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Going out of fashion, fast…

[ by Charles Cameron — humor, analytic indicators, fashion, dictators ]
It seems likely from the first of these two images [Ben Ali, Saleh, Qaddafi, Mubarak, April] that manner of dress may be a valuable early indicator of how long a given dictator can hold onto power in the Middle East —


— but where does that leave the lovely Asma al-Assad [in Vogue this February] today?



3 Responses to “Going out of fashion, fast…”

  1. J.ScottShipman Says:

    This is the internet equivalent of  having to "eat" the story…

  2. Pundita Says:


  3. Charles Cameron Says:

    Hi, Pundita.
    I liked this para, from Sophia Bush’s piece, From One Tree Hill to Afghanistan, in Marie Claire:

    Joanna is my kind of gal. We entered her office in the midst of a photo shoot for the June issue. I swooned over the crepe Lanvin dress she was rocking with a pair of snakeskin Jimmy Choo Lagoon heels. Her wrists were stacked with Hermes cuffs. Her neck displayed a chain of charms that was at once sentimental and rock-n-roll. Her platinum pixie shag was both rock goddess and vintage Parisian. But we digress.


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