The newest pink is not the meditative, gender-bending, leaning-towards-neutral millennial pink. For next spring, designers explore the gutsy bubblegum varieties of the hue, made even more sticky sweet with tulle ...see more
Rich upholstery fabrics like damask, brocade and cut velvet add luxe texture and color to tailored silhouettes. Lustrous florals, swirls and geos have an antique feel that complements the demure, …see more
Roses emerge as a key motif this season looking more edgy than innocent. The romantic flower appears as embroidery on denim separates or metallic appliqués on leather biker jackets. Prints …see more
Dark Fairytales for our Time
Alan Rosenberg | November 29, 2016 An upcoming exhibition of esoteric 19th century Symbolist paintings is sure to shock and surprise visitors to the Guggenheim Museum who know the Frank Lloyd …see more
Pantsuits, after a long absence, are looking right again — with good reason. While history can provide plenty of chicly-suited role models, the newest tailleurs are a bit oversized, providing some relaxed …see more
My Heart Bleeds
Heartbreak may hurt, but it makes for compelling graphics. Dagger-pierced, spangled or cracked tickers abound this season — perhaps a subtle tribute to left-leaning bleeding hearts.
Bangs of all kinds update the season’s key hairstyles. Whether short or eyebrow-skimming, the look is full, not wispy. The short fringe/long hair combo recalls the alluring style of ’50s Beatnik chanteuse …see more
Granny Takes A Trip (Again)
Alan Rosenberg | October 6, 2016 One of the latest and most surprising fashion trends has hit 57th and 5th: a window at Bergdorf Goodman features a dress from the house …see more
Thrift Store Denim
The latest denim items draw from the 1980s for silhouettes as well as finishes. Pegged legs, culotte shorts and acid wash never looked so good.
Paris designers indulge in the joys of color this season. Although each hue is beautiful on its own, it is the placement of whitened pastel against pigmented bright against soft cosmetic tone …see more
The beloved YSL motif is back, heralding a return to logomania. Logos appear in fanciful applications in Paris this season — beaded, bejeweled, as ironic logo-tape or cleverly fashioned into a signature heel.