New York Fashion Week Was Chock-Full of White Models. Again.

Now that New York Fashion Week is over, we've crunched the numbers. Of the 142 shows out of the 184 that showed at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2014*, there were 4637 looks. Of those close to 5,000 looks, around 80 percent were modeled by white women. (80 percent. That's a number that, if you look at… »9/17/13 3:40pm9/17/13 3:40pm


Marc By Marc Jacobs, for the 1970s Working Woman in You

The fall 2013 collection Marc Jacobs presented for Marc By Marc Jacobs last night had a definite 1970s vibe: Deep colors, busy prints, plaid, wide lapels. A couple of the ensembles feel very Lily Tomlin from 9 to 5, and that's not a bad thing. Some of the satin stuff doesn't seem practical, but there are a lot of very… »2/12/13 1:20pm2/12/13 1:20pm

Pamella Roland, for Soirée-Throwing Ladies Who Demand Epic Levels of Glamour

The Fall 2013 collection Pamella Roland showed today was not for wallflowers. The divas who wear these show-stoppingly elegant gowns will snap necks as heads turn whether they are coming or going. The backs are as gorgeous as the fronts! Roland creates ensembles that say I have arrived but also Well now I am leaving… »2/11/13 10:00pm2/11/13 10:00pm

ICB By Prabal Gurung, for the Hip, Architecture-Loving City Gal in You

Prabal Gurung designed a line for Japanese brand ICB that's a "stepping stone" to his own line, and we think that means lower prices, more casual? It was certainly very cool: Swingy skirts, slouchy trousers, jackets with sharp architectural details, and some unique twists, like slit or cutout sleeves. Do you like? »2/11/13 7:40pm2/11/13 7:40pm

Venexiana, For The Hella Vampy Norma Desmond In You

This Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week show was all about crepey jewel-tone fabrics, furs—one deep purple fur shrug worthy of Jenna Lyons—and silvery embellishments. Very old Hollywood. Plus! The awesome side chignons, the styling process of which you can attempt to hack here. Let me know if you do! (Just kidding: that shit… »2/10/13 11:00pm2/10/13 11:00pm

Nicole Miller, For The Black-On-Black Former Goth In You

Nicole Miller's fall 2013 runway presentation at this year's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York answered the time-honored question: What's a one-time Hot Topic-clad 15-year-old to wear now that she's all grown up? Vintage-inspired boxy menswear in shades of black and plaid, obviously. Plus some granny brocade and… »2/09/13 5:30pm2/09/13 5:30pm