Why I Started Wearing Head Wraps

Once you master the technique, every outfit becomes more interesting. Tying a wrap becomes an everyday celebration of Blackness.

#black-people, #fashion-and-apparel, #hair

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Hello, Golden Globes Red Carpet — We Missed You

OK, it was mostly virtual. But watching stars dress up again was actually a whole lot of fun.

#celebrities, #erivo-cynthia, #fashion-and-apparel, #golden-globes-awards, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #red-carpet, #your-feed-fashion

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Derek Khan, Onetime Stylist for Hip-Hop Stars, Dies at 63

He was an architect of the over-the-top look known as “ghetto fabulous.” Later, unable to support his own lavish lifestyle, he fell from grace.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-obituaries, #dubai-united-arab-emirates, #fashion-and-apparel, #jewels-and-jewelry, #khan-derek-1957-2021, #pop-and-rock-music, #rap-and-hip-hop

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Fred Segal, Designer Who Commodified California Cool, Dies at 87

His laid-back style and namesake jeans made him a touchstone of 1960s fashion, drawing celebrities and tourists alike to his stores.

#california, #celebrities, #deaths-obituaries, #fashion-and-apparel, #hollywood-calif, #segal-fred, #shopping-and-retail

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Does Anyone Wear Pantyhose Anymore?

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #hosiery, #your-feed-selfcare

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Finally, Some Fashion Films Worth Watching

Not to mention clothes to wear. As seen on Michael B. Jordan in Coach, Dita Von Teese in Moschino, and a semi-dance party at Prada.

#2021-spring-fashion-week, #coach-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #fendi-spa, #milan-fashion-week, #moschino-spa, #prada-spa, #your-feed-fashion

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This Is the Coat to Wear to Davos

The topcoats made by Norwegian Wool are as warm as your bulkiest puffer, and they’ve become the favorite of financiers, news anchors and the movie crowd.

#coats-and-jackets, #content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #luxury-goods-and-services, #michael-berkowitz, #norwegian-wool, #wool-and-woolen-goods, #your-feed-fashion

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The Norwegian Wool Coat

The topcoats made by Norwegian Wool are as warm as your bulkiest puffer, and they’ve become the favorite of financiers, news anchors and the movie crowd.

#coats-and-jackets, #content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #luxury-goods-and-services, #michael-berkowitz, #norwegian-wool, #wool-and-woolen-goods, #your-feed-fashion

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When the Romance Ends, but the Brand Goes On

Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, who make fantasy dresses for the superrich, had a personal fairy tale narrative. Now, they are writing a new chapter.

#content-type-personal-profile, #couture-fashion, #fashion-and-apparel, #great-britain, #ralph-tamara, #ralphrusso-ltd, #russo-michael-fashion-executive, #your-feed-fashion

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André Leon Talley: Eviction, Bankruptcy and Fashion Grift

An attempt to evict the fashion icon shines a spotlight on some of the very blurry lines in fashion.

#conde-nast-publications-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #malkemus-geroge, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #talley-andre-leon, #white-plains-ny, #yargaitis-anthony, #your-feed-fashion

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Gender, Lockdown and Really Good Outerwear

Two critics weigh in on the London Fashion Week that was, from Burberry to Simone Rocha and with a guest appearance by the Redgrave women.

#fashion-and-apparel, #london-fashion-week, #your-feed-fashion

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A Designer Who Celebrates West Indian Elegance

With his joyful second collection, Maximilian Davis establishes himself as one of London’s most exciting fashion talents.

#bonner-grace-wales, #caribbean-area, #content-type-personal-profile, #davis-maximilian-fashion-designer, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #london-england, #trinidad-and-tobago, #wales-bonner-fashion-label

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Can I Wear a Vintage Fur?

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.

#coats-and-jackets, #content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #fur, #your-feed-selfcare

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Tom Ford on Wearing the Same Ripped Jeans and Allowing Himself to ‘Be Unproductive’

As New York Fashion Week ends, the designer and film director explains why his show was postponed and how he has been affected by the pandemic.

