Carolina Herrera, for the Vibrant Yet Polished Grown-Up Lady in You

New York Fashion Week is in full swing, and this morning Carolina Herrera presented her collection for fall 2014. While some other designers are in a dark mood— showing a lot of black for autumn — Herrera's team added some deep eggplant, royal blue and bright orange amongst the black, navys and grays. » 2/10/14 7:40pm 2/10/14 7:40pm

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 3:40pm 9/17/13 3:40pm

If You Like Loud, Busy Scarves, You'll Love D&G Spring 2012

Milan fashion week marches on, and the D&G show was a parade of elaborate patterns and a riot of color. Many of the garments looked like the designers had quite literally taken scarves from their grandma's closet and tied and stitched them together into swimsuits, shorts, tunics and sundresses. Some of the sherbet-hued… » 9/22/11 7:45pm 9/22/11 7:45pm

Dior's First Couture Show Without John Galliano Was A Total Mess

After fifteen years at Christian Dior, John Galliano was fired for inveterate alcoholism and being rather racist this spring. While Galliano fights a court case, Dior has dragged its feet in replacing him. So the brand went ahead with a couture show in Paris yesterday without a new designer. The pieces in the… » 7/05/11 1:40pm 7/05/11 1:40pm