SUMMER 19| Linen
10 July, 2019

Weekly Digest – Issue #116

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Most toddlers’ idea of a fun time would be a set of markers and a white wall. Extra-ambitious ones might sign up for piano lessons or gymnastics. But when Liam Mango turned three, he asked his mom if he could be a star.
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Somewhere on a recent digital safari spent googling “the Irish backstop” and “David Lidington” – with a brief detour via Gavin Williamson’s Instagram account (spoiler alert: it’s all puppies and UK F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter aircraft) – my browser history indicates that I spent more than two hours perusing black trousers.
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Andrew Bolton, as The Met’s Costume Institute curator, is fashion’s most influential storyteller. Here, he talks Anna Wintour, Rei Kawakubo, camp and why he feels “invisible” at the Met Gala.