My “Artist in Process” event at Allentown Museum

At this lovely event a few weeks ago I did some live drawing, spilled some tea on fashion industry bugbears and revealed a series of illustrations I had prepared entitled “Modern Day Suffragette” inspired by the museum’s current exhibit, “New

My “Artist in Process” event at Allentown Museum

At this lovely event a few weeks ago I did some live drawing, spilled some tea on fashion industry bugbears and revealed a series of illustrations I had prepared entitled “Modern Day Suffragette” inspired by the museum’s current exhibit, “New

What I learned from teaching fashion sketch remotely

It’s been interesting teaching a fashion sketch class remotely for the first time during this pandemic. It did not go the way I expected. I describe the pros and cons of the experience in this piece for FashionUnited.

What I learned from teaching fashion sketch remotely

It’s been interesting teaching a fashion sketch class remotely for the first time during this pandemic. It did not go the way I expected. I describe the pros and cons of the experience in this piece for FashionUnited.

Fashion education is rooted in white, nondisabled, cisgender, thin worldview

Fashion schools have traditionally been as elitist as some of the luxury fashion houses. But Bendrak Barry, the new dean of Parsons, which is consistently voted the top fashion school in the US, is out to change all that. I

Fashion education is rooted in white, nondisabled, cisgender, thin worldview

Fashion schools have traditionally been as elitist as some of the luxury fashion houses. But Bendrak Barry, the new dean of Parsons, which is consistently voted the top fashion school in the US, is out to change all that. I

Black History is Fashion History

As a fashion educator and eternal student I’m acutely aware of how Black designers and Black creative influence has been written out of the history of fashion. Although the creatives coming up through today are looking a bit more diverse,

Black History is Fashion History

As a fashion educator and eternal student I’m acutely aware of how Black designers and Black creative influence has been written out of the history of fashion. Although the creatives coming up through today are looking a bit more diverse,

Fashion: an artist’s canvas in a post-pandemic world

Fashion is looking forward with optimism, and what better way than through the artist’s lens. Some surprising collaborations between the fashion and art worlds are emerging, for both mens and womenswear. You can read about them and what they might

Fashion: an artist’s canvas in a post-pandemic world

Fashion is looking forward with optimism, and what better way than through the artist’s lens. Some surprising collaborations between the fashion and art worlds are emerging, for both mens and womenswear. You can read about them and what they might

What is the prognosis for the spirit of New York?

Being in an Empire State of mind is a little different these days. Many fled the city as the pandemic raged for their Catskills retreats, Long Island beach houses, or back to the small towns they thought they’d left far

What is the prognosis for the spirit of New York?

Being in an Empire State of mind is a little different these days. Many fled the city as the pandemic raged for their Catskills retreats, Long Island beach houses, or back to the small towns they thought they’d left far

Big tech investor tells fashion industry not to trust Amazon

We’ve been grateful for Amazon during pandemic months, even becoming dependent on the instant hit of receiving our orders within 24 hours. We’ve made Jeff Bezos the planet’s first trillionaire. But one Silicon Valley regular advises us to wean ourselves

Big tech investor tells fashion industry not to trust Amazon

We’ve been grateful for Amazon during pandemic months, even becoming dependent on the instant hit of receiving our orders within 24 hours. We’ve made Jeff Bezos the planet’s first trillionaire. But one Silicon Valley regular advises us to wean ourselves

New book charts groundbreaking rise of New Romantics

There’s a longing when we view images from this brief yet influential period in British fashion: the freedom, the courage, the pioneering spirt. It was a time before designer labels dominated youth culture, and creativity flourished. I was excited to

New book charts groundbreaking rise of New Romantics

There’s a longing when we view images from this brief yet influential period in British fashion: the freedom, the courage, the pioneering spirt. It was a time before designer labels dominated youth culture, and creativity flourished. I was excited to

Black Lives Matter in fashion school, a case study

It is rare that an educational institution will permit a journalist to sniff around, speaking to faculty but most importantly to black and brown students about their experience at the school. But one program director at Parsons School of Design

Black Lives Matter in fashion school, a case study

It is rare that an educational institution will permit a journalist to sniff around, speaking to faculty but most importantly to black and brown students about their experience at the school. But one program director at Parsons School of Design

Being a part-time fashion educator during a pandemic

Times are hard for many people right now but I write about what I know. I spill the beans on the hustle that is fashion education here in this piece for FashionUnited…

Being a part-time fashion educator during a pandemic

Times are hard for many people right now but I write about what I know. I spill the beans on the hustle that is fashion education here in this piece for FashionUnited…