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A Designer Making Clothes for Black Femmes — and for Everyone Else, Too
T Style, Today

With help from those in her creative community, Pierre Davis has created a truly inclusive brand in No Sesso.

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T Process | Pierre Davis
Video, Today

The Los Angeles-based fashion designer hand-embroiders a T-shirt from No Sesso’s spring 2020 collection.

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The Designer Bringing Traditional Persian Fabrics to British Men’s Wear
T Style, Today

With her paisley prints and contemporary silhouettes, Paria Farzaneh shares her singular perspective with an ever-widening audience.

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The British Designer Paying Tribute to the Immigrant Experience
T Style, Today

Transforming discarded fabrics into forward-looking men’s wear, Priya Ahluwalia draws on her family’s Nigerian and Indian roots.

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A Designer Who Got Her Discipline From Dance
T Style, Today

Marina Moscone makes elegant women’s wear that privileges handcraft and meticulous attention to detail.

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No Pajama Pants Allowed While Learning From Home, Illinois District Says
National, August 8

The Springfield, Ill., school district said it would require students to follow its dress code regardless of how classes are held.

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Sweatpants Forever: How the Fashion Industry Collapsed
Interactive, August 6

Even before the pandemic, it had started to unravel. What happens now that no one has a reason to dress up?

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This Year’s Must-Have Back-to-School Item: Masks for Children
Express, August 6

Crayola, Old Navy and Disney are among the brands making colorful masks for children. Child psychologists see this as a positive step toward “normalcy.”

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White Customers, Black Fabrics
Styles, August 6

Black-owned businesses make amazing clothing inspired by African patterns. What happens when, inevitably, everyone else starts buying them?

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Llevaremos cubrebocas por algún tiempo. ¿Por qué no hacerlos bonitos?
en Español, August 4

Con purificadores motorizados, desinfectantes, tejidos transpirables y estampados chic. Los protectores faciales han dejado de ser solo productos descartables y baratos y ahora los hay para clientes más exigentes.

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Men’s Wearhouse Owner Files for Bankruptcy
Business, August 3

Tailored Brands, known for its clothing chains Men’s Wearhouse and JoS. A. Bank, struggled as the pandemic shut stores and consumer demand for office attire dropped.

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Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’: Let’s Discuss
Culture, July 31

Six critics on the visual album rooted in her “Lion King”-inspired record “The Gift,” a grand statement of African-diaspora pride and creative power.

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Italian Fashion Hasn’t Changed Enough, Black Designers Say
Styles, July 31

A new letter sent by independent designers to fashion executives demands reform, or at least a serious conversation about race.

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Titans of Tech Testify in Their Trust-Me Suits
Styles, July 29

It’s a tongue twister, but also a strategy. Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai appeared before Congress and dressed the part.

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What Does It Mean to ‘Look Like a Mom’?
Styles, July 28

As the Wall of Moms movement spreads across the country, so, too, does that question.

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A Close Look at a Fashion Supply Chain Is Not Pretty
Styles, July 28

A new report on factories in Malaysia that create products for Brooks Brothers, Levi’s, LL Bean and others examines the high prices workers pay for their jobs.

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Él tiene 83, ella 84 y modelan la ropa que la gente olvida en su lavandería
en Español, July 28

Los dueños de un centro de lavado en Taiwán se han convertido en estrellas de Instagram por posar con prendas que los clientes abandonan.

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Kansai Yamamoto, Designer With Ziggy Stardust as a Client, Dies at 76
Obits, July 27

Unapologetically flamboyant, he shaped the look of David Bowie’s alter ego and also worked with Elton John and Stevie Wonder.

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We’ll Be Wearing Masks for a While. Why Not Make Them Nice?
Business, July 27

Motorized air purifiers and heated sanitizers. Breathable fabrics and chic prints. With face coverings here to stay, consumers are starting to demand more than cheap throwaways.

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‘Disabled People Love Clothes Too’
Special Sections, July 26

But #disabledandcute influencers say the fashion industry has been slow to embrace them.

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‘Disabled People Love Clothes Too’
Special Sections, July 26

But #disabledandcute influencers say the fashion industry has been slow to embrace them.

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Everlane’s Promise of ‘Radical Transparency’ Unravels
Styles, July 26

Employees past and present are challenging management, saying the company’s ethical image was an illusion.

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Cuando Brad fotografió a Gwyneth
en Español, July 25

Y otras historias de celebridades retratadas por sus seres queridos, cortesía de la nueva campaña de Valentino creada durante el confinamiento.

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He’s 83, She’s 84, and They Model Other People’s Forgotten Laundry
Foreign, July 24

The owners of a laundry shop in central Taiwan have become Instagram stars for posing in garments left behind.

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Next Stop: Marriage
Styles, July 24

Sara Ziff and Reed Young met on a train platform. They hit it off, but neither expected much from the encounter and said their goodbyes without an introduction. Four months later they matched on a dating app.

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Owner of Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant Files for Bankruptcy
Business, July 23

Ascena Retail is the latest retailer to fall during the pandemic. The disappearance of 1,600 of its 2,800 stores is a fresh blow to shopping malls.

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Angels and Artisans
Styles, July 23

And lots of ambition at Valentino and Dior, the last of the pandemic-designed digital shows.

