In the Studio with India Salvor Menuez

Originally published in the WILD Magazine. ◊◊ We remember and return to the clear-eyed India Salvor Menuez because her beauty is of the disquieting and diaphanous variety, without a specific name. You might have seen her recently in our pages

In the Studio with India Salvor Menuez

Originally published in the WILD Magazine. ◊◊ We remember and return to the clear-eyed India Salvor Menuez because her beauty is of the disquieting and diaphanous variety, without a specific name. You might have seen her recently in our pages

A Hat-Maker and his Photographer

Originally published in The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ The long-overdue monograph on the influential milliner Philip Treacy arrived as a delicate and quiet volume that sneaks beneath the glossy and immobile surfaces of high fashion to animate a man and his

A Hat-Maker and his Photographer

Originally published in The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ The long-overdue monograph on the influential milliner Philip Treacy arrived as a delicate and quiet volume that sneaks beneath the glossy and immobile surfaces of high fashion to animate a man and his

Phaidon’s Ghost of Fashion Present

Originally published in The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ A survey book of contemporary fashion faces the hard task of convincing its reader not only of its authority and soundness in judgment, but also of its enduring relevance in an industry that is

Phaidon’s Ghost of Fashion Present

Originally published in The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ A survey book of contemporary fashion faces the hard task of convincing its reader not only of its authority and soundness in judgment, but also of its enduring relevance in an industry that is

The Bernadette Corporation in its Legendary Proportions

Originally published at The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ Depending on the year it was written, the Bernadette Corporation’s autobiographical introduction reads very differently. It has, since its inception in 1994 in New York City, been responsible for the production of parties, fashion lines

The Bernadette Corporation in its Legendary Proportions

Originally published at The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ Depending on the year it was written, the Bernadette Corporation’s autobiographical introduction reads very differently. It has, since its inception in 1994 in New York City, been responsible for the production of parties, fashion lines

Vogue, Vogue, Gender, Repetition, Erasure

I wrote this piece recently on Madonna’s music video “Vogue.” It was fun to write, so I thought I’d edit it and include it here. Feathers part like curtains to announce the beginning of a performance. Figures impeccably dressed strike poses

Vogue, Vogue, Gender, Repetition, Erasure

I wrote this piece recently on Madonna’s music video “Vogue.” It was fun to write, so I thought I’d edit it and include it here. Feathers part like curtains to announce the beginning of a performance. Figures impeccably dressed strike poses

A Moment in Fashion: Aria Art Gallery, Florence

I found The Aria Art Gallery by accident on a walk to get somewhere else. I was attracted to it without first knowing it was an art gallery; its nameplate was very demure and almost diminished entirely by the lushly arbored

A Moment in Fashion: Aria Art Gallery, Florence

I found The Aria Art Gallery by accident on a walk to get somewhere else. I was attracted to it without first knowing it was an art gallery; its nameplate was very demure and almost diminished entirely by the lushly arbored