Elegantly Wasted: A Trip to the 90s with Hedi Slimane for Saint-Laurent

When it was announced that Hedi Slimane was to take the place of Stefano Pilati as creative director of the iconic label Yves Saint-Laurent, the fashion world was left wondering what new innovations the Swiss designer could bring to the brand. Then he dropped the Yves. That’s right. For over fifty years the brand has…

Music Minute: “Goodbye to Love” – The Carpenters (1972)

Composed by¬†Richard Carpenter¬†and¬†John Bettis, ¬†and fiirst released in 1972 on the “Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters” documentary; the song was ispired by a visit to¬†London,¬†where Richard saw an old¬†Bing Crosby¬†1940 film called¬†Rhythm on the River, where he noticed that they kept referring to the struggling songwriter’s greatest composition, “Goodbye to Love”. He says `You…