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dino dinco!
very cool...

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Originally Posted by fugfashion
magnificent ! thank you !
You're welcome! I feel like I know it by heart...

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a couple of years late...
Long time lurker, first time poster weighing in

This week Diane is here in Seoul at Seoul Fashion Week, S/S 09. I knew she was coming and took the time to familiarize myself with her work. Plus, I'd seen a glimpse of her in a recent NYTime photo essay on the street fashion seen at Paris' prêt-à-porter shows:

It's been cool to meet her and reading about what she's done makes me admire her. Of course, her look is going to put some people off but I think of it this way she's got a reason for it. You don't go through the ritual of that look on a daily basis and not have a reason for it. She's led an interesting life and part of that is reflected in how she presents herself to the world. Also, it's contradictory to have a look that doesn't change but to be involved in an industry where looks change every season. That, to me, is interesting.

I don't think it's fair to dismiss her as a fashion critic either. It seems she simply doesn't talk about what she doesn't like and puts her attention into being gung-ho and positive to support those that she does like. Plus, it's great that she's putting her energy into promoting talented unknowns. I think too many of us are used to the snippy critics who humiliate and demean. I don't think that's necessary and it's nice to read a blog that stays away from that sort of tone.

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Welcome to the Fashion Spot, rkwatlon! And thank you for sharing your views and her contributions.. We haven't heard much about her in a while ... so it's nice to see that she's still out and about .... and still attracting photographers.

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I met her today!

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^^ I got stuck in a lift with her at London Fashion Week! Bizarre voice, but is a commendable character in her advocacy of emerging designers.

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She's been here in Buenos Aires for the Buenos Aires Fashion Week

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