Gone are the days of handbags that require a five-finger grip. This fall, it’s all about pinching, because Simon Porte’s minuscule Jacquemus Le Chiquito somehow got even smaller. At Paris Fashion Week, Porte presented Jacquemus’s autumn/winter collection, titled La Collectionneuse, filled with a relaxed blazers loosely-buttoned, breezy summer dresses in varying lengths, chunky high-neck turtlenecks,
With heavy hitters like Versace, Prada, Fendi and Gucci, Milan doesn’t play when it comes to fashion. Unless they’re playing The Price Is Right, which is what happened at Moschino’s game-show-slash-runway extravaganza. During Milan Fashion Week supermodels are groomed and future it-bags make their debut. The week is run by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana—a
Getty ImagesDavid M. Benett Adidas Originals know what they’re doing. Don’t mess with the three stripes, and celebrities like Armie Hammer and a post-Oscars Melissa McCarthy will stick with you. But that doesn’t mean they won’t innovate. At London Fashion Week, the brand debuted a new collaboration with designer Ji Won Choi. The collection maintains
Sia is perky. “Hi sweetie,” she says over the phone. She wants to know how my day is going, which is a bit embarrassing because the highlight was that I ate McDonald’s. But the Golden Arches aren’t beneath the famed singer/songwriter (and now shoe designer, which we’ll get to in a minute). She wants to
Vivien KillileaGetty Images With the weather taking an ominous turn and the planet in serious peril, we know fossil fuels, factory farming, and single-use plastics are major problems, but what if what we’re wearing is also to blame? With throwaway plastic components, landfill-ready packaging and unethically sourced materials the norm, should we only wear vintage?
Hollywood’s biggest names dressed up in their finest threads to celebrate the best movies and television shows at the 91st Annual Academy Awards, but everyone knows the real celebration happens at the exclusive afterparties. From toasting the night’s winners at Vanity Fair’s annual Oscars Party to Elton John’s buzzy soiree, see what the stars wore
Forget the red carpet. Celebrities entering tonight’s Oscars ceremony turned it into a pink carpet. From bold bright fuchsia to paler shades of blush and almost-nude, the color reigned supreme over the evening’s fashion choices. Tidying guru Marie Kondo sparked joy in her flower-studded Jenny Packham dress: Getty ImagesJeff Kravitz Awkwafina wore the pants in
Dress with turtleneck, $9,500, sunglasses, $1,085, all, Gucci. Earrings, necklace, all, De Beers. SEBASTIAN MADER Dress, hat, $550, both, Celine by Hedi Slimane. Hoop earring, Messika Paris, $11,600 (for pair). SEBASTIAN MADER Coat, Yves Salomon, $15,370. Turtleneck, Loro Piana, $975. Earring, necklace, bracelet, rings, $1,850–$9,700 each,all,Bulgari. Handbag, Bottega Veneta,$2,650. SEBASTIAN MADER Pump, Jimmy Choo, $795.
Just days after the news of Karl Lagerfeld’s passing Veronica Webb, model, actress, and the first African-American woman to land a major cosmetics contract, reflects on meeting the legendary designer at the beginning of her career. Here she tells ELLE.com about traveling around the world with the Lagerfeld and the generosity and creative brilliance that
Milan Fashion Week is officially underway and the must-have accessories of the season are already making themselves known: Oversized retro-shaped sunglasses, trapper hats, all the gold jewelry—and even a spiked collar or two. Click through to see all of the accessories you’ll want to start saving up for now.
Karl Lagerfeld died earlier this week at 85 and the fashion industry will never be the same. As the creative director of Fendi, Chanel, and his namesake label, this monumental loss will be felt across multiple brands, but especially Chanel and Fendi, the latter where he worked for 54 years. “The bond between Karl Lagerfeld
Agostino Osio/ Courtesy of Moncler Puffer gowns are a thing I’ve never thought about, but now I can’t get them off my mind thanks to Milan Fashion Week and Moncler. The brand reimagined the down coat with the help of a few friends like Valentino, Alyx, and Simone Rocha. Sown at their newly christened Genius
On the heels of Gucci’s recent controversy over a balaclava sweater, one could say that hiding its models behind a mask may not have been the wisest idea for the brand. But these decisions are made months and months in advance (controversy or not) and in the notes for the brand’s fall 2019 show the
A quick trip from downtown Los Angeles, the laid-back surfers’ paradise of Playa Del Rey is an optimal testing ground for mixing graphic swimwear with retro-cool American classics. Tank, $590,wet suit,$1,950, harness, all, Calvin Klein 205W39NYC. Watch, Rolex TERENCE CONNORS Bikini, Sundek, $99. Totebag, Dior. Hoop earrings, Roberto Coin, $1,950. TERENCE CONNORS Bikini, Etro, $842.