#black-people, #council-of-fashion-designers-of-america, #fashion-and-apparel, #ford-tom, #fur, #los-angeles-calif, #movies, #new-york-fashion-week, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-fashion

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Who Needs Big Brands When You Have Ella Emhoff, Bowen Yang and an Actual Beating Heart?

New York Fashion Week happened. There were few global names, but still lots to look at.

#collina-strada-fashion-label, #emhoff-ella, #fashion-and-apparel, #gurung-prabal, #hay-batsheva, #hearst-gabriela, #johnson-ulla, #libertine, #new-york-city, #new-york-fashion-week, #proenza-schouler, #wu-jason, #your-feed-fashion

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Rose Marcario, the Former C.E.O. of Patagonia, Retreats to the Rainforest

Rose Marcario was riding high at the outdoor apparel manufacturer. Her sudden departure was another abrupt turn for perhaps America’s most unconventional company.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #buddhism, #chouinard-yvon, #content-type-personal-profile, #corporate-social-responsibility, #executives-and-management-theory, #fashion-and-apparel, #marcario-rose, #meati-foods-emergy-inc, #patagonia-inc, #rivian-automotive-llc, #shopping-and-retail

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Ella Emhoff Makes a Small Collection of Knitwear

The second daughter turned model released a five-piece collection. Only one of each item was made.

#design, #e-commerce, #emhoff-ella, #fashion-and-apparel, #knitting-and-knit-goods, #parsons-the-new-school-for-design, #shopping-centers-and-malls, #textiles

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Alexander Wang, Who Built His Brand Around Partying, Faces More Misconduct Claims

The glamour of New York nightlife helped the designer build an empire. Now he is accused of sexual misconduct on the club scene.

#metoo-movement, #bloom-lisa-1961, #casavant-david, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #new-york-fashion-week, #sexual-harassment, #wang-alexander-1983, #your-feed-fashion

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Serena Williams’s Catsuit Already Won the Australian Open

The tennis champion is changing the game in multiple ways.

#australia, #australian-open-tennis, #black-people, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #french-open-tennis, #griffith-joyner-florence, #tennis, #williams-serena, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-fashion

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Men’s Wear Is on a Quilt Trip

With a new take on timeless crafts and an ethos of reduce, reuse and recycle, designers across the spectrum are looking to patch things up.

#american-collections, #detwiler-tristan, #fashion-and-apparel, #new-york-fashion-week, #new-york-mens-day, #quilts, #sewing, #stan-fashion-label, #your-feed-fashion

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The Designer Couple Revitalizing Jil Sander

The husband-and-wife duo Luke and Lucie Meier share the influences behind the brand’s modern, minimalist aesthetic.

#fashion-and-apparel, #jil-sander-ag, #meier-lucie, #meier-luke, #paris-france, #vancouver-british-columbia, #zermatt-switzerland

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Any Advice on What to Wear for Your First Job?

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #teachers-and-school-employees, #your-feed-selfcare

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How Japonisme Forever Changed the Course of Western Design

In the late 19th century, Japanese aesthetics and craftsmanship overtook Paris, inspiring a movement that would radically transform Europe’s visual culture.

#art, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #france, #gray-eileen, #japan, #monet-claude, #van-gogh-vincent

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Why Is Facebook Rejecting These Fashion Ads?

The automated intelligence systems of Instagram and Facebook have repeatedly denied ads placed by small businesses that make stylish clothing for people with disabilities.

#adaptive-fashion, #artificial-intelligence, #corporate-social-responsibility, #disabilities, #discrimination, #facebook-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #online-advertising, #social-media, #your-feed-fashion

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Get Your Front Row Seat to Virtual Fashion Shows

Here’s what you need to know about what to watch during the New York, London, Milan and Paris digital fashion weeks.

