Fashion

Mike CoppolaGetty Images While some New York designers opted out of showing during the spring/summer 2021 season—including industry heavy hitters like Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, and more—others persevered. NYFW’s digital stage saw many interpretations, but a few moments felt as chaotic as trying to find your seat at an IRL runway show. It begs the
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If there’s one designer who can make his customers feel things, it’s Telfar Clemens. Telfar fans aren’t just shoppers but a community who take pride in flaunting the label’s signature (and always sold-out) “Bushwick Birkin” tote. To carry Telfar is to broadcast your support for a young Liberian-American designer who renounces exclusivity in luxury fashion
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Amanda Demme/Courtesy of the Subject Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. When Imitation of Christ began showing in 2000, the press immediately latched on to the sexiest talking points. There was the memorable name, with its hint of sacrilege. The site-specific shows that verged on performance art:
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Shortly before fears of COVID-19 swept through this spring’s Fashion Week, fashion show production maestro Alexandre de Betak was already reexamining his business model. Famous for his transporting work for the likes of Dior, Rodarte, and Jacquemus, de Betak released a statement declaring that shows must be smaller, more sustainable, and more digital. The pandemic
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Indya Moore has been getting creative. The model and Pose star has been turning laundry bins, chairs, and pieces of Styrofoam into makeshift camera stands to shoot socially distanced campaigns. Moore is just one of many models who’ve become their own photographer, stylist, and/or glam team during the lockdown. Moore has enjoyed the creative freedom,
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For Dior’s artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri, the lockdown was a time for reflection on everything from sustainability to the renewed importance of craft (something she showcased in the house’s artisan-centric cruise show in July.) As part of ELLE’s examination of the future of fashion, the designer shared her thoughts on the “shameful wastefulness” she
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When so many “fashion people” speak in tentative, pre-digested sound bites, Virgil Abloh’s candor and refusal to go along with conventional wisdom is refreshing. For ELLE’s look at the future of fashion, the Off-White founder and artistic director of menswear at Louis Vuitton talks about how creativity is like a sprint, why brunch is the
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During the height of the pandemic, one of fashion’s foremost eco-warriors found ample reason to be hopeful for the future. As part of ELLE’s look at the future of fashion, Stella McCartney shared why she continues to raise the bar and why sustainability cannot exist without solidarity. You’ve been a champion of sustainable design from
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Courtesy She DMs the best memes before they hit mainstream, introduced you to White Claw, and was there Zoomed you every day during quarantine. In short: Your girl is your best friend and she deserves the best gift. Whether she lives that plant mom life or is interested in plants more… relaxing, so to speak,
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Fitbit’s ongoing partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America has already produced collaborations with Kim Shui, PH5, Public School and more to produce comfortable bands for the brand’s best-selling smartwatches. You can’t talk comfort without mentioning the knit connoisseur Victor Glemaud, who is the latest designer to join forces with Fitbit. Glemaud is
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Courtesy of Larissa Hofmann/Marc Jacobs Adding to the conversation about gender and sexuality in 2020, Marc Jacobs just dropped a new collection that celebrates polysexuality. (For those not familiar with queer identities, a polysexual person is someone who attracted to multiple genders and identities.) Titled “Heaven,” the collection draws on teenage daydreams, alienation nation, queer
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Gucci: Courtesy of the brandInstagram Style Points is a new weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. Jeannette Wei. Sabrina Pilkati. Ioana Ciocan. These may not be household names, but they’ve all played a big part in fashion recently. Wei is designer Joseph Altuzarra’s grandmother, and her wardrobe helped inspire his fall
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Shirt, bustier top, skirt, handbag, pumps, Fendi. Chris Colls Along the quiet, quarantined streets of New York City, fall’s most vivid ensembles refuse to be silenced. Polo dress, bodysuit, skirt, handbag, boots, Hermès. Hat, Clyde. Sunglasses, Alain Mikli x Jeremy Scott. Necklace, Vram. Chris Colls Bow sleeve, dress, gloves, handbag, Mary Janes, Maison Margiela. Chris
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