Retooling Victorian-era decorum and Jules Verne's fantastical sense of adventure for the modern age, Steampunk subculture offers a polite counterpunch to all that's sleek and casual about contemporary life. As chronicled in Jeff VanderMeer and S.J. Chambers' new book The...
According to style maker Catherine Middleton, The Duchess of Cambridge, one need not fall to remain trendy and interesting. After watching her royal reign over the past 50 days, I'm relived to say that thanks to Kate, it seems that landing is becoming the new black. How refreshing.
If you haven't been living under a rock, you may have heard about Vogue Italia's most recent cover controversy: instead of matchstick legs and lollipop heads decked in evening wear, the magazine's most prestigious photo position is taken up by a shot of three plus-size models in relatively tasteful, silk-and-lace lingerie.
Men, who historically couldn't touch their toes, are now exhibiting a perfect triangle pose. Women, genetically more flexible creatures, could vie for a spot on the Cirque-it de Soleil with little competition. I have been told more than once that it will "change my life" and judging from the unique results, it just might.
In Richard Press' poignant documentary, Bill Cunningham New York, the New York Times' roving sartorialist turns the city sidewalks into a quotidian catwalk. The film is a cinematic celebration of a man, a camera and his trusty Schwinn.
Like a 4-year-old wielding a wooden spoon and saucepan and marching through the house exclaiming, "I am so great, I am so great, everybody look at me, I am so great," the art school dropout's two-page magnum opus covers her extensive knowledge of everything.
The newest member of the Royal family illustrated that she has the vision, grace and diplomacy to sally forth in her new role as a modern woman with a very keen sense of history. She is the epitome of 'something new."
While the world is watching London spruce up for Friday's royal fete, I find myself observing our American journalists displaying their own, special brand of sartorial spit and polish.Why is it that a step into Greenwich Mean Time has vaulted...
Alexander McQueen was the undisputed rebel king of British fashion, the head of a fashion house of rage and exquisite beauty. His untimely death last year, aged just 40, brought his stellar career to an abrupt end and left the...
Catherine Middleton's style has remained steadfastedly demure and sensible throughout her long courtship and subsequent engagement to England's future king, but her love of classic tailoring and support of British brands such as Burberry and Katherine Hooker has caused her to be hailed as a fashion icon.