Accessories designer Jonathan Meizler's high-quality ties are bold statement pieces—literally
Ever since Donald Trump—a billionaire practically born with a white collar—won the presidency by appealing to “blue-collar” Americans, the once-profound symbolism of neckwear has been as muddied and contradictory as the Trump administration itself. And Trump’s strange tie to ties isn’t merely symbolic: first, there were the reports that More
Through December 12th, Max Mara is hosting an exhibit in Seoul, South Korea at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, which was designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid. It includes seven themed-rooms, which feature garments, sounds, memorabilia, and interactive features that represent the brand’s history, spanning over 60 years.
In 2006, ... More
“The story of Grey Gardens is an important American story,” explains Eva Beale. “Rich with so many layers.” Immortalized in Albert and David Maysels’ 1975 documentary Grey Gardens, two Ediths—one “Big” and the other “Little”—have fascinated the world for over 40 years.
The pair, an aunt and first ... More
The first-ever Norell Couture Design Award recipient fashions a stylish career
Everything old is new again, thanks to recent Parsons School of Design graduate Anthony Galante – the first recipient of the inaugural Norman Norell Couture Design Award.
This past May, Galante, 31, was one of 14 design students enrolled in the “Norell x Parsons” external projects spring 2017 ... More
Socially conscious label Telfar took home $400,000
Last night, Manhattan’s fashion glitterati descended on Williamsburg for the 14th annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund ceremony, where Telfar Clemens of the 12-year-old directional label Telfar snagged the top prize: a $400,000 grant, not to mention a direct line to Anna Wintour. The design competition, in which 10 jury-selected, emerging designers ... More
The late couturier offered his muses a token of his affection in the shape of a pendant
These days, top models are hatched through a superficial science involving beauty, pedigree, Instagram followers, Tyra Banks, or some combination thereof. But for Yves Saint Laurent, deciding the model that would close each of his shows was so personal and subjective that he used a heart-shaped pendant, a kind ... More
The brand’s out-of-the-box oeuvre grows with a dance directed by Spike Jonze
Opening Ceremony’s fashion shows have repeatedly recast the linear runway mold to deliver plays starring Elle Fanning, ballets choreographed by Justin Peck, and photo exhibits by Spike Jonze, to name a few from recent years. Last week, founders Humberto Leon and Carol Lim added to their impressive oeuvre, reuniting with ... More