editorial focus: pleasure island.

i still have so many magazines from the liz tilberis’ era at harpers bazaar, and i look at them now, especially the typography and editorials, and they feel so timeless. this editorial is from 1993—. amber valletta was (and still is) one of my all time favorite models for her ability to go from high fashion to fresh faced girl…
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throwback: simply red.

“i can’t imagine ever becoming bored with red. it would be like becoming bored with the person you love” — diana vreeland the harper’s bazaar magazines from the nineties are among the best there were, with superb leadership by the late, great liz tilberis and art direction by fabien baron. even the celebrity covers were elevated and not overrun with…
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throwback: lazy day dressing.

the late nineties were the golden age for fashion magazines, especially harper’s bazaar. the late liz tilberis created issues that were instant collectibles, and creative director fabien baron made typography glamorous again, as it was when alexey brodovitch was at the creative helm. i was going through the vintage magazine threads on the fashion spot (if you’re a magazine lover,…
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throwback: some kind of wonderful.

if you were to ask me what my favorite 80s teen movie is, i would probably bypass the usual john hughes fare and say some kind of wonderful. directed by howard deutsch (who also directed pretty in pink) and written by hughes, it starred eric stoltz, lea thompson, mary stuart masterson, and craig sheffer. the movie played in similar themes…
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throwback: prada fall 2003.

sorry no halloween themed post today, but a new feature i call throwback. it’s looking at something from fashion’s past that is somehow relevant today… fashion is a fickle lady; one day you’re the cat’s meow and the next you’re yesterday’s news. i’ve looked at many a runway show, and the majority of them are time and trend specific. when…
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