Behind the curtain of the fashion world with Kate Betts

Kate Betts, David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander

In this episode our hosts talkt to American fashion journalist Kate Betts who has been covering the world of style for 25 years, first as a reporter in the Paris bureau of Women’s Wear Daily and later as an editor at Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Time magazine. Together they discuss the world of fashion today and the future of the indutry.

Episode Highlights: 

18:39 - To survive fashion brands must learn to stand for something. It will not be enough to create a great dress or suit, they really need to be engaged in the world and not only in their atelier.

27:23 - I loved writing my book on Michelle Obama‘s fashion. She liked fashion but did not want to be controlled by it. She dressed to be the first hostess of America and she did a great job that way.

35:10 - For the inauguration I hope the First Lady will wear something white or blue. Those are the colors that represent hope, a new beginning.

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