On Being a Fashionable Leftist

“Judith Thurman, in her article on the upcoming Schiaparelli and Prada exhibition, writes that ‘Prada joined the Communist Party, and — or but — according to different reports, she wore Saint Laurent to distribute leaflets.’ This implies a contradiction between wearing Yves Saint Laurent and sympathizing with leftist politics, when the opposite is true.”
 — One Tracy Jenkins goes all in on the letters page of the New Yorker today.