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Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Erdem’s feminine designs highlight the changing style of Washington

By Cara Kelly  |  03:49 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Why we are (still) talking about Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Vogue cover

The April cover calls into question what we deem worthy of one of the most coveted spots in the fashion industry.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:15 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Matthew McConaughey, Jared Jeto and the elevated menswear at the Academy Awards

Major stars channeled old Hollywood with classic tuxedos and white jackets on Sunday night.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:44 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Cate Blanchett, Kate Hudson and more fashion highs and lows from the Academy Awards

Karen O, Lady Gaga and Margo Robbie were a few of the unexpected standouts.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:48 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 02/14/2014

WATCH: Style advice from Michael Kors

The designer shares his fashion wisdom on everything from workplace style to Oscars red carpet predictions.

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver  |  03:53 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, New York Fashion Week

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 02/14/2014

New York Fashion Week offers frocks fit for first lady Michelle Obama

With New York Fashion Week concluding, we pick the gowns, day dresses and coats we could see the first lady wearing in the coming year.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:58 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 02/13/2014

A flurry of A-list (and D-list) celebrities hit New York Fashion Week

With the shows at Lincoln Center coming to a close tonight, we look back at celebrities who stepped out this week.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:58 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, New York Fashion Week

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 02/13/2014

4 must-see looks from New York Fashion Week’s Wednesday shows

Gowns, coats and more from Michael Kors and Proenza Schouler.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:09 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, New York Fashion Week

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 02/12/2014

5 must-see looks from New York Fashion Week’s Tuesday shows

The best looks from Narciso Rodriguez, Oscar de la Renta and more.

By Cara Kelly  |  05:32 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 02/11/2014

5 must-see looks from New York Fashion Week’s Monday shows

Honor, Carolina Herrera and Zac Posen were among the standouts on Monday.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:48 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 02/10/2014

5 must-see looks from New York Fashion Week’s Sunday shows

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:46 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, New York Fashion Week

Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 02/09/2014

5 must-see looks from New York Fashion Week’s Saturday shows

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  09:15 PM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Fashion Week

Posted at 08:07 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Peter Som went mysterious with florals for Fall 2014

The unique print was splashed across sweaters, coats and flowing gowns.

By Cara Kelly  |  08:07 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Jason Wu shows a luxurious side for Fall 2014

The designer says his looks are for a modern women who loves clothes.

By Cara Kelly  |  07:45 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 02/07/2014

5 must-see looks from New York Fashion Week’s Thursday shows

We look back at the stunners and trend-setters.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  05:32 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Fashion Week

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 02/07/2014

New York Fashion Week: A primer

Whose shows will matter? Who should you follow on Instagram? And why does Fashion Week seem to go on forever?

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:08 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Fashion Week

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Versace, Lady Gaga open couture shows in Paris

The performer was an obvious inspiration for the designer, sitting front row at the Atelier Versace show.

By Cara Kelly  |  12:35 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Jezebel falls into feminist self-parody in Lena Dunham Photoshop ‘controversy’

By paying for un-retouched photos of the “Girls” star, what exactly is the popular blog trying to accomplish?

By Caitlin Dewey  |  03:33 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, TV

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 01/17/2014

American Apparel mannequins in New York go provocatively au natural

Is the store being progressively feminist or just predictably capitalist?

By Caitlin Dewey  |  11:11 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Lena Dunham brings comedy, pop art to Vogue

Lena Dunham a Vogue cover girl? The rumors are true.

By Veronica Toney  |  12:27 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, TV

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 11/04/2013

Louis Vuitton names Nicolas Ghesqui re new artistic director

The French designer, best known for his work at Balenciaga, will take over the women’s collections immediately, reports WWD.

By Cara Kelly  |  11:32 AM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Carine Roitfeld talks about the ‘Mademoiselle C,’ premiere and ‘CR Fashion Book’

The former editor of French Vogue is the subject of a new documentary, show in Virginia on Sept. 27.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:09 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Movies

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 09/09/2013

New York Fashion Week’s color palette: black and white

By Cara Kelly  |  03:22 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/05/2013

Kenneth Cole didn’t learn from #Cairo, posts another controversial tweet

Fashion designer decides Syrian war is a good way to promote sandals

By Emily Yahr  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Will Beyonce's hair rebirth fuel the pixie cut trend?

