Must Read: Chanel and Fendi One Year After Karl Lagerfeld’s Passing, Can Daniel Lee Go Beyond the Bottega Veneta “It” Bag?

Plus, jewelry designer Rosh Mahtani of Alighieri wins Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design.Photo: Stefanie Keenan/WireImageThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on WednesdayLooking at Chanel and Fendi, one year after Karl Lagerfeld’s passingKarl Lagerfeld created a world with Chanel so iconic, it made him an international celebrity. One year after his death, his […]

The High-Fashion-ification of Reusable Water Bottles

In my high school in suburban Chicagoland in the mid- to late-aughts, Nalgene water bottles were a certain and undeniable form of adolescent social currency. To carry one indicated you were an acceptable amount of granola-y, which, in my crunchy, beachy hometown, was among the most aspirational of characteristics.We tethered them to our backpacks using […]

Must Read: New Report Highlights Culture of Misogyny and Harassment at Victoria’s Secret, the Story Behind J.Lo’s Super Bowl Wardrobe

Plus, how the direct-to-consumer model will impact fashion for years.Photo: Scott Olson/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. New report highlights culture of misogyny and harassment at Victoria’s SecretL Brands, the parent company of Victoria’s Secret, has come under fire after a recent investigation by the New York Times revealed a widespread culture […]

All the Best Looks From the 2020 BAFTA Awards

Highlights included Kate Middleton in an Alexander McQueen re-wear and Florence Pugh in a hot-pink Dries Van Noten cape.Florence Pugh in Dries Van Noten at the British Academy Film Awards 2020. Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty ImagesAt the 73rd annual BAFTA Awards, held Sunday evening in London, guests were asked to make sustainable outfit choices in an effort […]

7 Top Trends From the Pre-Fall 2020 Collections

The latest early-autumn offerings are sprinkled with a little something for everyone.L-R: Valentino, Chanel, Off-White, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Bottega Veneta. Photos: CourtesyDespite having no real schedule or timeline, pre-fall collections are commercially crucial, since they remain on the store floor for a long time and serve as an evolution of the spring season that just past (as well […]

17 Makeup Artist-Approved Beauty Tools to Level Up Your At-Home Routine

Including a famous pink sponge, splurge-worthy skin perfectors and a surprising craft-store (!) pick.Backstage at Milan Fashion Week. Photo: Rosdiana Ciaravolo/Getty ImagesIt’s true in the kitchen, it’s true at a vanity: Being armed with the right tools for the job can make a world of difference. But a pro-worthy beauty kit doesn’t necessarily require the extensive […]

Chanel’s Haute Couture Spring 2020 Collection Draws Inspiration From the French Countryside

Virginie Viard made plenty of references to Coco Chanel’s childhood in Aubazine.Kaia Gerber on the runway at Chanel’s Haute Couture Spring 2020 fashion show in Paris.ImaxtreeOn Tuesday, Virginie Viard presented her second haute couture collection for Chanel — this time, for Spring 2020 — at the Grand Palais in Paris. The house-favorite venue was fashioned into a garden […]

Who’s Where: Your Creative Director Cheat Sheet for Fall 2020

In the game of fashion musical chairs, here’s what you need to know.Designer Virginie Viard walks the runway during the Chanel Womenswear Spring 2020 show during Paris Fashion Week.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesIt seems as though creative directors are always coming and going, from one fashion house to the next. It can be quite overwhelming […]

Kristen Stewart Give Us Another Lesson in Cool for Chanel’s Spring 2020 Campaign

Further proof that pearls are badass.Photo: Jean-Baptiste MondinoKristen Stewart was a favorite of Karl Lagerfeld‘s. And it seems she’s become a muse of Chanel‘s new creative lead, Virginie Viard, as well. The actor stars in the French luxury brand’s Spring 2020 campaign doing what she does best: looking effortlessly cool in pearls. Photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Stewart models embellished blazers accessorized […]

Styling Secrets Jonna Mendez Learned as the CIA’s Chief of Disguise

Nothing proves the power of fashion like seeing it become a matter of life and death for spies trying to hide their identities.Jonna Mendez, in disguise, with then-President George H.W. Bush.Photo: Courtesy of Jonna MendezNo one understands the power of fashion to communicate — and conceal — better than Jonna Mendez.Having served with the CIA for […]