"To me, clothes are about identity — sociopolitical identity —
and fashion gives you a chance every six months to rethink what that means."
i think Vanessa Friedman is one of the most erudite fashion journalists in the industry. her incisive FT blog that covers luxury, fashion, and culture is a weekly must-read for me, and i love her confident, sophisticated personal style.
New York Magazine just did a q+a with Ms. Friedman, and i found some of her responses particularly thought-provoking:
How do you approach fashion, from the position of the Financial Times?
How do you feel about street-style photographers?
"i love that she unapologetically wears the same favorite pieces over and over again, and dresses for herself. i also think her remark about clothes and sociopolitical identity is right on.
what do you think?
read the rest of the interview here.