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, […]
May 16, 2017

The Season’s Swimsuits and Knits, on Real Girls in Wales

The fleeting allure of summer and youth takes shape in pieces worn by natural British beauties. On Katie S., Chanel top, $4,750, and scarf, $1,350, (800) 550-0005. […]
April 15, 2017

Maureen Chiquet’s Move From Chanel to Self-Empowerment

PURCHASE, N.Y. — On the first floor of Maureen Chiquet’s sprawling home here — past the Kiki Smith bronze nude of a man jutting from a […]
March 24, 2017

Jewels That Tell Time

Gem-laden wristwatches tend to round out the seasonal offerings at high-jewelry houses, accents rather than centerpieces of the glittering collections. But this season, in an unexpected […]
March 23, 2017

.: A Dance of Luxury and Timepieces

LONDON — The Swiss watch industry’s tribulations in 2016 were well documented: Demand in China drifted as the government’s corruption crackdown continued, terror attacks in Europe […]
March 20, 2017

On the Runway: The Duchess of Cambridge Wears Chanel on ‘Brexit’-Tinged Trip to Paris

Elizabeth Paton ON THE RUNWAY LONDON — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were in Paris this past weekend, flying the British flag on their first […]
March 3, 2017

At a Paris Boutique, a Mother-Daughter Team Survives and Thrives

In fashion, business is often a family affair. But even by that measure, Colette, the Paris-based concept store, is an exception. For most mothers and daughters, […]
December 13, 2016

The Year in Style 2016: The Year in Style: Fashion Became Political

It was the year politics took over our closets, and clothes went beyond products to become positions. From the moment in early February when Beyoncé strode […]
October 2, 2016

A Grandmother’s Influence: Chanel No. 5

PARIS — Tatiana Kombo, 25, grew up in a highly contemporary mix of cultures and countries, so it may seem surprising that she identifies with the […]
May 5, 2016

On the Runway: Chanel Cruises Into Havana, Showcasing Style and Questions

May 5, 2016 Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY After President Obama and the Rolling Stones: Chanel. On Tuesday, just days after the first American cruise ship […]