   As if there weren’t enough evidence of the continued decline of English taste and sensibility, I have managed to secure an invitation to tonight’s Savile Row event at the British e...
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Easy Pants for Summer

May 14, 2018
by David Isle.   Now is the winter of our #content made sweltering summer by this sun of New York. The wisest response to this onslaught is retreat to the safety of an air-conditioned sanctuary. Bu...
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Why Santa Wears Red

December 17, 2017
by David Isle.  There has been some recent controversy over Santa’s ethnic background. But all modern-day Santas, be they white, black, or boozehound, wear the now iconic red suit with white trim. ...
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Particularly Snug at Home

December 11, 2017
by David Isle.  If you’re in the Northeast United States, you’ve probably got wintry weather at your doorstep and perhaps even a day or two off from work. If these days away from the constraints of...
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Setting a High Standard

December 04, 2017
by David Isle.   The pocket square is the canary in the menswear coal mine, announcing a man’s decision to view his clothes as an opportunity rather a necessity.
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Giving Thanks to Designers

November 28, 2017
by David Isle.   Sometimes a little bit of choice can be a dangerous thing. A couple of years ago, drunk on the fumes of #bespoke chemtrails that shower certain parts of the Internet, I decided to ...
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