Tag Archives: Alexander McQueen

diversity in fashion

Diversity in Fashion After taking two trains, trekking through a neighborhood that would have scared a wimpy woman, and waiting for an hour and a half, I was sitting at the Brooklyn Fashion Week fashion show. Here are some observations I made about that event.  Diversity is happening. In case you haven’t noticed, (where have […]

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wednesday ted talks

Ted Talks If you click on this link, you can see Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks, giving a Ted Talk at the Library of Congress. If you don’t, you’re misssing out on something really good.  Tartan I don’t know if I would ever feel comfortable wearing tartan, but when I look at these Rei Kawakubo pieces, […]

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at the heart of British style, repost

London calling I’m very fond of London, and I have a few friends there, and this was written by one of them. And well…    Stella McCarthy This post was written by my friend, Esther, from Style & Conversation. Esther lives in London, so I asked her to help me out with a post, when I realized that […]

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cultural appropriation, yes or no?

Perennial concerns about cultural appropriation seem to be heightened in today’s political climate. I often think we might be focused on the semantics too much and too little on the intentions or the artistic expression. If one takes some aspect of a culture that is not one’s own, simply to exploit by appropriating, that’s shameful. But… Intelligent people have always appropriated. […]

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