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 everywhere on the runway this NYFW, in flowing dresses, in surprising suiting — and in inexplicable hat/dress combos (we’re looking at you, Prabal Gurung). Check out our gallery of the best white runway looks.
From the waist up, Nicole Scherzinger looks stunning. But hello, what’s happening from the waist down? Those pants look like strange, bizarro thermal underwear. And are people still wearing drop-crotch pants? Because they really shouldn’t be. What do you think of the “X-Factor” judge’s look?
Why is that when we wore white this weekend, we ended the day covered in chocolate stains and Easter egg dye? And we don’t even have kids! [Washington D.C., 4/5/10] Keep reading »
Guests were told to wear ivory to Jay-Z and Beyonce’s wedding on Friday (that’s Gwyneth Paltrow arriving, above); I wore a white dress with black piping to a friend’s wedding in October and got dirty looks (but only compliments from the bride, thank you very much); traditional etiquette says that wearing white to a wedding that is not your own, is bad manners. Where do you stand? Keep reading »