Where Can I Find a Stylish Winter Boot?

A reader asks for guidance in finding footwear that delivers both in looks and warmth.

#fashion-and-apparel, #shoes-and-boots

Balaclavas Are Trendy, but for Some Muslim Women It’s More Complicated

The sudden popularity of the hoodlike head covering has spurred a comparison to hijabs.

#discrimination, #fashion-and-apparel, #muslim-veiling, #muslims-and-islam, #women-and-girls

Melania Trump Auctions Her Hat

A year after leaving the White House, the former first lady tests the water for her brand.

#auctions, #fashion-and-apparel, #first-ladies-us, #nonfungible-tokens-nfts, #trump-donald-j, #trump-melania, #united-states-politics-and-government, #your-feed-fashion

Looking at the Duchess of Cambridge’s 40th Birthday Portrait

In three new birthday portraits, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gives the fairy tale relevance and a hit of Pinterest inspiration.

#alexander-mcqueen-ltd, #catherine-duchess-of-cambridge, #fashion-and-apparel, #great-britain, #roversi-paolo, #your-feed-fashion

What If You Could Read a Fashion Label Like a Food Label?

Transparency and traceability is all the rage when it comes to clothing, and it is finally reaching the tags on the rack.

#fashion-and-apparel, #labeling-and-labels-product, #sustainable-living

I’m Going Into Politics. What Should I Wear?

A reader wants to make an impression with their fashion choices as they navigate a career change.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel

The Tao of the Yeezy Gap x Balenciaga Project

No products have been announced yet, but there’s already a lot to unpack.

#balenciaga-fashion-label, #fashion-and-apparel, #gap-inc, #gvasalia-demna, #shopping-and-retail, #west-kanye, #yeezy-fashion-label, #your-feed-fashion

New York Could Make History With a Fashion Sustainability Act

The state would be the first to pass legislation setting broad sustainability regulations for the industry.

#corporate-social-responsibility, #factories-and-manufacturing, #fashion-and-apparel, #law-and-legislation, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #your-feed-fashion

Barbie and Balmain Want to Make Toys the Next Big Fashion Frontier

The first high-fashion collaboration of the year is here, and it’s surprisingly good.

#balmain, #barbie-doll, #dolls, #fashion-and-apparel, #mattel-inc, #rousteing-olivier, #toys, #your-feed-fashion

That Vintage Dress on the Red Carpet? There’s More to the Story.

It’s awards season, and the big designer brands have some scrappy, pre-owned competition.

#celebrities, #collectors-and-collections, #couture-fashion, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel

Grace Mirabella, Who Brought Vogue Down to Earth, Dies at 92

In her 17 years at the helm of the fashion magazine, she took a more practical-minded approach, in line with a rise in women’s participation in the work force.

#conde-nast-publications-inc, #deaths-obituaries, #fashion-and-apparel, #magazines, #mirabella, #mirabella-grace, #vogue

How Gen Z is Channeling 1990s Fashion

The icons and fashions of the fin de siecle are objects of fascination for those who didn’t experience them the first time around. Here’s what they say about why.

#beckham-victoria, #celebrities, #fashion-and-apparel, #generation-z, #hilton-paris, #moss-kate, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #social-media, #your-feed-fashion

The Year of Balenciaga

From couture to “The Simpsons” and the metaverse, one brand set the style agenda in 2021.

#balenciaga-fashion-label, #content-type-personal-profile, #couture-fashion, #fashion-and-apparel, #gvasalia-demna, #kering-sa, #your-feed-fashion

Zegna’s Trendy I.P.O. Path Raises Question: Is This the Next Big Fashion Trend?

Marking the luxury industry’s revival from pandemic lows, the company is going public through a SPAC on Monday.

#browne-thom, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ermenegildo-zegna-holditalia-spa, #ermotti-sergio-p, #fashion-and-apparel, #luxury-goods-and-services, #new-york-stock-exchange, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shopping-and-retail, #supply-chain

Ugly Christmas Sweaters, Explained

A reader has several questions about a holiday tradition.

#christmas, #fashion-and-apparel

How Elizabeth Holmes Changed Her Style for Trial

As the fraud trial of the Theranos founder draws to a close, could her new courtroom image affect the decision?

#american-bar-assn, #fashion-and-apparel, #frauds-and-swindling, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #polls-and-public-opinion, #san-jose-calif, #theranos-inc, #your-feed-fashion

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.

#art, #auctions, #chanel-sa, #fashion-and-apparel, #lagerfeld-karl, #monaco, #paris-france, #sothebys, #your-feed-fashion

Meet the Next Big Fashion Group

Kerby Jean-Raymond has spent the last year and a half secretly trying to change the game for minority designers.

#black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #jean-raymond-kerby, #kering-sa, #new-york-city, #pyer-moss-apparel-group-llc, #race-and-ethnicity, #your-friends-in-new-york-fashion-collective, #your-feed-fashion

2021’s Bespoke ‘Nutcracker’ at City Ballet Meant Costume Changes

After the pandemic pause, nearly 130 costumes had to be remade for a cast that’s older and taller. Built in? Ways to adjust them back down in size.

