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

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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.”