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...Fashion and Style Born on 16 October 1948 in Durham, North Carolina and raised by his beloved grandmother, Bennie Davis, Talley was interested in fashion at a young age, citing his grandmother as a key contributor to his understanding...

Fashion Editors

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The title “fashion editor” evokes images of fashionable women, those arbiters of style and taste, who pronounce and decree what’s new and what’s next. They’ve appeared on stage and screen—from the indecisive Liza Elliot of Lady in the Dark...
...History and Significance of Fashion Editors Fashion editors have been part of the industry since the earliest fashion magazines emerged in the 1800s, although individual editors became highly prolific in their own right at a later stage...
...Fashion and Style Born in London, England on 3 November 1949, Wintour was destined for an exceptional career in journalism from the very start, as her journalist father, Charles Wintour, was appointed editor of the Evening Standard...

Finding Beauty in the Moment: An Interview with Elizabeth Fraser-Bell

Fashion Stylists : History, Meaning and Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...In her role as senior fashion editor at large at Dazed, Elizabeth Fraser-Bell has cultivated a visual language that strikes a mood that is both joyful and pensive, often embracing oddball awkwardness but equally unafraid of unadulterated...

Clothing, News, and Tastemaking

Myles Ethan Lascity

Myles Ethan Lascity is director of the Fashion Media program, and an assistant professor of journalism, at the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Communicating Fashion : Clothing, Culture, and Media

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Why don’t you . . .Rinse your blond child’s hair in dead champagne to keep it gold, as they do in France?Paint a map of the world on all four walls of your boys’ nursery so they won’t grow up with a provincial point of view?Have two pairs...
...Fashion and Style Coddington was born in 1941 in Anglesey, Wales. In 1959 she moved to London to become a model and worked with youthful, avant-garde designers and photographers in the 1960s. Coddington’s signature style, her red mane...
...Fashion and Style From the 1970s until her death in 2012, Anna Piaggi was one of the most recognizable fashion editors in the world. With her shock of bright blue hair, often topped with a doll’s hat worn at a rakish angle, and her penchant...

Haute Couture: The Apotheosis of the Dream

Giulia Mensitieri

Giulia Mensitieri has a doctorate in social anthropology and ethnology from the École des Hautes Étudesen Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, France. Her research focuses on globalisation, the transformations of work, and the coveted imaginary worlds produced by contemporary capitalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Natasha Lehrer

Natasha Lehrer is an award-winning writer and translator. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement and The Nation, and elsewhere. She has translated books by Nathalie Léger, Chantal Thomas, Georges Bataille, Robert Desnos, and the Dalai Lama, among others. She won a Rockower award for journalism in 2016, and in 2017 her co-translation (with Cécile Menon) of Suite for Barbara Loden, by Nathalie Léger, won the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Most Beautiful Job in the World : Lifting the Veil on the Fashion Industry

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...The Abir shoot If fashion is an industry whose productions are both material and immaterial, haute couture is undoubtedly the category that is most emblematic of this overlap. The only direct contact I had with the world of haute couture...
...Setting the Stage: Early Innovators of the Fashion Show The prototype for the modern fashion show is generally attributed to Charles Frederick Worth, the English-born, Paris-based couturier who opened his salon in 1858. Although Paris had...