Cashmere in summer

Before a sweltering heat took over Paris, a rather chilly summer lingered in the city. This episode seems rather distant now, doesn’t it? Wrapped in cashmere, I would brave the winds and rain, taking comfort in the soft and warm fabric. It’s interesting how the touch of clothing can soothe your mind. In my case,…

Yves Saint Laurent exhibition in Denver

The highlight of my week-long business trip to Denver was the Yves Saint Laurent retrospective at the Denver Art Museum. It is the same exhibition that took place in Paris two years ago (and which I blogged on here). Once again, it was a great opportunity to remember Saint Laurent’s genius and wonder at his…

Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations windows at Bergdorf Goodman

The Met gala has come and gone, which means only one thing: there is a major fashion exhibition underway in New York City! After Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty (post here), the venerable institution gives us Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, on show starting today until August 19th 2012. Every year, Bergdorf Goodman designs its 5th…

NY diary: memories of Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty at the Met

When Savage Beauty opened in May, we admired the magnificent windows Bergdorf Goodman had designed around the exhibit. Now that the retrospective is over, it is time for me to share with you my pictures and impressions of New York’s biggest fashion event so far this year. I headed to the Met first thing in…