Movies + TV

Sundance 2011: The Good, the Bad, the Weird

The Sundance Film Festival has drawn to a close, and a year's worth of cinematic buzz has been set in motion. After a week spent in darkened Park City theaters, we offer the best of the fest—and a few notable busts. Five of the Best 1. Like Crazy Last year, director Drake Doremus made only a blip on the Sundance radar with the micro-budgeted, dubiously titled Douchebag. This year, he delivered perhaps the most buzzed-about film of the festival. Starring Anton Yelchin and newcomer Felicity Jones, Like Crazy explores the highs and lows of long-distance relationships and deserves the see more
Music

How to Find the Right Online Radio Service for You

Your iTunes library may be extensive, but it can't offer intelligent recommendation engines, access from any location, or the ability to stream millions of songs from the cloud. Instead, try one of these five services. Mog What it does: Lets you access one of the largest digital song catalogs (with great audio fidelity) via an intuitive interface that's as easy to navigate on a smartphone as it is in a Web browser. Who it's for: The hard-core music junkie Number of tracks: More than 10 million What it costs: Per month, $5 for Web; $10 for Web and mobile see more
Movies + TV

The Life (And Near Death) Of a Stunt Double

You wouldn't recognize his face, but you've probably seen Hal Needham crash a few cars. In his memoir Stuntman! (Little, Brown; $26), Needham charts his journey from a poor childhood as an Arkansas sharecropper's son to tutoring John Wayne in the art of the bar fight and directing his friend Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit and The Cannonball Run. Not surprisingly, there were a few close calls, like this one, which happened during the filming of Reynolds' 1976 hicksploitation flick Gator. "Jerry Reed, playing the heavy, was escaping in a pickup truck when Burt jumped in the see more
Women

JP of the Selvedge Yard on the Eternal Appeal of Veronica Lake

When I'm asked who is the hottest pinup girl of all time, I don't have to think twice. There is something about those lips, the flirty peek-a-boo eye, and that sexy, sweeping hair that's seductive beyond words. Veronica Lake just had it. Other pinups of her day may have been racier (Bettie Page), leggier (Betty Grable), or bustier (Jane Russell), but in my book none of them can touch her stunning beauty, poise, and indelible mystique. Standing a scant 4 feet 11 and weighing just 90 pounds, Veronica Lake deftly filled the camera's lens with more sex appeal in see more
Food + Drinks

The Flask You Don't Need to Hide

Only during the winter months is it acceptable to keep a nip of the good stuff this close at hand. Stylish and discreet, this steel number holds about two shots and is slim enough to stash in a suit pocket—even though its ax-blade profile begs to be shown off. $482 (stainless-steel finish) and $562 (brass finish); tomcecil.co.uk READ MORE: The Best In-Flight Cocktails How to Buy Wine Online Be Your Own Bartender
Keywords:
Food + Drinks

The Best In-Flight Cocktails

The mixology obsession has gone airborne. Flight attendants are now pouring cocktail-bar-worthy drinks (even a restorative mocktail) made with more refined ingredients. Here's what to order where: Pacific Sunrise on Cathay Pacific Drambuie and Champagne Deutz Brut Classic Complimentary in first and business class Pisco Sour on LAN Peruvian pisco, lemon and lime juices, egg whites, simple syrup, and bitters Complimentary in premium business class Gespritzer Weisser on Swiss International Air Swiss white wine (like a 2008 Madame Cuvée by Adrian Mathier) and a splash of soda Complimentary in first and business class Bourbon Breeze on Delta Woodford Reserve see more
Keywords:
Food + Drinks

How to Buy Wine Online

It's about time someone took the Gilt Groupe approach to selling fine wine. Sign up for flash sales at lot18.com and you'll have a shot at limited-run bottles from top producers at savings of up to 60 percent. READ MORE: The Flask You Don't Need to Hide The Best In-Flight Cocktails Everything You Know About Wine Is Wrong
Fashion

The Best of Paris

Our favorite looks from Paris, where Details editors Matthew Marden, Eugene Tong, and Paul Avarali got firsthand previews of what we can expect this fall. Balmain presentation. Balmain boots. Balmain double breasted short jacket. Balmain shearling. Huge collar. Trim fit. Perfect for keeping out the winter chill. Balenciaga leather jacket. Fresh color. Balenciaga computer bag. Balenciaga coat. Balenciaga wrist wear. Balenciaga buffalo plaid wool double-breasted coat. Martin Margiela presentation. Margiela presentation. Margiela presentation. Margiela presentation. Margiela presentation. Comme des Garçons jacket. Comme des Garçons sneakers. Comme des Garçons hats. Comme des Garçons sneakers. The perfect denim jacket. Dior Homme. Dior see more
Style

A Better Breed of Hanger

Kirby Allison, a 27-year-old from Texas, spent years studying hangers before coming up with a new gold standard. His are 100 percent maple, with a slope and flares engineered to preserve a garment's shoulders, and come in three different sizes for jackets, four for suits. There are also trouser bars for those who prefer to fold their pants, and heavy-duty clamps if you'd rather suspend them from their cuffs. hangerproject.com READ MORE: 7 Good Looking Ashtrays The Sleekest Way to Store Your Magazines 35 Revolutionary Design Products that will Change the Way you live see more
Keywords:
,
,
Design

3 Stylish Ways to Organize Your Workspace

1 | Crafted to hold a roll of tracing paper, this cradle also works well for coins and keys. Place for Trace holder by O'Brian Muehleisen Architecture Studio, $76; merchant4.com 2 | This hand-blown glass caddy—by one of Britain's most inventive design firms—doubles as a sleek paperweight. Blob desk accessory by Established & Sons, $410; unicahome.com 3 | Nothing could be simpler than a folded strip of brightly colored industrial metal to hold your Blu-Tack and binder clips. Super Long pencil placer by David Weatherhead, $28; goodd.myshopify.com READ MORE: 10 Desk Toys for Design Junkies How to Avoid Office see more
Subscribe to Details
Details Newsletters
  • Get the latest in men's style, grooming, diet, fitness and pop-culture trends every Wednesday. See Sample
  • Get the most popular articles, blog posts, and slideshows of the past week every Saturday. See Sample
I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement, and Privacy Policy.
AROUND THE WEB
Powered By ZergNet
Subscribe to Details