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The (fashion) World, According to Allison Poole

My reading schedule didn’t go exactly as planned in Cabo; that being said, I did manage to get a fair amount read. The Unbearable Lightness of Being… 652 more words


The Yuppie Effect on Parisian Spring Fashion

Earlier this month, the historical fashion houses of Lanvin and Céline debuted their spring ready-to-wear designs. Featuring a variety of thematic imagery, they share an interesting strain of symbology: the strong, dynamic inclusion of a powerful, modern, and urbane form. 628 more words


Bright Lights, Big City

There are few books, to my knowledge, that have used a second-person narrative in terms of modern books. The only one I have read and that I can think of is Jay McInerney’s… 818 more words


Brightness Falls: When Failure is a Happy Ending

Techniques tracked:
-Using historical events to shape your narrative
-Using multiple points of view to paint a fuller picture and induce more sympathy
-Using objects to divert melodrama… 2,971 more words


Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney

::dusts off the ol’ blog::

Last night, I finished Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney. This book kind of blew my mind, and for a number of reasons. 659 more words


Wisdom for a Lost Generation

Thoughts Provoked by Brightness Falls by Jay McInerney

Having witnessed the recent (and on going) collapse of the real estate, mortgage, and banking industries, which were preceded by only a few years by the Dot Com bubble of the late – 90’s – I wonder – will we ever learn? 515 more words