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I’m About to Reveal a Secret Spot. Sorry Not Sorry.
Styles, Today

At James Veloria, a tiny vintage shop, you can revisit the clothes you yearned for before Y2K — if you can find it.

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She Painted Portraits of ‘Overlooked’ Women. Then She Made a Dress.
Insider, Today

With #MeToo in mind, 17-year-old Avalon Hester turned a Times obituary series into a pleated gown.

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‘The Gospel According to André’ Barely Scratches the Surface
Weekend, Today

A documentary about the fashion world Zelig André Leon Talley doesn’t live up to his energy.

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Buy a Pretty Dress for Memorial Day Weekend Because Why Not?
Styles, Today

And: New sneakers that are supermodel approved, summer reading that will get you high, and more.

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Street Style: Copenhagen
Slideshow, Yesterday

In Denmark’s capital, bicycles are the most common accessory.

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A Trinity of Opinions on the Met’s ‘Heavenly Bodies’
Culture, May 20

An art critic, a fashion writer and a Catholic columnist from The Times walk into a museum. What followed was a lively debate about clothing and faith.

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Fashion’s Woman Problem
Styles, May 20

Why is it that an industry aimed at women and buoyed by female dollars is still run mostly by men? A new study tries to find out.

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6 Things Editors Like Right Now
T Style, May 18

A by-no-means exhaustive list of the things our editors (and a few contributors) find interesting on a given week.

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What’s Faith Got to Do With It?
Styles, May 18

The filmmaker Wim Wenders casts a cool eye on the Met Museum’s “Heavenly Bodies” exhibit at the Cloisters.

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Dear Meghan Markle: Say Yes to This Dress
News Desk, May 18

Our fashion-forward and royal-obsessed readers imagine Meghan Markle’s bridal gown.

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Massimo Ferragamo’s Duplex on the Market for $18 Million
Real Estate, May 18

The apartment, on the eighth and ninth floors of 655 Park Avenue, has five bedrooms and a 3,000-square foot terrace.

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This Week in Culture: André Leon Talley, J Balvin’s New Album, DanceAfrica
Arts & Leisure, May 18

The former Vogue editor’s new documentary, the reggaeton star’s dance-ready album and the festival’s return to Brooklyn.

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No Seat in the Fitting Room for Me
Society, May 17

I’m left to wait on the other side of the curtain as she tries on gowns. But then she steps out, and I melt. That’s my daughter in a wedding dress.

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Karl Lagerfeld, Fashion’s Shock Jock
Styles, May 17

At a time when companies everywhere are at risk of boycott for political missteps, the Chanel and Fendi designer seems immune. What makes him so special?

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Fulvia Visconti Ferragamo, 67, Luxury House Executive, Dies
Obits, May 16

One of four generations of Ferragamo women, she bridged the creative and management sides of a venerable Italian purveyor of clothing and accessories.

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More Fabric, More Money? British Retailer Is Accused of Charging ‘Fat Tax’
Foreign, May 16

A customer’s discovery that the British retailer was charging more for larger sizes set off accusations of discrimination.

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A Millennial Spin on Engagement Rings
Styles, May 16

Plus, Wallpaper opens a pop-up for Design Week, Givenchy debuts zodiac jewelry even a nonbeliever can embrace, and more.

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The New Generation of Logo Bags
T Style, May 16

Six fresh takes on classic monogram prints.

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Walmart Goes Upscale, Offering Lord & Taylor Brands
Business, May 16

Lord & Taylor is partnering with Walmart to start a “premium” fashion store on Walmart.com, a move reflecting the challenges of modern retailing.

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Uniqlo Makes a Designer Bid for Your Warm-Weather Wardrobe
Styles, May 16

In its latest collaboration, the Japanese giant is teaming up with Tomas Maier to prove it can be to resort season what it is to winter. Will you buy it?

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Tom Wolfe’s Other Legacy
Styles, May 15

The writer’s prose wasn’t his only notable stylistic gesture.

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Gap, Wary of Crossing China, Apologizes for T-Shirt’s Map
Business, May 15

The retailer, which left Taiwan and other territory off the map, said it “respects China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” It was the latest mea culpa from a firm careful not to anger Beijing.

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ASAP Ferg Feels ‘Like a Walking MoMA Installation’
Styles, May 15

The Harlem rapper talks about jewelry, his new partnership with Tiffany & Co. and his drive to one-up his father’s legacy.

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Did ‘Sex and the City’ Inspire Your Move to New York?
Styles, May 15

Twenty years ago, HBO broadcast the first episode. It was a cultural phenomenon, prompting single women everywhere to move to New York and live out their own “Sex and the City” stories. Share yours.

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How Steampunk Became a Stylish Protest to the Digital Age
Styles, May 14

Percolating since the 1980s, this underground style, which mixes Victorian style with Jules Verne retrofuturism, served as a pointed protest to smartphones and social media in the early aughts.

