The Quotable Al Pacino


[PHOTO] Vintage Future Car


Andy Warhol: Jazz Album Covers 1952-58

[PHOTO] Miles Davis


Miles Davis was the best-dressed man of the 20th century. Starting out, he’d customise his pawnshop Brooks Brothers suits, cutting notches in the lapels in imitation of the Duke of Windsor. After 1949’s Birth of the Cool, he favoured the Ivy League look of European tailoring. In the 60s he went for slim-cut Italian suits and handmade doeskin loafers. He was always the coolest-looking man in the room. Hell, he even managed to look cool sporting a blood-splattered white khaki jacket following a scuffle with police outside Birdland. In the 70s his wardrobe went as far-gone funky as his music and he was the only man who could get away with wearing purple bell bottoms, kipper ties and hexagonal glasses.

PLATE IX by jlillard

PLATE IX by jlillard

PLATE IX by jlillard

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[PHOTO] Audrey Hepburn, 1953

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Audrey Hepburn photographed at her London home for the Sunday Pictorial, May 1953.

Sometimes a Cigar is Just a Cigar


[PHOTO] Harlem, New York City, 1970s


Harlem, New York City, 1970s (By Anthony Barboza)

Historical Pics


Illustration of the Day: Matthieu Forichon ‘Autumn Books’


Illustration by Matthieu Forichon

Autumn Books – Wall Street Journal

P.J.O’Rourke On Rights & Duties

Lunch with PJ O'Rourke

“There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.” 

— P. J. O’Rourke


Diary Of A Radical Conformist