What’s the Best Way to Talk About — and Measure — Size Inclusivity at Fashion Week?

As more pressure is placed on designers — from both customers and people in the industry — to be size-inclusive, a lot of attention is placed on how many curve models are sent down their runways at fashion week. We’ll cite that number (normally tallied by sites like the Fashion Spot) each season, as shorthand to evaluate how […]

Must Read: Big Tech Is Infiltrating Fashion Week, Does a Modeling Agency Need a Fashion Brand?

Plus, a movie about Black hair won at the Oscars.Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.Big tech is infiltrating fashion weekAs fashion and technology grow more intertwined, an increasing amount of tech companies are partnering with brands. There have been a few notable examples, like Amazon‘s partnership with Rihanna’s […]

Christian Siriano’s Goth Fun House Fall 2020 Show Was Sponsored by ‘Birds of Prey’

“Everybody goes to shows all the time, everybody sees clothes all the time. It’s nice to incorporate something that’s new.”Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for NYFW: The ShowsChristian Siriano has never been one to wait for the fashion industry to come around on an idea — be it dressing a diverse range of people and bodies or making […]

Fashionista’s Favorite Stories of 2019

When looking back at 2019, it’s hard to remember exactly what happened at the beginning of the year, and while reminiscing, there have been many instances of us uttering “that happened this year?” with utter shock. Perhaps that’s because our small but mighty team here at Fashionista churned out an enormous amount of #content that […]

In 2019, the Red Carpet Was on Fire. What Does This Mean for 2020?

When it comes to the biggest red carpet events each year, many celebrities are set up to succeed in a similar way: They’ll have access to beautiful looks with the help of stylists, close relationships with some of the biggest fashion houses in the world and a budget that’s sometimes non-existent. Watching it unfold from […]

21 Colorful Puffer Coats That Are Far From Boring

Winter is near, folks!Photo: Imaxtree  Every winter, the entire population of New York City packs away their colorful summer clothes and dons one singular item: a winter coat. And when it comes to banning the chill, fewer pieces keep you warmer than an oversized puffer coat. While not necessarily the most glamorous piece in your […]

Has Fashion’s Tokenism Overlooked the ‘Inbetweeners’?

For Charli Howard, Kate Upton and other models whose bodies don’t fit the mold, working at their size meant dougie or die.Charli Howard at Refinery 29’s Every Beautiful Body Symposium. Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images In 2010, rap newcomers Cali Swag District premiered their debut single to commercial fanfare, referencing one very well-known Texan dance move: the dougie. […]

Jonathan Van Ness and Sydney Sweeney Top Our Best-Dressed List From the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Let awards season begin!Jonathan Van Ness in custom Christian Siriano at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Photo: Amy Sussman/Getty ImagesThough the Primetime Emmy Awards doesn’t happen until Sept. 22, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards — the lesser known precursor — took place on Saturday. This two-day event honors outstanding artistic and technical achievements in a variety of television […]

Fashionista’s 9 Favorite Collections From New York Fashion Week Spring 2020

After attending five jam-packed days of runway shows, we edited them down to our top picks.Looks from the Pyer Moss Spring 2020 collection. Photo: Imaxtree New York Fashion Week Spring 2020 was many things — short was not one of them, even if the CFDA did trim the schedule. The days were long, with shows starting […]

8 Top Trends From the New York Spring 2020 Runways

Bold shades and silhouettes ahead.Christian Cowan, Tory Burch, Gabriela Hearst, Sandy Liang and Proenza Schouler. Photos: Imaxtree It’s been six days since New York Fashion Week officially kicked off. In that time, we’ve sat underground at an abandoned subway station, traveled uptown to Harlem’s iconic Apollo Theater to watch Zendaya close out her collaboration with Tommy […]