VANESSA FRIEDMAN

August 3, 2017

Unbuttoned: Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the Optics of Relatable Style

Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN Well, that look didn’t last long. After a very brief 10-day interlude of in-your-face bluster draped in Loro Piana tailoring courtesy of […]
July 27, 2017

Unbuttoned: A Call to Activism for Outdoor Apparel Makers

Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN There has been much ado over the past few months about the declarations of fashion designers regarding the current administration, but they […]
July 24, 2017

On the Runway: What is ‘Appropriate’ Work Dress? Readers Respond

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY The National Assembly of France decided last week, like earlier decisions in the House of Commons in Britain and the House […]
July 21, 2017

Open Thread: Open Thread: This Week in Style News

Each week, the Open Thread newsletter will offer a look from across The New York Times at the forces that shape the dress codes we share, […]
July 21, 2017

On the Runway: The Duchess of Cambridge and Family Refine the Art of Pantone Politics

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY The second European outreach tour by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, which took place this week in Poland and Germany, […]
July 11, 2017

On the Runway: Get Ready for the Internet of Louis Vuitton Things

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY Yet another luxury brand has decided to tackle the knotty problem of wearables. The latest gladiator to take on the challenge […]
July 7, 2017

Open Thread: Open Thread: This Week in Style News

Each week, the Open Thread newsletter will offer a look from across The New York Times at the forces that shape the dress codes we share, […]
July 4, 2017

Fashion Review: Protective Cover à la Parisien at Dior and Chanel

PARIS — On Monday afternoon Christian Dior held its couture show in the historic gardens of Les Invalides, the gold-domed military monument where Napoleon is entombed, […]
July 3, 2017

Fashion Review: Elemental Truths at Iris Van Herpen and Schiaparelli

PARIS — When the world itself becomes surreal — when every day you look at the headlines and can barely believe your eyes — what’s the […]
June 30, 2017

On the Runway: Emmanuel Macron Raises the Presidential Portrait Stakes

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY For anyone who has ever doubted the extent to which politicians consider their image, the official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron […]