Loulou de La Falaise: Style Icon Extraordinaire

By Sunday, September 28, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 1

I can’t wait to get my hands on this book about Loulou de la Falaise, the muse and great friend of Yves Saint Laurent. Perhaps I’m biased because my friend Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni wrote it, but I’m also so curious to learn more about this incredibly stylish, exotic woman. I met her a few times when I worked for Women’s Wear Daily in Paris and she was always so kind and modest and, above all, original.

Design Matters with Debbie Millman: Kate Betts

By Saturday, September 27, 2014 0 Permalink 1

In this audio interview with Debbie Millman, Kate Betts discusses the difference between fashion and style, what it means for First Lady Michelle Obama to be a style icon and the visual image she projects, her use of color, her sculpted arms, and the inevitable comparisons and differences between her and Jackie Kennedy. (02.11.11)