Fashion Week

In the Rockstud’s relatively short life, it’s been worked and reworked in what seems like a million different ways. Crystals, camouflage, butterflies, stripes, leopard, red studs, black studs, pastel studs: those are just the versions …

Yesterday, someone asked me what I thought about the new crop of Louis Vuitton bags from the brand’s Fall 2016 runway, and the first thing that sprang to mind was, “Well, there’s a lot going …

Givenchy very rarely uses handbags on its runways, but I’m glad I checked in on its Fall 2016 runway show just in case. The brand featured just one new bag style in several different crocodile …

I’ve been covering the accessories industry for long enough that I don’t often look at a collection of handbags from a major brand and wonder who buys them–even if I personally hate it, I can …

Just when you think Karl Lagerfeld is going to zig, he zags. The legendary creative director has spent half a decade showing his Chanel collections in ever-more-grandiose stage settings in the Grand Palais, ranging from …

Balenciaga is one of the many brands that’s had turnover at the top of its creative hierarchy recently, but unlike Dior and Raf Simons or Lanvin and Alber Elbaz, the brand was quick to name …

Interim studio design teams, like the one leading Dior until the brand decides on a replacement following Raf Simons’ departure, are in a precarious position. They’re charged with keeping the house running and keeping customers …

It’s not every day that Vogue dubs a brand “the avant-garde competitor of Hermès,” but that’s exactly what the magazine said of the Loewe Fall 2016 show in Paris on Friday. Based on the collection …

There are a few standard approaches to runway bags that we usually see brands take. First (and least helpfully), there are brands that don’t include bags in their shows, even though they make them. They’re …

The weather gods have not been kind to the fashion flock this year. New York Fashion Week included NYC’s coldest, bone-chillingest weekend of the entire winter, and when the pack moved on to Milan, they …

Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 is in the books, and before the good bags start hitting the runways in Paris, we wanted to take a look back and see which designers made the biggest accessories …

Prada is a brand built on thoroughly modern ideas of femininity and it always has been; Miuccia Prada was thinking about “the modern woman” and her functional needs long before the phrase was the descriptor …

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