Class Appropriation in Fashion Is Real, and Impossible to Talk About
Criticism of cultural appropriation in fashion has been powerful and effective. Why have references to class avoided a similar level of scrutiny?
Marc Jacobs Is a Total Hypebeast—and Our Purest Artist
Why Jacobs has been wearing the kind of clothes that sell out in minutes, but designing something else entirely.
Craving Community and Neon, Fashion Designers Look to Rave
Prada and Raf Simons are channeling rave on the runway, but what are designers really tapping into when they reference the 90s movement?
The Rise of the Streetwear Pussy Posse
New York is their Disneyland, but instead of skipping the line at nightclubs, Jonah Hill, Justin Theroux, and others are skipping the line at Supreme.
Tiny Sunglass Experts Warn: “I Don’t Think They Can Get Any Smaller”
Why is everyone still wearing sunglasses that barely shield your eyes from the sun?
Nigerian-Cameroonian Photographer Flo Ngala's Stunning Self-Portraits in Spring Fashion
“I’ve learned how to shoot other people by taking pictures of myself.”
How Ginuwine's "In Those Jeans" Song Inspired My Love For Denim
You can never go wrong with denim.
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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?