Must Read: ‘Elle’ reveals Women in Hollywood Issue, How Ganni Turned Into a Global Cult Favorite

Plus, Daniel Lee’s influence on Bottega Veneta.Lena Waithe, Melina Matsouka and Jodie Turner-Smith for the “Elle’” Women in Hollywood issue.These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Elle reveals Women in Hollywood issueFollowing last year’s issue that came shortly after the #MeToo movement, Elle reveals its 2019 Women in Hollywood issue starring Dolly Parton, Zendaya, […]

Nicole Kidman Wears Vintage Chanel and Ansel Elgort Sports ’60s-Era Suits in ‘The Goldfinch’

Costume designer Kasia Walicka-Maimone also discusses Finn Wolfhard’s “punk” dad-blazer-and-graphic-T aesthetic.Like the titular stolen painting in the ambitious big screen adaptation of Donna Tartt’s 2013 novel, the lush costumes in “The Goldfinch” also underscore hidden, poignant messages and context.To bring the characters to life, Kasia Walicka-Maimone — who previously costume designed Steven Spielberg’s virtual reality fantasy […]

The Costumes in the Return of ‘Big Little Lies’ Reflect the Fallout From Last Season’s One Major Lie

Emmy-winner Alix Friedberg previews the evolving looks of the Monterey Five, plus newcomer Meryl Streep and her “detective” trench.In real life, two years have dragged by. But over in Monterey on “Big Little Lies,” only a few minutes have passed between seasons one and two of HBO’s star-studded hit series.Since the death of abusive Perry […]

See the Best Red Carpet Looks From the ‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Premiere

The ladies of Monterey are back.The cast of “Big Little Lies” at the season two premiere in New York City. Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesHBO‘s “Big Little Lies” returns in June and the ladies of Monterey — Reese Witherspoon, Zoe Kravitz, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman and newcomer Meryl Streep — gathered in New York City for […]

Stars Proved There’s Not One Right Way to Dress up on the Red Carpet This Week

So many ways to look fancy.Kelly Rowland, Kate Bosworth, Sophia Bush and Dua Lipa. Photos: Getty ImagesAfter what seemed to be an extraordinarily long first month of 2019, we have finally reached February: the month of love, snowstorms, and for anyone working in the fashion industry, lots and lots of runway shows. But that doesn’t […]

How Costume Helped Jason Momoa Become an Exceptionally Badass New ‘Aquaman’

“I just looked at his body and worked out where the seams would enhance all his attributes,” says costume designer Kym Barrett.Warning: Spoilers for “Aquaman” below.“Aquaman” blew past the billion-dollar global box office mark — and any prior notions that the superhero of the seas is a dorky, green tights-wearing fish-whisperer. Of course, former Dothraki Jason Momoa‘s impressive […]

The 22 Best Dressed Celebrities at the 2019 Golden Globes

In addition to bows, celebrity chose lots of sparkle to kick off awards season.Gemma Chan in Valentino at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Daniele Venturelli/WireImageLast year, we eschewed our usual best-dressed roundup for the Golden Globes; with their all-black dress code in support of Time’s Up, stars made it clear that being the […]

Fashion Flashback: Nicole Kidman, Baz Luhrmann and the Cinema of Chanel

How one extravagant perfume spot launched the brand’s foray into mini-movies.Screenshot: YouTube Welcome to Pop Culture Week! While you can always find us waxing poetic about the hefty overlap between fashion and pop culture, we’re dedicating the next five days to the subject of our favorite music, movies, TV, celebrities, books and theater, and how that […]

How Costume Transformed Elle Fanning Into a ’70s Punk Rock Alien in ‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’

Oscar-winning costume designer Sandy Powell also discusses dressing Nicole Kidman as a ‘punk fashion designer.’Based on the short story “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman, “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” is a punk fantasy brought to the big-screen by writer and director John Cameron Mitchell (“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”). But it’s also a […]

Leslie Jones Continues to Be the Most Fun Person on the Red Carpet

See what the comedian — and plenty of her actor and activist peers — wore to the Time 100 Gala.Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty ImagesThe fact that Leslie Jones makes any fashion-y event more fun is already well-documented. Remember when she nearly lost her mind loudly cheering the models on at Christian Siriano’s show last fall? It […]