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6 Jun

The 101 of cutting it, fashionably!

ali xeeshan
“Oh, but so and so sells so much. How can you say she’s not a good designer?” I have repetitively been asked year after year, review after review. It is followed by the inevitable, “Oh you’re so biased!” conclusion. News flash: there are certain qualities that define a good designer and ‘sale reports’ are never on the list! So what exactly does constitute a good designer? Which are the collections that deserve critical acclaim while others, perhaps better selling ones, are in fact those that just merit an audit by an Income Tax Officer? As critics, what we look for is something different. That doesn’t necessary mean something ludicrously abstract (re: Ali Xeeshan) but simply something that looks unique while being strong...
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