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Not even fashion’s only Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist is immune to the layoffs over at the beleaguered weekly, it seems. A sad day for fashion criticism indeed.
Karl Lagerfeld is at it once again with his unfiltered quips. But instead of commenting on his insanely luxe life or his grocery store virginity, he ripped Newsweek‘s Tina Brown a new one for publishing a not-so-raving article about his work.
Pulitzer prize-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan is writing about about the 1973 fashion battle in Versailles between American fashion upstarts and French fashion masters, known as the Grand Divertissement à Versailles. What’s that? You say you’ve never heard of the Grand Divertissement à Versailles? Well let us paint you a picture.
When The Washington Post announced to its staff late yesterday that Pulitzer prize winning style columnist Robin Givhan would be leaving the paper, it didn’t say where she was going. Perhaps that’s because Givhan left to work at Tina Brown‘s properties, The Daily Beast and Newsweek, news operations both radically different from the Post.
As Robin Givhan explained in her brilliant Easter Fashion column for the Washington Post, Easter is a holiday with a strong fashion ties. So it’s no surprise that an entire fashion show would be devoted to the date. This weekend, in south-east Queensland, Australia the Marina Mirage put on an Easter Fashion Show. The highlight: an Alice In Wonderland themed dress made entirely out of chocolate.