#dancing, #fashion-and-apparel, #happel-marc, #lincoln-center-for-the-performing-arts, #new-york-city-ballet, #parsons-meares-ltd, #the-nutcracker-ballet

Sneaker Sellers Wrestle With Price Spikes After Virgil Abloh’s Death

When unexpected tragedy, unsatiable hypebeasts and the rapidly growing resale market collide.

#abloh-virgil, #auctions, #christies, #fashion-and-apparel, #nike-inc, #off-white-fashion-label, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #sneakers, #stockx

How Lila Moss Hack Brought Diabetes to the Runway

And to the forefront of the conversation on inclusivity and fashion.

#clover-grace, #diabetes, #fashion-and-apparel, #fendi-spa, #medical-devices, #milan-fashion-week, #models-professional, #moss-hack-lila-grace, #northwood-blyth-bambi, #versace-gianni-spa, #your-feed-fashion

Why the Corset Keeps Coming Back

As we trade sweatpants for formality and fun, corsets are one of the things to reign supreme.

#fashion-and-apparel, #lingerie-and-underwear

Do You Know Where Your Sweater Came From?

Loro Piana makes some of the world’s most luxurious cashmere. Now you can trace every step of its journey from Mongolia to Madison Avenue.

#china, #fashion-and-apparel, #italy, #knitting-and-knit-goods, #loro-piana, #luxury-goods-and-services, #mongolia, #sustainable-living, #textiles, #wool-and-woolen-goods, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-photojournalism

Mikio Shinagawa, Who Ran a Fashionable SoHo Haunt, Dies at 66

His earthy Japanese restaurant, Omen, became a downtown canteen for well-known patrons like Patti Smith, Yoko Ono and Richard Gere.

#art, #deaths-obituaries, #fashion-and-apparel, #japanese-food-cuisine, #omen-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #restaurants, #shinagawa-mikio-1955-2021, #soho-manhattan-ny

Glyn Johns is a Fashion Favorite in ‘The Beatles: Get Back’

The long-lost outfits of the Beatles sound man have made him an unwitting fashion favorite, five decades later.

#beatles-the, #content-type-personal-profile, #documentary-films-and-programs, #fashion-and-apparel, #get-back-movie, #johns-glyn, #pop-and-rock-music

What’s the Secret to Monochrome Dressing?

A reader asks for guidance on picking a color and sticking with it.

#fashion-and-apparel

Progress for Saudi Women Is Uneven, Despite Cultural Changes and More Jobs

Women say Saudi Arabia has advanced significantly in just the past year, with more choices regarding work, fashion (including colored abayas) and social spaces, but restrictions remain everywhere.

#dress-codes, #fashion-and-apparel, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #labor-and-jobs, #mohammed-bin-salman-1985, #muslim-veiling, #riyadh-saudi-arabia, #saudi-arabia, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

The Year on the Red Carpet

All that pent-up dressing up finally found an outlet. If it wasn’t a carpet per se, it was a public moment.

#celebrities, #fashion-and-apparel, #holiday-and-wrap-2021, #two-thousand-twenty-one

Oh, to Be Mentored by Virgil Abloh

The designer made it his mission to foster the talents of young creators.

#abloh-virgil, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #creativity, #fashion-and-apparel, #mentors

Batsheva Hay’s Rich, Eggy Challah for Hanukkah

Adapted from a recipe by Joan Nathan, Batsheva Hay’s preferred iteration of the classic Jewish bread is worth the time commitment.

#bakeries-and-baked-products, #batsheva-fashion-label, #bread, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #eggs, #fashion-and-apparel, #hanukkah, #hay-batsheva, #jews-and-judaism, #recipes

Looking Again at Amy Winehouse, 10 Years After Her Death

In “Amy: Beyond the Stage,” the Design Museum in London explores — and tries to somewhat reframe — the “Back to Black” singer’s life and legacy.

#design-museum-london-england, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #london-england, #museums, #music, #winehouse-amy

Jill Biden’s White House Christmas Display Looks Very … Normal

You won’t find any blood-red trees this year.

#christmas, #christmas-trees, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #first-ladies-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-building-washington-dc

The Guccis Are Really Not Happy About ‘House of Gucci’

When artistic license collides with reality, which one wins?

#family-business, #fashion-and-apparel, #gucci, #gucci-patricia, #house-of-gucci-movie, #lady-gaga, #movies, #scott-ridley, #your-feed-fashion

Adolfo, Designer Who Dressed Nancy Reagan, Dies at 98

Adolfo, who began as a milliner and took inspiration from Chanel, was also a favorite of New York society women.

#adolfo, #deaths-obituaries, #design, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #hats-and-caps, #inaugurations

Virgil Abloh’s Approach to Fashion

His designs may not always have been trailblazing, yet his disruptions of a static industry altered fashion for good.

