“‘Although the matter of independence has been settled, one question remains very much open,’ she said in an address televised across Scotland. ‘And my answer to that question is this: yes, I forgive you.’”
Fashion now pivots on a show of the personal and the sensitive, on feelings, values, an air of education, a sense of fine distinctions, and a great play of self-confidence and independence—on what is packaged commercially, in short, as the Quality Life. The increasingly estimable-looking camouflage that fashion is taking on makes the process of detecting its presence and influence infinitely more complex, and makes anyone seem churlish who takes issue with it once it is detected.
Bergamo is a city and commune in Lombardy, Italy, about 40 km northeast of Milan. The commune is home to over 120,000 inhabitants.