Johnson recounts how she became an in-demand globetrotting superstar hanging out at fashion designer Halston's legendary parties with Liza Minnelli and Elizabeth Taylor, going to Studio 54, her relationship with tennis legend Arthur Ashe and much more.
Philosophically, one of my favorite subjects is to justify fashion's relevance historically and socially. Our "suiting up" is not only the stuff that carries individuals through their days and endeavors, it marks time and place and reflects us as accurately as any song or news story might.
And Scatter's tangential message? Just as profound: In the words of Carl Sagan (a quote I have used before and will use again and again) we are such "...an interesting species. An interesting mix. (We) are capable of such beautiful dreams, and such horrible nightmares."
Galliano describes "hearing the rustle of the taffeta" and "being able to smell the perfume on the girl." The glee that once was Galliano's shines through still, alive and well. Galliano brings fairy tales to life, although he's been very close to losing his own.
Meet uber-models and dynamic duo Heide Lundgren and Georgi Badiel, the co-founders of Models 4 Water. Models 4 Water is dedicated to bringing clean drinking water to Ms. Badiel's homeland of Burkina Faso, Africa and beyond.
I cannot wrap my mind around how the unveiling of the Missoni line at Target was worth people lining up for miles, playing punch and grab and then reselling it all online for higher prices. These people do know the store of origin is Target, right?
The Seventies are often referred to as the decade that taste forgot. This is unfair, and for anyone who really loves fashion, it's just not true. To designers, the decade is a goldmine of fashion inspiration.