December 10, 2012 |
He's @IKEAmonkey on Twitter and fast becoming a meme star. Tweeters were having a blast Monday morning with the tiny monkey that surprised shoppers at a Toronto IKEA. "BREAKING: 53% of Toronto residents say they'll vote #ikeamonkey for mayor. " "Report: Lawyers are working to free #ikeamonkey. They're working pro bonobo. " According to the Toronto Star, the monkey, dressed in a faux shearling coat and diaper, was sighted in a parking garage of the IKEA on Sunday afternoon.
February 2, 2014 |
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August 31, 2008 |
September in L.A. is the cruelest month for a coat fiend like me. Temperatures laze in the 80s during the day, which makes buying a chic camel-hair swing coat about as daft as owning a beach towel in Anchorage. Nevermind the other East Coast sartorial staples -- fitted turtle necks and ribbed tights -- that taunt this N.Y. expat. Mostly, it's the coat I crave. Ten years in L.A. hasn't quelled my addiction to that jolt of static electricity that comes from friction with wool. Or the tickle of twill on my neck.
January 14, 1985 |
First Lady Nancy Reagan will wear an electric-blue melton coat by Adolfo when the President is sworn in a week from today because blue is "the color that lit up on television" each time her husband won a state on election night, according to an aide.
August 30, 1985 |
Question: I have an old black coat with black fox collar and cuffs. I don't think there's much hope for the coat, but the fur still looks presentable. Any ideas for a fashionable use of the fur?--T.T. Answer: Put your fur cuffs on your favorite pair of leather or knitted gloves, as illustrated here. This idea comes from Milan designer Keith Varty of Byblos, who uses the look to great advantage in his current fall-winter collection.
August 23, 1998
Re: the answer given to the clue " 'Canterbury Tales' inn," 37 Down, in your Aug. 9 Puzzler: A "tabard" is a cloak, a jacket, a cape, a mantle, a coat, a gown. An inn is a tavern. OLGA McDOUGALL Pasadena