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The Good Eye – Clothes-Minded: An Eyeful of Austin Fashion Week
Austin Fashion Week comes to a clothes
"...lit, elevated runway in Austin Music Hall showed off clothes and death-defying shoes to perfection, but unfortunately also showed..."

May 9, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

The Emperor's New Clothes
"...a world leader to do? In The Emperor's New Clothes the only egress is into the arms of love,..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Will a Matchbox Hold My Clothes?
Letters at 3am
"...Im sittin' here wonderin', will a matchbox hold my clothes? A line composed long before cardboard matchbooks, when stick..."

March 20, 1998 Column by Michael Ventura

The Good Eye: Painting With Clothes
Take a trip back in time: Just make sure you're properly outfitted for it
"...actually there the first time around. Many of the clothes are authentic, not only to the time period, but..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

The Hightower Report: The Emperor Has No Clothes
This man is so far gone
"...another. But who will say "The emperor has no clothes"? He's so far gone that when he read his..."

March 17, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

Emperor's New Clothes?
"...at her work. Gotta say: It's the emperor's new clothes all over again. Where's the beef, dear?..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Postmarks

Boutique of the Week: Blackbird Clothes and Curios
Elegant, grown-up Goth at Blackbird
"...gift when Juliana Azar and Stacey Breakall opened Blackbird Clothes and Curios on the curve. Juliana, a native Austinite,..."

Jan. 4, 2011 Design Post by Chad Barnes

Notebooks on Cities and Clothes
"...philosophy about life. Yamamoto designs by thinking about the clothes as much as the people who will be wearing..."

Aug. 9, 1996 Screens Feature

Cutting Up Old Clothes No. 147: Shop Your Closet!
Sometimes a forsaken schmatte can be salvation

Sept. 7, 2011 Design Post by Anne Harris

Get the Flare Out: Carving Up Old Clothes Again
Dig out the dated flares and make skinny pants.

April 8, 2010 Design Post by Anne Harris

The Senator Has No Clothes
Democrat group dresses down Cornyn

July 24, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Suits: The Clothes Make the Man

March 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Notebook On Cities and Clothes

May 8, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Captain
A bleak warning from Nazi Germany carries modern resonance
"...proclaims the man – an aphorism often misquoted as clothes make the man. In this harrowing true story, the..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Zootopia
These animated Disney critters are fun, topical, and inclusive
"...both Oz and the Magic Kingdom – wherein bipedal, clothes-wearing predators and prey alike have evolved to a state..."

March 4, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Young, Thin, and Naked
What is the modern, young, thin male supposed to wear when he can't afford Prada?
"...anywhere below a 30. In short, you can't buy clothes that fit (because you can't afford them), and you..."

June 3, 2009 Design Post by Nathan England

Monsters and Men
Racism drama never matches its powerhouse opening sequence
"...situation. “I’m on the job,” the man in plain clothes emphatically protests to the cop who’s pulled him over,..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

McQueen
The triumphs and tragedies of the late bad boy of British fashion
"...the film. They were as much performance art as clothes showcase, and a very public expression of McQueen’s private..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Breadwinner
A young girl tries to provide for her family in Afghanistan
"...women to read. Dressed in her dead brother’s old clothes, Parvana can go to the market for raisins and..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

Rules Don’t Apply
Beatty's Howard Hughes film is a frantic mess
"...to break into the industry without taking off her clothes. Frank and Marla both have big dreams – a..."

Nov. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's
This doc about the storied department store stays relentlessly on-message.
"...wear that. So what’s it like to try on clothes at one of the most expensive stores in the..."

May 24, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice meets a considerably tamed Van Wilder for a mediocre romp in the Hamptons.
"...hatched for one final soiree at which everything – clothes, emotions, petty jealousies, and, yes, bromance – will be..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sex and the City 2
Two years after the end of the last film, Carrie Bradshaw now frets that the "sparkle" has gone out of her marriage. It's gone from this movie, too.
"...designer Patricia Field in the intervening years, but the clothes in this movie are no fun at all: frequently..."

May 28, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ripple Effect
Like a pilgrim seeking salvation, Ripple Effect is awash in self-important questions, becoming an exercise in pop mysticism which stars Forest Whitaker.
"...the last. Writer/director Caland plays Amer Atrash, a famous clothes designer living in Los Angeles, who has apparently fooled..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Lust, Caution
The NC-17-rated passion in Ang Lee's movie is at distinct odds with the chilly film that surrounds its lovers.
"...when stars Leung and newcomer Wei take off their clothes. This may be due in part to my own..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Nancy Drew
Historically, Nancy Drew may be the best teen detective around, but in this new screen incarnation, she is definitely no spy kid.
"...this 21st century Nancy Drew seems more about the clothes and other tween concerns than the mysteries and danger..."

June 15, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shooter
Mark Wahlberg plays an ex-Marine marksman who is set up to be the fall guy in a government plot.
"...framed and Barbie-doll co-stars (Mara and Mitra) who change clothes often and discharge weapons while wearing lots of eyeliner...."

March 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Material Girls
The Duff sisters star as heiresses who must learn to earn a living when their cosmetics firm goes belly-up.
"...and, presumably, learn that there's more to life than clothes, make-up, and partying. Really though, they don't learn that,..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Movie Review by Brian Clark

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
No medals will be awarded for this Sandra Bullock follow-up, although the actress proves herself an ever-game comic actress.
"...device to get her out of her tomboy street clothes and into fashionable togs and make-up for the remainder..."

March 25, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Lizzie McGuire Movie
"...to complain about. Lizzie’s apparent fascination with boys and clothes may give modern moms pause, but you can bet..."

May 9, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

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