The Paris Boarding House Right Out of Orwell
Paris Fashion Week Is Dressing Heroines for Battle
At the Oxford Fashion Studio group show in Paris, each designer presented clever structured and architectural details, while Maison RAVN showed some regally inspired handbags.
The Designer Lighting Up Paris Fashion Week
At Paris Fashion Week, Anrealage's sweaters draped over plastic skirts and cinched-waist houndstooth coats were layered with, or woven from, plastics responsive to light.
Vacation of the Mind
Mixing Up the Paris of the 1920s
How to mentally get away from it all for at least one drink.
This Engineer Had a Plan for You to Drive Into the Sky
For the 1937 World’s Fair in Paris, engineer Eugène Freyssinet wanted to build a huge cone-like structure, its most distinctive feature a road that wound tightly around its core.
The Beautiful Wildness of Paris Couture Week
Jean-Paul Gaultuer, Guo Pei, Ralph & Russo, and others produced a week of strange and fantastical beauty–until the racism controversy that brought fashionistas crashing to earth.
The N-Word Controversy That Rocked Paris Couture Week
When Russian designer Ulyana Sergeenko sent a message to fashionista Miroslava Duma containing the N-word, condemnation swiftly followed. Their apologies didn’t help.
The Weird and Wildest Looks From Paris Men’s Fashion Week
At Paris’ menswear collections, gender boundaries blurred with designers showing Samurai chic, weird waterproofs, velvet, frills, sequins, and soldiers’ outfits.