The singer's ultra-short locks may be a symbol of rebirth, says stylist Lauren Rothman.

By Cara Kelly  |  05:35 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 08/01/2013

H&M launches e-commerce site in U.S., but is that good news?

But is the online availability a good thing?

By Cara Kelly  |  01:35 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Anna Wintour backs Hillary Clinton at Oscar de la Renta exhibit opening

The storied fashion editor hinted she’d like to see the former Secretary of State back on the campaign trail.

By Cara Kelly  |  06:57 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 06/20/2013

#TBT: A look at the evolution of jeans

A look at jeans, the tie to music and the emergence of designer denim.

By Cara Kelly  |  05:08 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Rain and mud dictate fashion at Governors Ball Music Festival

Poncho-chic dominates, at least early on during the rainy weekend

By Cara Kelly  |  03:52 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Music, MusicFest

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Billboard Music Awards fashion: Ke$ha, Taylor Swift and more

Style seen at the show was disjointed, ranging from expect from Taylor Swift to Ke$ha's revealing mini.

By Cara Kelly  |  12:53 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Music

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 05/17/2013

'SNL,' 'House of Cards' costume designer on Zoe Barnes' hoodie and D.C. style

The experienced designer talks about his long run with the sketch comedy show, Zoe Barnes' hoodies and styling for Washington.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:54 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, TV

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Trend Report: Thinking in color

Thanks to spring runways from Gucci and Paul Smith, men can reveal their true colors.

By Janet Bennett Kelly  |  01:35 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Get Zoe Saldana's look from the 'Star Trek' LA premiere

Tips on recreating the actress' beauty and hairstyles from the red carpet.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:46 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Movies

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Met Gala 2013: Anne Hathaway, Miley Cyrus embrace punk

The punk theme was a side note for many celebrity attendees, while others embraced the edgy exhibit.

By Cara Kelly  |  12:41 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Steve Madden on wedge sneakers, Betsey Johnson and DC style

We caught up with the shoe designer before his upcoming event at Tysons

By Cara Kelly  |  06:13 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Trend Report: Scents-ibility

While sniffing out spring's newest scents and comparing notes with colleagues, we were reminded of the power of fragrance to conjure the past or project an image.

By Janet Bennett Kelly  |  04:24 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Jason Wu on dressing Michelle Obama and D.C.

We caught up with the designer after an exclusive show at Saks D.C. last week.

By Janet Bennett Kelly  |  06:48 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 04/15/2013

MTV Movie Awards fashion: Emma Watson, Kerry Washington and more highlights

Emma Watson and Kerry Washington among the star attendees to walk the line of casual yet chic on the red carpet.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:13 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Movies

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Trend Report: Spring styles

Fashion thrives on change, so designers constantly tweak their collections to seduce customers seeking the thrill of something new. On spring runways, ruffles flounced, louche silhouettes and macrame handbags announced Boho was back, and skin peeked through clothing from head to toe, making it apparent that cutouts are cool. Will these new trends appeal to Washington denizens? We consulted two Washington Post colleagues for the male and female points of view.

By Janet Bennett Kelly  |  11:10 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Fashion predictions for 'Mad Men' season 6

A look at the Style section archives reveals late 60s trends that may make their way to SCDP.

By Cara Kelly  |  06:01 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:33 PM ET, 03/28/2013

'Scandal' costume designer on Olivia Pope's style

Costume designer Lyn Paolo talks about her strategy for dressing "Scandal" star, Kerry Washington.

By Cara Kelly  |  08:33 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, tv

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 03/28/2013

'Say Yes to the Dress' guru on bridezillas, Kate Middleton

Randy Fenoli, star of "Randy to the Rescue," took a moment to talk about "bridezillas," Kate Middleton, and the D.C. bride.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:05 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Princess Diana's State of the Union dress up for auction

The dress the princess wore while dancing with John Travolta at the White House will be auctioned this March in London.

