Green Apple is the new Raspberry
All of you Boozy Suzies keep your eyes open and tumblers empty for the next flavor to hit the spirits marketgreen apple. This month, Bacardi adds Bacardi Big Apple to their flavored rum list, and VOX introduces a green apple vodka in early April. Wonder if a green apple cocktail a day also keeps the doctor away?
Safari is the new Floral Print
Safari shirtsand safari jackets for that matterare big this spring, replacing those floral print shirts that Gucci and Tommy Hilfiger were peddling last year. Oatmeal, khaki, and navy solids from John Varvatos, Ralph Lauren, et al are a welcome change from all those busy flower colors.
Trans Fat is the new Net Carb
Food labeling is out of control these days in its complete dismantling of the ignorance is bliss defense for indulging in unhealthy food. Fifty net carbs for those doughnuts? We can pretend that it actually says five and convince ourselves that well sweat it off. But three grams of trans fat in HUGE RED TYPE is a heart attack waiting to happen and must be taken seriously! Maybe we should say the FDA is the new KGB.
The classic trench coatmade famous in such movies as Casablancais about to make a big style comeback for spring, as hip-hop videos are about to sport the look. Dont expect the full-length version, though, which looks a little old-school, and like something your grandfather would wear. Instead, its the modified, knee-length version thats on stylemakers It Lists. Among the companies making the item is A/X, which has a cotton version available in black at www.armaniexchange.com.