designers

Still More From Days 3 & 4 Of NYFW (In GIFs!)

Helmut Lang’s NYFW collection featured his signature black and white sophistication — all with a postmodern twist. Lang has perfected the clothing-as-uniform aesthetic, producing garments that feel at…

Julie Gerstein | September 9, 2013 - 2:30 pm

What Lisa Simpson & Daria Would Wear To Fashion Week

Swagger New York and Italian designer Michele Morricci came up with a bizarro collaboration: fantasy illustrations detailing what some of our fave cartoon characters might wear to New York Fashion…

Julie Gerstein | September 6, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Giorgio Armani Confesses To Dropping Acid, Feeling Like He’d “Just Had A Baby”

“Si, si!” Armani concurs cheerfully: “I’d better tell you the story. It was a long time ago, we were in the office, and we had finished work exhausted. A friend…

Rachel Krause | June 30, 2013 - 9:00 am

Cristóbal Balenciaga Preferred To Dress Fat Women

An all-too-common complaint about fashion designers today is that they don’t produce clothes in nearly enough sizes. Size and weight are similarly loaded subjects within the industry, and fashion’s apparent…

Rachel Krause | January 31, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Roberto Cavalli Gives Karl Lagerfeld A Run For His Money In The Most Quotable Designer Stakes

There are some fashion designers who have managed to attain celebrity status based on their individual personas in conjunction with their brand. Exhibit A: Karl Lagerfeld, the kooky, perpetually politically…

Rachel Krause | January 9, 2013 - 4:20 pm

NYFW Trend Forecast: The Suit Stuff

Suits — so boring, I know. Which is why we were stoked to see so many new and creative iterations of suiting in the spring/summer shows at New York Fashion…

Julie Gerstein | September 19, 2012 - 8:00 am

Rumor Has It That Adele Will Collaborate With Burberry On A Plus-Size Line

I’m not plus-size, but as a fashion-loving girl who’s small-framed and somewhat oddly proportioned, I completely sympathize with the plight that is finding quality clothing that not only just kind…

Rachel Krause | September 18, 2012 - 12:40 pm

NYFW Trend Forecast: Frisky Florals

Florals were everywhere this season but employed in a variety of ways. At Prabal Gurung, the flowers were bright and graphic, while Suno’s florals were muted and pale. And at…

Julie Gerstein | September 18, 2012 - 8:00 am

NYFW Trend Forecast: White Out!

As New York Fashion Week slogs on, we’ve seen some commonalities emerge between designers. Besides all employing desperately skinny models, we’ve noticed other similarities between collections. Like white. It was…

Julie Gerstein | September 11, 2012 - 2:00 pm

FIT Museum Exhibition To Examine “Queer Style” And Influence In Fashion

If you were ever uncertain about the overwhelming influence of homosexual men in fashion, well, you probably don’t know much about fashion. Some of the most recognizable names ever to…

Rachel Krause | July 14, 2012 - 2:30 pm

Target Brings Us The Designer Collaboration To End All Designer Collaborations

I’ve publicly voiced my lukewarm feelings on designer department store collaborations in the past, but this latest one may have just the right elements to make a convert out of…

Rachel Krause | July 10, 2012 - 4:20 pm

The Best And Worst Of Affordable Designer Diffusion Lines

When our favorite designers of intangibly expensive high fashion announce their plans to expand into more reasonable diffusion lines, we can’t help but go a little weak in the knees…

Rachel Krause | July 5, 2012 - 3:00 pm
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