Murderous Millinery: A brief look at the fashion for feathered hats in the early 20th century

In the early years of the twentieth century, the hat was the single most important fashion accessory—no respectable woman would go out during the day without one—but, by 1910, it was also increasingly the most controversial. Bird feathers were the most coveted decorations for the wide, expansive hats then in fashion. Dubbed “murderous millinery” in … Continue reading Murderous Millinery: A brief look at the fashion for feathered hats in the early 20th century

Re-Visiting the Art of Chen Man: I-D Magazine, Pre-Spring 2012

Fashion photographer Chen Man’s high-impact portraiture stands as a vivid symbol of 21st century China. A country once synonymous with austerity—and severity—during the Cultural Revolution has done a dramatic remapping of its place within the artistic milieu over the years, emerging as a world player in sophistication and taste. Man’s photography has been instrumental in defining … Continue reading Re-Visiting the Art of Chen Man: I-D Magazine, Pre-Spring 2012