The Urban Turban

Fashion Road Test

man staring at woman in pink turban
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Urban Turban
As soon as I hit the street wearing one, everyone from Latin hunks in convertibles to old-timers in cloth caps did double takes. The more they stared, the more I had to rise to the occasion . . .
Douglas Friedman
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Urban Turban
WHERE IT ALL BEGAN: Prada's spring 2007 collection.
Douglas Friedman
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POOLSIDE AT THE RITZ-CARLTON: A passerby utters, "What the f*** was that?" The tanning butler adds, "Funny, that's just what I was thinking."
Douglas Friedman
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ONE RETIREE TO ANOTHER ON THE CROSS-TOWN BUS: "It would be nice in the 1930s-she matches the Deco."
Douglas Friedman
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FROM A SNAKE CHARMER: "I like the turban; it's very European. But you can't put it on anyone, just like you can't put a tank top on a 400-pound guy."
Douglas Friedman
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FROM BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS, PUFFING ON CUBANS: "We thought Boy George. Now that you're closer, I'd say Nicole Kidman."
Douglas Friedman
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AT A CD BAR ON LINCOLN ROAD: "It's weird. I see it for the 35 to 55 age group."
Douglas Friedman
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OUT ON THE TOWN: "Are you somebody? Some kind of celebrity? You sure don't look like anyone else."
Douglas Friedman
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Urban Turban
WHERE IT ALL BEGAN: Prada's spring 2007 collection.
Douglas Friedman
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Urban Turban
WHERE IT ALL BEGAN: Prada's spring 2007 collection.
Douglas Friedman
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Urban Turban
WHERE IT ALL BEGAN: Prada's spring 2007 collection.
Douglas Friedman
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