| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:36 AM
PARIS -- Under an almost luridly beautiful hanging garden installed in a tent outside the Musee Rodin, designer Raf Simons presented the spring 2014 Dior runway collection Friday afternoon during Paris Fashion Week.
The inspiration: Simons wanted to...
| 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...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Sep 30, 2012
PARIS — This season of Paris Fashion Week, which runs through Wednesday, is shaping up to be about new beginnings as designers show their spring-summer 2013 collections.
In the first of two main events, Belgian designer Raf Simons blew the dust...
| Nov 21, 2012
This season, Rodeo Drive has a new gem.
Dior has reopened its boutique after an eight-month renovation and set a new standard for shopping on the luxe Beverly Hills street.
Dior has already been making its mark on the red carpet with a bevy of stars...
| Feb 28, 2011
The big news in Milan was the continued interest in updating classic couture shapes with unusual colors, fabrications and surface embellishments. We saw it done best at Jil Sander, where designer Raf Simons made outsize drop-shoulder coats, tunics and...
| May 26, 2011
Raf Simons' spring collection for Jil Sander went off like a color bomb in the fashion world. It was the runway show of the season for sure, with acid brights upon acid brights, and blown-up floral patterned T-shirts tucked into......
| Sep 9, 2011
Since being thrust into the spotlight after designing first lady Michelle Obama's inaugural gown, Jason Wu's career has skyrocketed. His label has expanded to include handbags, shoes and now sunglasses, as seen in his spring 2012 runway show, which...