Dior SS17 show report: Paris Fashion Week

“I think fashion is about change. Fashion is about revolution. And I think that revolutionary is a woman. I’m a little bit feminist because I’m a woman at Dior and so I wanted to speak about the women in a different way.” The feminist speaking was Maria Grazia Chiuri, the 52-year-old Roman-born designer who has … Read more Dior SS17 show report: Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week: How Maria Grazia Chiuri infused her Dior debut with feminism

The clothes mattered – but in the case of Christian Dior, the sentiment mattered more. When Maria Grazia Chiuri made her debut as the creative director of Dior on Friday, she did so with an unequivocal statement about feminism. It was a driving force in conceptualising the look of her ready-to-wear collection. Models walk the runway at … Read more Paris Fashion Week: How Maria Grazia Chiuri infused her Dior debut with feminism

Fashion’s old guard are right to fear the blogger

Live by the sword, die by the sword. That’s what Vogue.com’s senior editors should be thinking at the moment. Ruefully, if they can do that without exacerbating wrinkles. Last week they were simply going about their business disparaging and belittling people – just a normal day at the office for those who professionally sit in … Read more Fashion’s old guard are right to fear the blogger

Paris Fashion Week, Day 6: The Big Names Come Out

A handful of big names come out Sunday, for one of the biggest back-to-back days since the start of Paris Fashion Week. And as a bonus, it’s Sunday — so no traffic! Here’s what to look for: Photo Valentino, spring 2016 collection. CreditPatrick Kovarik/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images • A new (and not-so-new) Valentino. Pierpaolo … Read more Paris Fashion Week, Day 6: The Big Names Come Out