Fashion

A woman can never have too many pants— and, no, I’m not talking about jeans. Denim is a tried-and-true wardrobe staple, but they don’t work for all occasions. Sure, you could wear jeans to a networking event, but don’t you deserve better? That said, everyone should have a pair that falls somewhere in between casual
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Patchwork Wool Quilted Workwear Jacket Bode nordstrom.com $1,554.00 Bode, designed by fashion wunderkind Emily Adams Bode, is what you wear if you’re really, really cool. Think LES boys who compost, run non-profits and probably own chill lake houses upstate, cool. Her designs are future heirlooms, and she kickstarted our newfound obsession with the patchwork jacket. 
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Minimalist Mover A smart shopper knows the best investments aren’t the fussy kicks adorned with every embellishment, but the clean silhouettes with just a hint of flair that’ll stick around forever. For a designer option, Alexander McQueen’s exaggerated soles are an elevated take on the platform sneaker. If coughing up $500 for a pair of
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As someone with more than ten floral dresses currently hanging in her closet, I’m the last person to hate on the classic print. But let’s make Miranda Priestly proud and try new, groundbreaking outfits this spring. I’m talking punchy psychedelics, all-white looks that make you feel like you run a successful pottery business, and oversized
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In an unexpected move, Prada named Raf Simons as co-creative director joining Miuccia Prada. The powerhouse duo will share “equal responsibilities for creative input and decision-making.” The decision was announced on Sunday at a surprise press conference held on the last day of Milan Fashion Week. Prada joined her family’s namesake label in 1978, premiered
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Donatella Versace at her home in Milan. Pier Nicola Bruno Shortly before I interview Donatella Versace, I ask my colorist to bump up my already-straining-credulity blond by a shade. That’s the effect Versace has on you before you even meet her: Some people make you stand up straighter in their presence; she has a way
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Wes Anderson is probably jealous of Emily Adams Bode. She constructs clothes from vintage merit badges and sports pennants. She’s got a whisper network of antique dealers from Paris to Atlanta. She collects tiny pieces of 1960s furniture. She can discern between the different tribes of High School Art Girl.™ (“I was never a jaded
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Marc Jacobs’s fall 2020 show was more than just a showcase of his latest collection, it was a feeling. What began with legendary choreographer and “punk ballerina” Karole Armitage seizing the spotlight at Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory quickly descended into carefully curated chaos: over fifty dancers running, writhing, and undulating among a stream of models
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It’s no surprise that one great bag can be the star of any outfit. NYFW is coming through with the latest hits, where designers are embracing all of the patterns, textures, and shapes (the micro bag lives on!). There’s even a new way to carry your crossbody—think vertical—spotted down the runway at Rag & Bone.
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John LamparskiGetty Images We’re only a few days into the fall-winter 2020 show season, but we’re already seeing the biggest trends of the year presenting themselves. So far we’ve spotted a strong ’90s aesthetic (re)born from Instagram, the influential power of #NewBottega accessories, and horse girls having their moment. Make sure to check back regularly.
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New York Fashion Week is making a bold statement in the accessories department. From earrings to necklaces to belts, models graced the runways at Monse dripping in layered chains, Ulla Johnson’s muses are hiding behind tinted sunglasses, and Self-Portrait is making the case for equestrian hats. This season, more and bigger is better. Scroll through
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“Do you mind if we sit?” asks Kendall Jenner. “My back kind of aches today.” Of course it does. The model was stomping Tom Ford’s runway in Los Angeles on Friday night– 12 hours later, she appeared at the Longchamp show in Manhattan, posing in a full look from the Fall 2020 collection (a nod
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Courtesy Fashion editors might be the prime suspects in committing fashion faux pas, but that doesn’t mean we’ll ever stop experimenting. This New York Fashion Week, ELLE’s staffers are getting down with a Copenhagen “maybe we’d all be this cheerful if we had universal health care!” aesthetic, show-hopping in Little Women nightgowns, and joining the
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ELLE’s new series Clothes of Our Lives decodes the sartorial choices made by powerful women—and explores why fashion is often on the front lines of communication. Today, we sat down with New York Times foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi to find out what she wears to interview the world’s most dangerous terrorists. Last year I flew
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Kenneth Nicholson “I felt that speaking in collage was one of the most modern forms of communication. ‘From Grandma’s Couch’ is an exploration of this concept which draws from an array of reference points including digital public spaces, current and historical events, as well as politics and pop culture. All smilingly unrelated but nonetheless able
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