Celebrated art director Patrick Li sat down with BoF to talk about his personal journey from a UC Berkeley student obsessed with music and architecture to the top of New York’s fashion media world.
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.
LONDON, United Kingdom — “Bill Cunningham New York,” the ‘fly on the wall’ documentary devoted to the octogenarian photographer is very gentle. Pleasingly so, as he has gone from being a well-loved eccentric of the international fashion scene to public property. I saw the film in an art house cinema in London’s West End, where the size of the audience can normally be counted on the fingers of two hands. But for Bill, it was packed.
LONDON, United Kingdom - While taking a whirl around the Internet these days you’re bound to bump into an online fashion magazine – or ten. Everyone from Richard Mortimer of Boombox fame to Net-a-Porter’s Natalie Massenet is getting in on the action – and looking for ways to monetise it. For a long time, content developers had a hard time creating a distinction between simple websites and bonafide online magazines. But,