07 September 2006

The End of the Affair

It's upsetting, but seemingly inevitable, that brilliant designers like Phoebe Philo (formerly of Chloe) and Olivier Theyskens (formerly of Rochas) become 'fashion roadkill'. Although both maintain reputations as (passé) wunderkinds of the fashion world, both designers' stars seem to have fallen.

Read this really interesting article on survival in the fashion world from the New York Times by Cathy Horyn.

(pic courtesy of nytimes.com)

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