Got an invitation to a play called "Diary of a Mad Fashionista" - sounds like my kind of play! Unfortunately, I wasn't free, so Kirk, our Men's editor, went to check it out for me. Here's his take and a quick Q&A with star and writer Elisa DeCarlo:
"Diary of a Mad Fashionista" gets TETU -- two enthusiastic thumbs up! I enjoyed the blend of fashion history with the contemporary referencing of celebrity, marketing and branding of clothing as well as people. I laughed out loud. Good stuff!
Kirk: What is your fashion background?
Elisa: I have been obsessed with clothing since I was a young teenager and I started watching old movies...I loved the clothing in the old movies, especially the Technicolor musicals from the 1940s. I wanted to look like those ladies in all the elegant draping and the furs and just the lavishness of it all. Later, as an adult, I was able to find those kinds of clothes in thrift store. To me, clothes are costumes.
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