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Bifen Xu

  1. The Daytime NightgownThis summer’s dresses are long, light, and suitable for sleepwalking.
  2. Our Darkest HourSubtler than silver but just as sophisticated, the black watch is suddenly everywhere.
  3. Don’t Just Lay ThereThe swimmable, sprint-able, Baywatch-able tank suit provides an athletic alternative to the bikini.
  4. fashion yearbook
    Elizabeth Olsen’s Style Evolution, From the Hollywood Walk of Fame to the Cannes Red CarpetMary-Kate and Ashley’s 22-year-old sister has certainly been taking their fashion advice.
  5. first look
    Inside the Epic Comme Des Garçons SaleA decade of high-concept collections at 70 percent off.
  6. Blue Takes a Breather This spring, you don’t have to own a yacht to wear shade-your-eyes-white jeans.
  7. royal wedding countdown
    Ellen Christine, Royal-Wedding Hatmaker: ‘No More Naked Heads!’“You can’t show up as an American to an English wedding without a hat.”
  8. The No-Hands ParasolOut with the fedora, in with something floppier: the wide-brimmed hat.
  9. first looks
    First Looks: Gap’s Fall 2011 CollectionLeather leggings, anyone?
  10. Bipolar HeelsChunky spring shoes whose uppers and lowers are of two minds.
  11. tastemakers
    Gaia Repossi Favors Flat Booties Over ‘Vulgar’ WedgesThe jewelry designer and Repossi artistic director debuts a new collaboration with Zadig & Voltaire this month.
  12. first looks
    First Look: Calvin Klein’s Python-Printed Fall CollectionPlus, attractive models in underwear, of course.
  13. The Floor’s the LimitWelcome back, maxi. Skirts are hitting a growth spurt.
  14. five things
    Five Things We Liked on ThursdayA runway stumble gracefully handled, eating, some new music, and a blue poodle. What’s not to like?
  15. five things
    Five Things We Liked on WednesdayKurkova returns to the runway, clutches at Proenza, and more.
  16. five things
    Five Things We Liked on TuesdayVera Wang’s parkas, Rodarte’s side-swept curls, and more from yesterday’s shows.
  17. five things
    Five Things We Liked on MondayThe Olsens wore fur coats!
  18. show and talk
    Marc Jacobs Fall 2011 Collection Has Sex on the Brain“The clothes were body-conscious and ladylike, but retained the twisted glamour we’ve come to expect from Jacobs.”
  19. best bets
    Best Bet: Valentino’s Two-Tone Suede HeelsLadylike, romantic heels that emphasize lightness over clunk.
  20. five things
    Five Things We Liked on SundayIncluding fur at Derek Lam and Victoria Beckham’s personal attention.
  21. five things
    Five Things We Liked on SaturdayDid you see the long, sheer skirts at Araks?
  22. five things
    Five Things We Liked on FridayLadylike shoes at Peter Som, lace veils at Jason Wu, and more.
  23. five things
    Five Things We Liked on ThursdayIncluding Vena Cava’s toothbrush, Rachel Comey’s sweaters, and people-watching at Tim Hamilton.
  24. All Denim, All the TimeFive locals who wear jeans and only jeans.
  25. It’s Okay to StareFrames for the librarian (teacher, architect, lead guitarist) who doesn’t mind a little attention.
  26. Incredible BulkThis winter, you’re not a pedestrian—you’re a snowplow.
  27. Gift Sprint: The Iron-Shopper ShowdownSix professional curator types go head-to-head in three store-packed neighborhoods. The challenge: Knock off your entire holiday list in three h […]
  28. Hello, RedIt’s no longer exclusive to Corvettes, anchor women, maraschinos, and Radio Flyers.
  29. tastemakers
    Jean Yu Appreciates a Nice Pair of Sheer KnickersThe New York–based lingerie designer has been at the forefront of the see-through trend.
  30. first looks
    Calvin Klein’s Beach-Improvement ProgramSleek black tanks (for women) and briefs (for men) were a vision of next summer’s beaches, in a perfect world.
  31. The Gift That Wraps ItselfIs a scarf obvious? Perhaps. But for warmth and personality, a gifter could do far worse.
  32. models with wings
    Todd Thomas, Victoria’s Secret Designer, on Runway Mishaps and Recovery DaysKurkova mishaps, custom-made Halloween costumes, and the yoga shorts he never leaves the house without.
  33. Nothing Uniform About ItSexier cuts and colors push the blazer way beyond biz-cas.
  34. The ObsessivesInside the closets of four hyperdevoted collectors.
  35. Nothing to Spit AtThe classic wingtip makes an unstodgy comeback for both genders.
  36. five things
    Five Things We Liked on ThursdayIncluding little blue dresses from Calvin Klein.
  37. The Anti-ClutchThis fall’s handbags are big, brawny, and, above all, practical.
  38. five things
    Five Things We Liked on WednesdayIncluding Phillip Lim’s detachable collars and Michael Kors’ mama.
  39. video look book
    The Stylish J.Crew President and Showgoing Fashion ConsultantJenna Lyons and Amanda Brooks are today’s Video Look Book subjects.
  40. five things
    Five Things We Liked on TuesdayHigh-waisted pants, Harry Nilsson, and more!
  41. five things
    Five Things We Liked on MondayTwo of them are related to Marc Jacobs.
  42. video look book
    The Fashion Student Who Loves Lim and WangMeet Alexis deBoschnek, our latest Video Look Book star.
  43. five things
    Five Things We Liked on SundayIncluding Anna Wintour’s very special guest …
  44. five things
    Five Things We Liked on SaturdayOur list includes steamy sets and scuba suits!
  45. video look book
    Video Look Book: The Fashion Editors With Far-Flung TastesCatherine Newell-Hanson and Jay Massacret mix it up with pieces from Japan, Sweden, France, and the U.K.
  46. five things
    Five Things We Liked on FridayNudes and minimalism: Yes, please!
  47. video look book
    Video Look Book: The Cameraman Who Wears Egyptian JewelryEddy Protius James is all about G-Star and Egyptian gods.
  48. five things
    Five Things We Liked on ThursdayIncluding fanciful polka dots, clean nudes, and one great bar.
  49. video look book
    Video Look Book: The Vintage-Loving Model From VancouverCanadian model Ania Taubenfligel wears seventies-style vintage kicked up with loads of accessories.
  50. Hybrid PowerSometimes dressy, sometimes fun, the shirtdress has its end-of-summer moment.