Exhibition: Style of Ann Bonfoey Taylor

Posted by on Aug 27, 2013 in Global View | No Comments
Exhibition: Style of Ann Bonfoey Taylor

On a recent trip to Georgia, USA, I made a stop in Athens to visit the Georgia Museum of Art, where the fashion exhibition Fashion Independent: The Original Style of Ann Bonfoey Taylor

Yoko Ono make-up tips for men

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Video Blog | No Comments
Yoko Ono make-up tips for men

After designing a the capsule collection inspired by John Lennon’s ‘sexy bod’ for Opening Ceremony, Yoko Ono is now giving make-up tips to men via this video which will no doubt go viral.

Biba and Beyond Brighton Museum

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in Global View | No Comments
Biba and Beyond Brighton Museum

Gayle Atkins’ Review of the Biba and Beyond: Barbara Hulanicki Exhibition at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery In my home city of Brighton it was exciting to visit the Biba and Beyond exhibition at The Royal Pavilion Art Gallery. Uba-cool fashion legend Barbara Hulanicki, a Brighton raised fashion designer, was – partly – responsible […]

Caryn Franklin visits Ryerson

Posted by on Dec 13, 2012 in Global View | No Comments
Caryn Franklin visits Ryerson

“Every body counts” was the message that Caryn Franklin imparted to an audience of fashion students, faculty, media and invited guests at the first annual Diversity Now! lecture at Ryerson University on October 20, 2012.

The Eye Has To Travel

Posted by on Aug 11, 2012 in Video Blog | No Comments
The Eye Has To Travel

Beginning in 1936, when she became a fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, Diana Vreeland established herself as a controversial visionary with an astonishing ability to invent and discover fashion ideas, designers, personalities, and photographers. She was a memorable writer with a vivid personality and a talent for coining aphorisms. The official trailer for “The Eye […]

Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations

Posted by on May 9, 2012 in Video Blog | No Comments
Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations

The exhibition explores the striking affinities between Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, two Italian designers from different eras. Inspired by Miguel Covarrubias’s “Impossible Interviews” for Vanity Fair in the 1930s, the exhibition features orchestrated conversations between these iconic women to suggest new readings of their most innovative work