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Fashion Coverage Meets the Uncanny Valley

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Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here. has been running animated clips of editor Tim Blanks discussing the day-to-day events of Fashion WeekHerald Tribune writer Suzy Menkes's granddaughter bursting into tears at the Gareth Pugh show, for example. It's a cute idea, but when Animated Tim Blanks is done talking, he doesn't stop moving. Instead, he stares at you. And blinks. Repeatedly. It's almost more terrifying than being stared down by a real-life fashion editor. []