| May 25, 2013
With film premieres and parties spanning 11 days, the Cannes Film Festival was the red carpet that just wouldn't end. When it came to the fashion stakes, no one could compete with Dior designer Raf Simons and his vision of modern 21st century couture....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:32 AM
The pants Jennifer Lawrence wore to the Christian Dior haute couture show in Paris on Monday were worth a double take. The pants -- by Dior, of course -- featured one wide leg and one narrow one. [Cut]
In the Dior show, designer Raf Simons questioned...
| Jul 14, 2013
In a world increasingly attuned to fast fashion, we can still pause to dream of extreme luxury. During Paris Haute Couture Week, which ended July 4, designers provided a lot of fuel for our flights of fancy.
Among the offerings:
Viktor & Rolf returned...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:14 AM
The new Prince of Cambridge, born Monday to Prince William and Katherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will be baptized in a copy of the christening robe that Queen Victoria had made for her eldest daughter in 1841, The Times' Patt Morrison tells...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:23 PM
It looks like there will be a bumper crop of Belgians at Opening Ceremony for the next year as the boutique has just announced that Belgium will be its country of focus for the next year.
As the retailer's regular customers know, Opening Ceremony...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:47 AM
PARIS -- Raf Simons showed his most dynamic and commercial Dior collection yet on Friday at Paris Fashion Week, turning the focus away from the fantasy world of the red carpet, which the brand has virtually dominated in recent years, and toward the real...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
More than any awards season in recent memory, the red carpet this year has been all about fashion with a capital "F." "I'm thrilled to see so much color, such a diversity of types of dresses and such a variety of necklines," said Eric Wilson, fashion news...
| Apr 16, 2014
The boardroom invaded spring runways when designers like Raf Simons at Christian Dior and Alessandro Dell'Acqua at No. 21 sent out models in businesslike, menswear-inspired shirting trends, including oversize button-downs sporting crisp white collars....
| Jan 12, 2014
After 15 years across the street, Saks Fifth Avenue's men's store returns to the flagship at 700 N. Michigan Ave., reopening Monday with an influx of fresh brands and a sleek restaurant and bar, Sophie's at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Rebranded as The Fifth...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Kerry Washington is everywhere.
On the covers of magazines; live-tweeting her hit show, "Scandal," with her fans (who call themselves gladiators); hosting "Saturday Night Live"; and soon to be in ads for Neutrogena as the L.A.-based beauty company's new...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:34 PM
From bateau-style T-shirts, to Marc Jacobs’ spring 2012 graphic Mod black-and-white runway extravaganza and beyond, stripes are the fashion trend that just won’t end.
They’ve been hot on the streets and at retail for going on four...