Colin’s Column | Galliano’s Return

Maison Margiela Artisanal Spring/Summer 2015 | Source: Courtesy

In his much-anticipated debut for Maison Margiela, John Galliano presented a captivating, wonderland-like homage to artisanal skills, which suffered from a sense of déjà vu, but proved the designer’s creativity was still in one piece.

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Colin’s Column | Sophia Neophitou-Apostolou, Fashion Catalyst

Sophia Neophitou-Apostolou | Source: Courtesy

On the eve of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, held for the first time in London, Colin McDowell sits down with the multi-tasking Sophia Neophitou-Apostolou, the show’s creative director, and owner and editor-in-chief of 10 Magazine.

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Colin’s Column | Lucinda Chambers’ Passion for Pictures

Lucinda Chambers | Photo: Mario Testino / Art Partner

Lucinda Chambers, fashion director of British Vogue, talks to Colin McDowell about growing up on the verge of bankruptcy, meeting Mario Testino, working with Grace Coddington and what goes into making a great fashion image.

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Colin’s Column | The Fabled Charles James

Ball gowns by Charles James | Source: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Copyright (c) Condé Nast

On the eve of the gala to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute and celebrate the launch of this year’s fashion exhibit, “Charles James: Beyond Fashion,” Colin McDowell looks back at the life and work of the designer who Christian Dior called “the greatest talent of my generation.”

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