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The First Monday In May movie about the Met Gala

Forget Absolutely Fashion (oh you have already?), this is how you make a fashion documentary. Mid fashion week I swished over to BAFTA to the UK premiere of The First Monday In May, the documentary about the making of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2015 fashion exhibition and the accompanying Costume Institute Met Gala. (more…)

Quote of the day: Ezra Petronio

ezra petronio on Rei Kawakubo
“I remember one piece of advice that Rei Kawakubo gave me very early on. I would come and present whatever project we were doing and she would ask me every time, ‘Where are all your tests?’ (more…)

Quote of the day: Amy Astley

Architectural Digest Amy Astley marc jacobs new york townhouse

“I want to put people in the magazine who have their own social and digital footprints and will promote their story. I mean, when you look at this issue and you see Marc [Jacobs] and Amanda Brooks and Giovanna [Battaglia], these are people with large social followings, and I know that when I work with them it’s going to get shared in a bigger way.”
Former Teen Vogue editor Amy Astley on how she’s modernising Architectural Digest, AdWeek (more…)

Quote of the day: Trey Laird

Kendall Jenner Vogue cover

“I think just step up and do something exciting and idea-driven. Get back to a time when you drove the news, when you created the news rather than, β€˜This celebrity is coming out with a project and we shot her in a Dior dress so Dior gets a credit.’ (more…)