H&M recently admitted that they only use "completely virtual" bodies to model the clothes on their site. Don't worry though, they paste a real girl's head on there to help you know what that dress will look like on a real person.
When you visit as many stores as I do (note to accountant -- it's retail research, not shopping), you begin to see patterns and trends emerging, and New York this year is no exception.
Fashion bloggers first started wearing red tights during the winter months. Now that spring is coming to the northern hemisphere, they're switching to red pants.
This edition is all about the new -- the new stores making their New York City or even U.S. debuts, to help you reinvent yourself for the season that starts next week.
For 2011, bid adieu to fashion bungles and material mishaps by committing yourself to leveling your wallet only on garb that adheres the definition of "investment piece."
It's the holiday season, and you may not know that under all the puff and down we New Yorkers wear outside, there's a lot of slink. It's like the North Pole under Sharia Law -- with me, anyway.
I don't usually pick up the supermarket gossip rags. I think they've have taken celebrity worship to dangerous levels. So imagine my surprise when, on a recent trip to London, I developed a quick affection for Grazia magazine.
Some of the looks for this new collection are straight from the house's ready-to-wear, including an off-the-shoulder dark purple dress that resembles one found at Barneys for $3260.
A lot of the designer lines at H&M end up being like a smoked salmon omelette -- it sounds really good but then you get it and it's never quite right...
Sacha Walckhoff is tasked with a job anyone would loathe for a house everyone loves: Creative Director of Christian Lacroix. "I'm not only scared, I...
I'm writing this post in the Place Vendome, sitting on top of a parking garage.
Big names like Wal-Mart and H&M have the purchasing power to drive improvements all the way up the supply chain. They send a signal to manufacturers that there is a market out there for textiles made using cleaner practices.
Budget-conscious fashion has been exploding over the last decade with retailers like H&M, Forever 21, and Zara leading the way for high style at low prices.
There's good news for Mrs. Obama and other fashionistas who love French label Lanvin. H&M has just announced that luxury design house Lanvin will be the next lower priced line for H&M. Hooray.
Being a fashionista need not entail a multimillion-dollar fortune. Style comes at all price points, and our Labor Day edition will focus on some of the more affordable stores in the city.
Victoria Bartlett's designs have a quiet subtlety and like the clothes themselves, an asymmetric view of the world that challenges conventional standards of what is sexy especially in regard to undergarments.