As a statuesque siren, Swift is aware of her slim physique, which she enhances with her wardrobe. And whether you’re super lean or curvy, flaunting your shape tastefully is a must for channeling the pop star. “Keep dresses form fitting and not too revealing,” warns image consultant Thea Wood.
Many in the fur trade now readily acknowledge that activists who protested so loudly had a point: Farmers were not providing a decent standard of care for their animals. But they add that the trade has changed, though activists dispute this. In any case, many people now seem to regard wearing fur as a matter of individual choice.
The speech draft prepared for FDR brought to mind Mussolini addressing his black shirt followers, many of whom were demobilized veterans who joined Il Duce’s private army.Roosevelt came to office just as the appetite for strong leadership seemed to be surging worldwide. For Americans, German chancellor Adolf Hitler was worrying but new, his leadership to be ratified in a legal election held across Germany that very day, March 5. While Hitler was already seen in the United States as a reckless buffoon, almost no one in the country yet focused on the threat posed by fascism.The most powerful American publisher, William Randolph Hearst, seemed to favor dictatorship.
The spirit of paradox extends to White Castle’s clientele. During the day, the restaurant is unironically patronized by what Kim calls “the baggy jeans and chains crowd”; then, after dark (or after light), when the bars close, it’s flooded with “tattooed twentysomethings in cutoffs and Ray Bans out for an ironic good time,” inspired, perhaps by the film Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle. “One man orders a cardboard suitcase filled with 30 cheeseburgers,” Kim reports, “and rechristens it ‘the Bolao’ because the price works out to be $26.66.” (Roberto Bolao’s hefty novel 2666 was a critical favorite last year.).
“We’ve seen them all but die out in the wild,” says Perlman. “But we got them into cultivation, and they’re now being sold all over the world. That feels good.”. While many of us would like to believe our unintentionally patronizing and helplessly condescending president will turn out to be a beautiful swan now that he finally changed his tie, the reality is, just hours before delivering his speech, he quietly signed a bill to roll back restrictions on Obama era gun laws. And, rest assured, there are plenty more “quiet” executive actions to follow. Like not prosecuting police who break the law..