Fashion & Style…A Mother’s Influence

For These Designers, Mom Knew Best

By CHLOE MALLE

Published: May 6, 2011

IN “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Oscar Wilde wrote: “All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” Fashion designers get around this problem by incorporating their mother’s way of dressing into their work. On the occasion of Mother’s Day, several shared their primal style memories.

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