Fashion

Zara customers finding notes in their clothes from workers who made garments

Spanish fashion retailer Zara is under scrutiny again. This time, not for a children’s “Holocaust shirt,” an alt-right mascot Pepe the Frog denim skirt or creating a “Love Your Curves” campaign around not-so-curvy models. You have got to be shitting me, Zara. pic....

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:41pm

PHOTOS: A look at Tiffany Haddish's best red carpet looks

Tiffany Haddish performed in Miami on New Year’s Eve and it did not go as planned.  The 39-year-old actress and comedian kicked off her She Ready comedy tour and according to reports, she forgot parts of her routine and the parts she did remember didn’t resonate with the Miami...

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 10:45am

PHOTOS: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and others at Versace pre-fall 2019 fashion show

On Sunday, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and other big name celebrities attended the pre-fall 2019 Versace fashion show at the American Stock Exchange in New York City. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were spotted together at the event and posed for photos on the red carpet. According to Vogue, this...

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 3:22pm

Why is pink the color for girls? It wasn't always that way

Pink wasn’t considered the color for girls until the 1940s. That probably comes as a surprise to anyone who’s walked into the girls’ section of a clothing store lately, but it didn’t use to be that way. “Society determines what color means, and society changes its...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:41pm

Of the dueling Yves Saint Laurent movies, go not with last year's boringly traditional one but the one that luxuriates in partying

‘Saint Laurent’ Director:Bertrand Bonello Stars: Gaspard Ulliel, Louis Garrel Rating: R 4 (out of 5) Globes The story director Bertrand Bonello has been hawking is that when he heard someone else was making an Yves Saint Laurent biopic — last year’s more...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 3:33am

Photos: Kanye West, Cardi B, Tom Hanks and more celebrities at New York Fashion Week 2018

New York Fashion Week 2018 is in full swing, which means a ton of A-listers are in town to enjoy all the festivities. Check out which stars showed up to this year's shows in the gallery above, plus more highlights from the celebrities of NYFW 2018 below. New York Fashion Week 2018: Nicki Minaj...

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 12:46pm

FIT student a finalist in Bowlmor bowling shoes redesign contest

Consider, if you will, bowling shoes. You’re probably wondering why in the world we would ask you to do such a thing, right? Well, that’s exactly why the company behind Bowlmor Lanes launched a national contest earlier this year calling on aspiring designers and bowling fans to redesign...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:02am

UPDATED: Celebrities accused of cultural appropriation

America is known as the melting pot — a place where cultures, religions and nationalities can fuse, trading customs and traditions and creating something all its own. That sharing gave us American treasures like football, hot dogs and apple pie. But borrowing from other cultures isn’t...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:58am

Crocs with socks are coming to stores – and no, this is not fake news

Love them or hate them, everyone knows what Crocs are: those rubbery, holey, not-sure-what-to-make-of-this clogs sold since the early 2000s. They’ve been subject to many memes over the years, even hit fashion runways around the world and became the center of the "ugly shoe trend."...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 4:58pm

You'll find religion at the Met's Catholic fashion show Heavenly Bodies

You don’t have to be religious to be overcome by the holy spirit of Heavenly Bodies, the Met’s new exhibit about the influence of Catholicism on fashion. Taking over three halls and the Anna Wintour Costume Institute at the Met’s home on Fifth Avenue and stretching up to the...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 4:03pm

Why are Nicki and Azealia practically naked at Paris Fashion Week?

Nicki Minaj is at Paris Fashion Week. So is Azealia Banks. And they are both just letting it all hang out. And by “it,” I mean their left breast, and entire ass, respectively. Related:Azealia Banks slams Nicki Minaj for mobile game mockery At least Nicki is giving Lil’ Kim a...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:11am

Soon-to-be FIT grads vie for spot on school’s coveted runway

Doing a senior thesis is daunting for any college student, but for soon-to-be graduates of Fashion Institute of Technology’s fashion design program, it literally comes down to judgment day. OK, it’s technically called Judging Day, and students work all year with industry mentors like...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:03am

With new Brooklyn warehouse, Fabscrap weaves even bigger swatch of fashion sustainability

Fabscrap has been at the forefront of fashion sustainability in New York City since its founding in 2016, and now that the nonprofit is settling into its new warehouse space in the Brooklyn Army Terminal, it’s poised to make an even bigger difference in reducing and reusing textile waste....

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:03am

Why pockets were, and still are, the ultimate status symbol

Pockets weren’t invented in the 1700s, but that was arguably the era when they were perfected — on the coats of wealthy men. Having possessions is the ultimate signifier of status, so it makes sense that if you were wealthy enough to, say, carry money instead of bartering for goods,...

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:30pm

How Brooklyn Public Library wants to redesign fashion education

Brooklynites have been setting trends in fashion for years, and now a select few of them are getting the chance to create those styles from the ground up thanks to what might seem like an unexpected source: The Brooklyn Public Library. The BPL just began piloting its first-ever Brooklyn Fashion...

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 1:32pm

French skater with 'nightmare' wardrobe malfunction gets silver medal

Updated, Feb. 20, 2018: French ice dance team Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron received a silver medal Monday night (early Tuesday afternoon in PyeongChang) after overcoming a wardrobe malfunction during their short program that left Papadakis exposed on live TV.  They moved on...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:34am

Need a reason to watch Olympic curling? Two words: crazy pants

Curling is basically shuffleboard on ice. And if you need a reason to watch this year, we’ll give you one that you may not have been expecting: pants...of the crazy variety.   Curling has been featured in the Winter Olympics since 1924 but didn’t officially join the Olympic...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 1:56pm

Of course Grey’s Anatomy has its own line of scrubs

It’s no secret that fans of hit dramas will scoop up fashions and home goods featured in their favorite shows — we’re looking at you, Olivia Pope’s wine glasses. And though they’re not exactly streetwear, Grey's Anatomy scrubs are no exception to the rule. In fact...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 3:17pm

UPDATE: Mother young H&M model used to sell 'coolest monkey in the jungle' hoodie speaks out

Updated, January 11, 2018: The mother of the young black child who modeled the H&M, "coolest monkey in the jungle" sweatshirt speaks out and apparently, she's not bothered by the the sweatshirt. Terry Mango, who is Nigerian but lives in Stockholm, Sweden doesn't think it was a...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 11:45am

Bye-bye glitter? Scientists suggesting a ban just in time for the holidays

Glitter catches our eye, adds glitz to anything and can glam up your look on a hot night out. It also gets stuck on everything and seemingly (like beach sand) never goes away, but that isn’t why researchers are suggesting a ban on glitter. Glitter does “terrible damage” to the...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:27am