Tag: andre talley

  • Talley’s Chiffon Trenches

    Talley’s Chiffon Trenches

    I finally read Andre Leon Talley’s book The Chiffon Trenches, the fashion authority’s memoir published in 2020.  The Brown University graduate shows his gift of flowery as well melodramatic language describing his pioneering life in the fabulous  stratosphere.  However, therein lies the problem with the book.  The author weaving the tales got tangled in the […]

  • Andre Talley-1948-2022

    A force in fashion, a larger than life personality, Andre Talley passed away today. A man of many contradictions in an industry based on elitism and privilege, such was the life of an icon who loved fashion along with it all its trappings, from his Louis Vuitton Tennis Towel to friendships with Lagerfeld and Saint […]