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Designers Take A Fresh Look At Africa →
Excerpt: The Nigerian-born designer Duro Olowu also finds the clichés patronizing. “Africa has always been used as a reference point,” Mr. Olowu said, “but not as a valued source of serious fashion.”
There are people who work in fashion because they look fashionable, but then...– Sally Singer. Read the rest of her interview here.
Opening the Doors Of Dior →
“Dior Couture” (Rizzoli), by the photographer Patrick Demarchelier, is far and away the most gorgeous book on the house, established by Christian Dior shortly after the end of World War II. It’s not a complete record; Mr. Demarchelier, working closely with Dior, shows roughly 150 dresses, suits and coats, all of them made in the Dior ateliers from 1947 to 2011, and preserved in the archives....
Holiday Gift Guide: What Fashion People Get... →
Style.com tells us what Humberto is giving Carol and Jerome Dreyfuss is giving Isabel Marant. It’s like a secret santa for the fashion industry. But, it actually didn’t give me any gift ideas (like InStyle’s December Issue did)….because I just can’t pull things like a trip to Nepal out of my ass.