Author Archives: jackiemallon

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

Barneys New York, a symbol of success in simpler times

Some commenters are already measuring Barneys for its coffin as Chapter 11 proceedings begin. Others like me have set off on a trip down Memory Lane––it looks a lot like Madison Avenue––to reflect on what the loss of Barneys means.

Barneys New York, a symbol of success in simpler times

Some commenters are already measuring Barneys for its coffin as Chapter 11 proceedings begin. Others like me have set off on a trip down Memory Lane––it looks a lot like Madison Avenue––to reflect on what the loss of Barneys means.

Meet top talent from CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase Part 2

And here is the second part of FashionUnited’s two part profile on 2019 standouts from the graduate showcase. Meet Eliza and Beam and view their work here…

Meet top talent from CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase Part 2

And here is the second part of FashionUnited’s two part profile on 2019 standouts from the graduate showcase. Meet Eliza and Beam and view their work here…

Meet top talent from CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase 2019 Part 1

After a couple of months of viewing graduate fashion portfolios and collections, there are a handful that remain in my mind. In this two part series for FashionUnited I introduce you to four of them. In particular Yayi Chen’s work

Meet top talent from CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase 2019 Part 1

After a couple of months of viewing graduate fashion portfolios and collections, there are a handful that remain in my mind. In this two part series for FashionUnited I introduce you to four of them. In particular Yayi Chen’s work