Suzy Menkes’ successor at the New York Times is the bright fashion journalist Vanessa Friedman who gave an outstanding speech on Fashion in Copenhagen. She outlined the difficulties and the pressure for Designers to constantly re-invent fashion.

It is difficult to last in the long term and thus the notion of “sustainable/ long-lasting fashion” is an impossible equation: it is an oxymoron. “The designers must create eight collections a year and sometimes once a month. It can even be more expensive to go to the cleaner than to buy a new one… This rhythm is Continue reading