Want to Sell a Dorky Product? Just Add Electric Guitars

Fifty years ago, a clothing company called Glen Oaks Industries, renting office space in a faded building on 34th Street, was battling it out with countless other brands in New York’s Garment District. Glen Oaks’ namesake brand of polyester slacks—Broomsticks—billed itself “the hippest young men’s slacks in the world.” The only problem?

Men’s Fitness Lets Readers Sample Scents

Scent-loving guys will find a bonus in the November issue of Men’s Fitness: fragrance samples in the editorial pages.

Anna Nicole Smith’s 6-Year-Old Daughter Models for Guess Kids

Anna Nicole Smith's 6-year-old daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, is modeling for the Guess Kids spring ad campaign, alongside R&B singer Babyface's daughter, Peyton Edmunds. The ads will start appearing in magazines, and on billboards and buses, in January.

Perspective: Blonde Ambition

Question: What does a bottle of Pepsi from 1957 have in common with a pricey pair of Guess jeans in 2012? Answer: Pretty much nothing—except for tall, blonde and provocatively posed young ladies. Perhaps we’d better revise that response.