What Fashion Week is Like for Model and Body Positivity Activist Hunter McGrady

“I’m not even attending any events or any shows that are not inclusive.”Hunter McGrady (in red, center right) at DSW’s Inclusive Runway Redone Show with Create & Cultivate at Industria backstage with the models in the show. Photo: Smith House Photo/Courtesy of Create & CultivateFor model Hunter McGrady, fashion month is about more than booking runway shows […]

21 Minimalist Manicures From New York Fashion Week That Are Far From Boring

All you need is a touch of glitter or subtle graphic detail.Backstage at Prabal Gurung. Photo: Courtesy of ZoyaNails at New York Fashion Week‘s Fall 2019 season spoke to autumn’s best qualities: The color palette was rooted in creamy neutrals — think light mochas, taupes and nudes — reminiscent of warm lattes and and thick […]

New York’s Young Designers Can’t Stop Thinking About Climate Change

Collina Strada and Chromat used their Fall 2019 shows to communicate the idea that we’re facing a genuine environmental crisis.A look from Chromat’s Fall 2019 collection. Photo: Noam Galai/Getty ImagesThough New York Fashion Week isn’t exactly known for championing sustainability, it’s not uncommon for a designer or two to comment on the environment, and ethics-centric […]

The Fashion Industry Struggles at the Intersection of Race and Size on the Red Carpet

Stylists are still facing challenges when it comes to dressing non-white, non-sample-sized clients.You might remember, two summers ago, when Leslie Jones tweeted that she could not find a designer to dress her for the “Ghostbusters” premiere. “It’s so funny how there are no designers wanting to help me with a premiere dress for movie,” she […]

6 Stand-Out Beauty Trends From the New York Spring 2019 Runways

These are the recurring hair, makeup and nail themes that captured our attention and took our breath away this season.The Rodarte Spring 2019 beauty look. Photo: Courtesy of Morgan Taylor LacquerAs we bid farewell to New York Fashion Week‘s Spring 2019 season and look ahead to the European shows, we’re also reflecting on the show-stealing, […]