#fashion-and-apparel, #london-fashion-week, #milan-fashion-week, #new-york-fashion-week, #paris-fashion-week, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-fashion

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A Jewelry Line Inspired by a Design Family’s Heirlooms

Ilaria Icardi’s debut collection of gold pendants and signet rings draws on her father’s most treasured creations.

#content-type-personal-profile, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #gold, #icardi-ilaria, #italy, #jewels-and-jewelry

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The Surprising Ascent of KAWS

Brian Donnelly went from tagger to blue-chip artist, riding the increasingly blurry line between commercial and fine art.

#art, #brooklyn-nyc, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #graffiti, #kaws-1974, #perrotin-emmanuel, #toys

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Aleksei Navalny Supporters Wear Red

People are posting pictures of themselves in crimson on social media to show their support of Aleksei A. Navalny and his family.

#fashion-and-apparel, #fedorova-katya, #instagram-inc, #navalnaya-yulia-b, #navalny-aleksei-a, #political-prisoners, #politics-and-government, #russia, #social-media, #your-feed-fashion

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We Wore What? Centuries of Global Fashion as a System of Power

Catherine E. McKinley’s “The African Lookbook” and Richard Thompson Ford’s “Dress Codes” revisit the rules and repression imposed by the clothes we wear.

#africa, #books-and-literature, #dress-codes-how-the-laws-of-fashion-made-history-book, #fashion-and-apparel, #ford-richard-thompson, #mckinley-catherine-e, #the-african-lookbook-a-visual-history-of-100-years-of-african-womanhood-book

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$76,000 Birkinstocks Made From Actual Birkin Bags?

Warning: Neither Hermès nor Birkenstock has approved this product.

#birkenstock-footprint-sandals, #birkin-bag, #collectors-and-collections, #fashion-and-apparel, #handbags-and-purses, #hermes-international-sa, #luxury-goods-and-services, #mschf, #williamsburg-brooklyn-ny, #your-feed-fashion

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Spring’s Sharp Lines and Bold Shapes

Fashion’s rebirth is raw and beautiful, defined by strong silhouettes, negative space and joyous touches of sparkle.

#armani-giorgio, #burberry, #fashion-and-apparel, #hermes-international-sa, #koma-david, #loewe-sa, #marni-group, #owens-rick, #yves-saint-laurent

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‘Bridgerton’ Costumes Boost Fans of Historical Dress

In this time of our confinement, fans of period clothing are having a lot of fun on social media.

#costumes, #fashion-and-apparel, #historical-re-enactments, #hobbies, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Hey, Whatever Happened to the Half-Slip?

Rumors of the death of the half-slip, an undergarment seen as A remnant of an old-fashioned way of dressing, have been greatly exaggerated.

#fashion-and-apparel, #lingerie-and-underwear, #skims-body-inc

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Gordon Parks Was the Godfather of Cool

His gifts propelled him to a pioneering career as a photographer and filmmaker. His taste made him an enduring avatar of style.

#black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #parks-gordon, #photography

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Léna Situations, Upstart French Influencer, Is Rattling the Literary Lions

The social media star known as Léna Situations, 23, had a pretty eventful 2020. She racked up millions of followers, became a best-selling author — and attracted criticism from the Paris book world.

#books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #france, #mahfouf-lena-lena-situations, #race-and-ethnicity, #social-media, #women-and-girls, #writing-and-writers

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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.

#art, #chanel-sa, #christian-dior-sa, #content-type-service, #couture-fashion, #fashion-and-apparel, #fendi-spa, #valentino-fashion-group-spa, #your-feed-fashion

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Overlooked No More: Jay Jaxon, Pioneering Black Designer of French Couture

He worked in fashion houses like Jean-Louis Scherrer, Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior and dressed Annie Lennox, Thelma Houston and other stars.

#biographical-information, #black-people, #couture-fashion, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #jamaica-queens-ny, #jaxon-jay-jason, #paris-france

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Ella Emhoff Signs to IMG Models

The second daughter follows the inauguration poet Amanda Gorman to IMG.

