Fashion and Style

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Ask Andrew W.K.: "Looking Different Is Pretty Common These Days"

    [Editor's note: Every week New York City's own Andrew W.K. takes your life questions, and sets you safely down the right path to a solution, a purpose or -- no surprise here -- a party. Need his help? Just ask:] Dear Andrew, I've had long hair since I was very young. I've o ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 12, 2014


    Todd Selby talks fashion

  • Voice Choices

    November 6, 2013


    FIT honors gay fashion designers

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    8 Reasons Why Fashion Week Didn't Suck

    Another Fashion Week has come and gone. Naturally, we used all of Sunday to nap and recover from 12 hectic days of runway shows, celebrity sightings, and chain-smoking free e-cigarettes. While in deep coma, we drifted back to all of the thrilling, weird moments that Fashion Week coughed up, without ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Fashion Week: Kanye West Causes Frenzy at Hood by Air; Duckie Brown Reinvents the Manservant

    As much as we love floral skirts, it's the men's fashion collections that are wildly entertaining and beyond brilliant this Fashion Week. Sunday morning, while most of New York was deep in slumber, we headed off to Milk Studios for Hood by Air, the menswear collection led by creative director Shay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Sneaker Boom: Price Timeline Shows Surge Between Early 2011 and Summer 2012

    Sneakers can be a lucrative investment. As we noted in this week's issue, the free market is in the midst of a sneaker boom. Prices seem to be on a constant rise and the hip teenagers at the front lines of the rush are making crazy paper. Certain newly released shoes nearly double in price within ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 30, 2013


    FIT pays tribute to some famous cobblers

  • Voice Choices

    December 12, 2012


    Follow your nose to MAD

  • Voice Choices

    October 31, 2012


    America’s beloved designer dishes on his amazing career

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Mayor Mike Bloomberg Talks Fashion, Flirts With Diane von Furstenberg

    With the clock ticking on his time in office, Mayor Mike Bloomberg is making sure he earns some cool points during his final term. He kissed Lady Gaga. He chilled with the cast of Gossip Girl. Now, he's talking fashion. Similar to his love of the teeny bopper television hit, Bloomberg's love of ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 1, 2012


    How the Internet and fashion 
make revolutionary strides

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Novembeards and Movembers: A November Series on Facial Hair

    ​No Shave Novembeard is upon us! Soon, the streets of New York will be filled with dudes growing out their stubble not just to look like attractive lumberjacks, but rather, to celebrate puns. There are also those growing moustaches for a cause: participants in Movember nobly grow moustaches to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Movember: Shave Off Your Moustache (and Grow It Back) for Men's Health, Amusement

    ​Today is November 1, which makes it the start of an annual movement in which men grow mustaches to help raise both money and awareness for men's health issues, a/k/a, Movember. "Mo" is slang for mustache in Australia, where the movement began when a small group of guys competed in a mustache ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Fashion Week: Our Five Favorite Moments

    Araceli CruzHot!​ "Oh, I get it, Fashion Week is like Comic-Con," someone obviously not in the fashion world said to us. After we got over the "How dare you mock fashion?" notion, we realized he was right. Fashion Week is much like the the annual comic book convention in which comic geeks dres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Fashion's Night Out Preview: Must-Go Spots

    ​Back in 2009 when Fashion's Night Out launched, Anna Wintour, the brainchild behind the event, aimed to celebrate the fashion industry and its consumers with an all-night party at shops and department stores throughout the city, in an attempt to spruce up retail sales in the wake of the marke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    The Obamas Gave the Cameron Kids Scooters and a Bo Stuffed Animal

    Double the Bo.​Despite the media focusing on any number of alleged "gaffes" on the part of President Obama (awkward toast, a car getting stuck, etc.), the Obamas have been quite etiquette-appropriate in terms of giving presents to their hosts. The following items have been given, according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Heartbreaking Moment at Gay Beauty Pageant!

