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Patagonia directs sales to environmental causes. A designer vows not to dress the first lady. And the Trump boycotts begin.

At least one designer, says she will not dress Melania Trump. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The former schools chancellor posed for a glamorous plus-size clothing line. And she looks great.

The pictures are captivating. But are they the totality of her fashion legacy?

Patagonia directs sales to environmental causes. A designer vows not to dress the first lady. And the Trump boycotts begin.

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Auction of Shirley Temple items includes childhood tap shoes

Two pairs of tap shoes belonging to the child movie star Shirley Temple have sold at auction for $20,000.

Carolina Herrera says it’s an honor to dress Melania Trump

While a few designers have made news saying they would not dress the future first lady, Carolina Herrera said she’d be honored if Melania Trump wore one of her outfits.

Division of Public Health closes illegal tattoo parlor

The state Division of Public Health has closed down an illegal tattoo parlor that was operating out of a private home in Clayton — and is urging any patrons of the parlor to get tested for possible illnesses.

In her portraits in Vogue magazine, Michelle Obama is not a political star, a famous first lady or a mom-in-chief. She's a powerful celebrity.

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK: He gripped the lectern, hardly smiled and kept viewers at a distance.

Thursday night, Wintour co-hosted a Georgetown reception at the home of real estate mogul Connie Milstein.

In Donna Karan's '90s ad campaign, model Rosemary McGrotha wears a double-breasted pinstriped jacket with a triple strand of gumball-size pearls. She appears to be taking the oath of office, with Secret Service agents hovering in the background and a first gentleman watching the proceedings.

The fashion magazine picked Clinton, no surprise. But why did it decide to weigh in?

First lady Michelle Obama chose an Italian designer who oozes Hollywood sex appeal.

"It's very emotional for me,” said Peter Marx, the fourth generation to run the Chevy Chase institution that dressed D.C.'s elite.

On the horizon: flower prints, color blocks, and an overdose of tulle -- if you can make

Designer Karl Lagerfeld has a knack for making customers think they're in on the hot conversation.

The clothes from Rei Kawakubo are hardly inconspicuous. But you can hide inside them.

The pants were still luxurious, of course, but more relaxed than what we've seen lately.

She is a victim of the new kind of celebrity she pioneered. And it can be hard to empathize with a brand.

Today it's just a gesture co-opted by the fashion establishment in a bid for secondhand cool.

The designer uses color like a poet uses couplets: to communicate emotion and nuance.

Maria Grazia Chiuri debuted at the legendary house with a collection savvy to the way women think about fashion now.

A designer who has always found beauty in unexpected places helps us understand what beauty feels like.

Designers are stretching, dissecting, twisting and cropped the banal garment into fashion poetry.

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