Alexander Wang Is Leaving New York Fashion Week

Alexander Wang Is Leaving New York Fashion Week

Lifestyle January 17, 2018 0

(In separate but related news, Victoria Beckham has also announced that in September she is headed back to London for her 10th-anniversary show.) Mr. Wang is not, as it happens, the first designer to think that precollection time is a good time to show. In 2016, Public School announced,... Read more
There’s Not That Much Fashion in FX’s Big Versace Drama

There’s Not That Much Fashion in FX’s Big Versace Drama

Lifestyle January 16, 2018 0

LOS ANGELES — Has fashion’s big moment on television finally arrived with the docudrama “The Assassination of Gianni Versace,” the long-awaited installment of “American Crime Story” that begins airing on Wednesday on FX? Not exactly. This show centers not on Mr. Versace, the storied Italian designer fatally shot on... Read more
Watchmaking’s New Favorite? Ceramic – The New York Times

Watchmaking’s New Favorite? Ceramic – The New York Times

Lifestyle January 16, 2018 0

Less commonly, ceramic is applied to an entire case and bracelet. At the 2017 S.I.H.H., as the fair is best known, Audemars Piguet introduced its all-black, all-ceramic Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar ($93,900). Response was so enthusiastic that one client in Monaco reportedly paid 25,000 euros ($30,130 today) to secure... Read more
Victoria Beckham Draws Uproar Over Superthin Model in Ad Campaign

Victoria Beckham Draws Uproar Over Superthin Model in Ad Campaign

Lifestyle January 16, 2018 0

“Model used for Victoria Beckham’s new glasses range looks emaciated,” Veronique Landew wrote on Twitter. Not a great role model for women. It’s quite painful to look at.” Although some people cautioned against body-shaming Ms. Dukauskaite, 29, calling for greater acceptance of all body shapes and sizes, the overwhelming... Read more
Ms. Fendi and Ms. Prada and All Their Baggage

Ms. Fendi and Ms. Prada and All Their Baggage

Lifestyle January 15, 2018 0

MILAN — Founded here in 1913 as a luggage purveyor to the local carriage trade, Fratelli Prada probably would not have become a synonym for Italian fashion had the male scion, uninterested in the business, not passed it on to his daughter, Luisa, who in turn eventually handed the... Read more
Airbrushing Meets the #MeToo Movement. Guess Who Wins?

Airbrushing Meets the #MeToo Movement. Guess Who Wins?

Lifestyle January 15, 2018 0

As Bonnie Fuller wrote at the time, “There’s photoshop, and then there’s photoshop.” In addition to pledging not to alter its own imagery, CVS is also asking all of the brands it sells (companies like L’Oréal, Maybelline and Coty) to do the same, or to label retouched images clearly... Read more
At the Men’s Shows, Fun and a Sweater for Formal Wear

At the Men’s Shows, Fun and a Sweater for Formal Wear

Lifestyle January 15, 2018 0

Whether that speaks to you or not depends to some degree on you. In Milan, at least, it still offers a zing. Few who show in this city go as far as Mr. Risso does down this lane. But what has been interesting to see in the first days... Read more
In Milan, Military Rigor Meets Instagram Excess

In Milan, Military Rigor Meets Instagram Excess

Lifestyle January 14, 2018 0

Mr. Barrett showed women’s wear, too, this season, as he has in the recent past. And what was fascinating was how, by utilizing dressmaking techniques like the cocoon-shaped back so much favored by the Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, he managed to propose plausible new uniforms for stylish humans predicated... Read more
This Is What We Learned When the Queen Opened the Vault

This Is What We Learned When the Queen Opened the Vault

Lifestyle January 14, 2018 0

Asked if she was in the carriage for a long time, she replied dryly, “Halfway around London.” The big day began with her parading around the British capital, going from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey and stopping at Trafalgar Square. Mr. Bruce told InStyle: “There is a tradition in... Read more
H&M Closes Stores in South Africa Amid Protests Over ‘Monkey’ Shirt

H&M Closes Stores in South Africa Amid Protests Over ‘Monkey’ Shirt

Lifestyle January 14, 2018 0

Photo An H&M store in Johannesburg on Saturday after a protest by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters. Credit Wikus De Wet/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Swedish clothing company H&M temporarily closed several stores in South Africa on Saturday after protests erupted over an image in its online... Read more