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...

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...

As Roitfeld is telling me about the change to working on the retail side of the fashion business – "I have to fight with them a bit" – our food arrives: her herrings, served with curly lettuce, two green bean side salads and my smoked salmon. Melted butter is spooned from a silver bowl and...

"They still do, but you are more aware than ever that many designers (a) don't design with a specific woman in mind; and (b) don't design clothes from a 360-degree perspective. As a result, their clothes look flat. They should have a sign that warns: "Don't follow too close." On the Runway:...

the reality of the fashion system—not as it's enacted on the street but at the highest level of fashion where all this designer/house stuff is happening—is business comes first. Every creative economy has its oddities, no doubt, and this is couture and ready-to-wear's: success for the high...

October 4,2011 Interview / Designers What inspires you, and what motivates your work? "For me fashion is an expression of art that is very closely related to me and to my body. I see it as my expression of identity combined with desire, moods and cultural setting. In all my work I try to...

It's rare to find in one person a great sense of style in everything — that perfect punch of fashion, design, music, travel, food and art — but Athena Calderone comes close. The former model and actress co-founded Rawlin Designs, a New York-based architecture and interior design company....

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Business Fashion magazines are suddenly getting into the retailing business. While the glossies have long had a reputation for accommodating the designers they cover, sometimes guaranteeing coverage to those who advertise in their pages, a wave of new ventures and partnerships suggests they...

But over the past year, engineers have begun to adopt responsive web design, which includes fluid widths, scalable images and adjustable layouts that remain consistent across all platforms, whether you're accessing the site on a mobile phone, tablet, desktop computer or...

 

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