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Thursday, September 5 2013

Sex and the City’s Clubby Temple for the One Percent

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's gives a breezily hagiographic look at the conspicuous consumption of the Vanity Fair crowd.


Wednesday, May 15 2013

We Aren’t the Mods and Other Sorry Tales of a Fashion Slave

I half-believed that if I went mod with enough gusto, a Lambretta would one day parachute itself onto my driveway. That was in 6th grade. I tried it again, as an adult, still hoping for that Lambretta.


Tuesday, October 25 2011

A Style Icon’s Legacy is Dissected by the Man Who Loved Him in ‘L’amour fou’

"Summer Hours" meets "Russian Ark" in this melancholy look at Yves Saint Laurent's artistic legacy.


Wednesday, June 8 2011

German Bands & Cat Designs: An Interview with Katie Gallagher

Whether basing her fashion designs on cats or collaborating with German electronica groups for her shows, Katie Gallagher is a force to be reckoned with in the fashion world.


Monday, April 25 2011

‘Campus’ Series Premiere

The new series from the makers of Green Wing feels like comedy by the numbers.


Thursday, September 2 2010

Extreme Makeover: Hoarding Edition

The clean room at the end of the show is my visual cue that the hoarder is cured simply because order beat chaos. Any thoughts I might have about what it means to overcome a mental illness are overshadowed by the pleasure I feel at seeing the before and after ‘reveal’.


Wednesday, April 28 2010

Every Girl’s Crazy ‘Bout a Sharp Dressed Avatar

Clothing puts flesh on the avatar.


Wednesday, July 8 2009

British Animation by Clare Kitson

Kitson offers an account of some of the stranger characters behind the scenes at Britain's "alternative" programming station, in all their weird glory.


Monday, October 13 2008

Deluxe: How Luxury Lost its Luster

A fashion reporter peels back the veneer of today's luxury brands and uncovers the unseemly impulses that have opened exclusivity up to the masses, mostly for the worse.


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