When my darling amica at Vogue Italia, Lucia, asked me to interview Charles Harbison, designer of Beyoncé favorite, Harbison, I jumped at the chance.
The first thing that came to my head upon entering the boutique was Dynasty — in the best possible way. I could picture throwing myself down the stairs in a fit of rage, or maybe throwing a crystal decanter while weeping in a beautiful Andrés Pajón gown.
Anyone who has spoken to me about my travels recently knows that I have a new love affair with Colombia. There will definitely be more posts on the blog coming soon about my amazing adventures in South America this winter. But in the meantime, wet your palates with my guide to Medellín for Fathom! Colombia is having a moment. Between talk of Netflix’s Narcos and Steve Harvey’s unfortunate blunder at the Miss Universe pageant, hardly a day goes by without the Latin American country being referenced. Drug trafficking and beautiful women aside, there is so much more to naturally rich Colombia than pop culture may lead you to believe, including Medellín, a city positioning itself as the next art and design capital of South America.
I have the privilege of being in Vicenza, Italy for the Origins Fair with Not Just A Label on behalf of designer Azede Jean-Pierre. 100 emerging designers from around the world paired with 100 leading Italian manufacturers with a focus on craftsmanship and sustainability, this is an #NAPerfectWorld dream…