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Be Cool or Be Nothing: Men’s Spring 2022 Collections Ditched Heritage for Hype

Coolness doesn’t have a past; it rather operates in a perennial future. In that sense, heritage brands seem to have taken a route that guarantees sales through doing what the others are also doing. Those street style-savvy aesthetics can be Dior, Louis Vuitton, Off –White, anything. Their past cultural references mean nothing to a generation of clients that are both very young to remember and very uninterested to learn.

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Four Questions About Halston

Now, with the Netflix series Halston telling his story, Halston’s name is being reintroduced to Generation Z through the performance of Ewan McGregor. directed by Daniel Minahan-and produced by Ryan Murphy, Still, as often happens with biopics, Halston’s family didn’t seem to agree or approve the miniseries. In fact, Lesley Frowick, Halston’s niece and chief executive of his archives, released a statement complaining that the series was “an inaccurate, fictionalized account” of her uncle’s life.

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Fans or Critics: What Is The True State of Fashion Criticism Today?

As fashion houses adapted to accommodate the digital sphere, increasing consumers’ access to fashion shows, the role of a fashion critic has inevitably changed. No longer the industry’s secrets gatekeeper, the critic had to redefine its role. Enter social media. The decline of print magazines gave birth to a brand new kind of fashion criticism prospering in the digital sphere, that of fashion bloggers and social media aficionados.

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