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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear: Day 9

Aaaaand it’s a wrap! After New York, London, Milan, and finally 9 long, show-filled days in Paris, Fashion Month is over. We’ll certainly miss the constant flow of impressive new…

Rachel Krause | March 6, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear: Days 4-8

After three weeks in New York, London, and Milan, we’ve finally made it to Paris. There are so many shows during Paris Fashion Week that it can be easy to…

Rachel Krause | March 5, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear: Days 1-3

After three weeks in New York, London, and Milan, we’ve finally made it to Paris. Many of the most important shows of the season just so happen to run in…

Rachel Krause | February 28, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Milan Fashion Week Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear: Days 1-6

The last of the big-name shows culminated last night after six days in Milan, with today’s events devoted to little-known up-and-coming Italian designers. Today marks the start of the most…

Rachel Krause | February 26, 2013 - 3:00 pm

London Fashion Week Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear: Days 1-5

Spanning just five days, London Fashion Week is the shortest of the ready-to-wear fashion weeks. It’s also in many ways the most entertaining: the attendees, the street style, and most…

Rachel Krause | February 19, 2013 - 4:00 pm

All The Looks From Paris Haute Couture Week: Day 5

Fashion lovers go wild for Paris Couture Week: nothing gets our pulses racing quite like the promise of seeing the impeccably-cut, fantastical creations of the most extraordinary designers in the…

Rachel Krause | January 24, 2013 - 5:00 pm

All The Looks From Paris Haute Couture Week: Day 4

Fashion lovers go wild for Paris Couture Week: nothing gets our pulses racing quite like the promise of seeing the impeccably-cut, fantastical creations of the most extraordinary designers in the…

Rachel Krause | January 23, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Paris Haute Couture Week Spring 2013: Day 3

We’re jumping in halfway through Paris Couture Week, but better late than never, I always say! Fashion lovers go wild for couture week most of all: nothing gets our pulses…

Rachel Krause | January 22, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Models Get Crystallized At Christian Dior Couture

This just in: runway beauty be cray, especially when it comes to couture week. Raf Simons’s lovely cream-colored gowns and floral frocks at Christian Dior were offset by some serious…

Rachel Krause | January 22, 2013 - 12:20 pm

The Beautiful And The Boring From Chanel Fine Jewelry Anniversary Party

Let’s talk about Places I Wish I Had Been Last Night: Chanel fêted the 80th anniversary of their “Bijoux De Diamants” collection here in New York and, as one can…

Rachel Krause | October 10, 2012 - 4:00 pm

According To NYFW, Black Is The New Black For Next Summer

Spring and summer fashion is generally pretty predictable insofar as it is, well, summery — think airy, diaphanous fabrics in light, muted colors accented by eye-catching brights, and you’ve just…

Rachel Krause | September 11, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Anna Piaggi, Italian Fashion Editor And Style Innovator, Dies At 81

Today is a sad day in fashion as we mourn the loss of Anna Piaggi, 81, the celebrated Italian fashion journalist and glamorously eccentric sartorial icon best recognized for her…

Rachel Krause | August 7, 2012 - 12:20 pm

A Lobster Is Coming To Dinner And Not The Way You Think

“Oh, this old thing? Psh. It’s Dior.John Galliano may be an anti-Semitic coot with pigtails and an ill-advised pornstache, but he is also a design hero … or villain,…

Rachel Krause | July 29, 2012 - 9:00 am

The Best Of Front Row Fashion At Paris Haute Couture Week

Is it already that time again? I always look forward to the big fashion weeks, even though the shows run counter to the current season — it’s sweltering outside, but…

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

Field Guide: A Beginner’s Guide To This Year’s CFDA Award Winners

The Council of Fashion Designers of America, better known as the CFDA, holds an awards ceremony each year to celebrate achievement in fashion design — the Oscars of the fashion…

Rachel Krause | June 5, 2012 - 3:40 pm

The First High Fashion, Internet-Inspired Instagram Photoshoot, Brought To You By Nick Knight

Instagram is the latest billion-dollar craze, but you probably won’t see me hopping on the bandwagon. I am biologically averse to anything that leads millions of middle schoolers with iPhones…

Rachel Krause | April 25, 2012 - 10:40 am