Why Russian Influencers Are Cutting Up Their Chanel Bags

The iconic French brand is asking customers to attest that they will not use their newly purchased items in Russia, sparking a social media protest.

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A Model’s Refugee Story

Irina Lazareanu has a new book about her life in fashion. But it was her life before fashion that haunts her now.

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The Best-Kept Vintage Secret in Paris

For decades, Catherine B has been a fashion resource for celebrities and collectors alike.

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Couture For the Moment, From Schiaparelli, Chanel and Dior

The return never quite happened. So what do we wear now? Schiaparelli, Chanel and Dior grapple gorgeously with the question.

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Karl Lagerfeld’s Estate Auction Excites Collectors

The designer’s estate is being auctioned in a series of three sales, and collectors are very excited.

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Chanel, TikTok and the Beauty Advent Calendar Controversy

Some social media users are not feeling the Christmas spirit — or this box of mini lipsticks and branded stickers.

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The Cinderella Myth We Can’t Quit

The same woman who stars as the embodiment of poverty in Netflix’s “Maid” is a brand ambassador for one of the world’s largest luxury companies. How very 2021.

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Stella McCartney Does Mushrooms in Paris

Maison Margiela and Chanel practice sustainability of a different kind.

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Luxury’s Gray Market Is Emerging From the Shadows

New platforms and dealers able to offer steep discounts on the latest styles are becoming a powerful — and disruptive — force in the fashion industry.

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Ball Gowns Galore! And Other Cannes Film Festival Fashion

Forget comfort clothing. Seriously, forget it. The year of the nontraveling sweatpants has come to an end.

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What Will We Wear When It’s Over?

Be it the Saint Laurent fall offering or the Chanel cruise collection, designers are dreaming about what a post-pandemic wardrobe may look like.

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India’s Fashion Artisans Face ‘Extreme Distress’ in Pandemic

The working conditions of the so-called karigars, who make handicrafts for luxury brands, have long been an issue. Now many have no job at all.

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How Designers Are Making Couture More Inclusive and Relevant

Men at Valentino and Fendi. Movies at Dior. A horse at Chanel. Thank goodness for the disruption amid the very fancy clothes.

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Renaissance Meets ’80s Rock Chicks at Chanel

Kristen Stewart performed audience of one as the French brand held its Métiers d’Art show in a chateau in the Loire. It was no laughing matter.

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Haunting Fashion in the Scottish Highlands

Set against the misty, windswept beauty of Inverness, an enchanting tale of bold colors, tailoring and whimsical evening wear.

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The Season’s Best Boots Have ’80s Appeal

Whether tall, short or in between, styles that recall the age of excess.

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‘Goodfellas,’ the Sequel? 4 Arrested in $6 Million Heist at J.F.K. Airport

The men used fake paperwork to steal more than 4,000 Prada, Gucci and Chanel items from a cargo area at the airport, prosecutors say.

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Watch Report: The Inner Workings

Skeleton-style timepieces that are by turns sporty and genteel.

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Digital Dior. Remote Chanel. What’s Couture With No Runway?

The first streamed couture shows were more like mini-movies, music videos, trailers and perfume commercials. There were some clothes, too.

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In Paris, Haute Couture Face Masks for All

The seamstresses of Chanel, Dior and more formed a network to make face masks in quarantine. They’re not done working together.

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Chanel’s First Digital Show Was a Disappointment on Many Levels

The French brand unveiled its virtual cruise collection. I miss the rocket ships.

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How to Give Skin a Summer Glow

With the right application, a little highlighter or bronzer can help create a radiant, sun-kissed look, even if you’ve spent much of spring inside.

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