Models / Opinion Longevity is not a word often associated with fashion models. These days most of them are the living breathing equivalent of the seasonal "it bag". Walking the catwalk and grabbing the big ticket advertizing contracts for a season, ok maybe two seasons, and then they fad...

My fashion is a way of expressing my self and a question to the world that I engage, where a few basic elements, usually in combination with each other, return in all my collections. Generally my daily life involves questions about history, future, humans, animals and aesthetics, a specific...

November 25,2011 When we declare something to be "good enough," we are declaring that we have reached the limits of our comfort zone. A "good enough" outcome, in this respect, is a snapshot of our current ability level. Pushing something beyond this point crosses a threshold into an...

Interview / Film Very good interview with Diane Pernet, on the state, approach, and importance of fashion films. DIANE PERNET: I noticed this last season the weight the BFC has been placing on the importance of embracing film, what do you think is the reason behind such a focus? Diane...

If she seems surprised, she has good reason. Mrs. Apfel, the subject of a string of museum exhibitions, a coffee table book and even a fashion advertising campaign, has long been a magnet to aficionados, those devotees of fashion who dote on her style — a more-is-more mix of haute couture and...

This hand staining involves several stain and dry repetitions which eventually result in a beautifully tonal rich leather coloring. It was the workers who stained the shoes who most impressed me, wielding a steady hand and paint brush with an ease that is only born from years and years of...

I know we've all read lots of long and stupid things. And I've read plenty of smart and short things. TrackBack URL for this entry: http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00e54ef96453883401538ee48cd0970b Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Good Reads | Long-form Journalism:

"He was the first person to see," says an executive at rival Bacardi, "that there was a super-premium category above Absolut, if you had a good product story." And it was quite a story. As Frank explained to Inc. magazine, "I said, France has the best of everything. I asked the distiller...

Stalwarts sniff at the commingling of museums and curators with fashion labels and luxury titans, but for Zhukova that discussion is as passé as a Soviet propaganda poster. "It's a path of evolution," she says simply. "I don't think it's a good thing or a bad thing." The projects that...

good terms but all she will say is, "We aren't friends any more. I think it's sad. When you give a lot of confidence in people and you don't get it back you are a bit disappointed but it's life. I move on." ... As Roitfeld is telling me about the change to working on the retail side of the...

 

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