This Month in Fashion History: Vogue Italia’s January 2013 Cover

Chinese model Fei Fei Sun made fashion history when she became the first Asian model to grace the cover of Vogue Italia in January 2013. Vogue Italia had previously featured Asian models within its pages but never on its cover, a shocking–and embarrassing–truth for a magazine that has been in existence since 1964. Model China Machado made history when she became the first … Continue reading This Month in Fashion History: Vogue Italia’s January 2013 Cover

Re-Fashioning Fernand Siméon: Marc Jacobs Spring 2014 RTW

Looks like Marc Jacobs looked to the bold, black lines of wood engraved fashion plates for his 2014 Spring Ready-to-Wear line. The plate on right is by artist Fernand Siméon for Modes et manières d’aujourd’hui, a deluxe, limited-edition publication printed in 1922.