It’s officially hot out where I live, according to my dermatologist, who told me this week that it’s now summer (he’s a doctor, so who am I to fight his words?). With this heat has come a fresh new energy to the world, specifically, a sartorial one. I walk down the streets of New York City quite visually excited, the…
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In his first solo collection for Valentino, designer Pierpaolo Piccioli debuted a soothing array of diaphanous gowns, a deeply pleasant continuation of the house’s strong past couture showings. If there is anything I love more than a soft pleat, it is pastels in a soft pleat, and in this collection there is plenty to…
In an interview with the New York Times last night about Meryl Streep’s scathing Golden Globes speech (“as if Meryl Streep and others could read my mind”), President-Elect Donald Trump claimed that actually, so many celebrities and regular people are coming to his inauguration that all the “dress shops” in Washington,…
Today while staring at my bargain-basement wall calendar of the majestic Rocky Mountains, I made a thrilling realization. In the summer of 2016, for the first time in over a decade, I am not invited to a single wedding. Not one. The weddings—they are finally over.
It’s barely summer in the Western hemisphere and designers have already been showing their Resort 2016 collections, a perennial happening indicative of fashion’s exhausting churn and demand for new designs to stay afloat. First comes Resort, then there’s Pre-Fall, then there’s Mid-Pre-Fall, then there’s…
While watching celebrities arrive at the Met Gala, did you find yourself asking, “Which of those dresses would look best on me?” It’s not uncommon to as those kinds of questions when seeing so many different styles of clothing at once, but forget about dresses you should wear. Have you ever wondered which dress you…
Last Year, Big Group gave all of us something special right before the Oscars: A beautiful infographic featuring (almost) all of the beautiful gowns worn by Best Actress winners since 1929. This year they've updated it, made it interactive and featured more Meryl, which is basically what all of us wanted anyway, right?
Hey, remember Ebola? American media panic magically disappeared as soon as the midterm elections were over, but the aftermath of Ebola: America! continues in the case of Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse who contracted and survived the virus.
People, the future of fashion is here, and it looks like this beautiful 4D printed dress made of thousands of interlocking pieces.
Less than two weeks after noted barrister Amal Clooney sported an Oscar de la Renta gown for her wedding to some actor, designer Isabelle Armstrong offered up a $7,200 lookalike. But don't let the high price tag fool you: If it's not a de la Renta, it's just a pricey knockoff. Oscar, however, wasn't going to leave you…
Maisie Williams takes Comic-Con very, very seriously.
A dress from Christian Dior's fall 2014 ready-to-wear collection keeps popping up, and there are some important things to note about this dress.
After a North Carolina high school student was sent home in tears on the last day of her senior year for wearing a floral dress that teachers said was a half-inch too short, her mom decided to stand up against the school's arbitrary dress codes by wearing the same outfit to the graduation ceremony days later.
Romeo Clarke, a 5-year-old little boy in the UK, has been banned from his church-run after-school program because the princess costumes he likes to wear were "confusing" the other children. They say he can only rejoin the playgroup if he wears "clothes which match his gender."
It's Prom season, and if the dresses seen in the ads and editorials of the new issues of Teen Prom and Seventeen are any indication, this year things are going to be eye-searing.
If Zooey Deschanel had a uniform, it would consist of adorable, vaguely retro A-line fit and flare dresses. And that's just what her capsule collection — designed in collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger — looks like.
I'll take one in every color and two of that sick Loki dress. (Tom Hiddleston comes with, correct?)
Christie's annual Vintage Couture sale starts next week in London, and the ten gowns up for auction have been revealed.
Lots of people choose to eschew the traditional white dress and tux in favor of something a little more "them" when walking down the aisle, and as more and more same-sex couples start marrying, the market for alternative wedding wear can only grow.