Saturday, January 16, 2010

Where Did Black Come From

I admit it. I lived breathlessly waiting for Ms. Vreeland to let me know that "pink is the navy blue of India" or "blue jeans are the most beautiful things since the gondola." I wasn't allowed to paint my walls vermillion so I did my nails, long stabby things for a while, in Raven Red.  There was no way to disguise my staring that day long ago when she waited to cross Madison.

I was at a Comme des Garcons show in Paris and the collection was, gasp, black. And everyone was whispering another phrase "black is the new black.


  1. From Queen Victoria's Mourning (did you see Young Victoria -- it's amazing) to Rei Kawakubo a hunred years later - a perfect lineage! Gimme pink though ; )

  2. "Pink is the new _______________"


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