By Cara Kelly  |  06:36 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Oscars 2013: 'Life of Pi's Claudio Miranda wizard hair trend

Forget beards, bobs or off-white dresses -- the enduring fashion statement of this year's Academy Awards was long, flowing white hair.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  08:29 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, oscars

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Anne Hathaway, Michelle Obama and other Oscars fashion moments

Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence were once again the most anticipated arrivals on the red carpet.

By Cara Kelly  |  08:02 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, oscars

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Oscars red carpet: The year of Jolie-legging

As the anniversary of the meme approaches, there's a chance Oscar nominees may retire the protruding leg trend.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:57 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, oscars

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Trend Report: Work it! Style at the office

Work it! Style at the office

By Janet Bennett Kelly  |  10:23 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Oscar-ready looks from Zac Posen, Vera Wang, Badgley Mischka

Gowns from Zac Posen, Vera Wang and Badgley Mischka could easily translate from the runway to red carpet.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:31 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Grammy fashion: Best, worst and just boring

A stream of unimaginative black dresses made this year's red carpet a snooze.

By Cara Kelly  |  09:45 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Music

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/08/2013

Jason Wu show: Fur, chiffon and Michelle Obama's next gown?

Wu shows fur, high collars and a few elegant gowns at his Fall 2013 runway show.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, GIFs

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/08/2013

Nemo an unwelcome guest at New York Fashion Week

Marc Jacobs has postponed his show to Thursday night, but others are pressing on despite impending blizzard warnings.

By Cara Kelly  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 02/07/2013

Trend Report: Snake charmers

The lowly reptile is enjoying a high-fashion profile

By Janet Bennett Kelly  |  01:18 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Golden Globes red carpet: Your Inauguration beauty cheat sheet

Recreate these beauty trends from the stars of the Golden Globes for your inaugural soirees.

By Cara Kelly  |  10:31 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 12/07/2012

Emerald: 2013 Pantone Color of the Year

After making a splash at fashion week, emerald green is the year’s must-have color.

By Veronica Toney  |  01:55 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  culture, fashion

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 11/16/2012

‘Anna Karenina’: An insight into Russian culture

The fashion is just one way the film gives audiences a glimpse into Russia’s past and present.

By Veronica Toney  |  09:34 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  film, movies, celebrities, fashion, books, culture

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Ann Romney channels former first ladies in Oscar de la Renta

Romney channeled previous Republican political wives in Oscar de la Renta.

By Katherine Boyle  |  01:22 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Anna Piaggi dies: Fashion world mourns eccentric muse

The outlandishly-dressed Piaggi was a fixture at fashion events.

By Maura Judkis  |  03:52 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Team USA Olympic uniforms: Meh

Critical reaction to Ralph Lauren’s Olympics attire has been underwhelming.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:23 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fashion

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Anna Wintour debuts ‘Bark for Obama’ designer pet products

Anna Wintour announced the addition of pet merchandise to the fundraising pop-up shop.

By Katherine Boyle  |  12:33 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Worn Magazine returns to Washington

The D.C. fashion magazine is back after a one-year hiatus.

By Maura Judkis  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Another wedding? Ugg!

From ‘bridal Uggs’ to ‘wedding fatigue,” signs of the season for matrimony are on full — and excessive — display.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:22 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Priscilla Chan’s wedding dress: Another step away from strapless style

With each celebrity wedding, the predominance of the strapless dress is dwindling.

By Maura Judkis  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Met Ball: When sheer dresses go wrong

Beyonce’s sheer Givenchy dress, which landed her on many worst-dressed lists, was her “Cher” moment.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:27 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Vogue vows to use healthier models: But what’s its definition of ‘healthy’?

The editors of all 19 Vogue magazines have come together for a health pact - but it’s awfully vague.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:19 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Costume Institute Gala: Why the Met steps are the greatest red carpet

This year at the annual Costume Institue Gala, you’ll be able to see the “Oscars of the East” arrivals live.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:26 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 04/24/2012

British dandies protest Abercrombie & Fitch

By Maura Judkis  |  12:28 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Color Forecast tells you the color of European fashion, by the minute

Webcams report the style from Paris, Milan and Antwerp.

