September 17, 2018

Toni Frissell

Toni Frissell Prima Darling

As I recently mentioned in A New Chapter, I’m de-cluttering in preparation for selling my apartment.  In the process I unearthed papers regarding the history of my building and was thrilled to learn that the groundbreaking photographer, Toni Frissell, once lived here. In honor of this discovery I’m reposting my story on her, which originally ran in July of 2016. Continue reading “Toni Frissell”

August 25, 2018

Cristóbal Balenciaga, The Man Who Built The House

Cristobal Balenciaga Prima Darling

This story was originally posted in June but worth a second look after admiring the famous 1967 Balenciaga wedding dress, spectacularly displayed in a chapel in The Cloisters as part of the Heavenly Bodies show. Continue reading “Cristóbal Balenciaga, The Man Who Built The House”

August 8, 2018

Tom Ford’s Pussy Power, Is This Really Empowering Women?

Pussy Power Prima Darling

When Tom Ford opened New York Fashion Week last February he sent models down the runway with bags and shoes emblazoned with the words PUSSY POWER, all caps in Continue reading “Tom Ford’s Pussy Power, Is This Really Empowering Women?”