"Prince Charles Is My Hero - and Robert Fisk and Lily Cole"
McKinley, Joss, New Statesman (1996)
Why does fashion matter?
I don't know if it matters. I always used to wriggle out of the question "Is fashion art?" - Jake Chapman accused me of being bourgeois because I assumed an artist ought to have skill. For most people it is not about fashion, it's about everyone looking the same, it's about consumption. I tend not to like an awful lot of what is going out under my name now because it is just all product. Who needs it? I like my Gold Label, the one that I do. The rest of my stuff comes from very talented people - and I ought not to have said what I have just said - who go to the archive and just rework it.
What about the dark side of the fashion industry - the anorexic models, for example?
It's not true that these models are all anorexic. …
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Publication information: Article title: "Prince Charles Is My Hero - and Robert Fisk and Lily Cole". Contributors: McKinley, Joss - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 141. Issue: 5091 Publication date: February 6, 2012. Page number: 30. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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