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As Abortion Vote Nears, Irish Fashion Designers Choose a Side
Styles, May 14

Two weeks before a historic referendum, the style set make a statement in Dublin — and not just of the fashion kind.

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How Much Is That Sneaker in the Window?
Sunday Business, May 12

Stadium Goods has positioned itself as the Tiffany’s of the high-end sneaker resale market.

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$30,000 Sneakers? As Demand Grows for Coveted Shoes, So Do Prices
Video, May 12

People will pay thousands of dollars for sold-out sneakers, and entrepreneurs are turning the once-underground resale market into big business.

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In Canada, Theories Swirl With the Tide as 14th Human Foot Washes Ashore
Foreign, May 12

Officials say there are logical explanations for why the feet have been turning up off the coast for decades, spooking locals.

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My Mother’s Shoes
Well, May 11

Whether for gardening or a Russian cruise, her footwear was perfectly paired to the path of her life. Until she lost a leg.

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The Eclectic Tastes of Andre Walker
T Style, May 10

In 1981, the designer launched his first runway collection at a neighborhood nightclub; now, at 52, he’s contemplating his next move.

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The British Fashion Council Names a New Chairman
Styles, May 10

The appointment of Stephanie Phair, a digital strategist, indicates that British fashion’s governing body is continuing to focus on the future.

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The Return of Marchesa
Styles, May 10

The brand codesigned by Georgina Chapman, Harvey Weinstein’s estranged wife, seemed damned. Here’s the comeback, with Anna Wintour and Scarlett Johansson as champions. Will it work?

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Judge John Hodgman on Who Gets to Wear Tweed
Magazine, May 10

Is it only for those with useless degrees?

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Down on the Farm With Isabella Rossellini
Styles, May 10

The actress, model, author and filmmaker turns her hand to breeding chickens.

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Azzedine Alaïa’s Final Projects Open in London
Styles, May 10

A new exhibition at the Design Museum and a new store in Mayfair are testaments to the late designer’s exploration of form and style.

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Jeans of the Future
Styles, May 9

Karla Welch reinvents 501 jeans; Rihanna’s line of undies is right for every shape and skin shade, and more.

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Meet the Young Designers Making Catholic-Inspired Fashion
T Style, May 9

The rising brands Palomo Spain, Dilara Findikoglu and Vaquera all draw inspiration from Catholicism — but you won’t see their designs in the new Met Costume Institute show.

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‘Heavenly Bodies’ Brings the Fabric of Faith to the Met
Weekend, May 9

A museum’s blockbuster welcomes the Vatican’s holy garments to New York — and genuflects at the altar of haute couture.

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What Skateboard Champion Nyjah Huston Likes to Wear
Styles, May 9

The X Games gold medalist likes skinny jeans, leather jackets and purple bracelets

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Jennifer Lopez, Michael B. Jordan and Emma Stone Keep Partying After Met Gala
Styles, May 9

Olivier Rousteing hosted a party at the Top of the Standard, followed by Rihanna’s blowout at Up & Down.

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This Old Thing? Quilts Hit the Catwalk
Styles, May 9

The humble blanket, once a fixture of dusty antiques shops and flea markets, is now sold on Madison Avenue and in Paris boutiques.

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In Fashion: The Modern Elegance of Spring
T Style, May 9

Precision-cut jackets and billowing blouses ramp up the season’s drama.

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Nordstrom Men: Choose Your Own Adventure
Styles, May 9

The new store is not what you’d expect to find at 57th and Broadway. For one thing, you may find some highly coveted sneakers here.

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Make Catholicism Weird Again
Op Ed, May 8

The Met Gala and the future of the church.

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Jay-Z Is Ordered to Testify in Case Involving His Former Fashion Brand
Culture, May 8

A federal judge is requiring him to testify as part of an investigation into a company that paid more than $200 million for assets related to Rocawear.

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On the Met Gala Red Carpet, Playing It Unsafe
Styles, May 8

Reviewing the fabulous extremity (and occasional absurdity) of the Met Gala’s fashion saints and sinners.

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The Scene Inside the Met Gala
Styles, May 8

An angel, the devil and Kim Kardashian West.

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At Met Gala, Rihanna and Lena Waithe Dress for a Future-Era Church
Metro, May 7

The annual benefit for the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum takes on a religious theme.

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Photos from the Met Gala After-Parties
Slideshow, May 8

Rihanna, Olivier Rousteing, Jennifer Lopez and Michael B. Jordan keep the party going at the Top of the Standard.

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Now on Tour: Shoes and Sketches by Manolo Blahnik
Travel, May 8

The footwear designer talks about the traveling exhibition “The Art of Shoes,” where he goes for inspiration and his favorite creations.

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Rihanna Reigns With Pope-Inspired Dress at Met Gala
Styles, May 7

Rihanna went all in on the Catholicism theme.

