BoF’s Editor-at-Large revisits a Rei Kawakubo riddle that took years to decode.
BoF’s editor at large looks back at one of Nicolas Ghesquière's most memorable collections for the house — one that would influence fashion for years to come.
BoF’s editor at large travels back in time to the towering designer’s last show before stepping away from his namesake label.
BoF's editor-at-large travels back to a runway that left him misty-eyed. Ford may have claimed he’d blocked out his Saint Laurent years, but he also acknowledged some of his best collections were there. And this was his best.
Under a golden rain, the miraculous finale to McQueen’s Spring 1998 presentation was perhaps the most dramatic single moment of Tim Blanks’ 35 years of show-going.
On July 6, 1997, Gianni Versace showed his new Haute Couture collection at the Ritz in Paris. Nine days later, he was shot dead. The tragic irony was that, even without the events of a week later, Versace’s show felt significant, like we were seeing a bold new direction in the career of a designer who had already reshaped fashion in the 90s.