Posts Tagged: Christian Dior

FIT Spotlights Fabric in Fashion in New Museum Exhibit

Garments from 250 years ago hang next to Alexander Wang from a couple of seasons ago in this exhibit which examines fibers from cultivation right through to the runway fabric they become. Now more than ever we should appreciate the

FIT Spotlights Fabric in Fashion in New Museum Exhibit

Garments from 250 years ago hang next to Alexander Wang from a couple of seasons ago in this exhibit which examines fibers from cultivation right through to the runway fabric they become. Now more than ever we should appreciate the

No More Drama; When Did The Fashion Show Lose Its Spectacle?

A male designer friend asked me recently ‘Are female designers just not any good at putting on a show?’ By show, he meant a happening, an event, a moment. I was a bit taken aback but it did make me

No More Drama; When Did The Fashion Show Lose Its Spectacle?

A male designer friend asked me recently ‘Are female designers just not any good at putting on a show?’ By show, he meant a happening, an event, a moment. I was a bit taken aback but it did make me

China Through The Looking Glass

I’m off on holiday for a couple of weeks but before I wheel my suitcase off out of this city’s humidity, I’ll leave you with some images of another recent traveling experience of mine. These pictures don’t even do justice

China Through The Looking Glass

I’m off on holiday for a couple of weeks but before I wheel my suitcase off out of this city’s humidity, I’ll leave you with some images of another recent traveling experience of mine. These pictures don’t even do justice

Dior and I

I attended the US opening of Dior and I last night after which the director Frédéric Tcheng answered some of our questions. As I sighed over a post-event glass of wine, overcome, I tried to compose this little report. Words

Dior and I

I attended the US opening of Dior and I last night after which the director Frédéric Tcheng answered some of our questions. As I sighed over a post-event glass of wine, overcome, I tried to compose this little report. Words

The Worth of Couture

Now the couture shows have ended for another season. And my semester classes, brim full of enthusiastic new fashion students eager to launch themselves, have begun. The intersection of these two seemingly unrelated events provides me with the perfect junction

The Worth of Couture

Now the couture shows have ended for another season. And my semester classes, brim full of enthusiastic new fashion students eager to launch themselves, have begun. The intersection of these two seemingly unrelated events provides me with the perfect junction

The Spirit of Christmas

I’ve been looking through the December fashion magazines, poring over the glossy pages, drinking in all the seasonal sparkle and colours, imagining owning some of the gorgeous goodies stacked inside the pages like a teetering haul from Crackerjack. Ooh, I could

The Spirit of Christmas

I’ve been looking through the December fashion magazines, poring over the glossy pages, drinking in all the seasonal sparkle and colours, imagining owning some of the gorgeous goodies stacked inside the pages like a teetering haul from Crackerjack. Ooh, I could

Top 20 Most Stylish Book Covers!

A well-designed, timeless jacket is always in style. Chanel built her reputation on it. Armani swears by it. Trends come and go but the artfully attired book jacket will always bewitch. Anyone who claims they can cast aside the charms

Top 20 Most Stylish Book Covers!

A well-designed, timeless jacket is always in style. Chanel built her reputation on it. Armani swears by it. Trends come and go but the artfully attired book jacket will always bewitch. Anyone who claims they can cast aside the charms