Nabbing a Fleet Week Sailor: A How-To Guide

Brian Moylan · 05/26/10 03:49PM

Along with giant flower broaches and nauseating cupcakes, another thing Carrie Bradshaw made famous was Fleet Week, the annual onslaught of horny sailors into Manhattan. Want to go about getting a man in uniform of your very own? Here's how!

O, Sailor!

Richard Lawson · 05/22/09 02:07PM

Fleet Week is in full swing here in New York City, in honor of Memorial Day and all. I'm blowing off seventh and eighth and going to see the new Christian Slater, but I figured I'd leave with a sexy (um, sorta) sailor photo gallery. Happy Patriotism, everyone!

Fleet Week

The Cajun Boy · 05/21/09 02:19AM

A U.S. Navy ship with sailors standing at attention passes the Statue of Liberty in the Upper New York Bay at the start of Memorial Day weekend's Fleet Week festivities. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Moss For Topshop, Meetup at City Hall

cityfile · 05/20/09 07:45PM

• Kate Moss's latest collection for Topshop hits stores (and the web) tomorrow. [Fashionologie]
Anna, Oscar, Vera, and Carolina—among others—joined Mayor Bloomberg at City Hall this afternoon to announce Fashion's Night Out, which is scheduled for Sept. 10. [NYM]
• A former assistant to Karl Lagerfeld (and the author of a tell-all about the designer) is making waves once again with his descriptions of life inside the house of the Kaiser. [Fashionologie]
• A chat with French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld. [Guardian]
• Halston's new creative director is Marios Schwab. [Vogue UK]
• Nordstrom be eyeing the Virgin Megastore space in Union Square. [WWD]
• It's Fleet Week! Why not get dressed up for the occasion? [Pipeline]

Choire · 10/18/07 01:32PM

From the mailbag: "Today is Cosmo's 50 Hottest Bachelors day in the Hearst building. They were all in the cafeteria at lunch, wearing matching black t-shirts and sequestered off to the side, like cattle but with more hair gel. They were hanging over the partition scoping out the fashion girls, while all the older business-y types continued to eat their lunches and ignore them. Presume they are now off on other fun-filled events in the auditorium and around."

Don't Ask Or Tell During Fleet Week

Doree Shafrir · 05/31/07 03:10PM

Rod Townsend (aka our commenter Momo), sometimes receives telephone calls from The Past, a mysterious entity that remembers where things used to be in New York before Starbucks and Whole Foods came to town.

Kinder, Gentler Military Just Wants to Cuddle

abalk2 · 05/30/06 11:39AM

A day after a grateful nation commemorated the sacrifices of the men and women sworn to protect it, The Times weighs in with a troubling report on the state of our country's military. Apparently, sailors in town for Fleet Week are eschewing traditional New York City activities like fucking tranny hookers in cheap West Side Highway motels for slightly less adventurous pursuits: