Tag Archives: John Galliano

2010-2019 – So What Was Fashion?

The decade got off to a glum start in February 2010 with the unexpected passing of fashion’s brightest star, Alexander McQueen (although his last collection would go on to influence women’s fashion well into the decade.) Most fashions at the … Continue reading

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DIORama – art or fashion?

Last November the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) launched an exhibition in their textile and costume gallery entitled BIG. Despite the fact that there is nothing oversized about the one room exhibition, there is one big museum purchase with a huge … Continue reading

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Canadian Fashion Connection – Patrick Cox

I don’t know how I missed this news story, but Patrick Cox sold his shoe business three years ago to ex-con businessman ‘Lord’ Edward Davenport (the title was purchased, not bestowed.) Born in Edmonton, Patrick Cox briefly worked as a … Continue reading

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2000-2009 – So What Was Fashion?

(Originally blogged November 27, 2009) I know it doesn’t feel like a decade has passed since Y2K but in a little more than a month we will be entering the 2010s and that means the first decade of 21st century … Continue reading

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