AnOther Magazine Spring/Summer 2008: The Insiders


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Channeling the current neo-Edwardian vibe and elevating it to new heights of theatricality and whimsy, Justin Smith's hats continue in fellow Brit Philip Treacy's well-trodden footsteps. The spectacular hats in his graduation show—"feathered headresses that turned into burlesque fans, stiff hand-painted 'tattooed' pigskin berets" and more—were only rivalled by the "gothic circus" of jugglers, midgets and acrobats that made up the event.


Having cut her teeth studying architecture and art directing Olivier Theyskens (and as a consequence dressing Madonna), Laetitia Cahay made the leap into designing by joining ranks at Chanel. "The more you create, the more creative you become," she says.