Archive for November, 2007

11/1/2007

Fashion Statement: Gregory Arthur

What are you wearing? A striped, fitted Gant shirt, concrete-colored thin-wale cords by Façonnable, Louis Vuitton suede shoes and a Seiko diving watch. How would you describe your personal style? European-conservative. How do you know when it’s time to update your look? We spend about a month in France every year and I like the […]

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11/1/2007

Mr. Chatterbox

If you’re a religious person, it must be quite a vexation to have all these anti-religious books appearing all of a sudden, like God Is Not Great, The God Delusion, The End of Faith, etc., etc. How dare they? It takes a lot of nerve to trash God and organized religion, particularly since He and […]

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11/1/2007

Keeping the Romance

Marcel Proust would be proud. Driving north on South Orange Avenue the other day, I was struck by remembrances of times past: At “Little Five Points,” where Orange and Pineapple merge (a concept in itself), the triangular building housing the Citrus Cafe, shops and apartments, recently stripped of years of paint and plaster, glowed pink […]

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11/1/2007

Shopping—Siesta Key Village

Siesta Key Village is dress-down casual, barefoot beach kitsch. Though in-your-face tourist gift shops and watering holes dominate the scene, you’ll also find world-class destination stores, under-the-radar boutiques and bistros that give St. Armands Circle a run for its money. For an egalitarian and playful shopping experience, check out Ocean Boulevard’s hodgepodge of unpretentious little shops […]

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