Tastemakers: Women in fashion

Last Updated on July 19, 2022 In 1774, a young Viennese aristocrat by the name of Marie Antoinette became queen consort of France. A foreigner trying to cope with her new role, she embraced French fashions to show appreciation for her new country. She wore ostentatious gowns with long trains, decorated with ribbons, flounces and ... Read more

John Galliano's debut at Maison Margiela: an analysis

Last Updated on March 14, 2015 This collection would be lambasted were it not associated with the resurrection of John Galliano. But first let’s look at the Maison Margiela signatures that Galliano has mercifully retained: The mix of high and low culture denim hot pants, leopard and zebra prints, plastic, bright red mesh, muslin (cheap ... Read more