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 […]

Immigrant Children

Barriers preventing immigrant children and their families from getting health insurance coverage are one significant “health toll of immigration” not cited in your May 19 front-page article that warrants increased attention. One in every four children in the United States lives in an immigrant family, and 89 percent of these children are United States citizens. […]