Fashion: The Pajama Game

First it was suffrage, next cigarettes, and then man's final inalienable rights: to know baseball, follow the market, haggle over prices, talk and be heard, swagger, stare, shout at will and stay out all night. And with women behind their wheels, at their desks and in their way, with their razors confiscated and even their private clubs invaded, men conceded defeat, loosened their belts and handed over their pants as well.

All that, of course, was long ago. Today, what used to separate the men from the boys barely separates the boys from the...

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