The secret to a perfect gift? Keep it classic. Here, 10 pieces that are always and forever in style
Finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift is like going into battle unarmed—you literally do not stand a chance. Unless you’ve been given specific instructions detailing the exact fragrance, handbag or shade of hydrangea (and if that’s the case, well, congratulations), she’ll probably end up returning your thoughtful gift, or worse ... More
The designer does a dozen essential 3.1 styles exclusively in raw denim
If you've been following the spring trends, you are well aware that denim has taken a turn for the chicer. On spring’s runways, sophisticated dark denim was seen in top designers' collections from Louis Vuitton and Valentino to Junya Watanabe and Derek Lam. Now that it's finally mild ... More
From Bermuda shorts to a boyfriend's Letterman sweater, here's a crash course in spring style from the original collegiate prepsters
It's so much more than madras—as fashion historian Rebecca Tuite will tell you—especially right now. "The whole idea of 'preppy' is being re-evaluated," she says, "even some of the more avant-garde designers like Miuccia Prada, Thom Browne and Marc Jacobs are finding inspiration in this style."
Tuite is the author of this ... More
At once delicate and eye-catching, filigree is making a mark in every style-conscious realm. But its history proves even more surprising
Finally, the pendulum is swinging away from the seemingly deathless minimalism that’s long dominated everything from décor (white boxes) to jewelry design (sterling studs). This spring heralds the dawn of the dainty, a new wave of a more fancifully ornate style that, ironically, has been popular much longer.
Much much longer: ... More
Thanks to the designers behind them, the latest and greatest in springtime shoes are surefire instant classics
While classic labels like Manolo Blahnik and Salvatore Ferragamo have made comeback strides throughout the last year, the current footwear favorites are the newest to the market. From Delpozo's artful, architectural heels to Lucchese's textured pumps and SJP's playful sandals, these are spring 2014's frontrunners to know.
Houston fashion is on fire, and three up-and-comers are young men designing clothes women want to wear. Here's what to know about this industrious trio
Backstory: He grew up surrounded by fashion at A. Taghi, his grandfather’s clothing store for men. “I would always go to the store and feel all the luxurious fabrics and watch the seamstresses,” he remembers. He presented his first line ... More