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Master Class: The History of the White Tee

Ribbed-collar. Short-sleeves. Slim-fit. The makings of our favorite essential are fairl...

By Britnie Dates August 12, 2019 2 Comments
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Defying Trends: The History of Clogs, In and Out of Fashion

Though often reviled for their ugliness, clogs have hung around the edges of fashion fo...

By Laura Mc Laws Helms July 08, 2019
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The History of Fendi's Iconic Baguette Bag

The late 90s proved an interesting time for luxury bags. Legacy brands like Hermès and ...

By Martin Lerma July 05, 2019
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The History of Tie Dye: Why It's Suddenly Everywhere

A synonymous symbol of the counterculture movement, tie-dye has an undeniable place wit...

By Jessa Chargois April 25, 2019 1 Comment
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A Forgotten Pioneer: Stella McCartney's Sustainable Utopia

There are few high-end designers who are capable of unifying an uncompromised commitmen...

By Gunner Park January 23, 2018 1 Comment
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Claire McCardell, Bonnie Cashin and the Invention of American Sportswear

If haute couture is resolutely French, then sportswear is unwaveringly American. From f...

By Martin Lerma January 09, 2018
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The Sicilian Unfolding of Dolce & Gabbana

The now globally recognized Sicilian style of Dolce & Gabbana is the result of thirty y...

By Laura Mc Laws Helms January 08, 2018
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The Artistic Reveries of Romeo Gigli

As a fashion designer, Romeo Gigli’s designs in the 1980s and 90s were steeped in an ar...

By Laura Mc Laws Helms December 19, 2017
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Masters of the Bias: How Vionnet, Kleibacker and Galliano Transformed One of Dressmaking’s Most Complex Techniques

For her legendary memoir D.V., iconic Vogue editor Diana Vreeland recalled a surprising...

By Martin Lerma December 13, 2017
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Master Class: The Style Legacy of Lil’ Kim

When she first stepped foot onto the scene, the only thing truly “lil” about rapper Lil...

By Chinea Rodriguez December 11, 2017
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From the Cabaret to the Catwalk: A Brief History of Azzedine Alaia

Azzedine Alaïa’s legacy is unbreakable—his patience for his practice and his complete u...

By Kate Marin November 22, 2017
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Madame Grès: Fashion’s First Minimalist

There is a short yet distinct supply of creative geniuses whose contributions are so pr...

By Martin Lerma November 08, 2017 1 Comment
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Cristóbal Balenciaga's Lost Legacy

As an indisputable couturier of uncompromising standards, Cristóbal Balenciaga radicall...

By Gunner Park November 07, 2017 2 Comments
Interviews
Norma Kamali on Perfecting Function and Form

“Flattering” is a loaded word. To call something—a photograph, a pair of pants, a hairc...

By Carrie Battan November 06, 2017 2 Comments
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Master Class: Issey Miyake

Issey Miyake’s creativity and seemingly boundless imagination are so intimidating that ...

By Liz Raiss October 31, 2017 1 Comment
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Master Class: Vivienne Westwood's Historical Romp through the 1980s

Few fashion designers have used and manipulated the clothes of past centuries for quite...

By Laura Mc Laws Helms October 24, 2017