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The Fall Fashion Issue


There’s always a bit of a polarity at work in fashion: Call it business versus pleasure, commerce versus art. Right now, designers are occupied both with the idea of creating great classics—so-called investment pieces like camel-hair coats and well-cut blazers that promise shelf lives beyond one full revolution of the Earth—and with creating the things that make this world so exciting, that enable moments of great eccentricity and self-expression. There’s fur sprouting from collars, hips, and even the tops of our feet. There are chunky thigh-high tights and one glorious scarlet cape that transforms with the weather and the wind. read more [+]

Park Avenue Jesus

Michael Kors thinks fashion — particularly American Fashion — should be fun.

The Johnny Weir Spectacular

He wants to go beyond skating, beyond masculine and feminine, to a kind of stardom entirely his own.

Faces of FashionThe Faces of Fashion
It’s a small, ambulatory world, filled with outsize personalities.
TweensTween Beat
A shopping trip through the weird world of adult-girl fashion.
DaphneImagining Daphne
A fashion icon who found herself by going to clown school.
D.J.'sD.J.’s Du Jour
California girls Harley and Cassie get the fashion crowd dancing through hard times.
Look BookEmployees Only
Meet the shop clerks of the city’s most mall-like precinct: Lower Broadway.

They're HereWhat we saw coming down the runway.

After months of flip-flops, tank tops, and soaring humidity, it’s finally time to get dressed. How brilliantly designers understood that this fall season: The runways were full of well-executed updates on some very classic clothes. Handbags are purses, coats are camel hair, and there’s an abundance of blazers to top it all off. Plus, you know, a high-heeled fur boot or two.


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