#abloh-virgil, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashion-shows, #louis-vuitton, #off-white-fashion-label, #your-feed-fashion

Virgil Abloh, Ambassador and Infiltrator

Look around at the way young men now think about clothes, design and music, and you’ll see him everywhere.

#abloh-virgil, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #louis-vuitton, #off-white, #rap-and-hip-hop, #social-media, #your-feed-fashion

Virgil Abloh, Bold Designer of Men’s Wear, Dies at 41

His expansive approach to design inspired comparisons to artists including Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons. For him, clothes were totems of identity.

#abloh-virgil, #deaths-obituaries, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #lvmh-moet-hennessy-louis-vuitton-sa

Holiday Windows Are Back. And So Are New York Shoppers.

A fabled Christmas tradition continues at a handful of big department stores.

#bergdorf-goodman, #christmas, #fashion-and-apparel, #macys-inc, #saks-fifth-avenue, #shopping-and-retail, #windows

The ‘13 Going on 30’ Versace Dress Has Come Full Circle

A perfect storm of internet fashion trends — and Halloween — has resurrected a Y2K-era Versace dress. At least, for now.

#amazon-com-inc, #australia, #celebrities, #clueless-movie, #costumes, #design, #dresses, #e-commerce, #fashion-and-apparel, #garner-jennifer, #grande-ariana, #halloween, #hilton-paris, #milan-italy, #models-professional, #movies, #rodrigo-olivia-2003, #social-media, #spears-britney, #tiktok-bytedance, #two-thousands-decade, #versace-donatella, #versace-gianni-spa

A Fashion Stylist Who Found Inspiration in New Surroundings

Having embraced a slower pace of life upstate, Melissa Ventosa Martin is launching an online marketplace dedicated to finely crafted pieces imbued with the luxury of time.

#design, #fashion-and-apparel, #handicrafts, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #martin-walter-musician, #old-stone-house-brooklyn-ny, #old-stone-trade-retailer, #ventosa-martin-melissa

The YZY GAP Round Jacket Review

If you love to talk to people, this is the coat for you.

#coats-and-jackets, #fashion-and-apparel, #gap-inc, #shopping-and-retail, #west-kanye, #yeezy-fashion-label

What Is SSENSE?

In a competitive landscape of e-commerce sites, one has become the first word for a younger generation of online shoppers.

#atallah-rami, #content-type-personal-profile, #e-commerce, #fashion-and-apparel, #montreal-quebec, #shopping-and-retail, #ssense-retailer, #your-feed-fashion

27 Plant Gifts for Plant Lovers

Twenty-seven ideas to satisfy tastes both garden variety and eccentric.

#candles, #content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #gifts, #holiday-and-wrap-2021, #mushrooms, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #seeds

I Traded In My Stilettos for Sneakers, Now What?

A reader asks for guidance in finding comfortable, yet chic, footwear.

#fashion-and-apparel, #shoes-and-boots

3 Women in the Senate Object to ‘Sexist’ Focus on Sinema’s Style

The senators criticize The Times’s coverage of their colleague’s style and fashion choices.

#fashion-and-apparel, #senate, #sinema-kyrsten

Gucci and Balenciaga’s ‘Hacker’ Project Brings Out Fashion Fans

Die-hards and confused pedestrians alike vied for a first look at Gucci and Balenciaga’s “hacker” project.

#balenciaga-fashion-label, #content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #gucci, #leather-and-leather-goods, #shopping-and-retail, #your-feed-fashion

The Untold Story of Von Dutch

Behind the brand that made trucker hats hot in the early 2000s is a messy corporate origin tale, filled with sabotage and greed.

#documentary-films-and-programs, #fashion-and-apparel, #hats-and-caps, #hulu-com, #the-curse-of-von-dutch-a-brand-to-die-for-tv-program

Jason Jules and The Making of Black Ivy Style

A new book examines how Black civil rights leaders, jazzmen, artists and writers rewrote the sartorial codes of a largely white elite.

#black-ivy-a-revolt-in-style-book, #black-people, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #dress-codes, #fashion-and-apparel, #jules-jason, #men-and-boys, #suits-apparel, #your-feed-fashion

Adele’s White Pantsuit in Her Oprah Interview Sent A Powerful Message

The gown Adele wore for her ‘One Night Only’ concert was fit for a diva, but the white pantsuit she wore for her Oprah interview made an even stronger statement.

#adele-singer, #fashion-and-apparel, #los-angeles-calif, #rogers-christopher-john, #suits-apparel, #winfrey-oprah, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #your-feed-fashion

Steven Mark Klein, Fashion Archivist and Gadfly, Dies at 70

His collection of fashion ephemera now fills a museum, but he also chastised the industry, all while making a name as a brand adviser to hotels and restaurants.

#advertising-and-marketing, #archives-and-records, #deaths-obituaries, #fashion-and-apparel, #fenley-molissa, #klein-steven-mark, #lower-east-side-manhattan-ny, #national-museum-of-art-architecture-and-design-oslo-norway