Vanessa Friedman

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Daniel Lee Is Leaving Bottega Veneta

In a surprise split, the designer responsible for the brand’s revival is out.In a move that shocked the fashion world, and less than a...

Gucci Makes a Hollywood Entrance

LOS ANGELES — On election night in much of America, in the shadow of Grauman’s Chinese Theater and amid the panting anticipation for Ridley...

Where Can I Buy a Great Cocktail Dress?

A reader asks for advice on finding a frock that goes “beyond the nice-but-basic.”Now that things are opening up, and weddings, dinners and special...

Frédéric Arnault: The Newest Power Player in Luxury’s First Family

PARIS — Frédéric Arnault, the 26-year-old chief executive of TAG Heuer, may be the youngest C.E.O. of a luxury watch brand in the world....

Decoding Kyrsten Sinema’s Style

Sometimes a dress is just a dress. Sometimes it’s a strategy.Senator Kyrsten Sinema may have been in Europe recently on a fund-raising trip and...

Can I Wear a Ponytail to Work Without Looking Like a Kid?

A teacher would prefer to not look like one of her students — or a character from “Grease.”I am a teacher, and when wearing...

Stella McCartney Does Mushrooms in Paris

Maison Margiela and Chanel practice sustainability of a different kind.Listen to This ArticlePARIS — On the penultimate day of the ready-to-wear season the environmental...

How Balenciaga Won Paris Fashion Week (With Help from The Simpsons)

PARIS — The marquee outside the Théâtre du Châtelet, the gilded 19th-century musical theater on the Right Bank, cast a red glow over the...

At Givenchy and Lanvin, Making Very Short Memories

At Paris Fashion Week, the recent past is the reference.PARIS — In one of the more unexpected runway trends of the moment, the middle-aged...

Louis Vuitton and Miu Miu Provide a Paris Fashion Week Finale

Miu Miu and Louis Vuitton bring the ready-to-wear season to a provocative end.PARIS — Around the same time that Frances Haugen, the Facebook whistle-blower,...

Have You Run Out of Netflix Shows to Watch? Try These.

Fashion week may be back in-person, but not every designer wants to give up the digital approach. Marine Serre, Thebe Magugu, Burberry and Dries...

A Decade of Work, a Shocking Accident and a Bevy of Supermodels

PARIS — When Olivier Rousteing took over the house of Balmain 10 years ago, the fashion bookmakers weren’t giving him great odds for success.First...

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