‘Fashion psychologist’ studies the bigger picture: how clothes make the wearer feel

Last February, Dawnn Karen, a brand consultant, therapist and instructor at the Fashion Institute of … Read more

The bridal fashion career of Aberra ends with a somber close

NEW YORK — It was a somber end this month to the last bridal collection … Read more

Style, travel experts recommend the best umbrellas

Buying an umbrella is like buying a pair of shoes, says Bella Umbrella owner Jodell … Read more

Designer stripped the frills from wedding dresses

Every year, the bridal industry unveils fresh collections of wedding gowns and a breathless list … Read more

Are pajama pants ever OK in public?

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: On a recent lovely day, I was waiting at a stoplight … Read more

‘80s-style fashion reaches critical mass

I have spent the last month trapped in a wrinkle in time. Not the film, … Read more

Featured obituary: Famed couturier Givenchy dressed Hepburn, Jackie O

Hubert de Givenchy, the French couturier who upheld a standard of quintessentially romantic elegance in … Read more

Padded hips could be part of your fashion future

PARIS — Thom Browne’s models moved slowly and deliberately through the Hotel de Ville to … Read more

Fall 2018 fashion that is made to show off your personality

NEW YORK — If anyone is looking for an aesthetic theme for the fall 2018 … Read more

In 2018, Ralph Lauren fails to shift with a changing culture

NEW YORK — One sometimes wonders if the design studios at Ralph Lauren are hermetically … Read more

Calvin Klein looks for inspiration in the heartland

NEW YORK — When fashion designers offer up their odes to America, they tend to … Read more

It’s not retro: ‘Archival’ is the hottest thing in fashion

It could be any boutique on Fifth Avenue. Italian tourists in fur coats browse a … Read more

Makeup steps to cut when you’re in a hurry

It was early, but I was running late. My train, miracle of miracles, was right … Read more

Maryland store displays original movie costumes

Shop has costumes from “Hunger Games,” “Cloud Atlas,” “Beautiful Creatures”

HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. — John Klisavage started collecting costumes from the sets of famous … Read more

This jewelry captures a glittery following

You may for a moment think Monika Knutsson’s jewelry is filigree or repoussé. But no, … Read more

Commentary: Sorry, no one wants your used clothes anymore

For decades, the donation bin has offered consumers in rich countries a guilt-free way to … Read more

A library of fashion gets a stylish makeover

NEW YORK — Even with the boundless wonders of the internet, many students writing papers … Read more

North Carolina clothing line supports state’s textile industry

Growing up in North Carolina, Kat Williford understood the importance of the textile industry to … Read more

The biggest beauty trend for 2018: glitter

I intended to write about the makeup trends we can expect to see in 2018, … Read more

Tips for a less demonic smile, colorful mascaras and Jazzercise shoes

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I am tired of seeing myself in photos displaying what I … Read more

Designer turns her grief into thriving pajama business

Three years ago Lauren Raja’s husband, Justin, died unexpectedly while the young couple was on … Read more

Going galactic: Fashion taking inspiration from space

If anyone can restore proper awe to the notion of space travel, Buzz Aldrin can. … Read more

Student trying to grow clothes from kombucha

Luis Quijano traces his interest in fashion back to the start of college at Liberty … Read more

Suits have come to represent something different: style

It’s no longer about power

Douglas Heye wears suits. Like a lot of men, he gives a fair amount of … Read more

From the slopes to the runway: Bode Miller delves into fashion

Bode Miller first attempted fashion design as a child, when he tried to modify a … Read more

Pantone’s 2018 color of the year is a nod to creativity, originality and Prince

It would seem that Prince has been spending his time in the great beyond whispering … Read more

A hip-hop holiday fashion show in Bend

HardChords to perform at Santa Baby bash at Astro Lounge

Fashion and hip-hop collide with Christmas cheer at the Astro Lounge on Saturday for the … Read more

Meghan Markle’s new role: Unveiling a royal style

Royal watchers, fairy tale lovers and proponents of the “special relationship” between Britain and the … Read more

Perfect your foundation by avoiding these common pitfalls

Foundation is the, well, foundation of your makeup routine, and it’s also the step most … Read more

How Dickies work clothes went from old reliable to high fashion

Dickies’ chief archivist Ann Richardson, who started working in Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co.’s merchandising department in … Read more

Lil’ Kim’s memorable manicure on display at MoMA

Nails join garments, accessories that made an impact over the past century

In the mid-1990s, manicurist Bernadette Thompson was working on a fashion shoot with Lil’ Kim, … Read more

Walmart teams with upscale Lord and Taylor

NEW YORK — Walmart will devote a section on its website to upscale Lord & … Read more

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