“I think this is a fascinating time in design. Vintage is over. This is going to be a very important moment in fashion because we cannot just reproduce; we did the Twenties already, we did the Thirties, the Fifties, the Sixties, up to the Nineties. Instead, we have to think. We have to start inventing again.”—Alber Elbaz
Jie Matar - much more entertaining than Ken Paves. Did anyone ever go to his old salon with the Philippe Starck faucets? I never had the chance, but kind of wish I did (though I believe it was the $350 hair cut price tag that scared me off, though I do support the French hair stylist pay system).
Bit disappointed that I couldn’t talk more of Rolyn's concept for Runway House, which is bringing Paris Is Burning action to Toronto.
My friends and I have been dying for strut strut pose vogue-ing to bitch tracks for AGES, so it’ll be interesting to see if it actually happens this Sunday.
Yesterday - it was a blur of Kendra and Kirsty and Jessica in Ingrid's studio. SOOS baubles were laid out on the wooden table, and the racks were filled with Gadabout finds, like a blue YSL blazer that is being remixed this season (see above).
"I told him that I believe one of the biggest obstacles to dismantling racism is the way each of us is only interested in our own oppression.
We’re up in arms when someone in our own community is discriminated against, yet when the same thing happens in another community, we couldn’t care less. We’re more interested in playing oppression olympics — arguing that our group is worse off than any other — than in finding a way to uplift all of us at the same time.”