Fashion Critic, New York Times
Fashion critic of The New York Times, editor of the On the Runway blog. Reports from the shows in Paris, Milan and New York.
townandcountrymag.com — In 1914, Chicago introduced American society to the "Big Four," a group of debutantes from wealthy Midwestern families, famed for their beauty. One, Edith Cummings (1899-1984), became a world-class golfer. She was also the model for Jordan Baker in The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
runway.blogs.nytimes.com — Ottavio Missoni, who founded the Missoni knitwear company with his wife, Rosita, in the 1950s, died on Thursday at the family's home in Sumirago, Italy. He was 92. Mr. Missoni's death, which comes four months after the disappearance of a small plane carrying his son Vittorio and three other passengers in Venezuela, was confirmed in a statement by the Missoni company.
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