‘Society’ Category

  1. The decadence of the Made in Italy-label


    October 13, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    The superb New Yorker magazine sent its investigative journalist to Prato, Italy, to find out about a nasty phenomenon. The …
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  2. What we lost in the casual revolution by G. Bruce Boyer


    September 18, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    Who else but G. Bruce Boyer? Let us leave it to him to tell what the western culture has lost …
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  3. Dana Thomas: How Luxury Lost its Luster


    October 31, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Dana Thomas deals with style. She worked as the culture- and fashion reporter for Newsweek magazine in Paris for 13 …
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  4. Mission


    February 15, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    The site’s mission statement.

Only a beautiful life is worth living.

"If John Bull turns around to look at you, you are not well dressed; but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable".
~ Beau Brummell