Kendall Jenner Struts for Fendi, Kate Mara Cozy in Max Mara

Models wear creations for Prada women's Fall-Winter 2015-2016 collection, part of Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP/Antonio Calanni)
Models wear creations for Prada women's Fall-Winter 2015-2016 collection, part of Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP/Antonio Calanni)

MILAN—Shape and color engaged designers on the second day of Milan Fashion Week of womenswear previews for next autumn and winter, featuring shows by Fendi,...

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    Oscars: 2015’s Nominated Costume Designers

    He is polished and buffed, and surprisingly, not dressed in any of the currently fashionable shades of gray. It’s not George Clooney, Brad Pitt or... Read more

  • Organizing your closet well ensures that  you are making the most of precious closet space. (NinaMalyna/iStock/Thinkstock)

    If Your Closets Are Organized, Then Your Life Will Be, Too

    Every time I see a picture of a beautiful closet I salivate. I want it so badly—not the clothes, I love the clothes I have. No,... Read more

  • Shoppers watch a Chinese Lion Dance performance to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year at the Bloomingdale’s flagship store on Lexington Avenue in New York City on Feb. 19, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    How to Get It Right Marketing to Chinese Luxury Consumers

    NEW YORK—High-end retailers selling luxury goods, like Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Prada, Christian Dior, Bloomingdales, Tiffany & Co., Max Mara, Macy’s, etc., have embraced... Read more

  • Models present the fashions of Victoria Beckham during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 shows February 9, 2014 in New York City.  (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

    Fashion Week’s Creatures and Creations

    With Beyonce, Rihanna, and Diddy among the royalty on his front row, Kanye West rolled out his Yeezy Boost shoe line for Adidas on Thursday... Read more

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    Pushing the Boundaries of Good Taste

    New York, along with Paris and Milan, is one of the fashion capitals of the world. Yet so few women know how to dress. New... Read more

  • Rihanna arrives at the 57th annual Grammy Awards, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 8. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    A Mix of Traditional and Audacious on the Grammy Red Carpet

    Grammys newcomer Sam Smith looked dapper in a white bow tie and Madonna rocked one of the season’s most eclectic red carpets Sunday in a... Read more

  • Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia describes how he designs his jewelry using the Golden Ratio in his atelier in Midtown Manhattan on Jan. 30. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    This Is New York: The Multifaceted Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia

    NEW YORK—Every stride he takes into his jewelry salon and atelier imbues a sense of certainty, dignity, and purpose. He pauses briefly in front of... Read more

  • A creation for Valentino’s Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Paris’s Haute Couture Shows Spring-Summer Collections

    PARIS—Singer Carla Bruni, actress Catherine Deneuve, and burlesque performer Dita Von Teese were among regulars attending the spectacular displays at Paris’s haute couture week Jan... Read more

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    A Luddite and Her Watches

    I say it proudly—I’m a Luddite. I hate modern technology. One of the many reasons I hate it is the death of the little niceties... Read more

  • A model presents a creation by Zuhair Murad during the 2015 Haute Couture Spring-Summer collection fashion show on January 29, 2015 in Paris. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

    First Stars at Haute Couture Week in Paris

    PARIS—At Paris’ high-octane couture week, what happens on the catwalk is only half the story. Academy Award winner Goldie Hawn and her daughter Kate Hudson... Read more

  • Models pose backstage before the Y-3 Menswear Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 25, 2015 in Paris, France. (Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images for Y-3)

    Paris Menswear Highlights for Fall-Winter 2015

    PARIS—Fashion royalty Salma Hayek, the Academy Award-nominated wife of the luxury heir François-Henri Pinault, led the front row pack at Saint Laurent show—the final of... Read more

  • Models walk the runway during the Ermanno Scervino show as a part of Milan Menswear Fashion Week Fall Winter 2015/2016. (Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)

    Blue, White, and Warm

    Perhaps it is testimony to the concept of synchronicity or is it telepathy that designers chose to keep to the familiar in the Fall/Winter 2015/2016... Read more

  • Models wear a creation for Louis Vuitton by fashion designer Kim Jones during his men's fall-winter 2015/2016 fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Kate Moss Holds Court at Louis Vuitton, Rick Owens Bares All

    PARIS— If fashion had a monarchy, she would be its queen. Kate Moss certainly acted like one from her regally-placed seat in the center of... Read more

  • A model wears a creation for Gucci men's Fall-Winter 2015-2016 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

    Gucci Salutes France in First Post-Giannini Collection

    MILAN—The fashion curtain call is part of the ritual of the runway show, with each designer’s personality reflected in that final bow. Some, like Miuccia... Read more

  • Models wear creations for Dolce & Gabbana men's Fall-Winter 2015-2016 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

    Milan Fashion Designers Celebrate Normality

    MILAN—Tactile fashion is setting the trend on Sunday, the second day of Milan Fashion Week previews for next autumn and winter menswear. Designers are luxuriating... Read more

  • Kimono-Shaped Coverlet (Yogi) with Lobster and Crest dated Meiji period (1868–1912) in plain-weave cotton, resist-dyed and painted with dyes and pigments (tsutsugaki). ( Fund, 1966)

    The Beauty of the Kimono

    Recently, I saw the most beautiful and interesting exhibit on kimonos. It should be on the must-see list of everyone who loves fashion. But you’ll... Read more