Fashion

Songs, memes, and listicles have all been known to go viral—but a sweater? After Harry Styles wore one of JW Anderson’s patchwork knit pieces and fans began re-creating it en masse on TikTok, the designer decided to release the pattern and instructions to the public. The idea, Anderson explains, was “to help promote this idea
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Despite it being New York Fashion Week when we speak, Kaia Gerber has all the time in the world. “It’s crazy to hear that it’s even fashion week right now,” she says, when I point out that digital shows and presentations are already going live. Pre-pandemic, she would normally be hopping from plane to hotel
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Justine Carreon remembers the first pair of sneakers she latched onto. “I wore the same pair of slip-on Vans every day of my sophomore year in high school,” ELLE’s senior fashion market editor shares. The combo she wore on repeat: a pair of workman jeans, a studded belt, and “not-so-vintage” band tees sourced at the
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Counting fans in Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, and a few hundred thousand people on Instagram, Missoma’s appeal is hard to deny. The British jewelry brand is loved for making trend-forward, affordable pieces—and its empire’s reach is steadily growing. (November 2020, for instance, saw the brand introduce men’s chains that Connell Waldron would undoubtedly approve of.)
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Courtesy of Prabal Gurung Once again, we’re witnessing history as designers present their fall-winter collections amidst a global pandemic. An act of resilience, the new season showcases not only an adaptable industry staying afloat, but the sheer force of creativity at a time when many of us struggle with lockdown fatigue. Brands continue to stray
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Royals wear weights on their hems…sometimes. Another go-to fashion hack royals use to stop wardrobe malfunctions is weights added to their skirts and dresses. Seems like the royal family stylist sometimes runs out of time to employ this trick, though, as evidenced here by Kate’s flying-skirt moment at Princess Eugenie’s wedding in October 2018. Whoopsie!
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Dana Trippe (@TrippyDana) For musician and artist Jesse Jo Stark, 2020 was supposed to be the year. She’d been touring like crazy to promote her music, which sounds—in truly the best way—like a Creamsicle doused in whiskey and set aflame with a Zippo in a dive bar. She’d created a tiny line of merch called
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Courtesy of the subject; Eilish: Sam Balaban; Bad Bunny: @Stillz; Scott: Rays Corrupted MindGetty Images Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. Kid Cudi was Imran Moosvi’s idol growing up. The rapper showed him “how to dress, how to talk and act, how and what to smoke,” the
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“Black is the renaissance of culture,” says Marcus Paul, one of the five Black creatives tapped by Sam Lobban, Nordstrom SVP Designer and New Concepts. Nordstrom honors Black culture and Black History Month through their newest pop-up shop, Concept 012: Black_Space. New Concepts is a platform that demonstrates Nordstrom’s commitment to bringing upcoming designers to
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The parallel between fast cars and high fashion is self-evident. Both modes operate in a luxury world that is sometimes unattainable, always aspirational, and downright sexy. LaQuan Smith lives in this world. But it wasn’t always like that. “Nothing was given to me on a silver platter,” Smith, 31, told ELLE. “I had hustle to
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Dimitrios KambourisGetty Images It’s the end of an era. Nearly two years after debuting her clothing brand Fenty, housed under luxury conglomerate LVMH, Rihanna and LVMH are officially shutting down operations. Fenty marked the first luxury brand LVMH launched from the ground up since launching Christian Lacroix in 1987. But according to WWD, Fenty’s demise
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Following French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaïa’s death in 2017, the Alaïa ship has sailed on as best as it could to keep the legendary name alive. Now, Pieter Mulier is signing on as captain. Announced today, February 5, Alaïa has officially named Mulier as its newest designer. Mulier cut his teeth as an intern for Raf
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After a year when so-called “soft pants” prevailed, we’re finding true solace in the tried, the true, and the blue. Here, six different styles of denim (and how to style them) to take you through 2021. SKATER GIRL Celine Spring/Summer 2021. Courtesy Pant One Wide Leg Jean The Only Jane theonlyjane.com $325.00 Rigid High-Rise Bootcut
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If there’s one word that captures the spirit of New York City-based brand Tier, it’s family. Drawn together by their Brooklyn roots, the Tier trio—Nigeria Ealey, Esaïe Jean-Simon, and Victor James—are longtime friends who evolved their brand from word-of-mouth startup to celebrity favorite in six years. But following a long period of divisiveness that took
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MOLLY SJ LOWE; GIO STAIANO; MYRTHE GIESBERS Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. The designer Iris van Herpen recently became fascinated by what scientists call the “wood wide web,” the communication network used by fungi to send messages between plants—think of it as nature’s answer to the
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When it comes to clothes, familiarity doesn’t necessarily breed contempt. While winter has always been high season for warmth, comfort, and outfit repetition, the pandemic’s homebody mandate has rendered our attachment to our comfort clothes even fiercer. And though you couldn’t pry me out of my house shoes and softest seal-gray half-zip right now, I
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