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




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



Ultrasuese : In Search of Halston

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Halston was the US’s first haute couturier to be taken seriously.  From milliner to revered iconic fashion designer in a very short this flamboyant and fun-loving man firmly put his sartorial stamp on everything in the Studio 54 era so that his ‘star’ on Fashion’s Walk of Fame in NY rightly proclaims ‘The 70’s Belonged to Halston’. … Continue reading



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