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).
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. (more…)
My Apple/Vogue ‘Fashion & Digital’ Q&A with Robin Derrick is now available to watch on iTunes. It’s a fantastic insight into Robin Derrick’s thoughts on the role of the creative director in the digital age, brands and social media, magazine iPad apps and our views on the merging of content and commerce.
Robin is pretty frank so it’s quite an honest discussion and definitely a must-watch for anyone with a keen interest in where fashion and technology are going…
[Image: The Women’s Room]