Jenny Packham has dressed a lot of stylish and individual women like Angelina Jolie and Kate Middleton. As she prepares for New York Fashion Week, which starts on September 5, Packham takes a break to talk about modesty, burlesque dancing and love.
It's August and New Yorkers know that means two things: First, if you need a shrink you'll find it, as Woody Allen once quipped, in the Hamptons. Second the opening of New York Fashion Week is just around the corner and with it the opening of the global season from Milan and Tel Aviv to London, Paris and, yes, also Johannesburg, South Africa.
On a wall in Dennis Basso's atelier hangs a sketch of a wedding gown, lovingly drawn and complete with a veil. It was the designer's first creation, imagined when Basso was just seven years old -- a promise of extraordinary things to come.
Following his death on August 9th at the age of 72, Bill Lynch is rightly being recognized for his legendary role in New York and national politics.
As a child, Kris was a patient at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital where she was treated for a blood disorder, Hereditary Elliptocytosis. During this time at the hospital, Kris drew everything from her visitors, the nurses and the things that spun from her imagination.
At New York Fashion Week this past spring, designers gave us a preview of what will be trending and what must have items we should incorporate into our wardrobe for autumn 2013.
Ninety-nine-point-nine percent of the population has not spent a second watching or reading or thinking about the various Fashion Weeks. Yet 100 percent will be influenced by "Fashion Month" for months to come as key trends are copied and adapted and sewn and distributed to a department store near you.
Paris Fashion Week is in its final leg, with shows concluding tomorrow. Weeks before the big fashion magazines hit the stands, Instagram photos have already captured the trends.
The day of the Tibi fashion show starts much like any other Saturday morning - I'm an early riser, as is my husband. It's nice for us to enjoy cup of ...
You can't leave a Tracy Reese show in a bad mood. Season after season, it continues to be the most cheerful ticket in town. It's no wonder the First Lady's a fan
I may not have experience, but I do have foresight. I can see the market is craving some fresh air. Fashion's new stars are 20-something bloggers and with the exception of a few designers, New York Fashion week generally failed to give them Instagram-worthy moments
Appealing to a design-conscious fashionable consumer requires a well-constructed, custom approach where content, not short-term promotions, rules. As with clothing, timeless style trumps fleeting fads in a flawless social media execution.
By Juli Weiner, Vanity Fair For your edification, a look back...
There was a time, long ago, when fashion shows were a private matter. Gone are the days when Coco Chanel sat at the top of the staircase of her Rue Cambon salon, peering down while a very small group of fashion professionals.
Fashion Week is one of the busiest, most stressful and most exciting times of the year for me and my team. It's also the time that you see what's new and next coming down the runway.
I pride myself on having a fierce and fabulous group of girlfriends. Their ambition is infectious, spirits are outstanding and individual styles a sou...