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Washington Post Executive Features Editor Liz Seymour announced yesterday that Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion critic and writer Robin Givhan will return to the Washington Post. Starting in early June, Givhan will cover fashion "as a business, as a cultural institution and as pure pleasure." She left her post as Washington Post fashion editor in 2010, and Seymour sums up Givhan's writing talent thusly:
Her tremendous body of work is filled with unforgettable stories: Dick Cheney and his parka in Poland, the new Wizards uniform (not so nice) and Condoleezza Rice's Matrix coat and knee-high boots, just to name three great ones. Last month, we called Robin to write a quick story about the suicide of designer L'Wren Scott. An hour later we published a story that had more detail and authority than any other account I read.
In the last few years, Givhan has freelanced for the Washington Post, The Daily Beast, and New York Magazine's The Cut as its fashion week correspondent. She's also written a book that will be published in March 2015: The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History.
Can't wait until June for Givhan's take on fashion and political style? Racked National takes a trip down memory lane with a clip of her charming appearance on The Colbert Report with Stephen Colbert.
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