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Week in Review: Top Must-Read Articles

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New York—It wasn’t as frigid this week as last, but many retailers probably felt a chill. Citing reasons such as light traffic, … [Read more...]

Renovated Costume Institute Renamed for Anna Wintour

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New York—When you’re an international fashion icon who's elevated the prestige—not to mention some $125 million in donations—why … [Read more...]

Met Bows the Bejeweled Splendor of JAR

JAR

New York—“Dazzling.” “Eccentric.” “Magnificent.” Those are just a few of the superlatives that pour out about JAR, the jewelry … [Read more...]

Fashion Week Breaking Trends Fall 2013: Punk Couture

From left: Saint Laurent, Chanel, Saint Laurent

PARIS FASHION WEEK, FALL 2013--With the Met's Costume Exhibit show "Punk: From Chaos to Couture" opening this May, designers have … [Read more...]

Editor’s Blog: Out of Egypt

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I’ve had ancient Egypt on the brain lately, as it’s been coming at me from many directions—from Kara Ross and Lele Sadoughi’s … [Read more...]

Another Met Fashion Face Off: Icon, 90 vs. Blogger, 16

Iris Apfel, 90, earlier this year at the 2012 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards dinner.

New York—Good taste vs. bad taste. A 90-year-old fashion icon vs. a 16-year-old hipster blogger. Sounds like the premise of yet … [Read more...]

What Would Prada Say?

Prada Flame Shoe Ornament for the Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York--What would Miuccia Prada say if she were in the same room (and era) as Elsa Schiaparelli? Check out the Metropolitan … [Read more...]

Tod’s Q1 Sales Up, Plans Schiaparelli Relaunch

TOD'S Summer 2012

Milan--Tod’s Spa reported last week that its first quarter sales grew has 8% to 263.2 million euros (about $335 million), helped … [Read more...]

Met to Live Stream Red Carpet at Costume Institute Gala

Oh yes she did! Katy Perry wears a light-up LED dress to the 2010 Costume Institute Gala. What will this year's top fashion story be?

New York—Remember Katy Perry’s blinking LED light circuit dress? Or Blake lively walking arm in arm with Karl Lagerfeld as the new … [Read more...]

Last Chance to See McQueen’s “Savage Beauty”

"Savage Beauty"

New York—Run, don’t walk to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as the astounding “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” exhibition ends … [Read more...]

Fashion Icon Iris Apfel to Bow Accessories on HSN

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New York and St. Petersburg, FL—“People with a lot of money don’t dress as well as people who made do, who have to be inventive. … [Read more...]

Fashion Icon Iris Apfel Launches Jewelry Collection

Iris Apfel necklace from her latest collection

Dedham, MA—The self-described “geriatric starlet” fashion icon Iris Arpfel is ready to make her debut—in a namesake jewelry … [Read more...]