Tag Archives: Yves Saint Laurent

Guest Post: After Yves

By Cary O’dell Such is the power and influence of Yves Saint Laurent that when he announced his retirement in early 2002 from his namesake fashion house, it was reported not only in the fashion press but via all aspects … Continue reading

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Uniformed Individuality: Military-Inspired Fashion of the 1980s (Part III, Men’s Wear)

In the previous part I and part II, I suggested some explanations to why the broad shoulders associated with the 1940s made a come back in the 1980s. I was curious to understand if the influence of war years on the style of the … Continue reading

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Fashion in Black & White- Part IV, Graphics

This is the last and final part of the special four-parts post Fashion in Black & White. In the past three weeks, I have attempted to show that the combination of black and white is a theme most, if not all, … Continue reading

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Uniformed Individuality: Military-Inspired Fashion of the 1980s (Part I)

When flipping through fashion magazines from the 1980s it is clear that fashion designers of the time were fascinated with the past. But, it is not just one period in the past, but rather a wild mix of influences that makes the … Continue reading

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Then & Now Special: Raf Simons for Dior

A few days ago Raf Simons debuted his much anticipated Christian Dior haute couture collection.  Style.com reported hysteria outside on the street, and a front row occupied by a  long list of leading designers, such Alber Elbaz, Marc Jacobs and Riccardo Tisci among others. Despite … Continue reading

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Fashion & Music Symposium- Callas Behavior: Fashion and the Making of a Diva

Callas Behavior: Fashion and the Making of a Diva By Tracy Jenkins Christened “La Divina” by critics for her remarkable voice, Maria Callas personified what is still thought of today as The Diva. She remains, even after her death, one … Continue reading

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Interview with the curators of Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution- Part II

Welcome to the part-two of our interview with Cassidy Zachary and Tracy Jenkins, curators of the exhibition Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution , open now through April 7 at the Museum at FIT. check out part one here. Keren Ben Horin: Can you talk a bit … Continue reading

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