In Memoriam: The It Bag-------
Is the It bag’s long, slow death finally over? While also in mourning, Suzy Menkes drives the final nail. Rising from the once highly coveted tote’s fresh grave? The Fantasy Shoe, the Bang-Up Bauble, and even actual clothes.
Model-turned-photog Christina Kruse thinks that all publishing went downhill after the Gutenberg Bible. Oh Christina, you’ve no idea how low it can go.
Don’t hate on awards season overload; embrace. The BAFTAs are next, and, for now, the Brit under-30 set is untarnished, talented, and refreshingly underexposed. For now.
It looks like someone at the Academy put his thinking cap on: “There has been a whisper as well that some celebrity arrivals on Oscar night might not walk the red carpet at all—a twist that would force the curious actually to watch the show itself…” So that’s how you’re going to play it? Game on.
The marmot speaks: six more weeks of winter. Awesome.