New York Fashion Week officially began today, but we've been diligently covering it for the past two days. Erin Fetherston kicked things off right after Labor Day with her Spring/Summer 2014 intimate presentation in Tribeca. For about eight years, the American designer has exhibited feminine wear u ... More >>
Jamie MacDonaldThis season's tally is in. For Spring 2011 Fashion Week, the Voice can rightly claim: -3 reporters -29 shows -564 downed promotional Chambord and bottled Frappuccino cocktails (they were kind of repulsive) The fabulously exhausted final thoughts:
All photos by Stacey AndersonThis season, Marc Jacobs recalled melancholic, Taxi Driver-era Jodie Foster with his eponymous line, but he took off Tuesday afternoon to play in the sand. His younger diffusion line, Marc by Marc Jacobs, surprised ready-to-wear loyalists with sharp strides away f ... More >>
Stacey AndersonSarah Jessica Parker spends another Sunday in churchOh, to be a fly on the wall at the fashion PR houses when they plan the front rows; it must involve the most strategy since storming Normandy. Sunday's celebrity lineup at Diane von Furstenberg was the master class, conspicuou ... More >>
The Runway Rundown 1. At four episodes in and 13 souls remaining, the Runway ranks are still cluttered with extraneous contestants. Watching them band together for their next Trail of Tears march to Mood Fabrics, they clump like errant sequins at the bottom of our Chanel Chinatown handbag. ... More >>
Araceli CruzActress Sophia Bush at Rebecca Taylor It's rare to see people walk out of a fashion show, but that is indeed what happened at Rebecca Taylor--but only because the Salon tent in Bryant Park was so overcrowded Sunday afternoon that even those standing couldn't see a thing. We're ... More >>
Ha, ha, ha. The sweet release of death is a week closer. In the afterlife we can forget all about Kanye and all these ridiculous (but highly amusing) tributes. New York had a big Primary Day -- or, judging by turnout, a dinky one. Our hero Tony Avella went down to defeat. The heavily fund ... More >>
From the Jill Stuart show. Photo by Graham Rayman. What makes the fashion industry such an elitist, exclusory world? Vogue's Anna Wintour attempted to explain it in the moderately sympathetic new documentary The September Issue; she insisted, with clipped British finality, that the unstyli ... More >>
Stacey AndersonBling bling! Silk is good. Flat champagne is bad. We are learning many rules at Fashion Week, but one seems more ironclad than all the rest: namely, the rage inside the photographer pit is inversely proportional to the playfulness of the clothes on the runway. Style photogs, it appea ... More >>
The catwalks, the clothes, the chit-chat: "Which of the Palin men do you think is cutest?"
Diary of a mad housedress
Patricia Field's really big shoe propels me to Brooklyn. I even go to New Jersey.
The dubious highs and extreme lows of Fashion Week
The fashion industry is obsessed with greenthe color of military uniforms, army fatigues, and the scads of money it will cost you to buy next fall's designs