” The whole scale and scope of the decorating and fashion business in this country are incomparably grander than in London. What’s thrilling about America in general, and the New York fashion scene in particular, is its optimism. It makes the whole experience energizing and uplifting. “


” I started looking at fashion magazines, specifically ‘British Vogue.’ I was reading a lot about Cecil Beaton. Then I thought maybe I should start collecting. “


” Personally, of course it’s exasperating when people think you’re just swanning around in Europe, going to the occasional fashion show and then being glamorous at a party. “


” When I started in 1992, I really thought the ‘Vogue’ fashion department was one of the most frightening places on the planet. “


” I think there’s much more fashion competition in the more junior levels of the fashion department. And that’s exciting and stimulating to see, because it’s ‘Vogue,’ it’s great to see people dressed originally and with great style and panache. It wouldn’t be ‘Vogue’ otherwise. “


” I was a fashion editor for years in London before I came to ‘Vogue,’ and I spent my life arranging the folds of a ball gown skirt for a picture and pinning fabric and using all those stylist tricks. And you don’t have to do that now because they can do it in Photoshop. “


” I was ten years old when my first ‘Vogue’ cover sang me its siren call and dashed me against the treacherous rocks of fashion obsession. “



All 7 Hamish Bowles Quotes about Fashion in picture


The whole scale and scope of the decorating and fashion business in this country are incomparably grander than in London. What
I started looking at fashion magazines, specifically


Personally, of course it
When I started in 1992, I really thought the
I think there
I was a fashion editor for years in London before I came to
I was ten years old when my first
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