| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Beckoning warmth, longer days, the open road. Wasting time, getting lost, letting curiosity be your guide.
It's the season of wanderlust.
So is it any wonder that for spring collections, many designers looked to the world of travel for inspiration?...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:42 AM
PARIS -- For Junya Watanabe, a collection is never about a single reference point or theme. It's about the work--rigorous technique--which evolves before our very eyes on the runway.
The designer's powers were on full display Saturday morning at Paris...
| Oct 13, 2013
PARIS — Step-dancing hijinks, jungles of flowers and enough art world inspiration to fill a Chanel-branded gallery.
The spring 2014 collections shown at Paris Fashion Week this fall were entertaining, to say the least.
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Tokyo designer Junya Watanabe showed an incredible collection at the Natural History Museum on Saturday morning during Paris Fashion Week.
The look: Tokyo Pocahontas.
Key pieces: Shredded, braided and fringed draped jersey or suede tops, dresses,...
| Jan 19, 2013
Since Michelle Obama and her kitten heels first stepped onto the national stage five years ago, the keys to her personal dress code have remained remarkably consistent. Pearls, cardigans and brooches are all components of the first lady's look....
| Jan 19, 2013
Once a go-to piece for military brats, the classic army jacket has become a stylish wardrobe staple for wear far beyond the base. The faded green outerwear was reworked on the runways at Dries Van Noten and Junya Watanabe back in fall of 2010 and the...
| Jul 26, 2011
Ever the tough guy, even Marlon Brando would have been delighted by the new unexpectedly feminine direction being taken this summer and fall by that staple of macho menswear, the biker jacket.
The mercurial actor, who died in 2004, became an eternal...
| Jan 26, 2011
"In the 1920s, Fair Isle knitting became very high fashion, thanks to the Prince of Wales, who was sent a jumper" — that's queen's English for "sweater" — "by a local woman here," said Carol A. Christiansen, textiles curator of the Shetland...
| Mar 13, 2011
After four weeks of runway shows parading designers' visions for this coming fall and winter, here's what retail buyers — who will bring the looks home to you — are saying.
Amanda Brooks, fashion director, Barneys New York
The season's big...
| Mar 13, 2011
Distilling dozens of designer collections isn't easy. But after a month-long cavalcade of fashion weeks in the style capitals of Paris, Milan, London and New York, here goes — our picks for the fall-winter 2011 season's top five trends.
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Mar 11, 2012
Seeking a quintessential Los Angeles fashion experience? Here are our picks of the top boutiques where you can have one.
The vibe: Beachy casual with a metropolitan edge, a shop that includes Alexander McQueen evening gowns and Prada flip-...