On eve of Fashion Week, designer Michael Kors expands his empire

Kors says he’s driven by perfection, and that means a total look. “Beauty is always such an important part of my runway. When we put on a fashion show — after this many years — I’ve learned the layers and the steps. When I first start thinking mood of the season, beauty is part of […]

Maisie Schloss, Emma Hastil, Emily Levine: Who Is the Next Fashion Star to …

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Prepare to meet the new Marc Jacobs. Like the spring and fall shows that drive the fashion industry, the month of May plays host to a bevy of collections presented by renowned fashion-design programs across the U.S. It’s there where bright young designers show off their talents to industry professionals and fellow students alike. From […]

New York Fashion Museum Shows its ‘Shoe Obsession’

— “Shoes occupy a very special place in the female imagination,” says Valerie Steele, director and chief curator of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York. The museum’s current show, “Shoe Obsession,” presents some of the most extreme examples of those objects of desire: fantastically wrought sky-high heels by leading […]