| Oct 13, 2013
PARIS — Step-dancing hijinks, jungles of flowers and enough art world inspiration to fill a Chanel-branded gallery.
The spring 2014 collections shown at Paris Fashion Week this fall were entertaining, to say the least.
| Jan 13, 2014
Like a creature in a director's cut of "Where the Wild Things Are," Daphne Guinness perches atop Alexander McQueen's armadillo-shaped shoes, in a nude body stocking with Elizabethan ruff around her neck, a jester's cap on her head and black silk fringe...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Group therapy session? Wake-up call? Just a darn good show? Or maybe all three. But one thing is for sure, nobody will soon forget Rick Owens' spring 2014 runway show.
The California-raised, Paris-based designer recruited step dancers from college...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:57 AM
British Vogue reports -- without attribution -- that Kanye West has hired former Balmain creative director Christophe Decarnin to help develop his fashion line. [Vogue UK]
Catherine Malandrino's capsule collection for Kohl's goes on sale Friday. It...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:45 PM
PARIS -- L.A.-based Hedi Slimane, the most controversial designer working today, threw the fashion world into a tizzy with his first two collections for the storied French house of Saint Laurent.
And he did it again Monday night in Paris.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:03 PM
PARIS -- Rick Owens sounded another call for female empowerment at Paris Fashion Week with his show Thursday, channeling the aggressive team spirit from last season's runway step dancing performance into a collection of street-tough urban uniforms modeled...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Outlet Firsts: When Desert Hills Premium Outlets in Cabazon, Calif., opens its 146,000-square-foot, $100- million expansion in April, it will apparently be home to a couple of first-in-the-U.S. outlet stores, including Alexander McQueen, Belstaff and...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:01 AM
PARIS -- Rihanna, Emma Roberts, Catherine Deneuve and many more came out Thursday night for designer Alber Elbaz's dark and moody fall-winter 2014 Lanvin show.
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the house of Lanvin (and nearly 10 years for Elbaz...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:29 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The surprise American star of these Olympics is walking through a rainstorm, not a drop on his black leggings and ankle-high boots, not a splotch on his styled hair and pale makeup, when suddenly he stops.
"Wait, I want to finish...
| Dec 25, 2011
He may have an uncanny knack for knowing who's naughty or nice, mad package delivery skills and a fan base approaching Lady Gaga's, but, sartorially speaking, Santa Claus is in a bit of a rut.
It wasn't always this way. Over the years the man also...