Speaking before an unusually intimate audience, she shared the lessons of learning to become first lady.

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Democratic Nominee for President of the United States former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton campaigns in North Carolina with First Lady Michelle Obama in Winston-Salem, North Carolina Thursday October 27, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post)

Speaking before an unusually intimate audience, she shared the lessons of learning to become first lady.

The late designer left an enduring legacy epitomized by a frock donned by Audrey Hepburn.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

The delightful Frankenstein concoctions of Jun Takahashi at Undercover.

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

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

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

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

How costume designer Ruth E. Carter drew her inspiration from African culture and history.

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.

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

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?

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

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