Discerning the difference between the shows that put on a show and the shows that show.
I noticed at the Ferragamo show yesterday that the decor was optic white. The walls weren't flat -- 3-D panels with quadrilateral cutouts emerged from them -- but for the most part, this show was …see more
Yes, sure, there were socks and boots and dresses aplenty but what does it all mean?
It is a universal truth worth reiterating that a fashion trend, like a fresh flower, is ephemeral. A seed is planted, cultivated, nurtured and then eventually, neglected. By the time it begins to blossom and …see more
Class of Fall 2014
London Fashion Week is, as Leandra wrote yesterday, "unapologetically fun with a capital F." The designers take risks. They make bold choices and shy away from nothing -- save for, perhaps, conventionality. After all, this …see more
Or is it remarkably unremarkable?
On the last day of New York Fashion Week, Suzy Menkes for The New York Times wrote, "The New York season closed with few remarkable memories." This sentiment ran counter to the complimenting T Magazine cover …see more
The run down of the stand-outs from New York Fashion Week
In the world of fashion they say three's a trend, four's a party, five's a disco and six is a cult. Take that to mean whatever you want because we're going on a journey and …see more
A celebration of clothes that speak for themselves.
Let's hear it for the risk takers. Let's hear it for the risk takers plus the rule breakers, the trend makers and the style shakers. Let's applaud those unafraid of loud colors and saturated filters, …see more
Marc Jacobs closes New York Fashion Week
It is thrilling to come face to severely decorated venue with the last show of New York Fashion Week and to think to yourself: This review is going to write itself. Because ultimately, to experience Marc …see more
Francisco Costa delivers a youthful take on Calvin Klein for Fall
The stars showed up, bare legged and in suede even in spite of the Polar Vortex's crude return. And if they were expecting something akin to last season's spectacular, multi-colored cross-hatch weaving work and the …see more