Do black and brown match? Ask the Google search bar. It’s been asked (typed?) the question so many millions of times, even its “related” searches are basically the same. Google.com Of course, you should wear what you want. But black and brown as a runway-approved trend, instead of an enigmatic choice or a UPS uniform,
Getty ImagesJohn van Hasselt – Corbis Karl Lagerfeld, the prodigious designer behind Chanel and Fendi, opens up about whose body he’d like to have, his greatest indulgence, what he really thinks about fashion, and much more. Other than yourself, who is your favorite designer? Difficult to give just one name. Miuccia, Nicolas, Stefano, Riccardo, Alber,
The search to finding a well-fitting bra can be a sport in itself, and often times, ends with many women resigning themselves to a lifetime of discomfort by purchasing the wrong size or fit. But now ThirdLove, the female-led online bra retailer known for providing a wide range of bra sizes and options, is expanding
Getty ImagesJohn Phillips/BFC There’s a growing pool of luxury brands that have come under fire for major missteps, including back-to-back blackface controversies from Prada and Gucci. You can now add Burberry to the list. Riccardo Tisci debuted his Burberry autumn/winter 2019 collection at London Fashion Week, and it a hoodie with strings that resembled a
It may seem like barrettes are going to be passing fad of the street style set, but according to London Fashion Week they’ll be here for the rest of the year. As will statement earrings in the shape of butterflies, mega chain necklaces, and cowhide berets. Read on for more the best accessories from London’s
The designers at London Fashion Week never shy away from the drama, and we are here for it. Take, for example, Molly Goddard who presented hot pink ballgowns made from over 300 feet of tulle. Or Halpern’s technicolor runway that had so many amazing hues it made us dizzy. Christopher Kane gave us ’80s prom
Hollywood’s iconic stahl house provides a dramatic backdrop to charming botanical and painterly prints. Jumpsuit, Stella McCartney, $1,235. Sunglasses, Miu Miu, $410. Necklace, Tiffany & Co., $10,000. Bracelet (throughout), Marni, $350. Ring, Janis Savitt, $315. Rings, both, Pomellato, $7,100–$12,100 each. Handbag, pumps, $995, all, Calvin Klein 205W39NYC Photographed by Zoey Grossman; Styled by Natasha Royt
Getty Imagesgotpap/Bauer-Griffin Kim Kardashian is never hesitant to make a statement with bold sheer and strappy looks, but the gown she wore to the Hollywood Beauty Awards last night just took things to the next level. She attended the event wearing this vintage Thierry Mugler gown featuring a form fit, thigh slit, and cutouts all
Gigi Hadid is not hard to spot. 5 foot 10 with a whoosh of blonde hair and an aura of liquid gold, she’s been flashbulb candy since age two, when she booked her first Baby Guess campaign. But on Burberry’s Fall 2019 runway, Hadid came down sixth on the catwalk, and nobody really knew. Maybe
What happens when It Girls grow up? Simone Rocha showed us on her catwalk, enlisting friends and fashion family to model clothes based on intimacy and steely independence. (In the words of her muse, the late artist Louise Bourgeois, “I do not owe the why to anybody. Any body.”) Click through to meet the Coven
Getty ImagesDarren Gerrish “I have been thinking about what women want,” said Victoria Beckham to her show audience today. She meant what they want to BUY, of course, but when her front row stars were her own dying-to-be-them family, well…the mind can wander. Getty ImagesGareth Cattermole/BFC It goes to Brooklyn Beckham, 19, who sported art-school
Getty ImagesEamonn M. McCormack The most extensive collection of the House of Christian Dior ever compiled has been made accessible to the public by way of a stunning new exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” exhibition showcases some of Christian Dior’s most iconic looks from 1947 to today,
It’s fun to say something is “trash.” It’s less fun—in fact, it’s awful—to see trash, especially in the wild, or where people and animals try to live. Matty Bovan and A Sai Ta know all about it. As London natives and “Young Millennials,” the two British designers have grown up with climate change, landfills, and
“The penis is a powerful thing,” says designer Ashley Williams. It’s also, apparently, a part of an outerwear option, as Adwoa Aboah proved when she opened Williams’ show in a sperm-print fleece jacket and giant nun skirt. A sperm-print evening gown at Ashley Williams Getty Images The pattern came again in pants, in a strapless