Karl & The Met in the New Gilded Age
Karl Lagerfeld took front and center at the Met Gala 2023. KARL LAGERFELD:A LINE OF BEAUTY was the theme of fashion’s biggest Red Carpet. The legendary German helmed the luxury house Chanel for 37 years. Vogue editor Anna Wintour along with co-hosts Rodger Federer, Dua Lipa, Michaela Coel and Penelope Cruz brought the glitz and […]
A Low Octane Met Gala
Of course I reviewed the Red Carpet fashion looks from the 2022 MET GALA. The big event raising money for the Costume Institute in New York City. Vogue Global Editorial Director Anna Wintour reigns over the biggest night in fashion. The theme this year “Gilded Glamor” raised a few eyebrows. The theme was either a […]
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 […]
Same Story, Different Day
Anna Wintour hit the headlines of the New York Times yet once again for the wrong reasons. The proclaimed most powerful woman in the fashion world has been under heavy criticism for Vogue’s lack of diversity. Black voices sidelined at the publication were the norm. Fashion magazines were or less country clubs for the elite. […]
Fabulous Denial Syndrome
Being Fabulous! Aspirational living! This is the lifestyle Vogue and other Conde Nast publications put in our faces. That $1500 bag matched with a $900 linen top. Advice; Pay the rent before heading to Bloomingdales. Once again the magazines find themselves in the headlines, but for the wrong reason,,AGAIN! Six years ago Conde Nast debased […]
Will Anna Stay?
The famous silhouette at Fashion Week for the past 32 years. The perfectly coiffed helmut hairstyle. Oversized sunglasses. Statement Necklace. Calf-length dresses. Admired, feared, and copied, Anna Wintour commanded attention. Whether on purpose or not, when she entered the room her presence was felt far and wide. As the daughter of famous newspaper editor Charles […]
Vogue on Milan Fashion Week
Spring Collections will soon be in the stores. This is what Vogue editor Anna Wintour thought of Milan Fashion Week Spring 2018.
The spectacle that was the Met Gala 2017 theme was Rei Kawakubo, the Avant grade designer and founder of Comme des Garcons. Known for conceptual designs, Kawakubo has been at the forefront of edgy, sometimes surreal looks since 1969. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute’s curator Andrew Bolton and Vogue US Editor in Chief […]