How to approach your life by Eugene Hernandez, Brian Brooks and James Israel.once upon a time at Indiwire and forever valid…

Dear Shaded Viewers,

"Work hard, be nice to — and make friends with — those that came before you and those who come after you (not to mention your contemporaries), and don't take yourself too seriously."  Eugene Hernandez, Brian Brooks and James Israel, advice given to Peter Knegt once upon a time at Indiwire in 2006 and in his post today…

pictured above: Brian Brooks, Peter Knegt and Eugene Hernandez in 2007


 "Happy New Year to all Shaded Viewers"



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.