Robin Givhan at Fashion Week

Prabal Gurung at New York Fashion Week. (Stefan Knauer/For The Washington Post)
Prabal Gurung at New York Fashion Week. (Stefan Knauer/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.

In Paris, the fall 2018 runways offered looks with power shoulders or cuddly tweeds -- and very little skin or sizzle.

  • Mar 7
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Thom Browne and Comme des Garcons are looking ahead -- and also trying to keep the present day from getting boring.

  • Mar 6
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No riddles, no high concepts. Just jaw-droppingly gorgeous in a way that was timeless and universal.

  • Mar 5
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With quirky colors, bold silhouettes and a love of the banal, a designer moves fashion forward.

  • Mar 5
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The hair on these runways isn't pretty. It's as ugly and mean and tough as life can sometimes be.

  • Mar 4
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They apprenticed; they paid their dues; they honed their skills. Now is their time.

  • Mar 4
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The delightful Frankenstein concoctions of Jun Takahashi at Undercover.

  • Mar 3
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At Maison Margiela, John Galliano gives women a blissfully obnoxious sneaker.

  • Mar 3
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Virgil Abloh of Off-White has all the heat right now. But there were fresher ideas at Saint Laurent and Chloe.

  • Mar 2
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Mint green and lime? Emerald with beet red? In the hands of Dries Van Noten and other skilled designers, it was pure alchemy.

  • Mar 1
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The patchwork blazers and macrame dresses are lovely. But it's unclear how they fit into the fashion house's vision for modern women.

  • Feb 28
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The fashion industry is ready to help build your personal brand for fall 2018 -- if you like big shoulders, earth tones, leopard print and gaucho hats.

  • Feb 16, 2018
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Designer Raf Simons bypasses coastal glamour for patchwork dresses, chunky knits, marching-band shirts: Lyrical, lovely and reassuring.

  • Feb 14, 2018
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He's an American icon. But he's still selling prep-school punks and country-club stiffs as his vision of America. Who aspires to that anymore?

  • Feb 14, 2018
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The designer's farewell collection featured her trademark crisp shirts, tulle gowns and tasteful modesty.

  • Feb 13, 2018
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Yes, she's a celebrity. But she's the rare designer who understands real women. And she's leading the way.

  • Feb 12, 2018
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At Alexander Wang's otherwise sleek, hard-edged show, the clunky 1980s hair accessory made a comeback. What to make of it?

  • Feb 12, 2018
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Happily, Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss knows how to make clothes worthy of his rhetoric, sharp looks that evoke the American myth.

  • Feb 11, 2018
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White shoes and sheer white dresses for autumn: harbinger of a beautiful apocalypse.

  • Feb 10, 2018
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Pumpkin orange, marigold yellow, deep purple that bridged the divide between the rural landscape and the incandescence of the city.

  • Feb 10, 2018
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