The Business Behind the Fashion. “Schmatta: From Rags To Riches To Rags”

by Rachel Yeomans | October 6th, 2009

What will your TiVo record on October 19th? I personally can’t think of anything better to do on a Monday evening than sit with my bowl of popcorn and learn the definition of the word, “Schmatta” (aka: rags/garbage/etc). My rising Scrabble potential aside, the documentary to air on HBO on that date will take its… Read more…

NPR’s View on the Business of this Season’s Fashion Cinema

by Rachel Yeomans | September 29th, 2009

In Bright Star, a new film about the poet John Keats, the opening shot is of a needle being threaded and then plunged into a piece of fabric. You don’t see hands, so there’s no sense of scale to the enormous close-ups, which make the needle look like a spear, the thread like heavy cable…. Read more…