Five Wedding Dresses I Want But Cannot Have

Before I met my fiancé, I believed that true love existed in clothes and not much else. A silk blouse that flowed softly like a nice dinner date, a floral sundress that swung at the hips like the prom dance I never had, a pair of tight little shorts that hugged my butt hot as sex—I hunted these things, but not love. » 6/12/15 6:30pm 6/12/15 6:30pm

Who Would Even Wear These Wedding Gowns?: A Taxonomy of Brides


Far more fun than gawking at the gowns for bridal fashion week is imagining what kind of person would wear them. Shows like Bridezillas and Say Yes to the Dress have magnified our curiosity in bridal archetypes, and the very specific, very crucial ways a bridal gown reflects its wearer. If your personal style is the… » 4/29/15 11:50am 4/29/15 11:50am

Gaze Upon the Wild and Wondrous Styles of Bridal Fashion Week

Bridal Fashion Week, where several designers unveil their wedding finery for the upcoming fall, just drew to a close here in New York City. Take a peek at the styles you'll be seeing at weddings for months to come. Piles and piles of tulle! Flower crowns! Hemlines that would make a showgirl blush! » 10/14/14 1:30pm 10/14/14 1:30pm

Reem Acra, for the Effortlessly Glamorous Oscar Nominee in You

New York Fashion week struts on! Yesterday, the Reem Acra fall 2014 collection was presented, and as you might expect from the Lebanese designer, it was beautiful, sparkly and glamourous. Body-skimming gold, inky feathers, whisper-light sheer lace. Stunning. You will be seeing these gowns on a red carpet near you. » 2/11/14 1:00pm 2/11/14 1:00pm

Reem Acra, for the Breathtaking Bond Villainess in You

Known primarily for her bridal designs, Reem Acra brought whatever the opposite of a white wedding is to fashion week. Floating down the runway in literal feathers, models donned a striking palette of red, cream, and black. Apparently the collection was inspired by a recent trip to Japan and photos from artist Daido… » 2/12/13 12:00am 2/12/13 12:00am

Reem Acra Bridal And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

There is something inherently creepy about the fact that this season's Reem Acra bridal collection was inspired by various children's characters like Alice in Wonderland, Raggedy Ann and Strawberry Shortcake. (Paging Dr. Freud!) And yet — thank goodness for Reem Acra, because, if not for her, we would all have been… » 4/21/08 4:00pm 4/21/08 4:00pm

Golden Globes Cancelled? Fashion Mockery Can Still Continue

As everyone knows by now, the Golden Globes, scheduled for Sunday evening, have been called off because of the writer's strike. Besides the entertainers who won't get to drunkenly hog the spotlight, and the designers, whose wares won't be worn, there is us — the common folk — who won't get a chance to referee the… » 1/11/08 5:00pm 1/11/08 5:00pm

Just How, Exactly, Does One "Dress For Bono"?

  • The dress code at the Black Ball in New York tonight is "dress for Bono." [WWD, final item]
  • Designer Patricia Field on why she's keeping far away from the set of the Sex And The City movie: "If I was [there] I'd be telling the director what to do — I'd be finding something wrong with everything!" [Fashion Week Daily]
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