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Cameron Silver

Entries by Cameron Silver

A Material and a Spiritual Girl

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 11:44 AM

My mind often wonders during a fashion show. Sometimes, I make mundane lists. Other times, I analyze the state of my cuticles. More often than not, I contemplate my next meal. Lately, the news has been so heavy between the conflicts in Gaza and the Ukraine, the missing Air Malaysian...

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Scoring the Golden Ticket at Couture Week

(2) Comments | Posted July 7, 2011 | 10:41 AM

If there was one invitation to truly score during Couture week, it was Azzedine Alaia's rare runway show earlier today that was presented to an intimate "chosen" crowd at his Marais studio. One would have thought last night's Love Ball to benefit the Naked Heart Foundation at Valentino chateau an...

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Boys Just Wanna Have Fun

(0) Comments | Posted July 6, 2011 | 12:49 PM

I may be the founder of a vintage couture store, but I am not a wearer of vintage couture. I do have an extensive collection of men's vintage designer clothing, but Haute Couture has usually been for the girls. I am fortunate to own two men's late 60s Valentino Couture jackets,...

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Let's Get Serious

(1) Comments | Posted July 6, 2011 | 11:56 AM

Observing last night's Givenchy presentation at Hotel d'Evreux in the Place Vendome, I was reminded how seriously people take fashion. Watching inquisitive editors take diligent notes and detailed photos of each intricate cream, gold, and white gown, knit, and blouse accessibly displayed on forms that could be touched by prying...

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An American in Paris

(1) Comments | Posted July 5, 2011 | 9:24 PM

For the last decade, I think I have celebrated every 4th of July in the City of Lights.  Yesterday was no exception.  Although Giambattista Valli made his couture  debut on Independence Day, I was not granted an invitation to the show.  I heard it was full of over the top...

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Without Galliano, Christian Dior Haute Couture Goes On

(1) Comments | Posted July 4, 2011 | 4:48 PM

The show must go on.

Last summer, during the haute couture shows, I really felt it was the end of the tradition. Between the demise of Christian Lacroix, to Givenchy switching from a catwalk to a presentation; and finally the economic collapse, the relevancy of couture and the...

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Cameron Silver: The Travails Of Shopping For A Fit Man's Physique

(11) Comments | Posted September 12, 2007 | 3:58 PM

A few years ago, men's high fashion began to parallel the state of women's fashion featuring sunken-chested pre-pubescent boy models strutting down the catwalk in clothing paying an odd homage to Pee Wee Herman. It was deemed "fresh" by fashion journalists and suddenly en vogue for grown men to dress...

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