To study paparazzi pics of Victoria Beckham in the weeks leading up to her show gives you a good idea about the direction her collection will take. Over the summer, Beckham sported looks with more volume. At a preview a couple of days ago she wore slouchy pajama-style pants and flats. Feeling relaxed, then? The […]

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Fashion history is scattered with collections devoted to the shade of black. Marc Jacobs’ Louis Vuitton swan song comes to mind; so does a vintage Comme des Garçons show circa Fall 1992. There are many others. Tonight it was Alexander Wang’s turn. Explaining his motivation at his studio yesterday, Wang said, “Our customer wants black, […]

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Dior in Brooklyn. Who would’ve ever imagined those two proper nouns together in a single sentence? Alexander Wang broke the outer-borough barrier back in February when he showed at the Navy Yard’s Duggal Greenhouse. But Dior, the storied French house and LVMH bigwig Bernard Arnault’s baby? It happened tonight, and the likes of Rihanna, Marion […]

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Elisa Sednaoui walked into the Palais de Chaillot this morning wearing a coat from Haider Ackermann’s recent men’s collection. With Ackermann, there has always been a symbiosis between masculine and feminine, but if he was touting his dandyism at his men’s show in January, this women’s collection was pulled way, way back. Here, he seemed […]

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