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Ripped, Distressed

Wrote about the fashion distress. Then passed a window… Headless, except for this hint of some older guy looking through to…

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Used Fabrication

Pre-ripped jeans, this time. Even instructions on “How to make ripped jeans, in five easy steps“. Plus “Top tips for getting the distressed look, for less“. Prewashed jeans, some time ago. Now a standard; another form of “distressed”. Maybe soon … Continue reading

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Bill Cunningham

If you don’t take money They can’t tell you what to do Saw documentary on street fashion photographer Bill Cunningham. All life lived for his art. Single life, lived modestly. Wikipedia description: In 2010, filmmaker Richard Press and Philip Gefter … Continue reading

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Hijab, Niqab

Met former student on the street. Mentioned I had been to this restaurant where two women were cooking, one with hijab and one with niqab. “I know them,” he said. “They are sisters. Were you there on the weekend? During … Continue reading

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Most Promising Designer II

Wrote about the Richard Robinson Grande Premiere and the Most Promising Designer award to Leila Nahvi. Turns out, from correspondence with the Richard Robinson Fashion Academy, that the image used (with permission) to illustrate the latter is of another designer. … Continue reading

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Runway II: Most Promising Designer

Wrote about the Richard Robinson Grand Première. First runway show attended. Wish I had started going to these forty years ago. So much artistry. Two sets out there, so far, of superior photographs from the show. One set by Neil … Continue reading

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Runway

Went to first runway show: Richard Robinson’s Grande Première 2013. Seen many on television, and had attended show in shop/boutique. This very, very different. So much to see, with 1,500 or so others. Benefit of this show was large number … Continue reading

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