Everyone knows The Office started in the U.K., before it was remade in America and went to a whole different level. If you follow English television then you probably have seen Little Britain, a defining example of dry, silly British comedy. The sketch comedy show ran three seasons in the U.K. and frankly it got a bit repetitive. So they’ve reinvented the wheel and taken the show to the USA. I just watched the first episode and it is hilarious. If you’ve seen any of the previous incarnation, it follows a similar set of over-the-top characters exploring the quirks of culture as only the English know how to do. LIttle Britain USA runs on HBO, Sunday nights after Entourage.
Ever since Mad Men debuted we’ve been trying to pull off a slick 60′s ad man style. Either we’ve been wearing the wrong tie or we accidentally put on a trucker hat instead of a fedora, because it isn’t working. Thankfully the new men’s lifestyle site, Valet, has advice straight from the source. Their four part feature explores the style of each character on AMC’s hit show with the assistance of costume designer Janie Bryant. The article takes a look at which current designers are taking their cues from the fads of post-war America, and even lists vital accessories and tips to help you dress the part.