08/30/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Fashion Designer Eric Gaskins Closes Business To Blog

Those who have known him for long can attest that he is such a nice guy that he is about the last person they would have suspected was behind a scathing blog that skewers the industry's most sacred cows. Until Mr. Gaskins chose to reveal himself, now that he is closing his business, as the author of The Emperor's Old Clothes (, only a handful of friends knew he had such a biting side. But as Fluff Chance, his pseudonymous creation, Mr. Gaskins is fearless in his critiques of colleagues and their creations.

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