Take your pick from the latest crop of fashion magazines: Open an issue of your choice and flick through its pages. Chances are you will see what I see — white girls everywhere. On the covers, on the catwalks, in the shoots, in the ads — the color of fashion is indeed blindingly, utterly white. Try to understand why and you will most… Read More >
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The debate about whether fashion is art is, indeed, a well-trodden one. The links between the two forms of culture go back at least to the Renaissance: Master painters like Jacopo Bellini, Antonio Pisanello and Antonio del Pollaiuolo not only depicted the fashions of their day in their work, but also dreamed up new designs and created textile and embroidery patterns that were later copied onto actual garments in a curious case of life imitating art—