The Revenge of the Bourgeoisie

The Revenge of the Bourgeoisie

PARIS — On Saturday in Paris the barricades went up at the foot of the Champs-Élysées, as they have every weekend since November, in anticipation of the marching of the “Yellow Vests” and their economic protest. The stretch of avenues from the…

The Oscars Red Carpet Is Living Again

The Oscars Red Carpet Is Living Again

Oscars night comes at the end of a five-month marathon of fasting and training and dressing up as Dream Date Barbie (or Ken) again and again, each event bringing the stars a bit closer to summiting the Everest that is awards season….

Karl Lagerfeld Dead at 85: Stars Pay Tribute

Karl Lagerfeld Dead at 85: Stars Pay Tribute

Mike Marsland/WireImage Hearts are breaking around the world over the death of Karl Lagerfeld.  On Tuesday, Chanel confirmed its beloved creative director has died at the age of 85. While the cause of Lagerfeld’s death is unknown at this time, he was absent…

What It Means to Dress in Lagos

What It Means to Dress in Lagos

the look In Nigeria’s largest city, boundary-breaking style pushes up against tradition and social conservatism. Photographs by Jan Hoek and Stephen Tayo Text by Ayodeji Rotinwa Produced by Eve Lyons LAGOS, Nigeria — Charly Boy decided he would wear rouge. It was…

Those Iron Scorch Marks Are by Design

Those Iron Scorch Marks Are by Design

Naomi Mishkin Age: 30 Hometowns: Manhattan and Tenafly, N.J. Now lives: In a garden apartment on a brownstone-lined block in Harlem. Claim to fame: Naomi Mishkin is an artist and budding fashion designer, whose work frequently takes everyday objects and subverts them…

Partying During the Polar Vortex

Partying During the Polar Vortex

The temperature was stuck at 14 degrees, but the fashion tribe, it seems, doesn’t need to burn calories to generate heat. Last Thursday night, 70 members of the fashion elite attended a preview of L’Avenue, a clubby Parisian restaurant that has been…

From Japan, New in Box

From Japan, New in Box

PARIS  — Poggy, also known as Poggy the Man, governmentally known as Motofumi Kogi, is familiar in image and plumage to those who follow men’s fashion, particularly the version of it that walks the streets, not the runway. Street-style photographers have been panting…

The New UFC Championship Belt Looks Like A Toy

The New UFC Championship Belt Looks Like A Toy

Tomorrow night, the UFC will make its long-awaited debut on ESPN. The fight card is headlined by a flyweight title superfight between bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw and current flyweight belt-holder Henry Cejudo, a bout that will likely result in Dillashaw becoming the…

Rick Owens Offers Respect

Rick Owens Offers Respect

PARIS — Every so often a show comes along to remind us of the toll taken on an entire creative generation by AIDS, the disease many people pretend has ceased to exist in the era of PrEP preventive drugs. Growing up in…

Real Wedding-Day Looks From Our Couples

Real Wedding-Day Looks From Our Couples

A custom bridal jumpsuit. Two matching, dazzling dinner jackets. A nontraditional marigold gown. The men and women featured in our wedding announcements wore wedding outfits that told many stories. Here is a selection of photographs from their weddings, with details on where…