In his latest column, Colin McDowell reviews Paris Haute Couture, Paris In The 1920s with Kiki de Montparnasse and The Big Book of Chic.
A number of prestigious retailers have been squeezing young London designers on payment terms and, in some cases, failing to pay on time, which can be debilitating for emerging fashion businesses. These practices must be stopped.
The needs, desires and intentions of consumers have become important pieces of legislation in the false democracy of fashion, evolving at dizzying speeds and enlisting an army of fools.
BoF columnist Susanna Lau, aka Susie Bubble, says the London College of Fashion’s MA program, with it’s focus on wearability, deserves attention alongside the creative powerhouses of Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art.
Courtesy of our friends at Byronesque, pioneering fashion blogger Diane Pernet laments the current state of fashion criticism and brings us a brief history of fashion critics past and present.