1 September is the birthday of book 2 of the Threads series in Brazil, where it’s called ‘Brilhos’, and Germany, where it’s called ‘Wie Marshmallows mit Seidenglitzer’. And it’s out already in Norway, where it’s ‘Gutter, glitter og gulltråd’. If we manage to sell my latest book, The Look, to other countries, I get the sense that the translators are going to be grateful for the much shorter, easier title this time!
Oh. My. God. For anyone planning a pilgrimage to the Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington (always recommended), it’s important to know that the Costume Galleries are closed until SPRING 2012. This is so they can refurbish and enlarge them blah blah blah. Which is great. But. I think they mis-underestimate (to quote George Bush) how much those of us who adore vintage fashion worship and need a regular fix of their collection. Or an occasional visit. Or a