Entries by Vickery Eckhoff

The Misuses of Flattery

Unwanted compliments? Sister, I feel you. And it’s not just men who are offenders. I was walking up Lexington Avenue in New York City recently, when a young woman smiled brightly at me from outside a shop. “I like your hat!” she crooned. It was indeed a standout: a vintage, authentic men’s Panama hat that […]