Vogue Archive Editor Laird Borelli-Perrson on fashion history and the influence of the past.
Past tense, present tense, future tense: Vault is Gucci’s latest experiment in fashion avant-gardism. It’s an online space that acts as a time machine, bringing vintage Gucci into the present. In this special episode of the Vault mini-series, we meet the archive editor at Vogue.com, Laird Borelli-Perrson. As the person tasked with the monumental responsibility of digitalizing Vogue’s fashion archive, Laird talks with Professor Shahidha Bari from London College of Fashion, about her unique perspective on fashion history and the enduring influence of the past on the present.