Sarah Mower Likes It When New Designers’ Work Makes Her Feel Sick

American Vogue's Sarah Mower at the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize award ceremony at The Dorchester on October 19, 2010 in London, England.
Sarah Mower. Photo: Jorge Herrera/WireImage

The British journalist explains what she looks for in new designers' work: "Everything on the creative side of fashion is instinctive. I know for certain when something’s good when I get a physical reaction to it — like goose bumps, a shout of laughter, even feeling a bit nauseous at the newness in front of you. That ‘sick’ reaction is what I had when I came across Christopher Kane at Central Saint Martins ... he was doing something so borderline vulgar with his neon-bandage collection, but I could see he was frighteningly talented.”