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Suzy Menkes

  1. quotables
    Suzy Menkes Both Applauds and Dismisses Online Fashion Writing“Not everyone’s writing is equal.”
  2. loose threads
    Macy’s Eyes Harlem; Victoria Beckham Wears Insane Latex BootsAlso, Paris Fashion Week kicks off with angry fans at Rick Owens and frightened kids at Gareth Pugh.
  3. show & tell
    Fashion Week’s Greatest MomentsA lot can happen in a week — but the past few years have been particularly spectacular. Here are our favorite moments.
  4. reviews
    What the Critics Said and What They Really Meant About Dior CoutureJohn Galliano presented his Christian Dior couture collection yesterday. We rounded up what the critics said about it and explained what they meant.
  5. cult of personality
    Video: Tom Ford in His Massive New Milan StoreTom Ford gives Suzy Menkes a private tour of his new 12,000-square-foot menswear store in Milan, where he even sells walking sticks.
  6. loose threads
    Lauren Conrad Unveils Her Collection; High Fashion Loves Amy WinehouseThe Hills’ Lauren Conrad showed a lackluster collection at L.A. Fashion Week yesterday. She tried to spice it up with berets and black leather gloves. Meh. [FabSugar]
  7. loose threads
    Nude Pics of Kate and Gisele Up for Auction; Posh Designs for Mouret?• Risque pictures of famous models like Kate Moss and Gisele Bündchen are going up for auction at Christie’s on April 10. The entire collection of 135 prints shot by photographers like Richard Avedon and Diane Arbus ought to fetch about $3 million. [British Vogue]
  8. loose threads
    Ungaro Is Hip Again; Mixed Reviews for Dries Van Noten• Just 23 years old, Esteban Cortazar brought the “It” factor back to the house of Emanuel Ungaro. [Times] • Dries Van Noten disappoints Cathy Horyn, and Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo makes her “think the trashiness, the allure and counterpoint of trashiness, is very interesting at the moment.” [On the Runway/NYT]
  9. dress code
    What the Critics Said About Paris Fashion Week, and What They Really MeantThe reviews from Paris Fashion Week are clogging the Internet with words that resemble English but don’t necessarily make a lot of sense. That means it’s time for another edition of “What They Really Meant,” where we read the fashion reviews so you don’t have to. You’ve worked hard enough today already.
  10. loose threads
    Gucci Is More Menkes Than Horyn; Scientists Save Your Tights!• Cathy Horyn thinks diversity on the runway is really important, especially since emerging markets like Russia, China, and Brazil are quickly becoming significant consumers of designer clothes. Horyn also writes of the Gucci collection, “It’s clear we can’t expect world-creating fashion from Frida Giannini.” Ouch. [NYT]
  11. loose threads
    Prada’s Black Lace Sends Critics A-Swoonin’!• Cathy Horyn is in love again! She finds the black lace on Prada’s coats, pants, and dresses “fascinating” in Milan. [NYT] • Suzy Menkes likes Prada’s black lace too, calling it “original” and “intensely Prada in its mix of the prim and the perverse.” [IHT]
  12. loose threads
    Dolce & Gabbana Disappoints Menkes in Milan; Natalia Vodianova Isn’t Retiring• New York saw hemlines rise, but Milan is watching hemlines fall. On the second day of Fashion Week, the long skirts at Giorgio Armani and Dolce & Gabbana didn’t impress Suzy Menkes. [IHT]
  13. run through
    Fashion Week Show-Hopping Wears on Anna and SuzyFor all of Fashion Week’s pretty clothes, we’re exhausted, and our under-eye circles are kinda ugly. But at least we’re not the only ones feeling a bit worn out. “You’re running all over town, and nobody’s thinking through how much time you spend in a taxi or car,” said Vogue queen bee Anna Wintour at Thursday’s 3.1 phillip lim show.