Your old prohibitions about leather in spring just melted

Your old prohibitions about leather in spring just melted

At the end of New York Fashion Week, Proenza Schouler threw rules of seasonal fabrics out the window.

Marc Jacobs’ show speaks of anxiety, nostalgia, aesthetics and pink houses

Marc Jacobs’ show speaks of anxiety, nostalgia, aesthetics and pink houses

The designer set up a compelling tension on his runway.

Serena Williams follows U.S. Open history-making with a debut at New York Fashion Week

Serena Williams follows U.S. Open history-making with a debut at New York Fashion Week

With Vogue editor Anna Wintour looking on and Caroline Wozniacki donning her wares, Serena Williams launched her first runway show at New York Fashion Week.

Models finally speak: In gestures, monologues and heels

Models finally speak: In gestures, monologues and heels

On stage at fashion week, veteran models share stories from an earlier era.

Fashion in one act: Spike Jonze and Jonah Hill write, Opening Ceremony costumes -- and the audience roars

Fashion in one act: Spike Jonze and Jonah Hill write, Opening Ceremony costumes -- and the audience roars

With honest whimsy, Opening Ceremony presented a crowd-pleasing play, and collection.

Grandpa was right: Plaid shirts and high-waist pants are ‘Duckie’

Grandpa was right: Plaid shirts and high-waist pants are ‘Duckie’

At the Duckie Brown show at New York Fashion Week, everything looked comfortable and easy.

Angelina Jolie’s wedding dress: Surprise, surprise, it’s quirky

Angelina Jolie’s wedding dress: Surprise, surprise, it’s quirky

The six Jolie-Pitt kids were involved in the design.

A rhythm travels from black sororities to a Paris runway

A rhythm travels from black sororities to a Paris runway

A step team with roots in the Washington area brings dance — and diversity — to the fashion world.

Emmys red carpet: Fashion and product placement

Emmys red carpet: Fashion and product placement

What happens when — horrors — a starlet forgets who made her diamonds?

Katy Perry’s denim throwback and other memorable VMA outfits

Katy Perry’s denim throwback and other memorable VMA outfits

The homage to Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s matching denim outfits reminded us of a few other red carpet looks that should stay in the MTV archive.

What’s in Maureen McDonnell’s Louis Vuitton handbag? Status, insecurity and maybe jail time.

What’s in Maureen McDonnell’s Louis Vuitton handbag? Status, insecurity and maybe jail time.

The former first lady of Virginia’s taste is laid bare as evidence a corruption trial.

From high hair to status handbags, Africa’s first ladies use fashion to talk about the past and the future

From high hair to status handbags, Africa’s first ladies use fashion to talk about the past and the future

Dressed to impress -- but not in too formal a way -- at the White House’s summit dinner.

Spanx stretches into new territory with jeans, but the promised magic is elusive

Spanx stretches into new territory with jeans, but the promised magic is elusive

The company that made its founder a billionaire tries to branch out.

Model Andreja Pejic comes out as trans

Model Andreja Pejic comes out as trans

Androgynous model Andreja Pejic used to be known as Andrej Pejic. She came out as trans Thursday night.

Why hasn’t ‘Project Runway’ launched a real fashion star?

Why hasn’t ‘Project Runway’ launched a real fashion star?

The reality show promised to find new fashion talent and instead has shown hard truths about the industry.

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim celebrates 10 years.

A swimsuit that defies burger-belly bulge

A swimsuit that defies burger-belly bulge

A little cross-pollination between a swimwear designer and a graphic artist has resulted in a sporty-sexy suit by designer Karla Colletto that will debut at the Miami swim show later this week.

Fuzzy feminism: Same old girl power, but without the glamour or the fantasy

Fuzzy feminism: Same old girl power, but without the glamour or the fantasy

What an Always ad campaign has in common with Gisele Bundchen for Balenciaga.

Julian Assange, model? Some classic lookbooks from newsmakers

Julian Assange, model? Some classic lookbooks from newsmakers

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