Category Archives: The Fashion Industry

Fashion Quote: Anna Wintour on Resort

I loathe when I’m wrong, but I feel that all my whining about Resort and Pre Fall Collections may have been slightly unreasonable. I came to realize this when my company, The Sleep Shirt, started getting our Resort 2015 orders … Continue reading

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5 Reasons the Fashion Industry is a Playground for the Rich

When I studied fashion in Paris, I was the poor girl. My classmates had parents with pied-a-terres in Paris, they took the Concorde to New York on the weekend, and they had their own one bedroom apartments. It sucked, and … Continue reading

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Fashion 101: Brand Me Part 2

Here is part 2 of my blog post covering Brand Me, read part 1 here. What is Brand Me? It is the brand you represent. Like a company or a product, you are a brand, and your appearance, behaviour, skills, … Continue reading

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Fashion 101: Brand Me Part 1

This is part of a lecture I used to give to my fashion students, when I realized that many of them, even the talented ones, often overlooked the importance of creating and maintaining a strong Brand Me. What is Brand … Continue reading

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Saint Laurent vs Topshop

Most of you know that I am not a fan of what Hedi Slimane has been doing for Saint Laurent and I’m not sure I believe that the product is doing so well at retail level (although the media is … Continue reading

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