If fashion is about anything, it's about the power of desire, the impulse that makes you gasp, 'I love that! I want to look like that!' when you see a particular outfit on the subway, or in a magazine, or on a runway. Nothing is staler than tameness on a catwalk, except maybe naked bids for buyers' orders, or the desperate trailing after what's already all over the street and the stores. Which is why obscure, off-the-calendar fashion shows are invariably more refreshing and exuberant and exciting than the efforts of long-established... More >>>