White plastic stacking chairs of the cheap café and garden furniture variety: Who knows who originally inflicted this ugly, unloved piece of non-design on the planet, or when. Anyway. There we were at Miu Miu, when—to the mild surprise of press and international buyers—we arrived to discover that our posteriors were to be pressed to […]

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Currently, affairs are tumultuous, to say the least. International markets stumble; European borders slam closed; turmoil bubbles. It’s foolish to think fashion exists in an isolated cocoon, or an ivory tower, ignoring the world outside its rarefied sphere. At base, it’s foolish because these things—economic sanctions, falling stock, stymied global movement—affect the buying patterns of […]

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