Fashion and Style

  • Voice Choices

    March 12, 2014


    Fashion Week isn't over yet

  • Voice Choices

    October 23, 2013


    Wear your best sailor look to the Brooklyn Museum

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    WTF is Betsey Johnson Doing?

    We're so confused about Betsey Johnson, you guys. Aren't you? What is she doing? Although we'll always love her for helping us fulfill our dreams of looking like a punk rock, glitter-infused cupcake at prom, its been a bumpy road for fans of the nutty 70-year-old designer. First, in April 2012, sh ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 15, 2012


    A new documentary remembers the tents

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Last Night: Vice Goes To The Dogs To Celebrate Fashion Week

    Vice's Fashion Week Party Westway Wednesday, February 8 Better than: Not getting into the secret Skrillex show. Last night, the line to get into West Village's middle-of-nowhere dance club Westway wrapped around one block in one direction of the door and down two blocks in the other. The strip clu ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 11, 2012


    Fashion icons talk past, 
present, and future

  • Voice Choices

    October 19, 2011


    Steampunks are stylishly spooky

  • Voice Choices

    September 7, 2011


    A fashion icon opens her wardrobe to the public

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Friendly Bikini Waxer Will Get You Drunk to Take the Edge Off

    ​Bikini wax: Two words synonymous with pain. Vodka: One word synonymous with staving off the pain, at least until the next day when the pain is worse than ever, depending on how much vodka is involved. However! A bikini wax is brief, and if you can get drunk beforehand, maybe it won't hurt so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2010

    Hadley Nagel, Most Perfect Socialite Ever, Graduates (With Honors!) to the New York Times

    ​In 2009, the New York Observer dubbed Hadley Marie Nagel the "Egghead Debutante." At the time, Nagel couldn't believe she had received a four-year scholarship to Johns Hopkins. ("I mean, I didn't apply for it, so it was totally out of the blue!") She was the youngest lobbyist in Washington at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Museum Says Stinky Perfumes Are "Art"

    ​Uh, weird. The Museum of Arts and Design is launching a "Center of Olfactory Art" today, dedicated to perfumes and scent as an art form. The museum's director told the AP that it's launching the center because "scent is a really interesting part of the world of design" and MAD is a "sen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Fashion's Night Out Preview: Where to Go to Score Free Goodies (and Free Drinks)

    This lady knows how to party (really).​Dear Anna Wintour, Thank you so very much for creating the best party of the year! Last year's awesome debut of Fashion's Night Out -- Wintour's response to the dour economic and retail state -- concluded that the only way to make people shop again is to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    In Defense of American Apparel

    ​Everyone's hating on American Apparel these days. Are we the only ones who think it's getting old? Yes, a lot of the clothes are stupid (long-sleeved lace thong leotards should be banned). Yes, the company has a specific dress code and uses photos to recruit people. Yes, Dov Charney is one s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Fashion Alert: Spanx Grants Womankind Another Fat-Squishing Product

    Amber Rose demonstrates an early prototype.​Yay for us ladies! Now we can encase our entire bodies in spandex in order to tame those unsightly wrinkles and bulges -- giving us the appearance of a woman at least 10 pounds slimmer and many moons more successful -- before we plaster our clothes o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Male Whoring at GQ's Best New Designers Party

    Going once... going twice... sold!​Discussed: Duckie Brown, Native Son, Cynthia Steffe, Michael Angel It's now day two of Fashion Week mayhem and we've already experienced major hearing loss thanks to last night's Patti Smith's set at the LNA after party, and almost passed out at the slew of ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 9, 2010


    Where to find Fashion Week inspiration

  • Voice Choices

    February 2, 2010


    Take your vintage wear to the next level

  • Voice Choices

    March 4, 2009


    Damn you, grizzly men. I love you!

  • Voice Choices

    December 24, 2008
  • Film

    June 17, 2008

    Hair Extensions: Erratic J-Horror

    Bad-hair-day joke goes here

  • NYC Life

    October 23, 2007

    Strange Bedfellows: A-List Designers Slum it for Kohl's, Target, H&M, and Payless

    Patricia Field's really big shoe propels me to Brooklyn. I even go to New Jersey.

