Simon Doonan Simon Doonan

Simon Doonan is an author, fashion commentator, and creative ambassador for Barneys New York.

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Sept. 18 2014 2:00 PMOn the Death of My Homophobic DogI named him Liberace, but I couldn’t have chosen a less appropriate namesake for this coarse, emotionally withholding Norwich terrier.
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Sept. 4 2014 3:22 PMJoan Rivers, National TreasureThe viper-tongued vixed taught us to be bitchy to celebrities but nice to people.
Better Summer
Aug. 5 2014 2:35 PMCool ItTen fun and fashionable ways to stay chill when the summer heat starts to get to you.
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June 23 2014 11:53 PMThe Channing Tatum of the Premier LeagueA guide to the hottest players at the World Cup.
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June 6 2014 3:45 PMWhy Are Guys Afraid to Wear Speedos?American men need to get over their Freudian fear of showing off their junk.
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May 2 2014 6:30 PMRemembering L’WrenThe designer and stylist was one of the fashion world’s rare humorists.
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April 7 2014 11:45 PMBeware of NormcoreThe bogus-sounding new fashion trend is all too real.
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March 2 2014 11:40 PMThe Old Broads Killed It!The best and worst of Oscar fashion.
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Jan. 27 2014 11:47 PMFrockophany!Even the Grammy gowns are tame. Why are we still so obsessed with award-show fashion?
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Dec. 18 2013 7:23 AMMarilyn Monroe’s Two SecretsWhat I learned about the icon by folding her capri pants.
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Dec. 10 2013 12:42 PMThis Year Everyone Gets NeonA colorful bargain gift guide for everyone on your list.
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Nov. 3 2013 11:41 PMArchitects Are the New ComediansWhat makes today’s signature skyscrapers such a laugh riot?
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Oct. 11 2013 1:09 PMAnd the Most Beautiful Woman in the World Is …Sally Brandau.
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Sept. 26 2013 1:03 PMHow I Became a Fashion Don’tThe case for growing old ungracefully.
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Sept. 3 2013 5:45 AMKate Moss and MeEncounters with the coolest girl in the world—and how we both found a home in fashion.
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Sept. 9 2014 1:00 PMThe Art of Dressing Like a LunaticIt’s what’s in for fall.
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Aug. 24 2014 11:22 PMAre You Man Enough for the Cockatiel?Four things to know before adopting the wildly popular hairstyle.
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July 10 2014 11:24 PMConfessions of a Selfie AddictStop sneering. The selfie is a glorious art form.
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June 9 2014 12:00 AMIs Tai Chi the New Yoga?Confessions of an arm wafter.
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June 2 2014 11:20 AMSick of Kimye?If those two lovebirds had a better nickname maybe you would feel differently.
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April 17 2014 11:44 PMPut Your Clothes On!Why I hate nudity on television.
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March 20 2014 8:13 AMThrow Out the Rule Book!Let’s reinvent etiquette for the 21st century.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 7 2014 7:09 PMThe Gayest Olympics EverSorry, Vlad. Sochi's opening ceremony was theatrical, flamboyant, and fabulously haughty.
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Jan. 13 2014 1:44 PMI Got HackedAnd it felt great.
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Dec. 17 2013 2:50 PMWhy the Art World Is So LoathsomeEight theories.
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Dec. 9 2013 11:40 AMA $335,000 Tiara? You Shouldn’t Have!Absurdly expensive gifts for the super-rich.
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Oct. 23 2013 11:45 PMPop Stars Are Dressing Like Porn StarsEnough!
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Oct. 3 2013 12:47 PMWho Is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World?Not Gwyneth Paltrow.
Outward
Sept. 6 2013 10:57 AMRemembering Fashion’s Fallen Heroes
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Aug. 5 2013 2:28 PMIt Gets WorseHow come nobody is making educational videos for straight teens?

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  News & Politics
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
  Arts
Television
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.