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‘Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful’ Review: Man With a Camera
Weekend, July 23

This cheery, chatty overview of the life and work of the photographer Helmut Newton prioritizes gossip over critique.

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Coalition Brings Pressure to End Forced Uighur Labor
Styles, July 23

More than 190 organizations have come together to demand an end to garments made by forced labor in China.

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Save Brooks Brothers!
Styles, July 22

The author of “The Official Preppy Handbook” mourns the decline of a 202-year-old institution.

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When Brad Photographed Gwyneth
Styles, July 22

And other tales of celebrity portraiture-by-partner, courtesy of the new Valentino campaign created during lockdown.

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Diane von Furstenberg’s Brand Is Left Exposed by the Pandemic
Business, July 22

The fashion designer’s potent personal profile obscured the fact that her company, DVF, had been losing money for years. The coronavirus crisis changed all that.

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American Fashion Nominates the Designers of the Year. They Really Make You Think.
Styles, July 20

But not in a good way. The Oscars of fashion reflect exactly what the industry needs to change.

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Frans Nieuwendam, Who Knew Style and Had It, Dies at 60
Obits, July 18

He was a quiet force in fashion, though others knew him as the guy to try to impress on the rope line. He died of the novel coronavirus.

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Milan Has Some Reasons to Be Cheerful
Styles, July 17

Amid a glut of designer infomercials, the hopeful audacity of one show stands out.

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A Fashion Show Epilogue. Or Was It an Elegy?
Styles, July 17

Gucci brought a messy digital fashion week to an end, though there was food for thought (and the future) at Prada and Maison Margiela.

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The Designer Who Defined Modern Parisian Cool
T Style, July 16

Isabel Marant has always known exactly how she wants to dress. In the decades since she founded her brand, people all over the world have adopted her tastes as their own.

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British Vogue Editor Says the Magazine’s Security ‘Racially Profiled’ Him
Business, July 16

Edward Enninful, who is Black, said in an Instagram post that he was told by a guard this week to “use the loading bay” as he arrived at work.

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Unfamiliar Territory for Indian Bridal Industry
Styles, July 16

From altering their production schedule to shifting to e-commerce, many Indian fashion brands are adapting in order to stay afloat during the pandemic.

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The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week
T Style, July 16

Unisex jerkins, raw vinegars, classic sportswear — and more.

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Saying Goodbye to Totokaelo
Styles, July 16

A shopping refuge for irreverent luxury.

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Hermès Introduces Seasonless Staples for the Long Haul
T Style, July 15

Breaking with the standard fashion calendar, the brand has created a capsule collection inspired by its archives.

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For Paris Men’s Wear, the Next Stop Is California
Styles, July 15

Men’s wear shows in Europe this lockdown season may be virtual, but the dominant California vibe is very real.

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The Phantom Handbag
Styles, July 15

No one needed a bag when we were stuck in lockdown. Will we ever embrace the accessory again?

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The Black Photographer Making History at Vanity Fair
Styles, July 14

Viola Davis appears on the cover of this month’s issue, the first by a Black photographer, in an image meant to be a protest.

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How to Mend a Pair of Jeans
Magazine, July 14

If threads start fraying, add stitching before the fabric tears. Patching should be your last resort.

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The Live Milan Digital Fashion Week Shows
Styles, July 13

Here’s where to watch the shows this week, from Etro, Prada, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana.

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Americans Keep Clicking to Buy, Minting New Online Shopping Winners
Interactive, May 13

Online shopping surged after virus-related shutdowns. But even within the areas of rapid growth, the recent gains have not been spread evenly, new data shows.

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La nueva generación de modelos dominicanas que redefinen la belleza
Interactive, April 25

Así fue como una nueva generación de modelos dominicanas se apoderó de las pasarelas. Ellas siguen cambiando nuestra idea de cómo luce la belleza.

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The Creative Circles Defining the Culture
Interactive, April 13

Whether united by outlook or identity, happenstance or choice, these communities have shaped the worlds of art, fashion, film and more.

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The People Who Make New York’s Party Scene Happen
Interactive, April 13

Long a capital of nightlife, from ’70s discos to ’90s raves, the city is now home to a rich after-hours culture where anyone — of any race, gender or sexuality — is welcome.

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How Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts Birthed the Contemporary Avant-Garde
Interactive, April 13

A city poised on the edge of Europe and the rest of the world became the incubator for talents like Dries Van Noten, Luc Tuymans and Ann Demeulemeester.

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The Family-Run Italian Design Houses That Became Cultural Dynasties
Interactive, April 13

For centuries, Italy has prized the art of fashion and furniture design like no other country in the world, with generations dedicated to traditional craftsmanship and continuity.

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The Fashion Crews Reinventing the Way We Dress
Interactive, April 13

As Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing, Maria Cornejo, Telfar Clemens and Gucci’s Alessandro Michele prove, making clothes is the ultimate act of collaboration.

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The New Generation of Dominican Models Redefining Beauty
Interactive, April 13

Lineisy Montero, Licett Morillo and others have gained an international presence while also subverting assumptions about how women should look in Latin America.

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The Asian-American Fashion Designers Who Shaped the Industry
Interactive, April 13

Kimora Lee Simmons, Phillip Lim and many more have collectively advanced issues of representation.