MATTHEW SCHNEIER

June 26, 2017

A Surprise Collection, From Stefano Pilati, Revealed on Instagram

PARIS — The designer Stefano Pilati, revered in certain fashion circles both for his designs (for Yves Saint Laurent and Ermenegildo Zegna Couture) and for the […]
June 26, 2017

He Wanted to Give Massages, but the Movies Called Him Back

PARIS — Until recently, Arnaud Valois was a masseur with a small studio here. Years before, he had been an actor, with minor success, but he […]
June 20, 2017

Bringing Social Media Stars Onto the Runway, and Hearing Them Roar

MILAN — There is an ancient (O.K., recent) wisdom carved into the Fashion Week Commandments, handed down from the mount: To woo the millennial, you must […]
June 11, 2017

Death of a Downtown Icon: Remembering Benjamin Cho

Benjamin Cho’s best friends want to make it clear, one after the other, that everyone was Benjamin Cho’s best friend. That whenever or wherever they met […]
May 31, 2017

Did Gucci Copy ‘Dapper Dan’? Or Was It ‘Homage’?

Who knocks off the knockers-off? Who bootlegs the bootleggers? It is not quite as Juvenal, the great Roman satirist, once put it (“who watches the watchmen?”), […]
May 2, 2017

Party Coverage: Scene City: At the Met Gala, Paying Homage to Rei Kawakubo

Party Coverage: Scene City By MATTHEW SCHNEIER She scurried up the Met Gala red carpet so quickly that if you blinked you probably missed her. She […]
May 1, 2017

Rei Kawakubo, the Nearly Silent Oracle of Fashion

On Friday afternoon, in a closed-off gallery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, teams of workers, some in lab coats and shoe covers, were circling through […]
April 29, 2017

From Ghana to Hanover Square

A rarity in a business like fashion, where fairy-tale transports are most often town cars, the story of Edward Enninful, recently named the next editor of […]
April 20, 2017

Pith and Its Young Chef Move Out of Columbia’s Dorms

A few weeks before his supper club, Pith, started up again, Jonah Reider was in his spotless new kitchen, toying with a new idea: marrying the […]
March 6, 2017

Vying for the LVMH Prize: Young, Gifted and Important to Know

PARIS — At 8 p.m. Thursday at the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton offices on the Avenue Montaigne, the designers of 21 young labels were clocking […]