In the 1840s, Benjamin Disraeli, still a long way from being prime minister, wanted to wake people up to the plight of the British working class. The alarm he sounded wasn't delivered in a speech, a pamphlet, or an article -- but in a novel, Sybil, published in 1845. Ever since I read Sybil when I was at Cambridge, I've loved thinkers and writers who use storytelling to reach people and get us to act. And so it was that I found myself moderating a panel discussion last week with the director and two cast members of a movie that uses storytelling to wake us up to one of the biggest problems of our modern age: the effect that being "connected" to technology 24/7 is having on our ability to connect with our lives, ourselves, and the people we love. Like so many people, this is something I struggle with on a regular basis. That's why Disconnect struck a nerve.
By Juli Weiner, Vanity Fair From left: Marc Jacobs, Justin Timberlake, and Alicia Keys Observant onlookers of American corporate culture (which is ...
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"My name is JennyFromTheBlog91 and I'm a flash sale addict."
Lakme Fashion Week saw some exciting shows from a handful of noteworthy young designers.
The Vuitton style patiently elaborated by Marc Jacobs swings back and forth from season to season in order to better define the "LV" woman who is always on the go, always in tune with her times.
My new French friend Loïc Prigent creates the greatest and most innovative insider documentaries on fashion today. He travels the world (sigh -- who wouldn't be jealous) recording diverse fashion icons 36 hours prior to their runway shows.
Nicoll highlights how crucial it is nowadays in the fashion industry to be both creative and commercial, to be able to please both himself, the customers, the buyers and the press.
We're already anticipating the opening of a new crop of retailers ready to serve our fashion needs. I'll see you all on opening day!