Author Archives: jackiemallon

The Irish have landed

Or more specifically, the fruits of their artisanal labors have landed. Irish textiles and crafts are currently taking over Manhattan’s most fashionable locations. It’s about time, really. We’ve been hiding our talents away in rural, windswept corners for much too

The Irish have landed

Or more specifically, the fruits of their artisanal labors have landed. Irish textiles and crafts are currently taking over Manhattan’s most fashionable locations. It’s about time, really. We’ve been hiding our talents away in rural, windswept corners for much too

New documentary presents Martin Margiela: In his own words

Since Martin Margiela quit fashion in 2008, he has been as elusive as Marlene Dietrich when she quit films. But what did we expect of the man who refused to show his face or grant interviews throughout the 90s and

New documentary presents Martin Margiela: In his own words

Since Martin Margiela quit fashion in 2008, he has been as elusive as Marlene Dietrich when she quit films. But what did we expect of the man who refused to show his face or grant interviews throughout the 90s and

Is fish skin the new frontier for eco-friendly fashion?

Meet Elisa, my former Moschino colleague, a pioneer in the field of eco-friendly fashion and a talented creative with an impressive resume. Check out my interview with her for FashionUnited where she enlightens us on why the future of fashion

Is fish skin the new frontier for eco-friendly fashion?

Meet Elisa, my former Moschino colleague, a pioneer in the field of eco-friendly fashion and a talented creative with an impressive resume. Check out my interview with her for FashionUnited where she enlightens us on why the future of fashion

The Disappointing Devolution of Donna Karan

Reinvention is a lovely concept. Comebacks tend to be feel good experiences. I had hoped to witness one when I arrived to hear Donna Karan speak in NYC recently. I was prepared for an uplifting, inspiring hour, all about women supporting

The Disappointing Devolution of Donna Karan

Reinvention is a lovely concept. Comebacks tend to be feel good experiences. I had hoped to witness one when I arrived to hear Donna Karan speak in NYC recently. I was prepared for an uplifting, inspiring hour, all about women supporting

Amazon offers my book to coincide with fashion calendar

September is Fashion Month. The fashion caravan starts in New York, moves to London, then Milan and finally Paris where it is now. And Amazon UK in its mighty wisdom has put my first novel, Silk for the Feed Dogs,

Amazon offers my book to coincide with fashion calendar

September is Fashion Month. The fashion caravan starts in New York, moves to London, then Milan and finally Paris where it is now. And Amazon UK in its mighty wisdom has put my first novel, Silk for the Feed Dogs,

Could this have been the most exclusive event of New York Fashion Week?

What to do when you find yourself in Supermodel Central severely underdressed and carry a cycling helmet? Stash your protective headwear under your gilt chair, give your armpits a discreet sniff, and roll with it, which is what I did.

Could this have been the most exclusive event of New York Fashion Week?

What to do when you find yourself in Supermodel Central severely underdressed and carry a cycling helmet? Stash your protective headwear under your gilt chair, give your armpits a discreet sniff, and roll with it, which is what I did.

Forget G7, slow fashion is the fast track to a bright future

While presidents and prime ministers are encouraging corporate CEOs and tycoons to address the environmental impact of the fashion industry, there’s no need for us to sit back and wait. We are powerful in our own way. We can all

Forget G7, slow fashion is the fast track to a bright future

While presidents and prime ministers are encouraging corporate CEOs and tycoons to address the environmental impact of the fashion industry, there’s no need for us to sit back and wait. We are powerful in our own way. We can all