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9 posts from January 2016

Raise A Glass To The Weekend!

Jan 29 2016

Happy Friday

It's Friday at last and that deserves a toast. Raise your glass high, raise it often, repeat.

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Art Above The Fragrance Counters?

Jan 27 2016

Ai Weiwei Bon Marche

I must admit, I was curious about the Ai Weiwei installation at Paris' Le Bon Marche but I had my doubts. Can serious, culturally relevant art co-exist with fragrance samples? Would the art of commerce overshadow or even cheapen the artist's message?

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Progress Measured One Advert At A Time?

Jan 26 2016

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Last April, I wrote a post on racial diversity in the fashion industry in which I suggested that progress on this front seemed to be more forthcoming from brand adverts and e-commerce sites like Net-A-Porter than mainstream fashion editorials in magazines like Vogue.

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Musings On Fame And Privacy.

Jan 25 2016

David bowie:privacy

So much has been written about David Bowie's legacy since his recent death that there seems nothing truly of consequence to add. Except perhaps one thing: The manner in which he lived his life is, to me, proof that fame does not have to come at the expense of either privacy or dignity.

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Friday At Last ...

Jan 15 2016

Airports:travel


I've spent altogether too much time in airports this week and it has taken it's toll. And to think there was a time when the thought of zipping through airports seemed grown up and oh so very glamorous. What was I thinking?

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Everything Old Is New Again?

Jan 13 2016

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Is that a Prada coat? Or is it Mui Mui? Marni? Marc Jacobs maybe? Gucci under Alessandro Michele?

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Champagne Life? Not Quite.

Jan 12 2016

MIA FEUER:Saatchi Gallery

Work by Mia Feuer, Saatchi Gallery.


Champagne Life, Saatchi Gallery's showcase of 14 emerging artists, all women, is set to open tomorrow, January 13.

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Au Revoir Monsieur Bowie.

Jan 11 2016

David Bowie:Iman

Long before musical artists discovered the power of fashion to create ever changing identities, long before Madonna or Lady Gaga discovered the power of reinvention, long before professional stylists invaded the music scene, there was you in all your androgyny and sartorial splendor.

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Ten Things To Look Forward To In 2016.

2016


I won't lie, it's been a bit of a struggle to get back into the swing of things after the holidays. In an effort to combat my embarrassing lack of motivation, I decided to make a list of specific events I have my eye on. In no particular order, here are ten things I'm looking forward to in 2016.

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