July 24, 2020

The Chiffon Trenches

The Chiffon Trenches

A Review of Andre Leon Talley’s Memoir


This week, Lucy and Ben tweak their normal designer-focused episode to review Andre Leon Talley’s memoir, The Chiffon Trenches. Reflecting on Talley’s exuberant and complex life – in and out of fashion’s spotlight – the book provides a rare opportunity to peel back the industry’s polished veneer and to consider how the pursuit of fashion rarely comes without cost.