The problem with fashion criticism isn’t the lack of honest opinion, but the lack of places to publish it, argues Jason Dike.
BoF’s Imran Amed reflects on leading fashion critic Cathy Horyn’s recent resignation from The New York Times.
NEW YORK, United States — Fashion critic Cathy Horyn has resigned from her post at The New York Times.
Is Milan, once an impenetrable fortress of old, world-renowned fashion houses, finally seeing the emergence of a new guard of design talent? BoF reports.
LONDON, United Kingdom — All creative endeavours require critical feedback if they are to develop and mature. Ancient storytellers honed their craft by observing the reaction of their audiences. Medieval strolling players were pelted with manure if they failed to perform well. Vaudeville artists in the American South were physically threatened and run out of town if they weren’t up to standard. Indeed, art, dance and literature all
Fashion’s Most Feared Critic (Daily Beast) “Cathy Horyn wields a pointed pen to (sometimes) skewer her subjects…Carolina Herrera, Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Helmut Lang, Nicole Miller, and Oscar de la Renta have all banned Horyn and the Times from covering their collections at various points…None of this has seemed to faze the journalist, who, this fashion season, displayed her trademark ability to