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Robin Givhan

Between The Catwalk And The Consumer: Fashion’s Growing Diversity Gap

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.13.2015 | Style

LONDON, United Kingdom — Bethann Hardison remembers the days when, before every New York Fashion Week, “Casting directors would send out notices t...

Hillary Clinton and the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

Paul Alexander | Posted 05.25.2015 | Media
Paul Alexander

At her recent press conference at the United Nations, the first question posed to Hillary Clinton, asked by a Turkish reporter, had to do with whether she felt she was being treated differently because she was a woman.

Robin Givhan Headed Back To The Washington Post

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices

Exciting news...Robin Givhan is returning to her old stomping grounds at The Washington Post. “@WashPostPR: Fashionistas rejoice! @RobinGivhan r...

Here Are The Craziest And Weirdest Quotes From New York Fashion Week Reviews

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 09.14.2013 | Style

How do you describe clothes? When it's something simple that you wear everyday it can be pretty easy. But if you're a critic for say, a newspaper like...

Robin Givhan Says 'Ask Me Anything'...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.13.2013 | Black Voices

Robin Givhan is arguably the best fashion journalist in the world, and she's got the Pulizer Prize to prove it. So we were thrilled to find out the Wa...

Why Clothing Stores Have So Many Sales -- And Why That's Probably Not A Good Thing

Posted 09.13.2013 | Style

Ann Taylor, Gap, Club Monaco -- there are stores where you should never buy anything full price. That's because everything is always going on sale, fr...

Robin Givhan Weighs In On 'Fashion's Blind Spot'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.04.2013 | Black Voices

Fashion Week officially starts Thursday and while we're looking forward to the shows, our anticipation is riding high as we wait to see what Bethann H...

Style In The Wild: 'Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced' Opening

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.26.2013 | Black Voices

The New York Times once called Stephen Burrows "the brightest star in American fashion," and for good reason. Burrows' career has spanned over 50 year...

Robin Givhan Talks Inaugural Dresses With NPR | Posted 03.20.2013 | Black Voices

For fashion designers, catching the eye of a first lady can be the opportunity of a lifetime. But sometimes the attention isn't all that it's cracked ...

Robin Givhan Laid Off From Newsweek

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Black Voices

A major round of layoffs have occurred at Newsweek--an unfortunate byproduct of the 80-year-old news publication's transition into an all-digital form...

WATCH: Robin Givhan Opens Up About Her Storied Career

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.26.2012 | Black Voices

Robin Givhan could very well be considered the best fashion journalist in the world. She is the first and only fashion writer to win the Pulitzer Priz...

Is Kim Kardashian Fashion Kryptonite?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Black Voices

What happens when three fashion powerhouses come together for an industry chat? You get lots of juicy insider info and a bit of trash talking. Andr...

PHOTOS: Look Who Made TIME's 100 Fashion Icon List

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.02.2012 | Black Voices

Each year TIME magazine rolls out their highly anticipated list of the year's top influencers, but before they feed our curiosity with that group of i...

Are Bloggers Real Journalists? Robin Givhan Doesn't Think So

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.08.2012 | Black Voices

Fashion's top editors like Cathy Horyn of the The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune's Suzy Menkes, Teri Agins from The Wall Street Jour...

Robin Givhan Lands Book Deal On The Versailles Models Of 1973

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Black Voices

It was just this week that The Versailles Models of 1973 were honored at the 2011 HuffPost Game Changers Awards for their role in the history-making "...

Jason Linkins

The Ironies Of Newsweek's New Cover | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's going to be interesting to see what dividends can be wrought from all of Secretary Clinton's hard work. That said, any veteran of Hillaryland has got to groan when they see with whom Clinton is sharing the Newsweek cover.

Jason Linkins

Fashion Critic Departs Washington Post, Which Is A Big Win For The Washington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the things we learned last year is that the Washington Post's winners of Pulitzer Prizes tend to have a very limited newsroom presence -- mainl...

Pulitzer Prize Winning Fashion Critic Leaving Washington Post

Yahoo! News | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Robin Givhan is leaving after 15 years at the paper. In that time, Robin has demonstrated herself as an extraordinary talent, stretching the definitio...

Black Folk's Summer Fun, For Town and Country!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

During summer, escalating temperatures affect us all. So it's not a matter of being rich or poor that makes one eager to go to the Hamptons.

Jason Linkins

Elena Kagan's Fashion Choices Matter To The Washington Post For Some Reason [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The whole Elena Kagan mediagasm is really only just getting racheted up, and while I expect to see a ream of writing on the prospective Supreme Court ...

Robin Givhan: Most Paris Shows Were About Restraint And Elegance

Washington Post | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

This was the season when so much about fashion changed: the trends, the mood and, sadly, even the players. Except for those rare extravagant design ho...

Robin Givhan: 'The Fatter The General Population, The Thinner The Idealized Woman'

Washington Post | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The fatter the general population, the thinner the idealized woman. And for all the public posturing and blogging, the only force that stopped people ...

Ashley Olsen, Isaac Mizrahi, Robin Givhan Discuss The Future of Women's Fashion

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Why do people love to hate fashion? There was a lot of finger pointing in an attempt to answer the age-old question at the 92nd Street Y on Wednesday ...

Robin Givhan: Describing Naomi Sims As A Supermodel Is A Huge Disservice | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

But describing Sims as a supermodel seems like a huge disservice, considering that the term is now applied to any waifish and wan young woman who mana...

Michelle Obama's Arms Analyzed By Robin Givhan: They Represent "Vanity And Power"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In the New Yorker's Style issue, Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion reporter Robin Givhan writes about the same thing Maureen Dowd defended in The New Yor...