| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:51 PM
In the same way that fashion designers scour the trunks and attics of the past for inspiration, perfumers periodically dip into the well of classic French perfumery when creating new fragrances.
This seems to be one of those times.
After decades in...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:22 PM
When she was young, Dana Franco used to love navigating the cosmetic counters during shopping trips with her mother, smelling perfume samples along the way.
“My mom would stop and get me one of those perfume tester strips from anyone who had a...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Men's Fashion Week is in full swing in Milan, and although we're not about to review collections we haven't had the opportunity to actually see, we will, as time permits, post images from some of the key shows, starting with Prada's spring and summer 2014...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Make Up For Ever has launched a series of small group lessons to teach customers some of the tricks of professional makeup application.
The classes are $25 each, and sessions are scheduled at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Mondays through the end of July at...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With summer in full swing, the beach is beckoning, the hammock is hovering and the lawn chair looks like the long-lost lap of luxury. If downtime means picking up a good book, we've compiled a list of some recent fashion-focused books and breezy reads...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Sometime between Melanie Griffith as "Working Girl" and Hillary Clinton as presidential contender, the pantsuit retired from the ranks of high fashion, as well as from most women's closets.
Make room for its resurgence. Pantsuits commanded designer...
| Apr 28, 2013
— Within 30 seconds in her airy, orchid-filled office three floors above Central Park, Betty Halbreich had zeroed in on one of my chief torments as a professional woman.
"I know why you have a problem with pants," Halbreich said dryly, patting...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Baz Luhrmann's big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel "The Great Gatsby" isn't set to hit theaters until May 10, but long before the first flapper has flapped, it's become one of the most name-checked, on-trend, fashion-influencing...
| Sep 23, 2012
The Emmys used to be seen as an early dress rehearsal for the seriously overloaded awards-season style gantlet that starts in January. But no longer.
Two of fashion's biggest red carpet stars — Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore ("Hemingway &...
| Mar 24, 2013
Men have discovered what the ladies have known all along. Now, more than ever, it's all about your shoes.
"And it's about high time. Women have had a blast with shoes for years," says Jim Moore, GQ's creative director.
"I think it's the most...
| Jun 23, 2013
As one of a new generation of fine jewelry designers making the heirlooms of tomorrow, Irene Neuwirth is living the California dream.
In 13 years, she has gone from stringing vintage glass beads together in her Malibu apartment to having the top-selling...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Model Kate Moss is reflecting on her three-decade career in the latest issue of Allure, sharing everything from what helped her get through scandals to beauty and fashion tips.
"Everyone's a celebrity. But I'm kind of a celebrity now, so even though I'm...