Fashion Week

Change is afoot. Designers, brands and retailers have been trying to figure a way to recalibrate Fashion Week in the age of digital media since before I arrived in New York to work in the …

New York Fashion Week (or, more accurately, New York Fashion Eight Days and Some Presentations Before and After) is, to be blunt, never the best place to spot excellent luxury handbags on the runway. (That …

New York Fashion Week closes today, and although we’ve still got a bit of coverage left to come (The best bags, shoes and street style of the week? Stay tuned.), we’re going to start by …

Now that he has a couple seasons under his belt, Stuart Vevers’s Coach has taken a clear shape. Although the designer is from England, his interest in the American West and its aesthetic signifiers is …

Mansur Gavriel fans, you’re in luck. Not only did the brand release two new bag shapes, five new shoe designs and Bucket and Lady Bags in suede and patent at its Fall 2016 presentation on …

Pre-fall used to be a wedged-in mini season used by big brands to fill store shelves in between summer sales and full-scale fall arrivals, but in a high-end market with a near-insatiable thirst for newness …

Paris Couture Week Spring 2016 wrapped up late last week, and although couture tends toward the fantastical, the season’s shoes tended toward minimalism. Compared to previous offerings like Dior’s Spring 2014 Couture Pool Shoes, the …

I like to joke that it’s always Fashion Week somewhere, but lately, that seems to be factually correct. We’ve had Pre-Fall 2016 shows happening regularly for months, and then the men’s shows happened in London, …

Another show season is in the books, and that means it’s time for a post-mortem on the fourth and final slate of shows, Paris Fashion Week. As you saw in our closer looks at the …

Cultural appropriation in fashion is a super hot topic in the industry at the moment. Partly because the Internet has opened fashion criticism up beyond just the elite, brands are getting called out for their …

Paris Fashion Week is, in some ways, the Super Bowl of fashion. Its attendees have played hard all season to get there, and when they’ve arrived, they have to play harder still to come out …

Louis Vuitton is, by necessity, a show full of handbags every season. Creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere does far more that’s just as worthy of note, of course, but LV is, first and foremost, a brand …

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