The Divine Marchesa Casati exhibition in Venice

Last Updated on May 30, 2015 The Divine Marchesa is a strange exhibition about a strange person. Marchesa Luisa Casati was an exaggerator, a liar, a living work of art. The exhibition at the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice captures her spirit in that it’s just as elusive. If you’re wondering why there’s never been an ... Read more

Haute couture is not for you

Last Updated on December 15, 2021 With six-figure price tags and clothes sewn by hand to perfection, haute couture is hopelessly detached from the "real" world. Haute couture is not for you. It's not for me. This is the mistake we make when reviewing haute couture collections the same way we review ready-to-wear. Haute couture ... Read more