Did Coco Chanel Really Tell Us to Stay Classy and Fabulous?
Tatum Dooley investigates.
Damn: The New Chanel Store Has a Killer Art Collection
Peter Marino masterminded a renovation of the New York flagship.
What’s Fashion Without Streetwear? An Italian Countess Who Trusts Nothing But Family
Couture Week shows us what fashion is thinking about when it's not thinking about streetwear.
The Coolest Jazz Age Princess Wrote an Amazing Tribute to Coco Chanel’s Handbags
And compared the way Coco used handkerchiefs to Cleopatra.
At Chanel Couture: Did Karl Lagerfeld Just Kill the It-Bag?
The Chanel Couture show featured no handbags—instead, women strode free and easy with their hands in their pockets.
Communion Couture to Papal Athleisure: Why Catholicism is the Costume Institute's Muse
Taking inspiration from religion may sound like a provocative move for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, but a passion for fashion is intrinsic to the Catholic faith.
Are We in a Golden Age for Female Designers?
From new designers at Dior and Givenchy to the Rei Kawakubo show at the Met, more female designers are in the spotlight than ever. But are these women subverting the status quo in favor of something better, or enforcing the long-standing rules?