They say clothes make the man. They also made the careers of these five goos, who are some of the biggest names and most successful designers in the fashion industry. There's no need to dress up your answers; just get the names right.



Giorgio Armani

publication date: Friday, April 12, 2013

category: Fashion

clue: Men's suits don't get classier than the ones fashioned by this Italian billionaire.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn


Vivienne Westwood

publication date: Thursday, April 11, 2013

category: Fashion

clue: From British punk to Buckingham Palace, this secondary Sex Pistol has seen it all.

explanation: Westwood dated Sex Pistol Malcolm McLaren for years and became the band's manager. Their mutual interest in punk fashion led to her career as a top designer. She was eventually given an OBE at Buckingham Palace for her contributions to British culture. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn


Calvin Klein

publication date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

category: Fashion

clue: This Hungarian became so ubiquitous in pop culture that his name was on Marty McFly's underwear.

explanation: In a scene in Back to the Future, the unconscious hero is assumed to be named Calvin Klein because the designer's name is written on his underwear. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn


Donna Karan

publication date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013

category: Fashion

clue: DK is so associated with NY that they call her the Queen of 7th Avenue.

explanation: The Donna Karan New York brand was often abbreviated DKNY. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn


Tommy Hilfiger

publication date: Monday, April 8, 2013

category: Fashion

clue: This red, white, and blue American is fine with the New York Stock Exchange just calling him TOM.

explanation: Hilfiger, whose company was listed as "TOM" on the NYSE, was associated with his red, white, and blue logo. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn


Other Themes in Spring 2013

Do Overs

Last month's tournament was especially difficult, and many wrong answers were guessed. Here's your chance to try again: Each of these five goos was a frequent incorrect guess made for another recent goo. Go »

World War Z

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Bang the Drum Badly

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Cyberpunk'd

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Celebrity Goo Drinking Game

Thirsty? Can I pour you a drink? Belly up to the bar and play the Celebrity Goo Drinking Game, where all of these famous people share their name with drinks you can order at a bar, pub, saloon, tavern, lounge, drinkery, tap room, gin joint, ale house, or watering hole. Go »

Deadly Development

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Mothers and Daughters

Some great women had a role model for their success. In honor of Mother's Day, here are ten famous mother-daughter pairs who achieved fame in the same profession. For each goo, you must guess both names to be correct. Go »

Spring 2013 Tournament

It's the eye of the tiger. It's the thrill of the fight, risin' up to the challenge of our rival. And the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night, and he's watchin' us all with the eye... of the tiger. Go »

Spring 2013 Bonus Goos

This season is almost over! Before summer officially arrives on June 3, enjoy these six bonus goos that are just for fun, with no bearing on the game score. Go »