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Marilyn Kirschner

I AM A LONG TIME FASHION EDITOR WITH 45 YEARS PLUS EXPERIENCE. AS SENIOR MARKET EDITOR OF HARPER'S BAZAAR FOR 21 YEARS I MET AND WORKED WITH EVERY MAJOR FASHION DESIGNER IN THE WORLD AND COVERED ALL THE MAJOR COLLECTIONS (INCLUDING HAUTE COUTURE) IN NEW YORK, PARIS, MILAN, AND LONDON. I was responsible for overall content, finding and pulling in the best clothes out there, and for formulating ideas and stories. AS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF LOOKONLINE, I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO USE MY TRAINED EYE, MY WRITING SKILLS, AND PHOTOGRAPHY.

In Praise of Uniform Dressing

The spring 2020 collections are upon us, and yet another fashion cycle is set to begin. Given the way fashion comes at us at a breakneck speed 24/7 (and the busy lives…

“When They Go Low, We Go High”

When First Lady Michelle Obama uttered these famous words at the Democratic National Convention in July 2016, she was speaking about the lessons she and President Obama tried to instill in their…

“Sex Goes With Everything!”

This is just one of the countless declarations made by Bonnie Cashin many decades ago. The fact that it doesn’t apply to her chic and functional sportswear designs makes it all the…

Fly Me to the Moon

We are currently under the astrological sign of Cancer (June 21- July 22) which is ruled by the moon. Unsurprisingly, Pierre Cardin, who is a moon child (he turned 97 on July…

Fashion’s ‘Quilty’ Pleasure

Fashion is nothing if not cyclical. Among those things that periodically have their moment in the sun are quilts and patchwork which were given the star treatment at Viktor & Rolf’s fall…

Ralph Rucci’s Triumphant Return to Paris

He’s done it again! Seventeen years after Ralph Rucci had the rare privilege of becoming the first American designer since Mainbocher to show a couture collection in Paris, he is back where…