Earlier this week, BoF published the highlights of an exclusive video interview with intrepid fashion critic Suzy Menkes as she begins her new role at Condé Nast International. Today, watch the full video, where Menkes also reveals some of her key observations about the fashion business and recalls some of her favourite fashion moments.
In our latest ‘Inside Fashion’ interview, BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with the intrepid fashion critic Suzy Menkes to discuss her new job at Condé Nast International and how dramatically the process of fashion journalism has changed over the course of her career.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
After 25 years as the style editor of The International New York Times, formerly The International Herald Tribune, Suzy Menkes has been named International Vogue Editor at Condé Nast International.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Today, BoF brings you the first instalment of “When They Were Kids,” a cartoon series depicting fashion figures as children, created by our friend Fashion Cartoonist.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Suzy Menkes, doyenne of the fashion press, says she plans to auction off part of her own label-strewn wardrobe at a two-week online sale in July.
Susie Bubble and The Man Repeller join the debate sparked by Suzy Menkes on the circus outside the shows, personal branding and the politics of preening for the cameras.
Tory Burch has good reason to party after a billion-dollar brainwave (Telegraph) “Tory Burch may well just have made a $1 billion faster than any other woman in history; faster, possibly, than even that alpha male of fashion, Ralph Lauren. After a fair amount of hoo-ing and haa-ing, Burch, who owns 28.3 per cent of her label, quietly settled a dispute with her former second husband Chris Burch on New Year’s Eve, which
Manolo Blahnik: ‘There is nothing charming about a woman who cannot walk in her shoes’ (Guardian) “The tremendously satisfying thing about Manolo Blahnik, the man, is that he is exactly the way you picture him. The singleminded fashion obsessiveness of Anna Wintour is spiked with the belle-epoque-bonkersness of Ab Fab’s Patsy and housed in the body of Hercule Poirot.” Philip Green’s Arcadia year
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