Libby Haan has been running Haan Projects since 2010 after spending 15 years working in fashion PR for the most exclusive brands.
As first lady, fashion has helped Obama shape an image that is both accessible and aspirational.
As Cutrone's 22-year-old personal assistant Andrew Mukamal put it: “We're at the service end of the fashion industry.”
“[The fashion industry] has fallen into a rhythm,” Marie continued.
Saint Laurent is indeed considered heroic in the fashion world—in France, he is a national icon well beyond the monde de la mode.
She had not dared to love Miss Armitage in this fashion in the beginning.
No shaft that Percival was able to fashion had point enough to pierce it.
Is that the force that is to build the future and fashion the city of our dreams?
He has an air, it is true, but his air is not a breeze, like the air of a pretender to fashion.
How lively and agreeable she is—how much she has the air of a woman of fashion and of the world.
c.1300, "shape, manner, mode," from Old French façon (12c.) "face, appearance; construction, pattern, design; thing done; beauty; manner, characteristic feature," from Latin factionem (nominative factio) "group of people acting together," literally "a making or doing," from facere "to make" (see factitious).
Sense of "prevailing custom" is from late 15c.; that of "style of attire" is from 1520s.
To call a fashion wearable is the kiss of death. No new fashion worth its salt is wearable. [Eugenia Sheppard, "New York Herald Tribune," Jan. 13, 1960]Fashion plate (1851) originally was "full-page picture in a popular magazine showing the prevailing or latest style of dress," in reference to the typographic "plate" from which it was printed. Transfered sense of "well-dressed person" had emerged by 1920s.
early 15c.; see fashion (n.). Related: Fashioned; fashioning.