What could be the purpose of all that nudity on the runway? DuJour uncovers the naked truth
People always say—well OK, not just people, but the kind of fashion-industry types one discusses these matters with—that the reason you see so much nudity on runways is that when an ensemble skims over a bare naked lady, it is easier to observe the wonderful clothing. That its extraordinary construction, ... More
This season’s garden of bloom-worthy prints is anything but basic. Floral designer Marisa Competello interprets the runway’s botanical trend through showstopping 3-D creations
Inspired by spring's bold new take on the perennial floral print, the creative mind behind New York floral design studio Meta Flower Marisa Competello gives DuJour a quick lesson in her area of expertise.
Dolce & Gabbana
The Arrangement: A branch of cherry blossoms The Statement: “A literal translation. ... More
When does a bag become more than just another accessory? When it appears as if it's not being carried at all
Toting your handbag in alternate ways isn’t a groundbreaking idea, but for 2014 there’s a new way to approach the accessory: as if it weren’t one.
At Céline’s spring 2014 show, models grasped clutches like pillows, giving dimension to each look’s art prints and layered silhouettes. At Kenzo, shoulder bags matching ... More
Sport a fresh new look this season with a few pointers from the runway's backstage beauty geniuses
1. Warm complexions
The Expert: Dick Paige
The Details: With the Hollywood sign as his backdrop, makeup artist Dick Paige is inspired by desert beauty at Band of Outsiders. The result? Bright, natural eyes and a sun-kissed glow. To achieve this Paige warmed up skin according to tone by blending a trio of bronze, beige and plum blusher ... More