Robin Givhan at Fashion Week

Calvin Klein at New York Fashion Week, Sept. 7, 2017. (Jonas Gustavsson/MCV Photo For The Washington Post)
Calvin Klein at New York Fashion Week, Sept. 7, 2017. (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 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.

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

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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?

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

  • Feb 13
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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
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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
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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
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White shoes and sheer white dresses for autumn: harbinger of a beautiful apocalypse.

  • Feb 10
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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
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Chintzy cutouts, ungainly bomber jackets, metallic leopard prints and other horrors. What was he thinking?

  • Feb 9
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If you must do parkas and coveralls, here's how to make them work for city dudes. Plus, some even better ideas from Raf Simons and Tom Ford.

  • Feb 8
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The Chicago designer made his fall 2018 show a celebration of working-class and minority men.

  • Feb 7
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Why is there a giant unicorn? Why aren’t the models smiling? Where are their pants?

  • Feb 7
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In Paris, designers toyed with unicorns, ghostly twins, aristocrats in gym shorts. Now it's up to you to decide.

  • Oct 4
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In some ways, the fans of the legendary French design house have a lot in common with Deadheads.

  • Oct 3
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A beautiful collection at Alexander McQueen was all about the illusion of effortlessness.

  • Oct 3
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Some designers manage to give outdated looks new life. This one's just not going to happen.

  • Oct 3
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Plus, unexpectedly fresh and gorgeous ideas for cargo pants, tank dresses and walking shorts.

  • Oct 2
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No, really -- take a look. Designer Rei Kawakubo explored some interesting ideas with these voluminous gowns.

  • Oct 2
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Shifts at legacy houses like Balenciaga and Givenchy should tell us something larger is happening in the culture.

  • Oct 1
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