Respect the Rules of the Game: A Father’s Memoir in BLACK AND WHITE

Richard Williams is one of those men I would never call by his first name. He is “Mr. Williams”. He’s earned my respect that way. But I may be one of the few. To my surprise, I discovered the father of the top women tennis players in the world – Serena and Venus Williams – […]

This year’s — YAWN — “September Issues”

Yes. Cue Lady Dedlock from Charles Dickens’ “Bleak House” (2005 BBC adaptation with Gillian Anderson). I too am bored to death…with fashion, fashion magazines, celebrity covers and their vapid profiles, and this year’s September fashion issues. Perhaps the internet and fashion on demand has runined the impact and significance of September issues. Even the runways […]

My September Issues – the 2011 Edition

Mid August anticipation builds and I start nagging the newsstand shops about the arrival of the September issues – primarily Vogue. I started this draft around September 6 and now September’s almost over. But I’ve still got issues. And those issues are sitting on my coffee table. The September issue is to fashion magazines what […]