The Fashion Issue
With shortened events and online shows, Fashion Week will be different this fall. But one thing is certain: Francophile journalist André Leon Talley, a giant of American fashion and great friend to the late Karl Lagerfeld, will be there. You can also read our column on transatlantic couples separated by Covid-19, and discover our walking tour of Paris in the footsteps of Josephine Baker, Miles Davis, and James Baldwin, from the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées to the Café de Flore!
The Cream of French Cosmetics in the United States
ANDRÉ LEON TALLEY
The Last Emperor of Fashion
André Leon Talley is one of the oldest icons of American fashion. The Francophone, Francophile protégé of Diana Vreeland and friend to Karl Lagerfeld has just published his memoir, The Chiffon Trenches, looking back over his fifty-year career in fashion and the extravagance of a forgotten time.
An Architectural Gamble
Designed in Marseille by Le Corbusier to be an “experimental apartment block,” this mini-city on stilts comprising 387 units broke from the codes of traditional architecture and brought collective living to life.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEGACY IN THE CITY OF LIGHTS
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