Simon Doonan

Barneys New York / Slate

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Creative Ambassador of Barneys New York, author of several books, including Confessions of a Window Dresser, and columnist for Slate

Simon Doonan on KCRW

It’s been ten years since RuPaul sashayed into America’s living room with RuPaul’s Drag Race.

A history of drag, from Caligula to RuPaul

It’s been ten years since RuPaul sashayed into America’s living room with RuPaul’s Drag Race.

from Design and Architecture

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia differs in substance from the GOP Convention in Cleveland, but it creates a similar spectacle.

The Spectacle of Politics

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia differs in substance from the GOP Convention in Cleveland, but it creates a similar spectacle.

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This is the month for fashion weeks – in New York, now Paris and – somewhat under the radar -- LA.

Inside the Fashion Asylum

This is the month for fashion weeks – in New York, now Paris and – somewhat under the radar -- LA.

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One of the newest MacArthur “Geniuses” is Jacqueline Stewart , who uncovers and preserves the lost contributions of Black filmmakers, and aims to make history more inclusive.

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