Robin Givhan at Fashion Week

Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2019 collection (By Jonas Gustavsson/MCV Photo For The Washington Post)
Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2019 collection (By Jonas Gustavsson/MCV Photo For The Washington Post)

Robin Givhan, The Washington Post’s Pulitzer-winning fashion critic, covers fashion as a business, as a cultural institution and as pure pleasure. Follow along as she makes her way from runway to runway. Follow her on Twitter: @RobinGivhan and Instagram: @robingivhan.

The New York fashion industry is in transition. And that's a good thing — hopefully.

Stuart Vevers, Coach's creative director, offers a version of America that celebrates hope, determination and joy. Michael Kors goes back to the hazy glory of disco — with the help of Barry Manilow.

In their Proenza Schouler fall collection, designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez created contradictions that sparked curiosity.

Clothes tells the story of our lives. Rachel Comey's fall 2019 collection weaves a relatable tale.

The designer presented a quietly glamorous fall 2019 collection that was inspired by the strength of the women around him — especially his mom.

Japanese designer Tomo Koizumi made his runway debut in New York with an explosion of rainbow-colored delight.

From a new cafe installed in Ralph Lauren's Madison Avenue shop, the designer showed his spring 2019 collection.

Designer Telfar Clemens collaborates with a host of artists to explore the idea of "Country" — as land and nation.

The fall 2019 collections opened in New York with an invigorating breeze and reassuring tone: Here's a little calm to balance out the chaos.

Amid a backlash against a beloved brand's overhaul, a few Paris fashion houses are offering a beacon for female customers.

A faux-beach runway show encourages you to take your Chanel casual. But it's still the same Chanel.

At Alexander McQueen, designer Sarah Burton seems stuck in the past.

It looks fantastical. But the stealthily influential designer says he's just taking "very understandable ideas and heightening them."

3-D printing give these shoulder pads their streamlined grace — part of Demna Gvasalia's vision of dressing for our changing planet.

One was punk princess, the other was a vacation in Italy.

Designer Rei Kawakubo’s models looked startlingly normal — until you glanced below the waist.

Hedi Slimane imposed his signature rock'n'roll style on Celine -- but without bringing fresh ideas.

At Chloe, scarf prints, flamboyant earrings, Grecian sandals. A beautiful collection celebrating the art of being oneself.

At Paco Rabanne, the glamorous élan of the international jet-set combined with the hippie ease.

On his spring 2019 runway: road warriors, winged birds, and a bloody but unbowed Lady Liberty.

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