Category Archives: Fashion Writing

Dressing from the waist up? Fashion’s most stylish say no.

Have you put on trousers today? No, I never thought I’d be asking that question, but these are strange times and you never really know your co-workers, do you? For some thoughts on the new Business Casual or as I’ve

Dressing from the waist up? Fashion’s most stylish say no.

Have you put on trousers today? No, I never thought I’d be asking that question, but these are strange times and you never really know your co-workers, do you? For some thoughts on the new Business Casual or as I’ve

COVID-19 effect on fashion’s graduating Class of 2020

It’s an untold story among the chaos of sad stories we’re hearing about the effects of the coronavirus on human life and industry. But it’s one that deserves to be heard. Students who were finishing up their final year, preparing

COVID-19 effect on fashion’s graduating Class of 2020

It’s an untold story among the chaos of sad stories we’re hearing about the effects of the coronavirus on human life and industry. But it’s one that deserves to be heard. Students who were finishing up their final year, preparing

Changing consumer values leads to rise of conscious luxury

Consumers have never been as in control as they are now. We are in charge of what the luxury fashion market proposes, how we consume it and what its value should be. We set the trends where once they were

Changing consumer values leads to rise of conscious luxury

Consumers have never been as in control as they are now. We are in charge of what the luxury fashion market proposes, how we consume it and what its value should be. We set the trends where once they were

Isn’t it about time fashion is considered art?

As  museums close and galleries stand empty across NYC and beyond, perhaps chewing on this question will provide some nourishment. Pictured is the work of London-based Irish creative, Sinéad O’Dwyer who had a gallery opening just one week ago (such

Isn’t it about time fashion is considered art?

As  museums close and galleries stand empty across NYC and beyond, perhaps chewing on this question will provide some nourishment. Pictured is the work of London-based Irish creative, Sinéad O’Dwyer who had a gallery opening just one week ago (such

My experience selling clothes on The RealReal

Over the holiday period I had my first experience selling some beloved designer items from my closet on the behemoth resale website and I have reached several conclusions. You may be curious or tempted to list some your own closet

My experience selling clothes on The RealReal

Over the holiday period I had my first experience selling some beloved designer items from my closet on the behemoth resale website and I have reached several conclusions. You may be curious or tempted to list some your own closet

New book reveals secrets of The International Best-Dressed

During an evening of champagne and bon mots style icon Amy Fine Collins told tall tales about celebrities she had met during her years compiling The International Best Dressed List. I realized I want to be her when I grow

New book reveals secrets of The International Best-Dressed

During an evening of champagne and bon mots style icon Amy Fine Collins told tall tales about celebrities she had met during her years compiling The International Best Dressed List. I realized I want to be her when I grow

Killer fashion, the dark side of our history of glamor

The fashion industry has skeletons in its closet––literally. It might seem like fashion’s constantly in the news today for its bad practices, but the truth is it’s nothing new. They say the road to insanity is doing the same thing

Killer fashion, the dark side of our history of glamor

The fashion industry has skeletons in its closet––literally. It might seem like fashion’s constantly in the news today for its bad practices, but the truth is it’s nothing new. They say the road to insanity is doing the same thing

The most fashionable movies of 2020 awards season

The season kicked off this past weekend with the Golden Globes and it will continue until February 9 when the Academy Awards will take place. So you have plenty of time to catch the movies in contention for an Oscar

The most fashionable movies of 2020 awards season

The season kicked off this past weekend with the Golden Globes and it will continue until February 9 when the Academy Awards will take place. So you have plenty of time to catch the movies in contention for an Oscar

The educational edge of fashion schools with museums

Over this New Year’s period some of you might make resolutions to see more art and design, visit more exhibits and check out local shows. If you’re lucky to live near a fashion school which has a museum attached, and

The educational edge of fashion schools with museums

Over this New Year’s period some of you might make resolutions to see more art and design, visit more exhibits and check out local shows. If you’re lucky to live near a fashion school which has a museum attached, and

Forget 2020, meet the consumer of 2035

Ready for a peep into life 15 years from now? We’ll be there in the blink of a retina-scanning eye, and thank goodness for Ikea. Here is the scoop as I reported it on FashionUnited…

Forget 2020, meet the consumer of 2035

Ready for a peep into life 15 years from now? We’ll be there in the blink of a retina-scanning eye, and thank goodness for Ikea. Here is the scoop as I reported it on FashionUnited…