942 posts categorized "Fashion"

Saint Laurent Under Slimane: A Legacy?

Apr 05 2016


So it's now official. Hedi Slimane has left the once-fabled house of Saint Laurent. His replacement is a relatively unknown young Belgian designer by the name of Anthony Vaccarello.

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London, We Have A Problem.

Feb 15 2016


I was perusing the March edition of British Vogue this weekend and I came to one rather sad conclusion.

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Progress Measured One Advert At A Time?

Jan 26 2016


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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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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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.


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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Deja Vu Over And Over?

Dec 23 2015


Perhaps it's just me but this Louis Vuitton Cruise 2016 bag looks strangely familiar ...

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Keeping It Classy At Vogue.

Dec 17 2015

Shag, Marry or Kill

Pardon me but when did it become acceptable for the term "shag" to appear on the Vogue website?

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A Tantalizing Thought.

Dec 09 2015

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There is a tantalizing rumor currently circulating amongst Paris fashion circles regarding the changing of the guards at a fabled fashion house.

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You Call Yourself A "Luxury" Brand?

Oct 28 2015


Better not drop that bag.

There is more to a luxury brand than merely a hefty price tag and a haughty attitude.

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The Luxe Chronicles is a collection of interviews, profiles and musings on various aspects of the luxury industry and occasionally, a rant on our celebrity obsessed culture and the dumbing down of our collective sense of style and esthetic.

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