Interviewing the Interviewer: Fern Mallis on Her New Book “Fashion Icons 2”

Out in May, Fashion Icons 2: Fashion Lives with Fern Mallis (Rizzoli), should be required reading for anyone contemplating a career in fashion. Contrary to appearances, a life in the industry is not all about glamour, runway shows, models, and champagne; it’s also about struggle, making connections, and standing by your convictions. Since 2011 Mallis … Read more

A Sneak Peek at the Catalog for the Met’s “In America: A Lexicon of Style” Exhibition

Anna-Marie Kellen, Associate Chief Photographer in The Met’s Imaging Department, has photographed selected looks from “Lexicon” on unadorned mannequins, in a way that highlights the objectness and construction of the garments. They are then contextualized by the words that Andrew Bolton, Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, and assistant curator Amanda Garfinkel, … Read more