By Maura Judkis  |  09:22 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Kick off your shoes and go barefoot for charity

Toms is sending shoes to developing countries for One Day Without Shoes.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:03 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 04/02/2012

With 1940 Census release, a look at the decade’s art, music and style

Nostalgia for big band music, oxford shoes and “The Philadelphia Story.”

By Maura Judkis  |  04:02 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  culture, music, fashion, art

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 04/01/2012

Warby Barker: April Fools’ eyewear for dogs

A one-stop shop for canine hipster eyewear.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:41 PM ET, 04/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fashion

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Urban Outfitters: All its recent controversies, explained

Explanations for why LGBTQ activists are forwarding a photo of the company’s founder.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:36 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fashion

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Jennifer Lawrence vs. Kristen Stewart: A style comparison

A look at how Katniss Everdeen and Bella Swan each handled their pre-movie-release appearances from a fashion perspective.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:59 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hunger Games, Fashion

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Shoe vending machine offers relief from achy feet

L.A. entrepreneurs have placed venting machines for flat shoes in nightclubs, and they’re hoping to expand.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:01 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 03/23/2012

‘Mad Men’s’ pint-sized fashion icon: Kiernan Shipka

One of the show’s most stylish characters is still a tween.

By Maura Judkis  |  09:58 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Israel bans underweight models

A new law requires models to provide medical proof of their weight.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:48 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Oscars Remix winner: The ‘Michelle’ redux

The winner of our Polyvore challenge makes her sartorial picks for the first lady.

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver  |  07:25 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Sarah Burton, Apple show they can carry founders’ visions

This week wasn’t about filling empty shoes. It was about making them move again.

By Katherine Boyle  |  02:13 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fashion

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Red carpet redux: Polyvore Style Search finalists revealed

See the finalists in our Oscars Remix: Polyvore Style Search challenge.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:22 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oscars 2012, Academy Awards 2012, Fashion

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Jenna Lyons doppelgangers appear at J. Crew presentation (Photos)

The creative director’s personal style has become infused into the line’s aesthetics.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:17 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion, Fashion Week

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Oscars Remix: Best actress picks

Honor your pick for best actress by creating a Polyvore collage.

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver  |  02:50 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fashion

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Fashion’s Night Out: Live updates from Georgetown

Post reporters will be making live updates on all the steals, deals and fashion events along M Street this evening.

By Cara Kelly  |  06:01 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fashion | Tags:  fashion

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 07/19/2011

The Alexa Effect: Mulberry Is Best-Performing Fashion Retail Stock

Thanks to the “Alexa” bag, named after British television personality Alexa Chung, the British luxury brand Mulberry has become the world’s best-performing fashion retail stock.

By Katherine Boyle  |  05:38 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Kate Middleton’s Tour of Thirty Style Statements

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is set to wear 30 different outfits during her nine-day tour of the U.S. and Canada. She is not scheduled to speak publicly during any leg of the tour, but her choice of designers is making a diplomatic statement.

By Katherine Boyle  |  09:46 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Michelle Obama’s Diplomatic Style

Michelle Obama’s sartorial choices are a carefully crafted mix of her favorite designers and those that represent the heritage of the country that she’s visiting. Her discreet nods to up-and-coming international unknowns have become more apparent with each tour she takes.

By Katherine Boyle  |  10:05 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Duchess Catherine Is Not a Clothes Horse; Princess-to-be Charlene Wittstock Is Becoming One

By Katherine Boyle  |  05:32 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Germany Embraces Beauty Sampling Services

Five beauty-sampling services began in Germany this spring, modeled on the successful U.S. start-up Birchbox, which launched a mailbox beauty venture in September with $1.4 million in venture capital financing.

By Katherine Boyle  |  04:15 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Michelle Obama in London: A Style Summary

For the past two days, Michelle Obama has donned enough designer labels to source her own international fashion week. Glowing in American and British designers, she wore Alexander McQueen, Tracy Reese, Tom Ford and Narciso Rodriguez during the British leg of her 6-day tour of Europe.

