New York Fashion Week, Day 5: Oh, the Pageantry

Day of rest? Nah. New York Fashion Week continues; so does sweaty weather. Dress accordingly. Here’s what you’ll see today. • The Beckham family before brunch. The morning starts with Victoria Beckham, whose show is as good a place as you’ll find to rubberneck at the ever-photogenic Beckham clan, who tend to come en masse …

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Future Tense: The Trauma of Violent News on the Internet

Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE “The world has always been messy,” President Obama said in 2014 after a string of doom-and-gloom news events. “In part, we’re just noticing now because of social media and our capacity to see in intimate detail the hardships that people are going through.” As a number of people similarly commented …

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Backstage Beauty Report: At Jason Wu, Bright Red Lips Fit for a Rave

Backstage Beauty Report By KARI MOLVAR The Olympics might be over, but a certain athletic, body-in-motion mentality ruled backstage at Jason Wu’s spring/summer 2017 show this afternoon. The makeup artist Yadim, dressed in high-tops and a baseball cap, created an energized, high-performance red-orange lip color that channeled the graceful sportswear vibe of Wu’s collection. “In …

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The New York Cool of Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne

Nothing is more of a buzz wrecker when you’re talking about cool than talking about cool. It is not, after all, a quality one can anatomize or acquire. People possess it inherently or not at all, and those who have it are typically too smart to claim it. Those who lack it are well advised …

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Modern Love: When Love Isn’t as Simple as Standing by Your Man

Modern Love By EIRIK GUMENY My wife and I used to joke about how much better we were than other couples, how we never had the petty fights and misunderstandings that everyone else seemed to be having. Together we had weathered layoffs, a cross-country move, multiple hospitalizations from my cystic fibrosis and the housebreaking of …

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On the Runway: Behind the Scenes at British Vogue

On the Runway By ELIZABETH PATON Is any Vogue editor worth the title these days if she doesn’t have a behind-the-scenes documentary revealing her smarts and substance? Following “The September Issue,” R. J. Cutler’s 2009 documentary about Anna Wintour and life at Vogue, and “Franca: Chaos and Creation,” Francesco Carrozzini’s new film about Franca Sozzani, …

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