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Elle's Editor-In-Chief Takes Us Behind The Scenes At Fashion Week

Robbie Myers | Posted 04.13.2014 | Style
Robbie Myers

As buyers, editors, bloggers, stylists and celebrities descend upon New York City from all over the world, it is a clear reminder of the energy and excitement that fashion creates on both the runway and the street.

Raising the Caliber

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Kristin Meekhof

Concerned with the growing problem of gun violence in Newark, Jessica Mindich decided to think of a creative way to repurpose guns into jewelry: "There's an issue of illegal gun violence in Newark, and I saw an opportunity to help a city."

Quality Over Quantity: The Launch of Brett Johnson Co

Rai Mensah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Rai Mensah

But what does it take to achieve a long lasting piece and a line that stands the test of time? A connection with the consumer and quality material. Two very basic fundamentals I believe Brett Johnson Co has mastered.

This Is Donna Karan's Secret To Success

Posted 10.02.2013 | Style

Fashion isn't known for being a calm line of work -- it's hard to focus on inner peace when you're working on outer beauty, after all. But Donna Karan...

Julee Wilson

Some Of World's Fanciest Ladies Talk Fashion Diversity

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.27.2013 | Black Voices

First ladies from around the world, diplomats, tastemakers and fashion insiders gathered on Thursday in New York for Fashion 4 Development’s First L...

Creating the Demand for a Soulful Economy

Francine LeFrak | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Francine LeFrak

As the world's report card becomes increasingly troublesome, this is a call to action to remind everyone that our everyday choices are determining the lives of people in the developing world.

New York Fashion Week, Day 5: Woman's World

Ariel Foxman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Style
Ariel Foxman

Now, as a man who edits the country's most widely-read women's fashion magazine, I am particularly interested in seeing what women designers have in store for women each season. After all, they undoubtedly bring a first-person perspective to the equation.

Unpaid Intern Sues Major Fashion Brand

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.03.2013 | Business

A former intern is seeking a class-action lawsuit against Donna Karan International over his unpaid internship in 2009, the New York Daily News report...

Where Is The Fashion For The Post 50 Demo?

Michael Hodin | Posted 10.27.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

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.

9 Amazingly Successful Women Who Started As Assistants

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.14.2013 | Women

Everyone has to start somewhere -- and sometimes, that "somewhere" is as an assistant. Approximately 96 percent of secretaries and administrative a...

Fashion Superstars Give GLAM4GOOD Powerful Quotes on the True Definition Style

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 02.28.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

To kick off our GLAM4GOOD Pinspiration Series here are some jewels of wisdom from 5 of the world's most influential fashion designers Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan, John Varvatos and Jason Wu.

Bike Share or Bike Scare?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 07.28.2013 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

I know Bloomberg's into cheap, healthy transportation alternatives, and I'm all for fitness, but this just doesn't seem to be quite the right fit. Let's look at the facts.

LOOK: Donna Karan Showcases Haitian Artisans In Miami

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 05.17.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- The handbag Donna Karan was showing off Friday lacked her signature logo, or any designer's logo. It was made of paper mache and, the fashion...

A Conversation With Fashion Designer and Philanthropist Donna Karan

Blue Carreon | Posted 06.23.2013 | Style
Blue Carreon

Donna Karan, the pioneering fashion designer and the tireless philanthropist talks about meditation, traveling on a motorcycle and that thing which she refers to as her savior.

How Did I Become a Fashion Brute?

Eddie Parsons | Posted 04.26.2013 | Style
Eddie Parsons

If you are ever shopping and the associate simply hands you a garment, shows you to a fitting room and exclaims "gorgeous" every time you exit, then you are not getting full service, in my opinion.

Designers Don't Let Trends Guide Charity Choices

AP | SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK — Fashion designers sometimes get to wear their hearts on their sleeves, making their personal connection to charitable causes part of ...

PHOTOS: Sheila Johnson Launches Scarf Collection

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices

Although Sheila Johnson has reached the pinnacle of moguldome--she's one of the founding partners of BET, owns three professional sports teams (WNBA...

Jake Gyllenhaal's Good Cop in 'End of Watch'

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The F-word flies by fast, furious and often from cops and criminals in Jake Gyllenhaal's new movie End of Watch, now on its way to the Toronto Film Festival.

'She Makes Me Look Like A Heartless Dumb Pike'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 08.15.2012 | Los Angeles

MALIBU, Calif. — In an elegant white tent at her oceanfront Malibu compound, Barbra Streisand sang and former President Bill Clinton spoke to a ...

WATCH: Lindsey Wixson's Hat Goes Flying

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

We've teamed up with Greta Larkins, the genius behind the brilliant Tumblr FashGif in a weekly series of animated fashion shots. This week, FashGif...

PHOTOS: Sheila Johnson And Donna Karan Honored By Parsons

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

Legendary fashion designer Donna Karan and mega mogul Sheila Johnson were honored last night in New York City at Parsons The New School for Design's a...

Dress 4 Yellow to Benefit Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG Foundation

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact
Evelyne Politanoff

This year the 4 Yellow Foundation continues the fight against cancer via Dress 4 Yellow, a high-profile fashion show and luncheon that featured designs by more than 20 of the world's top designers.

Designer Donna Karan Discusses Her Other Passion

Posted 02.15.2012 | Fifty

When she's not gracing the runways of New York Fashion week, putting the "DK" in DKNY and fulfilling her role as "America's Coco Chanel," designer Don...

NYFW Dispatch: Donna Karan

The Huffington Post | Priya Rao | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Who Was There: Ashley Greene, Emmy Rossum, Rose McGowan, Adriana Lima, Rachel Zoe. The Skinny: On her show notes, Donna Karan posed the question, ...

Donna Karan Tells Oprah What It's Like Being A Fashion Icon

Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

Fashion icon Donna Karan sat down with Oprah Winfrey to talk about about her philanthropic work and what's it like to have her own name as a successfu...