#emhoff-ella, #fashion-and-apparel, #img-worldwide, #inaugurations, #knitting-and-knit-goods, #models-professional, #your-feed-fashion

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What Do Gamers Wear?

With millions of fans on social media, gamers have stepped up their game, incorporating luxury, streetwear and even cosplay into their looks.

#accessories-apparel, #computer-and-video-games, #e-sports, #fashion-and-apparel, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-fashion

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A Roast Chicken Perfected Over Generations

The fashion designer Peter Som’s most cherished family recipe has only gotten better with time.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #fashion-and-apparel, #poultry, #recipes, #som-peter

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Alber Elbaz Has a New Answer for What Women Want

The former Lanvin designer has a new label, AZ Factory, and a whole new approach to dressing.

#az-factory-fashion-label, #compagnie-financiere-richemont-sa, #content-type-personal-profile, #dresses, #elbaz-alber, #fashion-and-apparel, #knitting-and-knit-goods, #lanvin, #paris-france, #your-feed-fashion

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Fashion Trends Are Often Recycled. Now More Clothing Can Be, Too.

Designers and tech start-ups are working to improve sustainability and interrupt the path to the landfill.

#fashion-and-apparel, #leather-and-leather-goods, #recycling-of-waste-materials, #shopping-and-retail, #start-ups, #textiles

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Undine Spragg’s Life in Objects

Beauty, charm and luck all factor into the social ascent of Edith Wharton’s ambitious protagonist — but money, crucially, matters the most.

#2020tbookclub, #books-and-literature, #culture-arts, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #jewels-and-jewelry, #opera, #the-custom-of-the-country-book, #wharton-edith, #women-and-girls

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Men’s Wear Has an Emo Moment

Designers in Paris turned inward during lockdown and collectively found resources to keep creativity alive.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #hermes-international-sa, #j-w-anderson-fashion-label, #louis-vuitton, #owens-rick, #paris-france, #paul-smith-fashion-label, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-fashion

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Kim Jones Wants to Rule the Fashion World

The celebrated men’s wear designer makes his women’s wear debut at Fendi this week. Can he pull it off?

#couture-fashion, #fashion-and-apparel, #fendi-spa, #fendi-silvia, #jones-kim, #lvmh-moet-hennessy-louis-vuitton-sa, #orlando-a-biography-book, #your-feed-fashion

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How to Knit Bernie’s Mittens and More

Crafters in search of Harry Styles’s colorful cardigan and Bernie Sanders’s inauguration mittens are designing their own patterns.

#fashion-and-apparel, #handicrafts, #knitting-and-knit-goods, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #ravelry-llc, #social-media

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Preserving Brutal Histories, One Garment at a Time

An expert in conserving garments for museums and collectors finds a new calling in saving the clothes worn by victims of atrocities.

#brennan-julia-1958, #cambodia, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #khmer-rouge, #museums, #rwanda, #textiles, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #washington-dc

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Inauguration Fashion: What Did It All Mean?

A new American story told clearly and concisely in clothes.

#black-people, #fashion-and-apparel, #first-ladies-us, #inaugurations, #washington-dc, #your-feed-fashion

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Who Designed Jill Biden’s Inauguration Outfit?

A brief guide to how Alexandra O’Neill’s young label Markarian landed in a rare spotlight.

#biden-jill-tracy-jacobs, #fashion-and-apparel, #first-ladies-us, #inaugurations, #presidential-election-of-2020, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-dc, #your-feed-fashion

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I Grew Up Witnessing Forced Labor. U.S. Companies Must Step Up.

Otherwise, they risk complicity in the persecution of millions of Uighurs.

#factories-and-manufacturing, #fashion-and-apparel, #forced-labor, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #international-trade-and-world-market, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #uighurs-chinese-ethnic-group, #united-states, #united-states-economy, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #xinjiang-china

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