By Katherine Boyle  |  02:23 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Yves Saint Laurent Issues Rebuttal in Louboutin’s Battle for the Red Sole

It’s the trademark war that has captivated both the legal and fashion worlds. Finally, YSL responds.

By Katherine Boyle  |  06:46 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Anna Wintour Endorses New Yorkers for Marriage Equality Initiative

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is the latest New York notable to endorse Human Rights Campaign’s “New Yorkers for Marriage Equality” initiative. Today, she appeared in a video for the advocacy group.

By Katherine Boyle  |  03:48 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Anderson Cooper to Host the 2011 CFDA Awards

Anderson Cooper is slated to host the 2011 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards. The fashion industry’s annual award show, often dubbed the industry’s equivalent of the Oscars, will take place on June 6th at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York.

By Katherine Boyle  |  02:32 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Derek Lam’s Capsule Collection Derek Lam + EBay Goes on Sale

New York-based designer Derek Lam began selling what eBay is calling the “first-ever crowd-sourced collection” through an exclusive partnership with eBay on Tuesday.

By Katherine Boyle  |  04:54 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Washington Wizards Go Vintage

Washington Wizards unveil vintage appeal with new uniforms.

By Katherine Boyle  |  03:27 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Fit for McQueen: Catherine Middleton Chooses Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen

Kate Middleton’s wedding gown is designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen

By Katherine Boyle  |  11:14 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Three Princesses, One Style: Referencing Queen Elizabeth II and Grace Kelly in Middleton’s Dress

Designers see Queen Elizabeth II and Grace Kelly in Middleton’s Dress

By Katherine Boyle  |  11:12 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 04/22/2011

Meet the Candidates: A Dior Succession Cheat Sheet

Women’s Wear Daily released the rumored list of candidates to replace John Galliano at Dior. Who are these people?

By Katherine Boyle  |  11:22 AM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Fashion for Paws: Bred for Fundraising Success

Fashion for Paws, the Washington Humane Society’s annual fashion show fundraiser, raised nearly $500,000 on Saturday at the National Building Museum. Their black tie-winning formula? Dogs in tutus.

By Katherine Boyle  |  12:51 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Green Fever Hits Washington Exhibitions

Washington embassies and museums are embracing fashion’s growing eco-friendly green movement just in time for Earth Day.

By Katherine Boyle  |  07:52 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Jane Birkin Puts Her Birkin Bag on EBay

Vogue reports that Jane Birkin will put her own Hermes Birkin bag up for auction on eBay to raise money for Red Cross efforts in Japan.

By Katherine Boyle  |  08:09 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 04/01/2011

A Weekend of Washington Trunk Shows

East Coast polish meets West Coast cool as two popular designers come to Washington this weekend. California-based designer Trina Turk, known for her bright prints and vintage flair, is set to make an appearance Saturday at her spring/summer trunk show at the Donovan House.

By Katherine Boyle  |  02:18 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 03/24/2011

Ivanka Trump in Washington to Celebrate New Footwear Collection

Real estate executive and fashion designer Ivanka Trump is in Washington to celebrate the launch of her new footwear collection at Nordstrom Tysons Corner. Thursday, Trump will meet customers at a free event showcasing her spring 2011 collection.

By Katherine Boyle  |  04:26 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 03/24/2011

Hermès Festival of Crafts in Washington

Tomorrow, Hermès brings its weeklong Festival des Métiers, or Festival of Crafts, to the Beltway. Called a “Rendezvous with Hermès Craftsman,” the exhibition features demonstrations--sketches of prints for silk scarves, leatherwork for saddles and handbags--by artisans and craftsmen of the Hermès workshops in Lyon, France.

By Katherine Boyle  |  03:03 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 03/22/2011

‘Bill Cunningham New York’: A Life of Pictures

Richard Press’ acclaimed documentary “Bill Cunningham New York” seems made for Women’s Wear Daily subscribers. It follows veteran New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham, 82-the originator of street style shots with his “On the Street” and “Evening Hours” columns-still powering away at the pedals of his bicycle in search of “interesting clothes” and the New Yorkers that wear them.

By Katherine Boyle  |  02:11 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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