Category Archives: Opinion

Thoughts on Jil Sander’s Departure

While I was not expecting the news that Jil Sander was leaving her own label for the third time, it certainly hasn’t surprised me. She doesn’t exactly have a very good track record for staying at a job for long, … Continue reading

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Fashion Quote: Suzy Menkes on The New Speed of Fashion

I thought this would be a good quote to end a frenetic four weeks of fashion shows. Actually, there are quite a few good quotes here, this article is excellent (which is no surprise, given it was written by Suzy … Continue reading

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3 Thoughts on the Recent Acquisitions

So in addition to a bazillion shows in the past month, there have also been some important business announcements. The big one was certainly the departure of Marc Jacobs from Louis Vuitton, but I’d like to share a few thoughts … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Carine Roitfeld

GUEST POST! I have a lot of things to say to Carine Roitfeld (“I’m sick of hearing you talk about ‘porno chic’ and thinking that you are rock’n’roll” would be a start) but today’s letter comes from a guest writer, … Continue reading

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Fashion Quote: Rei Kawakubo on Fashion Media

“I think the media has some responsibility to bear for people becoming more conservative. Many parts of the media have created the situation where uninteresting fashion can thrive.” -Rei Kawakubo (WWD) I love this quote because it rings so true. … Continue reading

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