Topic: Richard Chai

NYFW Trends: Designers Weirdly Convinced That Real Women Will Wear Head-To-Toe White For Spring

NYFW Trends: Designers Weirdly Convinced That Real Women Will Wear Head-To-Toe White For Spring

We know that designers often imagine a specific kind of woman for each collection–but who is the woman that wears head-to-toe white? And, judging by the amount of solid white columns on the runways, they must think she’s out there in droves.

Let’s have a look at the permanent Spring trend–and, as fresh and alluring as many appear, just keep in mind the coffee stains… More »

NYFW Rundown: Celebs Wear Their Front Row Finest For The First Half Of Fashion Week

NYFW Rundown: Celebs Wear Their Front Row Finest For The First Half Of Fashion Week

Celebrities love fashion week. Not just because they get wined and dined, sit front row, skip all the lines and leave loaded down with freebies–but because they get press, for the simple act of wearing clothes. Their outfits don’t have to be inventive, interesting or even stylish–if they’re famous and anywhere within a stone’s throw of Linc Center or Milk, they’ll get photographed. For dayz.

And we’ll contribute to the problem! More »

Gallery: Hawaiian Prints Are Trending At Spring 2012 Fashion Week

Gallery: Hawaiian Prints Are Trending At Spring 2012 Fashion Week

It always feels a little weird for summer to end, for fall to gear up and… here’s the fashion press all agape at bright prints on the Spring runways. Spring is the time for prints, of course, and non more than the floral variety, but here’s the current twist on a season-standard: Hawaiian. Yes, the formerly dorky print of choice for stoner Dads and hungover frat bros is getting revamped this season as something a little more downtown. Opening Ceremony wins this round for being so far ahead of the curve. More »

Shopping Guide: Open-Knit Sweaters To Look (And Stay) Cool This Summer

Shopping Guide: Open-Knit Sweaters To Look (And Stay) Cool This Summer

Okay, I recognize we’re in the middle of a brutal heat wave, but… summer knits are awesome! First off, they’re excellent toppers for sundresses on breezy summer evenings. Second, they are indispensable transitional pieces. Oh, also: stores are currently flooded with them (example). So, even if adding another layer is the last thing on your mind, now’s the time to stow away. Here are some good options. More »

The Top 25 Red Carpet Looks of 2010

The Top 25 Red Carpet Looks of 2010

Black and white and blue all over… just like the runways instructed, cobalt was ubiquitous this year. Here’s a gallery of our 25 favorite looks from the red carpet this year, which run the gamut from Diane Kruger’s stunning minimalism to Tilda Swinton’s avant garde silhoutte and a whole lot of electric blue in between. More »

Link Love: The Day Anna Wintour Obliterated London Like Some Fashionable Godzilla

Link Love: The Day Anna Wintour Obliterated London Like Some Fashionable Godzilla

Anna Wintour turned down British Vogue because she felt London was “smalltime.” Largest-metropolitan-area-in-the-United Kingdom, shmargest-metropolitan-area-in-the-United-Kingdom. -Fashionologie

The latest Chanel polish is a gorgeous ultra-pale blue called Riva. -Paris Vogue

Get inside Richard Chai’s magnificently weird “ice cave” pop-up shop. -Racked

More images of Crystal Renn (and Baptiste Giabiconi) looking babely in the Lagerfeld-shot campaign for the re-opening of SoHo’s Chanel boutique. -Fashion Indie
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Link Love: The Day You Shopped In a Fashion Ice Cave

Link Love: The Day You Shopped In a Fashion Ice Cave

Richard Chai partnered with an arty architecture firm to design this crazy awesome “ice cave” for a design collective’s new pop-up shop. -New York Times

Get up close and personal with the distressed fighter pilot suits of Rag & Bone’s latest collection. – Style Bubble

Hate dignity? Love your boyfriend? Combine them with lame couples’ Halloween costumes! -The Frisky

Everything you need to know about Gucci’s new kid’s line. The one with that campaign. -Elle.com More »