Ashley Biden designed the staff uniforms for the Hamilton Hotel, has a do-gooder fashion brand and is navigating the inevitable scrutiny of her dad's run for the White House.

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Ashley Biden designed the staff uniforms for the Hamilton Hotel, has a do-gooder fashion brand and is navigating the inevitable scrutiny of her dad's run for the White House.

After her R. Kelly interview and amid the drama over Charlie Rose, the “CBS This Morning” anchor has emerged as the biggest star in TV news.

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White-tie attire is easy to get right — if you actually want to get it right.


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Longtime Kenzo designers stage final show in Paris

It was quite literally the final curtain for Kenzo’s Carol Lim and Humberto Leon at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, after the duo’s eight successful years at the creative helm of the house came to a close

Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men’s collections

A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of guests at Thom Browne’s fantastical Paris Fashion Week show

Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men’s collections

A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of guests at Thom Browne’s fantastical Paris Fashion Week show

The prize is "not a sin," as Diane von Furstenberg put it, but it doesn’t do the fashion industry any favors.

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“Camp: Notes on Fashion” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute includes everything from Björk’s swan dress to Caravaggio.

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The company is known for shaping the “ghetto fabulous” aesthetic and elevating black models. But it’s had to take steps to repair its image and change its culture.

The Prada resort show was full of easy shapes and eccentric prints and the designer's version of calm.

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As with Beto in Vanity Fair, a magazine photo shoot says a lot about a rising-star politician — and about gender in politics.

By transforming mundane objects into luxury goods, this designer is reinventing a venerated fashion house — and how we dress

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Nicole Miller CEO Bud Konheim, who passed away at 84, used his platform to spread the truth about the business he loved.

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Amsale is betting that some brides will be relieved to skip the salon and sit quietly with their laptops instead.

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Many of us use the term as fashion shorthand. But language can be marginalizing.

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Photos captured him after church near the White House on Sunday, but particularly telling is one from before his report was turned in.

The fall 2019 runway season ended with an artsy pile-up at Louis Vuitton and a reminder that this is not the time for day dreaming.

Designer Sarah Burton communicated strength, heritage and beauty.

The last ready-to-wear show Lagerfeld worked on before his death was a beautiful celebration of Chanel and the designer's staggering imagination.

Designer Demna Gvasali created an entire universe on his spare, black-topped runway.

Designer Red Kawakubo explored shadows, shapes and the existential angst that keeps you up at night.

For his sophomore effort, designer Hedi Slimane scrubbed Celine free of grit and left it almost glamour-free. He filled that vacuum with culottes, blazers and pleated skirts.

At Paris Fashion Week, Chloe and Loewe showed how it's done. Lanvin showed how it's not.

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