Category: Culture

  • About a Girl (and her Jockeys)
    I think the first time I ever came across a Jockey product was when I saw my mum hanging out the laundry — a pair of my dad’s trunks in particular — with a big, bold ‘Jockey’ embroidered on the waist band. I didn’t give the word much thought at the time, of course, because I was just a kid. And in that moment, I never could’ve fathomed the
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  • Jockey: A Fit for All Seasons
    Like many boys who grew up in India, my earliest memory of Jockey involves my father. My dad is a stand-up guy. He worked his way up in the same company for over 30 years, putting in the hours day-after-day, and still made time for his family and himself. While he sparked in me a love for reading, writing, and listening to The Beatles and The
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  • Girly Gaming: This Girl’s Top Pics for 2018-19
    My fascination with video games began back in 2004, when my parents brought home a Gamecube and two games – I’ve been hooked ever since. Games offer an escape much more interactive than reading a book or watching a movie. They allow me to actually be the hero — to truly immerse myself in the story. And I’m always on the lookout for a new
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  • Famous Towel Moments in Cinema
    Towels — mundane everyday objects that we don’t really think about unless we’re stepping into the shower or we’ve left them out to dry and it starts raining. So why in the world are we talking about towels?, you might ask. In movies, no less! Because showbiz has the power to amp up just about anything — even towels. So, without further ado,
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  • A Breakdown of Every Makeover Movie Ever
    Gone are the days when “faith, trust, and pixie dust” could do the trick to get you what you want. Now, you need to throw in a little mascara, stilettos and a new personality too. That’s the message every makeover movie tries to sell us. And boy do we buy it! I mean, come on! Who doesn’t want to believe the whole ‘the pudgy
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  • All the Home’s A Stage
    Many years ago, performing at a patron’s house was the best thing that could happen to a musician. The private concert would increase the prestige of the host, and would give the artist the chance to network among the upper echelon of society in the hopes of increasing their patronage. Years have past, times have changed, and these intimate
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