Notes Toward a Theory of Hair
September 23, 2015

Novelist Siri Hustvedt reflects on the cultural meaning of coiffure.

Inside the Massive Rag Yards That Wring Money Out of Your Discarded Clothes
August 18, 2015

How rag yards—sorting facilities for secondhand clothes—are rejuvenating the vintage clothing market. 

How to Write About Fashion
May 23, 2015

Fashion writing is a funny business. Nestled next to lavish ads, it can’t easily say what it really thinks.

Fashion Failure
April 22, 2015

Making sense of the spectacular collapse of two of fashion’s best-known bad boys.

The New York Times' "Men's Style" Section Is a Win for Women in Journalism
April 03, 2015

Finally, men are treated as having frivolous concerns, too.

Mom Jeans Are Back. It's About Time.
March 24, 2015

Good riddance, skinny jeans!

Models of the World, Unite!
March 05, 2015

How the fashion industry rips off its most visible employees.

When Will the Fashion Industry Treat Underage Models Like the Children They Are?
February 23, 2015

"In the fashion world, there are no rules. It’s a lawless state."

Let's Bring Back Mourning Clothes
October 26, 2014

It would give the world an outward sign of our inner grief.

My Weekend With Oscar de la Renta
October 21, 2014

Remembering the kindness and generosity of one of fashion's greats.