God knows we love us some Rumi Neely—just as much as we love Ralph Lauren. That's why this video for Ralph Lauren’s Big Pony #2 Fragrance starring and, we think, created by the Fashion Toast style blogger and her photog boyfriend, Colin Sokol, first landed in our laps as a bit of a head scratcher. We mean, yes, it's ably shot in beautiful black and white (with some nice red accents), stars one of our favorite hotels (the Soho Grand, which is practically up the block from our offices), and gives us a better look at Mr. Soko than we've perhaps ever had—but it's so wonderfully goofy and cheesy even in its sophistication, something we don't associate with either Lauren or Rumi. We'll give it this though—for a commercial, we won't soon forget it and it certainly brought a smile to our faces on this rainy day in NYC.
These days, the image is more powerful than ever. Blame it on the rise of the meme — a new form of icon that's malleable, quick to spread (and even quicker to grow stale). So, it only makes sense that one such icon, Pharrell's hat (sure, he's worn a lot of hats, but you know which one we're talking about — and that's read
Between tarmac delays and crying babies (hey, that's life!), perhaps one of the best things about traveling is finally reaching the destination. But, on a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Chicago this past Monday, travelers had what might be considered the best ride of their lives.
The folks from SW teamed up read