Designers on the verge of a nervous breakdown

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On the same day that Channel 4 screened its documentary ‘McQueen & I’, a window into the relationship between Isabella Blow and Alexander McQueen and a commentary on the pressures of influential fashion designers, news   Continue reading

Quote of the day

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” I was sending an e-mail to Kim Gordon one night. Well, 53 minutes into this very, very short e-mail — because it took me that long to hunt and peck all the letters out — it was gone. So I just picked up the phone and called her, and I don’t think I’ve sent an e-mail since. ”
Marc Jacobs, Index magazine, 2001

Cafe Diana

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I’m not ashamed to say I’m quite loving the royal heritage-fest happening right now. From The King’s Speech to Christopher Kane’s ode to Princess Margaret on Acid to that wedding, it’s all about the aristocracy. Continue reading

Smash Hits: blast from the past

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Smash Hits, December 25. 1980 - p.01

When Brian McCloskey visited his parents in Ireland the year before last, he boxed up his decades-old collection of Smash Hits magazines and shipped it back to California without having much of a plan in mind. Then he decided to scan every issue, upload onto a blog Continue reading

Diana Vreeland on surfing and skateboarding…

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London Fashion Week AW11: Day 6 highlights

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Topman Design’s too-short trousers and furry-collar coating

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London Fashion Week AW11: Day 5 highlights

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s ALEXANDER MCQUEEN SAVAGE BEAUTY press conference. The 830am start at The Ritz nearly killed me but it was worth it for the grandeur of the setting and the emotive strains of Michael Nyman’s The Heart Asks Pleasure First from The Piano (a favourite tune of Alexander McQueen’s).

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London fashion week AW11: Day 4 highlights

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Holly Fulton’s lip prints, reminding me of Tom Wesselmann and Peter Max

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Behind the scenes: The Model Agency Channel 4

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Do we really need another fly-on-the-wall fashion documentary series in our lives? Hell yeah! The Model Agency, a seven parter which unveils the workings of London’s Premier Model Management airs on Channel 4 at 10pm tomorrow. Owner Carole White agreed to answer my nosy questions… Continue reading

London fashion week AW11: Burberry Prorsum

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There were mixed mutterings pre-Burberry. Some say Burberry needs to switch things up, (“the shows are too long and repetitive”), while others insist Christopher Bailey is a genius. I was looking forward to as much of the marketing hoopla as the collection. Continue reading

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