Backstage Beauty Report: Rodarte Brings Back Youthful, D.I.Y. Headbands and Barettes

Backstage Beauty Report By KARI MOLVAR The Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy often spin a dreamy, youthful quality into their ethereal collections. At today’s spring/summer 2017 show, that vibe also came across in delicate floral hair accessories — headbands and barrettes the French hairstylist Odile Gilbert crafted from bits and pieces of silk, chiffon, …

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Michael Kors Unveils a Smartwatch for the Fashion Set

“I’m a fashion freak, not a tech geek,” said Michael Kors, his suntanned head poking out of a scrum of reporters Sunday evening at the debut of his new Michael Kors Access smartwatch at his SoHo flagship. As A-list models like Martha Hunt (in a shimmering gold Kors trench coat) and Nina Agdal (in a …

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A Day When Fashion and Tragedy Continue to Intersect

Sunday morning, officially the fourth day of New York Fashion Week and one scheduled with back-to-back shows from some of the best-known designers, started on a somber note. It was Sept. 11. At the Victoria Beckham show — held downtown not far from where many, including two presidential candidates, were gathering at National September 11 …

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In the Studio: In the Studio With the Creative Director of Coach

In the Studio By VANESSA FRIEDMAN Welcome to Episode 1 of our fifth season of In the Studio, which goes behind the closed doors and shaded curtains of designers’ private work worlds. Here, Stuart Vevers, the executive creative director of Coach, reveals how the High Line changed his first collection, the virtues of radical transparency …

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The Stars Align for Christian Siriano

On Saturday afternoon, seated in the front row of Christian Siriano’s sartorial sojourn to Capri were Kelly Osbourne, Coco Rocha, Christina Hendricks, Pamela Anderson, Neve Campbell and Jaimie Alexander. They watched as an array of models, including a handful who are referred to in the industry as curvy or plus-size, made their way around the …

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Will Major Jewelry Houses Return to the Biennale des Antiquaires?

Even as the Biennale des Antiquaires opened on Saturday in Paris without its traditional roster of high jewelry brands, organizers said they hoped the houses would return next year, when the event turns into an annual affair. Once the Biennale was the pre-eminent destination for jewelry houses to unveil their latest collections to high-spending customers …

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