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Yves Saint Laurent biopic is on my summer watch list

A recent article¬†in the Guardian interviewed Madeline Fontaine (best known for her work as the costume designer of Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s films: Amelie, MicMacs, A Rather Long Engagement…) about her work on the upcoming Yves Saint Laurent biopic. Surprisingly, her name … Continue reading

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Bespoke – Yves St. Laurent

Bespoke magazine just published an article about Yves St. Laurent¬†by Lois Elfman called ‘An Icon Reinvented’, in which I was quoted about YSL’s historic influence in fashion.

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Versailles ’73 – American Runway Revolution documentary

In 1973 New York fashion promoter Eleanor Lambert had an idea for a fashion show to promote American ready-to-wear. The November show was ostensibly created as a fundraiser for the restoration of Versailles but it became an historically important fashion … Continue reading

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Speaking of Mondrian…

The first Mondrian painting I ever saw was at the Guggenheim in New York. I was surprised by how small it was and how evident the brush strokes were, and yet, its simplicity was inspiring. It seems a lot of … Continue reading

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