Daily Digest

19 August, 2013

Lunch With Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera | Source: Perfume Club

“Mrs Herrera, as she is widely known, both as a function of respect for her age – 73 – and because she has the kind of old-fashioned manners that seem to demand it, has built an empire on this attitude: on wanting to share with others the glossy exterior of her own way of life, which is wealthy, cultured, international, discreet and largely embodied by herself.”

Nick Waplington Remembers Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen | Source: Wallpaper*

“Since McQueen’s death, there has been no shortage of books on his life and work. The latest contribution to the McQueen canon, Nick Waplington’s Alexander McQueen: Working Process, is such a surprise. It draws the curtain back on McQueen’s cultivation of his own enfant-terrible image to expose the strategic mind that coexisted with the outsize imagination.”