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DRIES : an intimate portrait of fashion designer Dries Van Noten

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  In today’s culture where a successful fashion designer is as much of a star as the celebrity customers they dress,  Dries Van Noten is quite the exception.  True he does quietly outfit Cate Blanchett for all her trips down the red carpet, but this quiet and unassuming extremely talented Belgian is much happier at home … Continue reading



House of Cardin: the tale of an unsung design hero

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  Pierre Cardin is an unsung hero.  This pioneering design genius has too often been ignored or dismissed by a coterie of  traditional fashion elitists who disliked Cardin for having the temerity of being the very first Haute Couturier to create a ready-to wear line  back in 1959.  It resulted with Cardin being expelled from … Continue reading




Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards

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  Although we see a great deal of the legendary shoe designer Manolo Blahnik in this enchanting profile on him, he evidently had only agreed to the project with director Michael Roberts if he kept the cameras primarily on the impressive list of fashion heavyweights and celebrities who lined up to testify that Blahnik is … Continue reading



The Gospel According To André

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  Fashion Guru and former Editor-at-Large for American Vogue André Leon Talley puts a whole new meaning on the expression ‘larger-than-life’. In this very affectionate profile on him, filmmaker Kate Novack simply points her cameras at Talley and lets him perform. This charismatic African-American tastemaker loves the sound of his own voice as he gives his … Continue reading



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