Is That So...

Commentary and Criticism from a Fashion Outsider.
Dreams really do come true.      #eeeeeee #welcomehomedomino

Dreams really do come true. #eeeeeee #welcomehomedomino

theniftyfifties:

Evening gown sketch by Schiaparelli for Bergdorf Goodman, 1950s.

theniftyfifties:

Evening gown sketch by Schiaparelli for Bergdorf Goodman, 1950s.

Andre is one of the last great fashion editors who has an incredible sense of fashion history…. He can see through everything you do to the original reference, predict what was on your inspiration board. My God, when he sits in the front row, to know that he understands what you’re saying, what you’re trying to put into pop culture–that is what you work for as a fashion designer.

Tom Ford ascribing to André Leon Talley a skill to which we should all aspire.

Vanity Fair, September 2013. 

textbook:

Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 Mandala

textbook:

Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 Mandala