Articles by: Kathryn Papanek

Reviews: Blood is the New Black

Reviews: Blood is the New Black

Have you ever wondered why black is always in style? Valerie Strivers provides an answer to this age old question in her spirited debut novel, Blood is the New Black […]

Interviews: Fashion Designer, Abigail Lorick

Interviews: Fashion Designer, Abigail Lorick

If you’re already a fan of the new TV hit Gossip Girl, then you’re probably just as addicted to the clothes as you are the compelling plotlines. But did you […]

Article: Hungry for Fashion

Article: Hungry for Fashion

Criticizing the fashion industry for promoting an unhealthy image of beauty is nothing new. How designers are responding to these allegations is however. In 2006, the authorities at Madrid Fashion […]

A Jacobin Rebellion of a Rather Different Sort

A Jacobin Rebellion of a Rather Different Sort

Marc Jacobs has certainly not had a love affair with Paris. While living in the city as the creative director of Louis Vuitton, Jacobs struggled with everything from the foreign […]

Reviews: Falling Out of Fashion

Reviews: Falling Out of Fashion

There’s a certain familiar formula that’s become de rigueur in the rarified niche of roman a chefs about the fashion industry. You’ve seen it before: the long suffering assistant is […]