  • Film

    October 16, 2007

    The House of Lagerfeld

    Doc presents the icon in his natural, glitz-encrusted, jet-setting habitat

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    Tim Gunn Back in the Closet (Hehe)

    Everyone's favorite gay father figure is coming back to Bravo this week. Set your DVRs for Bravo on September 6th, at 10PM if you're a Tim Gunn fan. He and diesel-armed Veronica Webb will be helping "fashion-challenged" ladies find their personal style on Tim Gunn's Guide to Style. Basically, it's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    Things You Can't Wear Anymore: Leggings Edition

    We're assuming you already know that you can no longer where Uggs, keffiyehs, "thunderbird" beaded moccasins, or gaucho pants. In this feature on Threadster, we will try to make sure you're not the last to know when it's time to throw in the towel on some other trend.

  • NYC Life

    February 27, 2007

    Skirting the Issues

    Will Hillary Clinton beat Barack Obama in the clothes horse race?

  • NYC Life

    August 22, 2006

    "Ruff, Ruff"

    The soul-sucking moments of Pet Fashion week

  • NYC Life

    May 23, 2006

    Obey Your Corporate Sponsor

    Sprite hosts streetwear brands in fashion show; brings in Kanye and Missy

  • NYC Life

    May 23, 2006

    The Big Cover-Up

    Why women of color can't find good cosmetics

  • NYC Life

    March 14, 2006

    "Why I Didn't Win The Spelling Bee"

    Talking with Project Runway bad boy Santino Rice

  • NYC Life

    February 7, 2006

    Butter Piping and Nipple Flowers

    A young designer takes on New York Fashion Week

  • NYC Life

    December 27, 2005

    The Mane Attraction

    Rapunzels fight back

  • NYC Life

    December 6, 2005

    The Girly Show

    Our take on the Victoria's Secret TV extravaganza

  • NYC Life

    August 16, 2005

    Oh Baby!

    Pampering Mom for a happy birth day

  • NYC Life

    July 12, 2005

    One Mighty Flop

    Flip your routine and skip the rubber thongs

  • Columns

    March 8, 2005

    Bag Those Winter Blues

    Sage advice from Savvy's beauty and skin care guru

  • NYC Life

    March 1, 2005

    Something Special

    Williamsburg shop sells one-of-a-kind earrings

  • NYC Life

    February 8, 2005

    OK, Computer, Typewriters Are Back

    Key Jewelry is something to write home about

  • NYC Life

    October 5, 2004

    Milan and Paris, From a Distance

    A whirlwind tour of the European collections

  • NYC Life

    July 22, 2003

    Greenwich Time

    Thrifting in the West Village

  • NYC Life

    July 15, 2003

    Bargain Hunting at the 'B's

    Sale Time at Bloomie's, Bendel's, Barneys, and BG

  • News

    May 27, 2003

    I'm With the Band

    A Short Cultural History of Wedding Rings

  • NYC Life

    March 18, 2003

    Peace Goods

    No Blood for Oil, and Other Fashion Statements

  • NYC Life

    January 14, 2003

    System of a Down

    The Department Store January Sales

  • NYC Life

    December 24, 2002

    The Glitterati

    Cheap Sparkle for the New Year

  • NYC Life

    March 5, 2002

    Serfs Up

    Peasant Blouses, Vreeland, and Mickey Mouse

  • News

    September 18, 2001

    Fading to Black

    When Fashion Became Unfashionable During 'Fashion Week'

  • NYC Life

    June 19, 2001

    Prize Patrol

    American Fashion Awards Itself

  • NYC Life

    February 15, 2000

    Fantasy Island

    The Fall 2000 Collections

  • News

    May 4, 1999

    The New Look

    Fashion Photography Takes Over

  • News

    August 11, 1998

    In Stitches

    The Menswear How and Why

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