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Once you’re done with André Leon Talley’s Chiffon Trenches, here’s what to read next.

Former Vogue editor André Leon Talley’s new book, The Chiffon Trenches, may be all fashionphiles can talk about right now, but once you’ve devoured all that tea, check out these 10 other fashion memoirs offering an insightful and captivating peek inside the fashion industry.

D.V. by Diana Vreeland
Famed editor Diana Vreeland, who served as columnist and later fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, and then editor-in-chief of Vogue from the 1930s through the early ’70s, will long be remembered as one of the sharpest voices in fashion. In her autobiography, she offers readers a snapshot of her whirlwind life—”from English palaces to the nightclubs of Paris in the 1930s to the heart of New York high society, hobnobbing

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Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

Once you’re done with André Leon Talley’s Chiffon Trenches, here’s what to read next.

Former Vogue editor André Leon Talley’s new book, The Chiffon Trenches, may be all fashionphiles can talk about right now, but once you’ve devoured all that tea, check out these 10 other fashion memoirs offering an insightful and captivating peek inside the fashion industry.

D.V. by Diana Vreeland
Famed editor Diana Vreeland, who served as columnist and later fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, and then editor-in-chief of Vogue from the 1930s through the early ’70s, will long be remembered as one of the sharpest voices in fashion. In her autobiography, she offers readers a snapshot of her whirlwind life—”from English palaces to the nightclubs of Paris in the 1930s to the heart of New York high society, hobnobbing

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Photograph courtesy of Eliza Faulkner

The CAFA-nominated creative talks sustainability and homemade style.

While most fashion-focused professionals will say they developed an interest in it through hours spent scouring magazines, watching movies or scrolling through social media, Eliza Faulkner—who is currently nominated for a Canadian Art and Fashion Award in its Womenswear Designer of the Year category—came to it at a young age, and through a very personal source.

Faulkner, who is originally from Canada’s west coast, grew up with a mother who made her clothes, and Eliza was very much included in the process. “She let me choose my fabrics and then she’d have to figure out what to make from that,” Faulkner says of her mother’s influence. “It’s almost like I was designing when I was a kid.”

Faulkner went on to study fashion design and marketing

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Photograph courtesy of Eliza Faulkner

The CAFA-nominated creative talks sustainability and homemade style.

While most fashion-focused professionals will say they developed an interest in it through hours spent scouring magazines, watching movies or scrolling through social media, Eliza Faulkner—who is currently nominated for a Canadian Art and Fashion Award in its Womenswear Designer of the Year category—came to it at a young age, and through a very personal source.

Faulkner, who is originally from Canada’s west coast, grew up with a mother who made her clothes, and Eliza was very much included in the process. “She let me choose my fabrics and then she’d have to figure out what to make from that,” Faulkner says of her mother’s influence. “It’s almost like I was designing when I was a kid.”

Faulkner went on to study fashion design and marketing

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A new era at Swarovski, store closures at Victoria’s Secret and something to celebrate with Smash + Tess.

Victoria’s Secret plans to close stores across Canada and the US

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After plenty of media attention and the affects of COVID-19, the parent company of Victoria’s Secret, L Brands, has announced that they will close one quarter of its retail stores in the US and Canada. Partial closures due to COVID-19 are said to be responsible for a 55 per cent sale of the brand falling through and thus putting the company at risk. The lingerie giant has been criticized for not evolving and for a number of questionable comments from its executives in recent years. Since cancelling any future fashion shows, the brand has made moves to modernize with the introduction of a

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Photography by J. Lee/FilmMagic

A new era at Swarovski, store closures at Victoria’s Secret and something to celebrate with Smash + Tess.

Victoria’s Secret plans to close stores across Canada and the US

Photography by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic

After plenty of media attention and the affects of COVID-19, the parent company of Victoria’s Secret, L Brands, has announced that they will close one quarter of its retail stores in the US and Canada. Partial closures due to COVID-19 are said to be responsible for a 55 per cent sale of the brand falling through and thus putting the company at risk. The lingerie giant has been criticized for not evolving and for a number of questionable comments from its executives in recent years. Since cancelling any future fashion shows, the brand has made moves to modernize with the introduction of a

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Images courtesy of Imaxtree. Design by Danielle Campbell

Get ready to style your curls for days.

Welcome to Texture Talk, a weekly column that celebrates and deep dives into the dynamic world of curly hair, from springy S-patterns to densely-packed coils — because curly hair is far from one big category. Today, we’re serving up fresh inspo that will work with, not against, hair’s natural movement — think: sculpted updos, shapely afros, short pixie cuts and much more. Bonus: we’ve rounded up curly hairstyle ideas for every texture, too! So whether you’re feeling adventurous and looking for a new hairdo to bookmark now for that post-lockdown hair appointment, or wanting to DIY a fun half-up style at home for your next Zoom meeting, click through the gallery below for 34 curly hairstyle ideas:

 

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Images courtesy of Imaxtree. Design by Danielle Campbell

Get ready to style your curls for days.

Welcome to Texture Talk, a weekly column that celebrates and deep dives into the dynamic world of curly hair, from springy S-patterns to densely-packed coils — because curly hair is far from one big category. Today, we’re serving up fresh inspo that will work with, not against, hair’s natural movement — think: sculpted updos, shapely afros, short pixie cuts and much more. Bonus: we’ve rounded up curly hairstyle ideas for every texture, too! So whether you’re feeling adventurous and looking for a new hairdo to bookmark now for that post-lockdown hair appointment, or wanting to DIY a fun half-up style at home for your next Zoom meeting, click through the gallery below for 34 curly hairstyle ideas:

 

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Here’s everything you need to know about fashion’s biggest night.

Update (10/05/2020): After months of will they, won’t they speculation, the 2020 Met Gala has officially been cancelled. The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced the news in a release, stating that the decision has been made “due to the global health crisis.” This year’s exhibition, About Time: Fashion and Duration, will still go ahead but has been postponed until October. At present, the Museum is planning on re-opening in mid-August though that is subject to change. The 2021 gala will focus on a new theme, yet to be announced by the Costume Institute. Watch this space.

Update (16/03/2020): The 2020 Met Gala has officially been postponed amidst heightened concern and uncertainty regarding the Coronavirus. According to Vogue, an internal email sent to Met staff said that

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Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage

Here’s everything you need to know about fashion’s biggest night.

Update (10/05/2020): After months of will they, won’t they speculation, the 2020 Met Gala has officially been cancelled. The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced the news in a release, stating that the decision has been made “due to the global health crisis.” This year’s exhibition, About Time: Fashion and Duration, will still go ahead but has been postponed until October. At present, the Museum is planning on re-opening in mid-August though that is subject to change. The 2021 gala will focus on a new theme, yet to be announced by the Costume Institute. Watch this space.

Update (16/03/2020): The 2020 Met Gala has officially been postponed amidst heightened concern and uncertainty regarding the Coronavirus. According to Vogue, an internal email sent to Met staff said that

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