The Resurrection of Imitation of Christ

Amanda Demme/Courtesy of the Subject Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. When Imitation of Christ began showing in 2000, the press immediately latched on to the sexiest talking points. There was the memorable name, with its hint of sacrilege. The site-specific shows that verged on performance art:…

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Saying Goodbye to Century 21

The fashion industry is in a state of emergency. This has been made clear not only by the mounting bankruptcies of big-name retailers, but also by the closure of beloved small businesses. These are shops that won’t bounce back. There are 13 Century 21 locations, but to the store’s discount-stalking devotees, there’s nothing like the…

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