Colin’s Column | Jean Paul Gaultier, Fashion Incarnate

The Virgin with the Serpents (Kylie Minogue) by Pierre et Gilles, featuring Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2007 | Source: Courtesy Gallery Jérome de Noimont, Paris

As “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk” arrives in London, Colin McDowell reflects on the life and work of French fashion’s enfant terrible.

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Julie Gilhart on Conscious Consumerism

Julie Gilhart | Photo: Matthew Stone for Ever Manifesto

Courtesy of Alexia Niedzielski and Elizabeth von Guttman at Ever Manifesto, a publication conceived with a mission to raise collective consciousness around issues of sustainability, we bring you an exclusive interview with fashion consultant Julie Gilhart on why sustainability matters and why conscious consumerism will define the future of fashion retail.

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Colin’s Column | Italy’s Cultural, Creative and Intellectual Continuum

Valentino and models near the Trevi Fountain, 1967 | Source: The Art Archive/Mondadori Portfolio/Marisa Rastellini

As London’s Victoria and Albert Museum unveils “The Glamour of Italian Fashion,” Colin McDowell explores the country’s rich fashion history.

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