Articles tagged fashion

Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution

Three cultural tectonic plates came together to produce the gender revolution: the postwar baby boom, the sexual revolution, and the civil rights movement.

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Elsa Schiaparelli and Fashion Made Sublime

Meryle Secrest’s biography pays homage to Schiaparelli’s unique oeuvre by highlighting the efficiency of form and style in her designs, while framing them as miracles in their own right.

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Sex and the City’s Clubby Temple for the One Percent

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's gives a breezily hagiographic look at the conspicuous consumption of the Vanity Fair crowd.

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We Aren’t the Mods and Other Sorry Tales of a Fashion Slave

I half-believed that if I went mod with enough gusto, a Lambretta would one day parachute itself onto my driveway. That was in 6th grade. I tried it again, as an adult, still hoping for that Lambretta.

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A Style Icon’s Legacy is Dissected by the Man Who Loved Him in ‘L’amour fou’

"Summer Hours" meets "Russian Ark" in this melancholy look at Yves Saint Laurent's artistic legacy.

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German Bands & Cat Designs: An Interview with Katie Gallagher

Whether basing her fashion designs on cats or collaborating with German electronica groups for her shows, Katie Gallagher is a force to be reckoned with in the fashion world.

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Every Girl’s Crazy ‘Bout a Sharp Dressed Avatar

Clothing puts flesh on the avatar.

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CHICAGO — On a recent “Project Runway” episode, judge and designer Michael Kors withered one of the contestants with what bloggers have called the quote of

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Deluxe: How Luxury Lost its Luster

A fashion reporter peels back the veneer of today's luxury brands and uncovers the unseemly impulses that have opened exclusivity up to the masses, mostly for the worse.

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Vogue Covers by Robin Derrick, Robin Muir

As a nouveau/deco nymph-phantom we see the female as the marked other, some fantastic, ethereal creature but still set apart from her very worldly male counterparts.

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11 Jan 2008 // 6:01 AM

A hoops lineup is scoring big

For a certain segment of young men, basketball culture goes way beyond the court. It’s hip-hop. It’s playing late-night video games while eating

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27 Apr 2007 // 5:26 AM

Is it about art? Fashion? Is it actually about paper? I’m not entirely sure how I should go about answering these questions, as Paper

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'Blind Woman's Curse' Is Full of Delirious Action With Swords and Cats

// Short Ends and Leader

"This bewildering, reckless, and captivating Japanese monstrosity is a colorful, widescreen explosion of cross-genre craziness.

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