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The Independent Women’s Designers Having a Big Moment
T Style, May 7

In the age of mega brands, Maria Cornejo, Rachel Comey and Mona Kowalska have been quietly running their labels for decades.

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Met Gala 2018: See Photos From the Red Carpet
Styles, May 7

Live from New York, it’s “the Oscars of the East Coast.”

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Mrs. Prada Has a House Party. Oops, a Cruise Show.
Styles, May 7

The Italian brand seizes the Met Gala moment to unveil its pre-spring collection in New York.

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5 Things T Editors Like Right Now
T Style, May 4

A by-no-means exhaustive list of the things our editors (and a few contributors) find interesting on a given week.

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Let’s Talk About the Met Gala
Styles, May 4

Plus: it’s our one-year newsletter anniversary! What do you want more of? Less of? We want to hear from you!

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Adidas and Kanye West: What Did Everyone Expect?
Styles, May 4

The company is standing by the artist after his controversial comments on slavery. The internet is up in arms. But Mr. West was behaving entirely on-brand. His own.

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All Aboard the Good Ship Chanel
Styles, May 4

For the 2019 Chanel Cruise show, Karl Lagerfeld had an ocean liner docked inside the Grand Palais, compete with live entertainment, an oyster bar and a fake hot tub.

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What Is the Met Gala, and Who Gets to Go?
Styles, May 3

Deconstructing the party of the year, including how much it costs, who hosts and what you have to wear.

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How This Teenager Landed a Met Gala Dress Design Gig
Styles, May 3

Katya Ekimian, a 19-year-old student, once made a dress out of Dum Dums lollipop wrappers. Now, she’s designing a dress for one of the most scrutinized fashion events in the world.

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The Biggest Trend in Fashion May Be Getting Rid of Your Fashion
Styles, May 3

How the drive to dress for the cameras took over one man’s life, and why he decided it was time to stop.

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How the Met Got the Vatican’s Vestments
Styles, May 3

The inside story of how the Met's Costume Institute convinced the papal powers to be part of a fashion exhibit

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The Top 5 Ways to Update Your Look
Styles, May 2

What you need for a killer wardrobe this spring.

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Teenager’s Prom Dress Stirs Furor in U.S. — but Not in China
Foreign, May 2

After a Utah high school student wore a Chinese-style cheongsam, Asian-Americans’ reactions were blistering. But that perplexed many on the other side of the world.

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What to Wear to the Met Gala? Maybe Falguni Shane Peacock
Styles, May 2

Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna and Beyoncé are all clients of this tradition-upending Indian design duo.

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Stephen Posen Knows How to Fashion a Line. So Does His Son, Zac Posen.
Culture, May 1

Two new gallery shows highlight the painter — and the influence his folds and shapes had on his clothing designer son.

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Judith Leiber, 97, Dies; Turned Handbags Into Objets d’Art
Obits, April 30

Her imaginative evening bags were sought after by celebrities and royalty. She died only hours after the death of her husband, the painter Gerson Leiber.

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Open Thread: Let’s Talk About ‘Avengers: Infinity War’
Styles, April 27

Also, the Meghan Markle effect and how LeBron James and the Cavaliers suited up in Thom Browne.

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2004: How Untucked Shirts Became a Male Uniform
Styles, April 27

No longer just for slobs and summering preppies, dress shirts with untucked shirttails hit the front row and red carpet in the mid-aughts and never went away.

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Paul Smith Captures 48 Hours in Los Angeles — in Polaroids
T Style, April 26

The British designer shares his favorite places in Los Angeles, from a Hollywood costume collection to the Chateau Marmont.

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Meghan Markle: The Biggest Influencer of All?
Styles, April 25

As the former actress steps onto the global stage, she has the potential to change the perception of fashion brands, the royal family and much more.

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Ashley Longshore Is Fashion’s Latest Art Darling
Styles, April 26

Her glittery, bawdy feminist work gets likes on Instagram and love at Bergdorf.

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The Enduring Style of an Underground ’80s TV Show
T Style, April 24

The offbeat style of ‘TV Party,’ hosted by Glenn O’Brien, still looks fresh today.

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Melania Trump, White Hat
Styles, April 24

The first lady’s choice of headgear made quite a statement on the second day of the French state visit.

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Why Won’t We Learn from the Survivors of the Rana Plaza Disaster?
Styles, April 24

After more than 1,100 people were killed in the horrific building collapse, hundreds of factories in Bangladesh were shuttered. Five years later, the garment industry looks set to return to business as usual.

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Trump’s First State Dinner: Details (and Some Guesses)
Washington, April 24

Most elements of the state visit, largely planned by the East Wing, are meant to symbolically honor the relationship between the United States and France.

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Bejeweled Party Shoes With ’80s Appeal
T Style, April 24

Shimmering sandals that evoke the glamour of Studio 54.