| 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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:36 PM
NEW YORK -- It seemed as if Prabal Gurung was trying to elevate his brand with a high-concept show, starting with the clear plasticky curtain behind which he situated his models on the runway, distorting their beauty and shrink-wrapping them in time.
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:14 AM
NEW YORK – Billy Reid chose the rooftop of the McKittrick Hotel as the backdrop for his spring 2014 menswear show, an appropriate setting for a men’s collection (he opted not to send his women’s collection down the runway this season)...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:03 AM
NEW YORK -- It was alphabet city at the Alexander Wang show Saturday afternoon at New York Fashion Week, with the designer literally writing his name all over his collection--in laser cut leather and lace, woven houndstooth and jacquard.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:52 AM
NEW YORK -- Michael Kors proved he is the word on American sportswear with the knockout spring 2014 collection he showed Wednesday morning at New York Fashion Week.
I was looking forward to seeing Kors' collection in particular, because so many...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:39 AM
What a train wreck of desperation the MTV Video Music Awards were Sunday night, right?
I'm not going to continue to pile on Miley Cyrus. The girl is 20, lest we forget, and if we're not careful, she's going to end up like Lindsay Lohan.
But her look--...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 1:16 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 20, 2011
Reporting from New York
The women's fall/winter 2011 runway season started in New York a little more than a week ago with more than 100 shows. Several themes emerged, including a dressed-up mademoiselle chic and Western romance. Bright color clashing...