Vivienne Westwood Backs Scottish Independence at London Fashion Week

Now that New York Fashion Week has ended, London Fashion Week is in full swing. Over the weekend, Vivienne Westwood showed a collection that looks like the wardrobe of a school play about pirates that's been half-foraged from a lost and found. But it has a political message: by affixing "YES" pins to several of the… » 9/15/14 6:40pm Yesterday 6:40pm

Rejoice: It's Nicolas Ghesquière's First Collection for Louis Vuitton

Last night in Paris, Nicolas Ghesquière showed his feverishly-anticipated first collection for Louis Vuitton. Ghesquière — the much-beloved, highly respected and often imitated designer who catapulted Balenciaga to renown before leavingthe label abruptly — is a legend; Louis Vuitton is a hugely influential empire. So… » 3/05/14 6:00pm 3/05/14 6:00pm

Chanel's Fall-Winter Show Took Place in a High-Fashion Supermarket

Having just shown a couture collection in which the only footwear option was formal sneakers, it seems that Karl Lagerfeld is still devoted to provocatively (?) mixing the aspirational and the mundane. To wit: this presentation — which also heavily featured Fashion Sneakers, some of which were knee high — was… » 3/04/14 4:40pm 3/04/14 4:40pm