The sad news – Isabella Blow died last night

Dear Shaded Viewers,

photo by Daniel Lismore

My friend Daniel Lismore just gave me the very sad news that Isabella Blow passed away last night.

Hillary Allexander wrote a beautiful and sensitive tribute to fashion’s lovely icon. Her front row presence can never be replaced.

Guy Trebay wrote a nice tribute today in the New York Times.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.