Nurturing the Next Fashion Leaders

With the New York charity circuit on hiatus, here is how some philanthropists and society figures are spending their time and resources during the pandemic. Virgil Abloh Age: 40 Occupation: fashion designer, artist, musician, entrepreneur Favorite charities: Fashion Scholarship Fund; No Negativity Where have you been sheltering? I’ve been spending most of my time in … Read more

Lohri Fashion At Its Best With Patiala Elements

Lohri is just a couple of days away and the entire north India is looking forward to celebrate with more fun and enthusiasm than the last year. Amidst the bone-chilling weather in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab, where temperature quivers between 0-5 degrees along-with heavy snows in Shimla, Manali and Kashmir, where life is assumed to be stagnant, there … Read more

The Ups and Downs of Fashion in 2020

For a brief time, Ms. Morrison was so determined to flaunt the style she spent a lifetime cultivating that she made a point of dressing in complete looks to walk the dog, for school visits or even to cross Broadway for a cup of coffee. Then schools closed, the coffee shop went out of business … Read more

The Fashion Awards Get a New Look — and Purpose

“To see social power and soft power rewarded this year brings a new degree of consciousness to the industry awards system that is really impressive,” said Samuel Ross, the founder of the A-Cold-Wall label. Alongside Edward Enninful, the editor of British Vogue, the designers Aurora James and Priya Ahluwalia, and Lindsay Peoples Wagner and Sandrine … Read more

The Best-Kept Fashion Secret of ‘The Crown’

Ever since “The Crown,” Season 4, bowed on Netflix, the stylesphere has been filled with strange declarations of desire for the pie-crust collars, novelty sweaters, puffed-sleeve floral frocks and 1980s power jackets immortalized by Princess Diana as she ascended to stardom and Princess Anne as she issued caustic asides. Followed pretty much immediately by queries … Read more

This Year’s Black Friday Designer Fashion Sales May Not Be What You Think.

Fashion designers and luxury retailers have always had a complicated relationship with Black Friday. The super sale extravaganza doesn’t always fit right (no pun intended) with companies that make $890 shoes and $3,700 dresses. The pandemic only focused the issue: It wreaked havoc on supply chains and delayed the delivery of many items, potentially telescoping … Read more