A Week in Review: November 3, 2017
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Michele Lamy Knows How to Push Creativity via 1 Granary
1 Granary spoke with Michele Lamy on fashion collaborations and the importance of boxing:
It gives you a great perspective on life, because you know you’re going to get hit, and that you’ll have to hit someone else, but you need to keep standing up, that’s the only thing that matters.
Thierry Mugler Glances Back At His Fantastical Past via Elle
Since stepping away from his eponymous label in 2003, Manfred Thierry Mugler has proven himself a creative multi-hyphenate, designing costumes for Cirque du Soleil, directing ballets, and consulting for Beyoncé’s 2009 “I Am…” tour. Elle spoke with Mugler on his fashion-focused past and what he plans on pursuing next.
Happy Selena Day! Get a First Look At the Late Queen of Tejano Music’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Star via People
November 3rd is officially Selena Day in the city of Los Angeles. This evening, Suzette Quintanilla will accept a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on behalf of her late sister.
Fashion's interwoven relationship with nature to go on display at V&A via The Guardian
The V&A's next fashion exhibit, titled Fashioned From Nature, examines
the relationship between fashion and the natural world since 1600 and examine[s] the ways in which designers draw on nature for inspiration. From garments made out of genetically-engineered fabrics to the Calvin Klein gown Emma Watson wore to the 2016 Met Gala made from recycled bottles, the exhibit aims to create an optimistic outlook on the future of fashion.
Why Aren't There More Black Fashion Designers? via Dazed
Diversity on the runway is as big of an issue as it is off—there's an undeniable lack of black designers in fashion. Dazed's Dominic Cadogan notes the industry's recent circumferential progress: Dior's first female creative director and Virgil Abloh's status as both a black designer and a successful role model, but begs the question,
will it be another 70 years before an established house hires its first black creative director?