Category Archives: Michael Braithwaite

Sun and Santi: A Style Refresh

Goodness gracious, readers! I’ve missed you. As it turns out, trying to have a full time job, a variety of freelance projects, AND a life makes it really difficult to write about fashion and culture. WHAT THE HELL, LIFE? Given

Sun and Santi: A Style Refresh

Goodness gracious, readers! I’ve missed you. As it turns out, trying to have a full time job, a variety of freelance projects, AND a life makes it really difficult to write about fashion and culture. WHAT THE HELL, LIFE? Given

Wes Anderson Cools the W.A.S.P.: How to Mislead a Whole Generation About Preppy Chic

As one more white person of a certain subset of a generation of white people that came of age in the time of Wes Anderson movies, I am totally stoked to see Moonrise Kingdom even though his movies haven’t been

Wes Anderson Cools the W.A.S.P.: How to Mislead a Whole Generation About Preppy Chic

As one more white person of a certain subset of a generation of white people that came of age in the time of Wes Anderson movies, I am totally stoked to see Moonrise Kingdom even though his movies haven’t been

Pop Overload: The Sexy Sex Images About Sex Make That Money

Last week I had an interesting conversation with some friends about Nicki Minaj. Without getting too much into the details of the conversation, some people thought her bubble gum Barbie hyper-feminized pop star thing was sort of fascinating (I include

Pop Overload: The Sexy Sex Images About Sex Make That Money

Last week I had an interesting conversation with some friends about Nicki Minaj. Without getting too much into the details of the conversation, some people thought her bubble gum Barbie hyper-feminized pop star thing was sort of fascinating (I include

Reader Quandry: I’m in My 30s! I Need a New Look! I Like 1960s New York!

Hello, readers! Last week I received another email from a reader looking for advice about how to spruce up their wardrobe and find a new look. This was an amazing email filled with back story, details, style references, and pictures!

Reader Quandry: I’m in My 30s! I Need a New Look! I Like 1960s New York!

Hello, readers! Last week I received another email from a reader looking for advice about how to spruce up their wardrobe and find a new look. This was an amazing email filled with back story, details, style references, and pictures!

Cooking in Heels With Ceyenne Doroshow

Sometimes you wake up with the best of intentions. You wake up and you think, “Gosh. In between doing a million other things — between coffee and leaving for my day job, or at lunch between the 4 projects I’m

Cooking in Heels With Ceyenne Doroshow

Sometimes you wake up with the best of intentions. You wake up and you think, “Gosh. In between doing a million other things — between coffee and leaving for my day job, or at lunch between the 4 projects I’m

Shorts Are Awesome: Ten Reasons You Want To Wear Them

  As promised, here are ten reasons why IBC’s reader who is suspicious of shorts in general should totally give them a shot. 1. Shorts have come a long way Don’t fault an entire clothing category for the mistakes of

Shorts Are Awesome: Ten Reasons You Want To Wear Them

  As promised, here are ten reasons why IBC’s reader who is suspicious of shorts in general should totally give them a shot. 1. Shorts have come a long way Don’t fault an entire clothing category for the mistakes of

A Sporting Good Chance: Advice For How To Look Good When You Sweat

In IBC’s ongoing attempt to address reader questions and advice requests, I decided to do a post on something I know nothing about : clothing for people who enjoy playing sports. Last week, a reader posted the following comment on

A Sporting Good Chance: Advice For How To Look Good When You Sweat

In IBC’s ongoing attempt to address reader questions and advice requests, I decided to do a post on something I know nothing about : clothing for people who enjoy playing sports. Last week, a reader posted the following comment on