Fashion Week

Facetime: New York Fashion Week Parties

This week, New York Fashion Week took over the town, and the hottest magazines were around to toast the celebration. Harper's Bazaar hosted its annual Bazaar Icons event at the […]

It’s Always Fashion Week in the Man Repeller’s World, and Her New York HQ

Leandra Medine, a 27-year-old fashion blogger, has become a fashion icon herself—and now has the digs befitting a woman of her standing. The native New Yorker launched Man Repeller in […]

Teen Vogue’s Editor Fills New Office With Treasures From 24-Year Condé Nast Career

As the most high-profile tenant of One World Trade Center, Condé Nast had a February move-in date that was talked about in the press for years before the building was […]

Forget New York and Paris—Fashion Weeks Are Found From Seattle to Stockholm

The fashion forward are not limited to the runways of Paris, Milan and New York. Welcome to Fashion Week—in Hoboken. As in New Jersey. Also, Seattle, Tampa, Phoenix, Austin, Brooklyn and Omaha.

Saks Fifth Avenue CMO Mark Briggs Explains Sweeping Changes

When Hudson’s Bay plunked down $2.4 billion to acquire Saks Fifth Avenue last year, many remarked on the pluck of chief executive Richard Baker. Hadn’t he heard that department stores were yesterday’s retail idea? Yes, he had—and he didn’t care.

16-Year-Old Media Mogul Tavi Gevinson Is Expanding Her Empire

Tavi Gevinson has been called everything from the future of fashion to the future of journalism (by Lady Gaga, no less). Pretty heady titles for anybody, especially a blogger who has yet to finish her junior year of high school. But if the media insist on labeling anyone “the future of fill-in-the-blank,” they could do a lot worse than Gevinson.

Marc Jacobs First to Be Sidelined by Winter Storm

Winter storm Nemo, the blizzard that will descend upon the Northeast tonight, has claimed the first victim of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

Business Social: Fashion Bloggers


Bloggers Mean Business

There was a moment after New York’s 2009 Fall Fashion Week when fashion bloggers had officially, as the press likes to call it, “arrived.” They had blogged their way to the front row of Bryant Park’s most exclusive runway shows; they were the new army of digital Anna Wintours. They wrote in Internet slang and posted photos of themselves mixing vintage with Valentino.

Is Digital Killing the Luxury Brand?

High-end fashion brands have a problem. Let’s call it the “Kreayshawn quandary,” after the young Bay Area rapper made famous by the Internet and her hit song “Gucci, Gucci,” which has gotten over 16 million views on YouTube.