For Fashion Models, Quirk Is In

But in casting sessions for New York Fashion Week, it seems the most coveted look isn’t from a particular region or defined by a body type. To stand out as a model now, one needs to have a flaw. “You want to be intrigued by a certain characteristic or feature you’re not used to seeing,” said […]

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 […]

WIN A Trip For 2 To NYC For Fashion Week: LAST CHANCE To Enter

Tweet We’re gearing up for one of the hottest shows around — and we want to see YOU on the red carpet in NYC. ENTER to WIN a makeover and a trip for two RIGHT HERE! At the show you’ll get to walk the red carpet along major celebs and even see Ariana Grande perform! […]

A-List Dinners, Parties and Events During New York Fashion Week

Still mourning the loss of Fashion’s Night Out? There’s retail therapy at Target’s shopping party for its new collaboration with 3.1 Phillip Lim. Spring Studio, 50 Varick Street. Thursday 7 to 10 p.m. Invitation only. Nothing epitomizes downtown glamour like the Top of the Standard. The panoramic space (better known as the Boom Boom Room) […]

New York Fashion Week: DKNY, Victoria Beckham and more

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Is New York Fashion Week Near the End of the Runway?

In 1941, when the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union first invited 30 journalists to New York to visit the designer showrooms, its membership balked, not seeing how writing about clothes would help sell them. Even after Eleanor Lambert, the great 20th-century cheerleader for American fashion, got her hands on the event two years later and […]

How Fashion Brands Are Using Vine

The fashion industry immediately embraced Vine, Twitter’s 6-second video app, after it launched in February. It was no surprise Vine was suddenly so popular: The app was released just two weeks before New York Fashion Week kicked off, a time when behind-the-scenes runway shots were readily available to capture and share in 6-second loops. But […]

Victoria Beckham plans UK store as juggles family and fashion

By Li-mei Hoang LONDON (Reuters) – British fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham said life as a working mother is a struggle but she relishes the challenge and plans to expand her empire with a retail store in London. As mother to three boys – Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 10, and Cruz, 8 – […]

Hood by Air Has a Fashion Moment

The models, including a gender-contorting female performance artist from San Francisco named Boy Child, wore white-out eye contacts, light-up mouthpieces and an assortment of “luxury street wear” that included baggy pairs of athletic shorts, sweatshirts with satellite screen shots and silk-screened T-shirts. By the time ASAP Rocky closed the show — wearing a backward white […]

Locked-up fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander claims conspiracy put him …

Alexander is convinced the women who accused him of rape and sexual assault conspired against him.

NEW YORK — Fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander has been portrayed as a predator and monster in coast-to-coast cases accusing him of raping aspiring models he lured to his apartment with the promise of fame. But here’s how Alexander sees himself: an accomplished artist featured on “America’s Next Top Model” who once worked with the […]