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Remembering Berry Berenson Perkins, a Victim of 9/11

Carole Mallory | Posted 09.12.2014 | New York
Carole Mallory

Berry Berenson Perkins was the personification of unconditional love. On 9/11 after the towers fell, I was driving to a meeting to be with my sober family when my cell phone rang.

Moving Mountains in Chiffon: Versailles 73 American Runway Revolution

Kimann Schultz | Posted 11.13.2013 | Style
Kimann Schultz

Philosophically, one of my favorite subjects is to justify fashion's relevance historically and socially. Our "suiting up" is not only the stuff that carries individuals through their days and endeavors, it marks time and place and reflects us as accurately as any song or news story might.

PHOTOS: Schiaparelli Makes Runway Return Courtesy Of Christian Lacroix

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 07.01.2013 | Style

Schiaparelli has officially returned to the runway courtesy of Christian Lacroix. In Paris today, Lacroix presented his much-anticipated haute couture...

Christian Lacroix To Design Schiaparelli Couture Collection

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.17.2013 | Style

It sounds like a match made in fashion heaven: a beloved yet out-of-work designer paired off with a beloved yet dormant fashion label. And we have a v...

Arts & Culture: Weekly Forecast

Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

Here's our cultural forecast this week; we have a little something for everyone, from MGMT to Opera. Enjoy! ...

Marisa Berenson Has Us Feeling Blue

The Huffington Post | Shana Honig | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Yves Saint Laurent called Marisa Berenson "the girl of the Seventies," but we think this 1993 photo is proof that ...

What To Do This Weekend In New York

Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

Rooftop Film Series 2012 Where: Various locations When: Friday-August 18 Price: $12 Rooftop Films kicks off their summer bill this weekend with a...

Cut From the Same Cloth? An Impossible Conversation Between Prada and Schiaparelli on Fashion

Mary Orlin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Style
Mary Orlin

These two designers are both Italian, but Schiaparelli worked in the 1930s to 1950s and Prada designs today. The exhibit plays up their similarities and contrasts, in both their clothing designs and in the imagined dialogue between the two women.

An Impossible Conversation About the Met's Spring 2012 Costume Institute Exhibit

Meghan O'Keefe | Posted 07.09.2012 | Comedy
Meghan O'Keefe

"I still really liked the exhibit. The clothes were very pretty and it made me feel inspired to go out and be a more powerful woman." "You just want to justify spending too much money on a summer wardrobe." "Yeah, pretty much, yes."

Talk to Her: Schiaparelli and Prada at the Metropolitan Museum

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Schiaparelli thought fashion was art. Prada finds that equation impractical for today's world. Fashion is about selling dresses.

Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada at The Met

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 07.08.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

2012-05-08-Screenshot20120508at8.51.36AM.jpg"Juxtaposing the work of Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada allows us to explore how the past enlightens the present and how the present enlivens the past."

Elsa Schiaparelli And Miuccia Prada At The Met: Fashion Is Modern Art

Liz Smith | Posted 07.07.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

You may not care about the Costume Institute's exhibition of Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada and their proposed "Impossible Conversations" opening at the Metropolitan Museum this very night. (It runs into the summer!) But if you 'd like the great Museum to keep functioning and being a bastion of culture in the U.S., you'd better accept "fashion" as part of it all.

PHOTOS: Elsa Schiaparelli To Be Revived By Diego Della Valle

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 05.07.2012 | Style

If you're going to stage a fashion comeback, where better to do it than the Met Gala? The Elsa Schiaparelli brand, co-star of the Metropolitan Muse...

Infograph: What Prada And This Surrealist Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

This season's Costume Institute exhibition at The Met promises to be one of imagination and curiosity, showcasing the "Impossible Conversations" betwe...

Worshiping at the Altars of Schiaparelli, YSL, Vreeland and Dali

Tara Solomon | Posted 05.16.2012 | Miami
Tara Solomon

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Why Miuccia Prada Dissed Her Own Met Exhibit

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.17.2012 | Style

After the blockbuster hit that was "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty," the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to focus on another popular modern desig...

Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 12.03.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Stephen Jones spearheaded the revival of British millinery in the early '80s. Using unusual materials and daring designs, his hats have pushed the boundaries of design for over 3 decades.

The Next Alexander McQueen?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.26.2011 | Style

The best thing for a fashion designer's career? Get an exhibit at the Met. After this year's blockbuster "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" exhibit...

PHOTOS: Meet America's Once-Great, Now-Obscure Designers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

*Scroll down for photos* Last night, guests from New York City, Los Angeles, and London braved a torrential downpour to attend a "Forgotten Fashion" ...

PHOTOS: Meet Elsa Schiaparelli, Coco Chanel's Fiercest Rival

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

This lavishly creative designer was once as revered and famous as Coco Chanel, who referred to her rival as "that Italian artist who makes clothes." Schiaparelli collaborated on pieces and collections with artists Salvador Dalí, Jean Cocteau, and Alberto Giacometti.

The Secret Sexy Life of Zippers

Tove Hermanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tove Hermanson

After reading the recent NYTimes article highlighting Eddie Feibusch's zipper business in New York's Lower East Side, I was reminded of the history of the not-so-humble zipper.

The Runways of Yesterday: 9 Designers Worth Revisiting

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Fashion often looks to the past for inspiration. This fall, history is in great evidence: surrealist flourishes from the 1940s abound; shoulder pads and neons from 1980s saturate clothing lines at all levels.

Let's Bring Back ... 10 Things That Are Ready For A Comeback

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Ladies and Gentlemen: To honor the launch of Huffington Post's new Style section, I present the seventh installment of my Let's Bring Back series. A...

PHOTOS: Elsa Schiaparelli To Be Revived By Diego Della Valle

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

If you're going to stage a fashion comeback, where better to do it than the Met Gala? The Elsa Schiaparelli brand, co-star of the Metropolitan Muse...