Suzy Menkes Talks Frankly About Fashion
In step with her straight-to-the-chase fashion reviews, Suzy Menkes was forthright as ever during Tuesday’s Q&A with Fern Mallis at 92Y.A quarter of a century into her run at the International Herald Tribune, the Order of the British Empire-winning British journalist has no plans to ease up any time soon. Whether recalling how her younger self and some friends once dressed as a cleaning crew to crash a fashion show or describing how she feigned illness in order to be whisked into J.Lo’s first runway show with one of her sons, the 69-year-old fashion editor amused the crowd for nearly two hours. Even her pompadour was made with a purpose — to keep her hair out of her face when writing. Here, Menkes’ views on weightier matters.For More
[above: Suzy Menkes with Fern Mallis. Photo Courtesy of Joyce Culver for 92Y]

Suzy Menkes Talks Frankly About Fashion

In step with her straight-to-the-chase fashion reviews, Suzy Menkes was forthright as ever during Tuesday’s Q&A with Fern Mallis at 92Y.

A quarter of a century into her run at the International Herald Tribune, the Order of the British Empire-winning British journalist has no plans to ease up any time soon. Whether recalling how her younger self and some friends once dressed as a cleaning crew to crash a fashion show or describing how she feigned illness in order to be whisked into J.Lo’s first runway show with one of her sons, the 69-year-old fashion editor amused the crowd for nearly two hours. Even her pompadour was made with a purpose — to keep her hair out of her face when writing. Here, Menkes’ views on weightier matters.For More

[above: Suzy Menkes with Fern Mallis. Photo Courtesy of Joyce Culver for 92Y]