| Feb 9, 2014
| 1:10 PM
NEW YORK -- Mara Hoffman rocked the casbah with her Bedouin-chic fall 2014 collection shown Saturday afternoon at New York Fashion Week.
The inspiration: Art, textiles, landscapes and jewelry of North Africa. Rugs of Morocco, camels of the Egyptian...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:02 PM
NEW YORK -- Diane von Furstenberg, the grande dame of American style, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the wrap dress Sunday afternoon with a runway show at Spring Studios overlooking the dramatic Manhattan cityscape.
For a soundtrack, the band St....
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK -- The colorful rose blooms painted on the walls and floors as a backdrop for Thakoon Panichgul's fall 2014 runway show were a hint that after last season's detour, the designer was returning to his roots in color and print.
Setting aside the...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Though the SAG Awards may not have the global draw of the Golden Globes and Oscars, that underdog quality can make the red carpet fashion all the more interesting. Not as much at stake means more risk-taking and more chances for lesser-known designers...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:43 PM
I am obsessed with Target's designer collaborations. Ever since Luella partnered with Target in 2006, I have been a faithful follower of Target’s Go International collections as well as all its designer partnerships. I’ll never understand...
| May 29, 2011
In 2008, at the peak of the financial crisis and with the disappointing sales figures of his last collection hanging over him, Los Angeles-based fashion designer Gregory Parkinson went for broke, using rare fabrics from his archive to create his most...
| Feb 19, 2012
Celebrity sightings and New York Fashion Week go together like a navy blue blazer and gold buttons, and the fall-winter 2012 shows, which officially wrapped up here on Thursday, were no exception.
It's to a designer's advantage to invite high-profile...
| Aug 13, 2012
The pouting models who stalk the runways wore it first, of course: Earthy but intense color on lids and cheeks, balanced by nude lips in a beauty look that designers are calling safari-chic.
This season, it's everywhere. Witness the leopard-hued Dior...
| Oct 29, 2012
Forget that old trick of wearing one's heart on one's sleeve. This is the political season and one's sleeve — one's entire attire even — can be a billboard proclaiming loyalty to a party or a cause. With these updated hues, designers are...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:24 PM
It has been more than a decade since Target launched its first designer collaboration, sparking a seemingly endless number of imitators. The pairings lure customers with the promise of designer looks at mass market prices, while the designers and...
| Jan 20, 2013
In the past four years, no woman has been a more powerful fashion force than Michelle Obama.
Even after so much time on the public stage, her wardrobe choices still spark trends, drive sales and generate discussion and dissection on blogs and morning TV...