Posts Tagged: History of fashion

My “Artist in Process” event at Allentown Museum

At this lovely event a few weeks ago I did some live drawing, spilled some tea on fashion industry bugbears and revealed a series of illustrations I had prepared entitled “Modern Day Suffragette” inspired by the museum’s current exhibit, “New

My “Artist in Process” event at Allentown Museum

At this lovely event a few weeks ago I did some live drawing, spilled some tea on fashion industry bugbears and revealed a series of illustrations I had prepared entitled “Modern Day Suffragette” inspired by the museum’s current exhibit, “New

Black History is Fashion History

As a fashion educator and eternal student I’m acutely aware of how Black designers and Black creative influence has been written out of the history of fashion. Although the creatives coming up through today are looking a bit more diverse,

Black History is Fashion History

As a fashion educator and eternal student I’m acutely aware of how Black designers and Black creative influence has been written out of the history of fashion. Although the creatives coming up through today are looking a bit more diverse,

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

From Halston to Raf Simons, when corporate crushes creative

The new documentary on Halston is star-studded and a glimpse into a bygone glamorous era that perpetually fascinates. By the director of “Dior and I,” it is also a cautionary tell that still resonates deeply today. Read my review here

From Halston to Raf Simons, when corporate crushes creative

The new documentary on Halston is star-studded and a glimpse into a bygone glamorous era that perpetually fascinates. By the director of “Dior and I,” it is also a cautionary tell that still resonates deeply today. Read my review here

6 Reasons Why Paris Fashion Week Dominates Over Others

And so Fashion Month is over and runway reviews are in. That silhouette that seemed so exciting in the first week now suddenly seems banal. After months of anticipation, the result of some of the industry’s most heavy-hitting designers taking

6 Reasons Why Paris Fashion Week Dominates Over Others

And so Fashion Month is over and runway reviews are in. That silhouette that seemed so exciting in the first week now suddenly seems banal. After months of anticipation, the result of some of the industry’s most heavy-hitting designers taking

The Rewoke Flapper: Womenswear’s Important Trend for Fall

Stealth is strength, ladies, and while we’re tempted to armor up to reveal our inner warrior this fall, there is another way to dress for these more challenging times. I unpack the layers of meaning behind this quietly powerful trend

The Rewoke Flapper: Womenswear’s Important Trend for Fall

Stealth is strength, ladies, and while we’re tempted to armor up to reveal our inner warrior this fall, there is another way to dress for these more challenging times. I unpack the layers of meaning behind this quietly powerful trend

The Top 7 Outstanding Fashion Duos of Past and Present

Two by two, they enter the Noah’s arc of the fashion industry hoping for shelter against the elements, pairs of every kind. But choosing the top seven proved quite a feat for us at FashionUnited. Did your favorites make the

The Top 7 Outstanding Fashion Duos of Past and Present

Two by two, they enter the Noah’s arc of the fashion industry hoping for shelter against the elements, pairs of every kind. But choosing the top seven proved quite a feat for us at FashionUnited. Did your favorites make the