I Spotted These 5 Major Trends Everywhere in Sydney

Sydney was in the spotlight last week thanks to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, where talented designers showcased their Resort 2019 collections. I had the opportunity to travel to Sydney to see the shows in person, get a sense of the local fashion scene in Australia, and study the trends emerging on the runways.Some of the […]

See All the Looks from the Prada Cruise 2020 Collection

For her latest collection, Miuccia Prada touched down in New York City and showed at the company’s headquaters. A rather subdued location, sure, but the collection matched the restrained vibe. Blazers topped many of the looks, giving way to peasant tops that were paired with calf-length skirts. Signature pattern mixing also made its way into […]

Chanel’s New Creative Director Virginie Viard Debuts Her First Collection

Stephane Cardinale – CorbisGetty Images It’s undoubtedly hard to forge your own path when you’re following in the footsteps of iconic designers like Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld, but with today’s Cruise show, Chanel’s new creative director Virginie Viard presented a first go, one that’s a little more relaxed—soft, even—with girlish miniskirt suits, button-up tops, […]

Louis Vuitton Brought the Pompidou to the Louvre

It was quite a feat: to erect the replica of the Centre Pompidou, Paris’s distinctive and colorful modern art museum inside the courtyard of the Louvre. But that indeed was the impressive setting of Nicholas Ghesquière’s fall winter show for Louis Vuitton.Ghesquière wrote that he was inspired by the “mélange” of the neighborhoods surrounding the […]

Miu Miu Goes Angsty for Fall

Miu Miu is often thought of as the little sister brand of Prada, and this season designer Miuccia Prada leaned into that distinction with an angsty collection staged in what felt like a teenager’s bedroom. Specially designed by AMO, Paris’s Le Conseil Economique Social et Environmental was completely transformed by black panels. Felted carpet lined […]

Inside Karl Lagerfeld’s Last Show for Chanel

This morning in Paris, I stepped into a snow-filled mountain village. It was the late Karl Lagerfeld’s last show for Chanel, easily the most anticipated moment of Paris Fashion Week. As we took our seats with faux snow collecting on our shoes, I noticed the level of set production signature to a Chanel show. There […]

Stella McCartney Effortlessly Blends Style and Sustainability

There’s a lot of talk about sustainability these days but Stella McCartney has always walked the walk. Sustainability has always been central to the mission of the brand—from going leather and fur-free eons before it was the cool thing to do to thinking about social impact and reducing its own environmental footprint. In the week […]

Channeling the Biblical Eve—or Adam—at Givenchy

The first clue was the candy apples, handed out to guests arriving at Givenchy’s fall 2019 show. Show notes confirmed that the collection referenced “the origin myth—the temptation of Adam and Eve intertwined, touched by a polished sense of individuality.” The notes helped to explain the contrasting looks that came down the runway: a series […]