Lisa Armstrong is one of our favorite fashion writers - we should say "favourite," because she's British - and she just profiled Phillip Lim, one of our favorite designers. The piece describes how Phillip got his Katayone Adeli job by calling the phone number on a box of pants, and how he slept on a couch in New York to start his business. It's a great article, but one thing seems off: If the headline blares, "Out on a Lim for Real Women: Phillip Lim is the fashion darling who excels at dressing real women," then maybe some of those real women should be wearing the clothes in the shoot? And not some teenage, impossibly hot models? We love models. We love Phillip. We love Lisa. But it's something to consider.
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Phillip Lim Tells Us the Story Behind His Super Successful 31 Hour Bags
Phillip Lim was nice enough to hop on email with us and answer all of our fangirl questions about the history and future of his 31 Hour bag series--including a new shape he just introduced this season. Read on for all the scoop on the bag.
By Cheryl WischhoverApr 10, 2014