Newsroom — David Isle


Oscar Wilde On Dress

November 12, 2017
by David Isle.   We remember Oscar Wilde today mainly through his epigrams. Wilde was a master of this medium, and his writing is dotted with one- and two-liners that have been lifted and circulate...
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Game: Set. No Match

October 27, 2017
by David Isle.   You may remember that there was a football game a couple of Sundays ago that ended in dramatic fashion. As the clock ticked down to zero and players and media spilled onto the fiel...
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Shades Off-White

August 03, 2017
by David Isle.   What grey flannel pants are to winter, off-white linen and cotton pants are to summer. You can wear them every day of the season without ever regretting it. This versatility is one...
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Old World, New World

May 30, 2017
by David Isle.   Recently a bunch of world leaders had a big sleepover in Sicily, which resulted in the above photograph of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macr...
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The Code that Can't be Broken

May 18, 2017
by David Isle.   Economist Tyler Cowen’s recent book The Complacent Class describes, and at times laments, stasis in American life. Among a litany of symptoms, he includes this trenchant observatio...
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What to Wear to: A Summer Wedding

May 12, 2017
by David Isle.   Friends, the time is growing near when “have-nots” become “have-knots.” I refer, of course, to summer wedding season. The ultimate transitional season. After dispensing with the st...
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Dining in the Dark

May 02, 2017
by David Isle.   I know of few restaurants in the world where a single meal is worth a plane trip. But Noir in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is one of them. The reason is not so much the food itself - ...
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