Beyond the celebrity gossip, Tim Gunn's path from introverted child suffering from depression to successful TV personality and fashion mentor makes for a surprising psychological memoir.
In Washington, screaming about being in the red is the new black. We've seen this herd mentality before, in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq. Once again, the experts tell us that the warning lights are flashing red. The fashionistas aren't listening.
The clash of civilizations continues, 9 years after the attacks of 9-11, the threat to our freedoms remains real. Shadowy individuals aim to control o...
After Obama was elected, we wondered, would we begin to see more black elected officials? The answer, unfortunately, appears to be no. But one area in which "The Obama Effect" just might be having an affect is the world of fashion.
In my many years on Earth, seems to me that most presidents are out of touch with the people. Politicians are not my touchstone of reality. Shopping is.
Why go to school and rack up a debt it would take almost a lifetime as a fashion writer to pay off? What if starting a blog was the new journalism degree?
On Monday night, the CFDA awards were presented at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center and underwritten by Swarovski, who I must thank for the great champagne.
Each time the Oscar ladies beam delight as the show starts. In times of constant change, the precision of the Oscar parlor is stunning.
At this time of year, for those in the fashion industry, "going to the Met" has nothing to do with spending a lazy day in the galleries, admiring Byza...
On Wednesday, a posh crowd filed into MoMA for the opening night of the 39th New Directors/New Films series, a collaboration of the museum and the Fil...
There's something lost and something gained in every generation. I'd take autonomy and freedom of expression any day.
An abbreviated fashion week means fewer opportunities for Italian designers to attract buyers, buzz, and tourism. It also makes it all the more difficult for lesser-knowns to grab attention.
For eight months, while making The September Issue, I observed Anna Wintour day-in and day-out as she single-handedly commanded the $300-billion global fashion industry.
The real fun at last week's amfAR gala was in the ladies' room. I walked almost straight into Anna Wintour. "Hi, Anna," I said brightly to Anna's mirror reflection. Her large eyes in her large head flickered.
The Hope Help & Relief Haiti benefit on Monday followed Donna Karan's lead: "Let's join together as a community to help the Haitians rebuild their communities. Dreams can come true."
A lot can change in a decade, both in stylistic abilities and aesthetic perceptions of what is aspirational. If I have evolved somewhat from my preteen days, I believe our general sartorial consciousness has as well.