According to their survey, men hate when women wear beanies, floppy hats, hair bows, open-side shirts, oversize sweaters, shoulder pads, peplums, bandeau bikinis (“they just make your shoulders look like a linebacker”), bright lipstick, heavy eye makeup, fake nails, bangles, pointy-toed shoes, wedge sneakers, ultra-high heels, fold-over ankle boots (“it looks like the shoes have foreskins”), high-waisted jeans, high-waisted shorts, high-waisted skirts (“it lacks a certain degree of subtlety”), pantsuits (“you’re a woman, not a man”), drop-crotch pants (“really, any loose fitting pants,) and mullet dresses (“I just don’t get it — where’s the fucking party??? You are covering the back!”).
And so, during afternoon lulls and late at night, I sometimes navigate to the URLs of their public-facing Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram feeds … . Has his sense of humor changed? Did he finally download emoji?
The kitchen needs to work on the first half of the restaurant’s name. But judging by the crowds and the number of times I heard “Happy Birthday to You,” the Stillmans seem to have figured out that some people would still rather eat in a theater than a church.
Although friends knew him as extravagantly generous, he was also high-strung and volatile … . The previous year, he was annoyed to come in second in Chicago magazine’s ranking of the city’s meanest people, just behind Michael Jordan. The top spot, he said, should be his.