Mark Zuckerberg, the Sisters of Mercy, and the Simple Life

Nun in habit

Back in the days when religious sisters wore habits, it was commonly understood that there were several reasons why religious orders embraced the veil.  Long robes to the floor and wimples that hid the neck were modest, to be sure, obscuring the body's soft curves.What's more, their long habits freed religious sisters from fashion needs which consumed the time and energy of other women:  things like hair rollers and bobby pins, earrings and necklaces, lacy slips and blouses, nylon stoc … [Read more...]

Planned Parenthood Celebrates Valentine’s Day with… a Condom Dress?

Planned Parenthood's "Condom Dress"

Planned Parenthood never ceases to amaze.The abortion organization held "Ready or Hot", a Valentine's Day fundraiser, on  Thursday evening, February 6, in downtown Minneapolis.  Their goal was to raise money for "an excellent cause."This is how Planned Parenthood's website described the event, which was held at Aria, an event venue in Minneapolis' trendy Warehouse District: Ready or Hot: Fashion Meets Passion for Planned Parenthood is a celebration of love, reproductive health and f … [Read more...]

Esquire’s Best-Dressed Man of 2013: POPE FRANCIS!?

Pope Francis - Esquire

They say white is in this year! At least it’s easy to surmise that, since Esquire magazine has just named Pope Francis their “Best-Dressed Man” for 2013.According to Max Berlinger writing for the magazine, Pope Francis's sartorial decisions have subtly signaled a new era (and for many, renewed hope) for the Catholic Church. The magazine seems to focus on insignificant externals—but then, it’s Esquire!  What did you expect?  Berlinger quotes Mark-Evan Blackman, assistant professor of men … [Read more...]