Alden and Leffot, old friends and long-time collaborators, continue to impress with fine footwear, this time the form of this CXL Chukka model remixed in navy. Once again offering a contemporary, easy to wear take on Alden’s often formal… The post Alden & Leffot Chukka Boot – Now Available in Navy Chromexcel appeared first on Selectism.
Carey Lohrenz became one of the first female combat pilots in the Navy by not taking no for an answer. On the surface, it might not seem like Carey Lohrenz's old office has much in common with the rhythms and interactions found in the typical modern workplace. Read Full Story
From reading comments on pieces I’ve posted here previously, I know that a significant number of the folks who read my stuff are old enough to remember the TV sitcom Mc Hale’s Navy. I’d wager that when you think back to that show, terms like clumsy, bumbling, and goofballs come to mind. Well, now we […]
Although it has not reported significant growth in its revenue metrics over the past several quarters, its growth has been positive, unlike several of its counterparts. While the company’s affordable brand Old Navy has consistently grown at a robust paces, it has been offset by underperformance of relatively expensive brands, Gap and Banana Republic. Show More Summary
SOMEWHERE NORTH OF LOS ANGELES — The night before I was to report to the top-secret start line for CBS's Amazing Race, I went to Old Navy to buy something sporty to wear I had been warned that during my visit to the location, the press...Show More Summary
The crew of USS Constitution commemorated the bicentennial of Old Ironsides' final battle during the War of 1812, her unprecedented dual-victory over Royal Navy ships HMS Cyane and HMS Levant Feb.
I had heard and read that Stu Apte was a pilot, first for the Navy and then for the old Pan American airlines, and when I interviewed him for a Midcurrent.com article about the late George Hommell, I remember thinking, “That’s the kind of voice I’d want to hear over the intercom at 35,000 feet.” … Continue reading BOOKS: My Life In Fishing by Stu Apte ?
You know that thing when you look at your baby and you're like, "You're cute, little baby, and those jeans are all right I guess, but I wish there was some way I could simultaneously hedge my bets that you're not a lesbian while also giving you a nice relaxed look about your denim attire?" Read more...
Was digging through some old records and found my Commission. The Cherry River Navy is a super secret organization for those of us with super secret squirrel missions that can’t be discussed among ordinary folk. I can’t discuss my time as a SEAL/Ranger/Force Recon with […]
The term “family-friendly” in American culture stirs images of Old Navy sales, theme park Groupons and child-protected basement screenings of "The Lego Movie." The White House is striving to change that soft connotation, connecting family-friendly workplace policies to a stronger labor force and economy. It comes just in time for election rhetoric: as the Upshot’s […]
Old Navy spokeswoman Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who took over for Amy Poehler in December, promotes the brand’s line of “boyfriend jeans” in a new spot kicking off a spring campaign from lead agency Chandelier. The spot casts the Veep star...Show More Summary
It's Presidents Day, the sun is shining, it's a balmy below freezing in New York, and everything at Old Navy is going for up to 50% off. What more could you ask for? For today only, shirts, shoes, dresses, pants, literally everything is marked down. Show More Summary
One Tuesday a few weeks ago, I needed a lime green t-shirt for an event that evening. I took time out of my busy day to stop by Gap. No luck. I went to Old Navy. No luck again. Neither...
We wrote about Mark Allen Kelly last year when he was arrested for showing a fake military ID card to NCIS investigators and parading around in a Navy uniform up there in my old Rochester, New York stomping grounds. The news comes yesterday that Kelly was indicted by a federal grand jury; Prosecutors said Mark […]
Sounds like: Blu, Joey BadA$$, Strong Arm Steady Song: Quelle Chris - Love Me What's so good? Quelle Chris outstyles your favorite rapper in an Old Navy fleece. Ever the carefree philosopher, Quelle waxes poetically over Oakland-based...Show More Summary
Old Navy is running a sale today--presumably for those of us stuck at home from Juno with nothing to do but shop--that features 30% off full priced items. The only catch is that it ends at 3pm, so you only have a very limited time to get the good deal. Show More Summary
For what it lacks in beauty it sure makes up for it in character, Russia's 100 year old Kommuna is the world's oldest active naval vessel. Launched as a submarine tender back 1915, this pre-Bolshevik Revolution relic continues to serve as a salvage ship and midget sub tender as part of Russia's Black Sea Fleet. Read more...
The life of Chris Kyle, Navy SEAL and sniper extraordinaire, was a fascinating and complex one. A Texan good ole boy and semi-pro rodeo rider, Kyle enlisted in the Navy at an unusually old age (25) and went on to...
In November, while Banana Republic managed a paltry comparable store sales growth of 2%, Gap’s comparable store sales fell by 4%. In the subsequent month, Banana Republic’s comparable store sales remained flat and Gap witnessed a decline of 5% in this metric. Show More Summary
Social media agency We Are Social announced the addition of Old Navy to its client roster, and the subsequent opening of a San Francisco office to accommodate current and prospective West Coast clients. Leila Thabet, We Are Social’sShow More Summary