    ​I was innocently judging the Bruce Yelk-produced Mr. Philadelphia Gay pageant the other night when the Q&A segment brought a perfectly innocuous question to one of the finalists: "Who's your favorite menswear designer?" Not exactly rocket science, but it paved the way for one of the night's ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 9, 2011


    Move over, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Fashion Week vs. Kindergarten Admittance: Both Really Hard

    via‚ÄčIf you have a young child and you're involved in the fashion industry, you probably want to scream and pull your hair out this week, both Fashion Week and the first week of school. Realizing what a bitch these two yearly milestones can be, the New York Times wrote about bo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 20, 2010


    A new play about fashion legend Isabella Blow

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Ciao, Bryant Park! The Top 10 Trends For Fall

    David WentworthBackstage at Betsey.​ Alas, another thrilling Fashion Week has come to an end. We partied at LNA with Metric and Patti Smith (who gave a heartfelt tribute to Alexander McQueen), cozied up to the handsome men modeling at the GQ Best New Designer showcase, got snowed on at Isaac M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Alexander McQueen, Rebellious British Designer, Found Dead; Today's NY Fashion Week Show Cancelled (UPDATED)

    From McQ's 2009 collection​Influential British fashion designer Alexander McQueen was found dead in his London home this morning. He was 40. Cause of death was apparently suicide, but police have not commented yet. He was slated today to present his contemporary McQ line's Fall 2010 collectio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008
  • Columns

    September 3, 2008

    Prepping for Fashion Week 2008

    The usual heels, but knock off the complaining

  • NYC Life

    September 18, 2007

    Sui Generis?

    Anna Sui, others sue Forever 21: How original are you?

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007

    Sale: Morgan Le Fay

    As a teenager, I used to pass by the Morgan Le Fay store once a week, and would press my zitty face up to the window to gaze at the dreamy, voluminous dresses. Then, when my sister got married, I went to a sample sale there and bought one of those beautiful dresses. On Monday, the sample sale comes ... More >>

  • Art

    January 16, 2007

    Some Like It Haute

    Does a socialite's wardrobe at the Met represent the last gasp of couture?

  • NYC Life

    September 12, 2006

    Fashion Weak

    Tales of fatigue, confusion, and humility from the runways and celeb-choked after-parties

  • NYC Life

    May 9, 2006

    A Tent Grows Across the Bridge

    Bryant Park, meet Brooklyn Fashion Week

  • NYC Life

    May 2, 2006

    Hair Ball

    A night with Fabio and death-defying tresses

  • NYC Life

    April 25, 2006

    Marketing the Preppy

    Lands' End versus J. Crew

  • NYC Life

    November 15, 2005

    Cracking the Code

    How to dress like a schoolboy—for less

  • NYC Life

    July 19, 2005

    Blow Me

    Tips and tricks from the pros to help dry your hair

  • NYC Life

    June 21, 2005

    "Can I Interest You in Cumming?"

    Puckish actor jerks off on celebrity perfumes

  • NYC Life

    June 21, 2005

    Tough Titties

    Torn between cotton and cleavage

  • NYC Life

    May 31, 2005

    Aggressively Adorned

    The search for this season's hottest (and largest) jewelry

  • NYC Life

    May 17, 2005

    What Suits You

    We pick this year's best and worst swimsuit options

  • NYC Life

    April 12, 2005

    Goodbye to Charles and His Place

    Nolita's greatest treasure will soon shutter its doors

  • NYC Life

    February 22, 2005

    If Wendy Builds It, They Will Come

    Indie designer opens outlet store in Williamsburg

  • NYC Life

    February 1, 2005

    Deck the Neck

    Untraditional charms for girls with attitude

  • NYC Life

    December 28, 2004
  • News

    August 3, 2004
  • News

    May 27, 2003

    Gown With Love

    Nuptial-Worthy Outfits on the Cheap

  • News

    February 5, 2002

    Out by a Whisker

    Baseball and Facial Hair

  • NYC Life

    September 19, 2000

    Copy Shops

    Wretched Excess on the Cheap

  • NYC Life

    August 1, 2000

    Target Practice

    The Low (Cost) Road to Fashion

  • NYC Life

    June 15, 1999

    Market Driven

    Finding fashion at the fleas

  • News

    February 23, 1999

    Designer Sampling

    Beyond Style at Fashion Week

  • News

    November 11, 1997

    Theater of Fabulousness

    Ebony Fashion Fair Turns 40

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