Review: Heavenly Bodies; Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

Holy smokes! Here is my review for FashionUnited of the highly anticipated, and perhaps most controversial yet, Met exhibition. You can read and see images here…

Review: Heavenly Bodies; Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

Holy smokes! Here is my review for FashionUnited of the highly anticipated, and perhaps most controversial yet, Met exhibition. You can read and see images here…

Then and now: from muse to influencer to trailblazer

Grace Kelly, Loulou de La Faliaise, Edie Sedgwick are some names of legendary women whose charms captured the attentions of some of the greatest creatives minds of the twentieth century. They were muses––mysterious, dramatic, and often tragic. We’ve come a

Then and now: from muse to influencer to trailblazer

Grace Kelly, Loulou de La Faliaise, Edie Sedgwick are some names of legendary women whose charms captured the attentions of some of the greatest creatives minds of the twentieth century. They were muses––mysterious, dramatic, and often tragic. We’ve come a

Sustainability Innovator Celebrates 10 Years of Progress

It was an elegant Manhattan soirée at which we nibbled fair trade chocolate on sticks and plucked from vegetables cultivated like the most prized herbaceous borders. But underneath all the aesthetic wonders rested an important heartfelt message to the fashion

Sustainability Innovator Celebrates 10 Years of Progress

It was an elegant Manhattan soirée at which we nibbled fair trade chocolate on sticks and plucked from vegetables cultivated like the most prized herbaceous borders. But underneath all the aesthetic wonders rested an important heartfelt message to the fashion

Review: McQueen Film Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival

In short order, we have the next chapter in the Alexander McQueen story following the record-breaking success of the Savage Beauty exhibition which in 2011 took the Met and subsequently the Victoria & Albert Museums by storm. A slew of

Review: McQueen Film Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival

In short order, we have the next chapter in the Alexander McQueen story following the record-breaking success of the Savage Beauty exhibition which in 2011 took the Met and subsequently the Victoria & Albert Museums by storm. A slew of

Fashion Education’s Complicated Relationship With Grading

I hate grading students’ work, absolutely hate it. I always have and I know that, for as long as I occupy myself with teaching, I will continue to hate it. I enjoy teaching. But the formalities of awarding a number

Fashion Education’s Complicated Relationship With Grading

I hate grading students’ work, absolutely hate it. I always have and I know that, for as long as I occupy myself with teaching, I will continue to hate it. I enjoy teaching. But the formalities of awarding a number

Has Fashion Reached The Tipping Point With Disruptors?

The Cambridge English dictionary describes the word disruptor as “a person or thing that prevents something, especially a system , process, or event, from continuing as usual or as expected.” But last week there appeared to be evidence that our

Has Fashion Reached The Tipping Point With Disruptors?

The Cambridge English dictionary describes the word disruptor as “a person or thing that prevents something, especially a system , process, or event, from continuing as usual or as expected.” But last week there appeared to be evidence that our

Time to Stop Baring All in the Name of Female Empowerment

While it’s true I do have a certain few individuals in my crosshairs (I’m looking at you, Emrata), on a general note, the arguments we women tend to make on this topic do make me bristle. I wrestle with the

Time to Stop Baring All in the Name of Female Empowerment

While it’s true I do have a certain few individuals in my crosshairs (I’m looking at you, Emrata), on a general note, the arguments we women tend to make on this topic do make me bristle. I wrestle with the