Today we look at the rise of the supermodel, and who were the early pioneers of supermodel glamour and fahsionista muse brilliance.
Our guest commentator Leslie M. M. Blume on the topic lives in Greenwhich villag. She is famous for her cross-cultural sensibilities in fashion coverage and style analysis.
As a journalist, Blume began her career at The Jordan Times in Amman and Cronkite Productions in New York City. She later became an off-air reporter for ABC News Nightline with Ted Koppel in Washington, DC. Now writing full-time, Blume covers culture, politics, and fashion (and sometimes the thorny politics offashion). Her articles have appeared in many publications, including Vogue,Slate, and The Daily Beast.
Blume was recently hand-picked by Vogue magazine to be a founding member of the Vogue 100, an organization “of influential decision makers and opinion leaders known for their distinctive taste in fashion and culture, [and who] personify the rising influence of women over the past several decades.”
SUPERMODELS AS MUES by Leslie M. M. Blume