Posts Tagged: Schiaparelli

Sleeping Beauties

“Everybody said, ‘Don’t touch it; it’s dead, it will never come back.’ But by then I thought it was a challenge.”‘ –Karl Lagerfeld in a 2007 interview with the New Yorker about being offered the job of reinventing Chanel in 1983.

Sleeping Beauties

“Everybody said, ‘Don’t touch it; it’s dead, it will never come back.’ But by then I thought it was a challenge.”‘ –Karl Lagerfeld in a 2007 interview with the New Yorker about being offered the job of reinventing Chanel in 1983.

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

Ooh la la, Lanvin!

The house of Lanvin is 125 years old this year. Founded in 1889, it is the oldest French fashion house still in activity. It is the label I would wear for breakfast, lunch and dinner if I was not a

Ooh la la, Lanvin!

The house of Lanvin is 125 years old this year. Founded in 1889, it is the oldest French fashion house still in activity. It is the label I would wear for breakfast, lunch and dinner if I was not a

Milan’s Youthquake

It was a balmy late-September evening and Kat and Edward were drinking wine on his balcony and discussing fashion. Milan Fashion Week was over and Paris was in full swing. However Kat was still abuzz about London. She hadn’t been

Milan’s Youthquake

It was a balmy late-September evening and Kat and Edward were drinking wine on his balcony and discussing fashion. Milan Fashion Week was over and Paris was in full swing. However Kat was still abuzz about London. She hadn’t been