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Hamburger chain Wendy's to reduce antibiotic use in beef supply

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hamburger chain Wendy's Co laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine from its beef supply, the latest step by a food company to fight concerns about resistance to the drugs in people.

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Unbuttoned: The New Supermodelmania of 2017

Naomi, Christy, Gisele, Gigi, Versace: a surprising trend of the year reaches its apogee.

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The Year in Stuff

What a long, strange year it has been. Here are the pieces that defined it: what we wore, we carried, wanted, feared and waited for.

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Karl Lagerfeld Sails Home to Hamburg for Chanel’s Métiers d’Art

The designer returned to the German port city of his birth to show his latest collection at the new Elbphilharmonie concert hall.

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A Clothing Line That Simplifies Getting Dressed

With Wardrobe NYC, the designers Christine Centenera and Josh Goot are aiming to take over your closet — no over-analysis needed.

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trading up: Sweater Vests Are Back. Just Don’t Tell Grandpa.

To the delight of grandfathers and dorky librarians everywhere, the fuddy-duddy sweater vest has shed its uncool reputation. In several standout collections for this coming spring season, designers subverted the sleeveless knit with puckish attitude and provocative styling.

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In London, Empowerment and Emotion at the Fashion Awards

The big winners were Donatella Versace, Jonathan Anderson and Raf Simons, but the message was political.

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It’s a Look: A Macho Home on Guys’ Wrists

The colorful jewelry combo of turquoise and silver is showing up in magazine spreads, social media feeds and hip urban enclaves.


Q&A: Designer Rachel Roy learned to bend so she will not break

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Going from a California teen working in a clothing store to making dresses for Michelle Obama has been quite the trajectory for fashion designer Rachel Roy.


German police make raids linked to G20 riots in Hamburg

BERLIN (Reuters) - Police conducted dawn raids across Germany on Tuesday as part of investigations into violent clashes between anti-capitalist protesters and officers in the port of Hamburg at the Group of 20 leaders summit in July.

Chermayeff, Ivan

Ivan Chermayeff, Eminent Designer of Familiar Logos, Dies at 85

One of the first to convey corporate identity by means of abstraction, Mr. Chermayeff created logos for Showtime, the Smithsonian, Pan Am and more.


BRIEF-Diana Containerships Announces Time Charter Contract For M/V Hamburg With Wan Hai Lines


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10 Polaroids: Marco Zanini Captures His Italian Trip — in Polaroids

The designer for Santoni documents his excursion to Italy's Marche region exclusively for T.

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A Film That Pays Homage to the Bygone Era of London Couture

Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” finds its inspiration in the eccentric figures of the 1950s — and celebrates fashion’s enduring sense of fantasy.

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Meghan Markle Is Going to Make History

The actress is to marry Prince Harry in the spring, and all of fashion is already watching. Who will make the wedding gown and what will it mean?

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Kith’s Ronnie Fieg Knows Exactly What You Want

Over six years, Ronnie Fieg has built a sneaker empire by predicting what will be cool. Now what?

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Browsing: Because Sometimes You Don’t Want to Get Off the Couch

Wintertime luxuries for the seasoned lounger.

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Remembering Azzedine Alaïa: The Designer Who Took Time

Almost alone in today’s fashion industry, he understood the value of time to the creative mind and the struggle it took to follow his own direction.

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Azzedine Alaïa, Fashion’s Most Independent Designer, Is Dead at 82

The designer insisted on his freedom and worked, argued, and cooked on his own schedule.


'King of Cling' fashion designer Azzedine Alaia dies at 77

PARIS (Reuters) - Tunisian-born fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who dressed stars from Greta Garbo to Grace Jones and Lady Gaga, died in Paris at the age of 77, the French Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion said on Saturday.

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Encounters: French Montana Shops for Tracksuits and Timberlands in the Bronx

The rapper made a homecoming to the borough where he was raised, visiting the spots where he and his friends would shop and try to talk to girls.

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3 Designers Creating Clothes for Life — Not the Runway

Independent, understated, anonymous, even: A trio of sought-after labels specialize in the sort of thoughtful, well-made garments categorized as slow fashion.

Immigration and Emigration

Now Karl Lagerfeld Has Opinions on Migrants in Europe

And on Angela Merkel, and on Jewish people. He shared his thoughts on a French television program on Saturday, prompting hundreds of complaints.

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Luxury in a Turbulent World: What’s Next?

The question, always a driving force in fashion, has become even more meaningful in today’s unpredictable environment.

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A New Fashion Hub? Eastern Europe

Young designers in countries like Poland, Hungary and Romania are finding success at home.

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It’s Melania 2.0, as Mrs. Trump Iterates in Asia

The first lady had a subtle new look to go with her itinerary. Did you notice?

Trump's lunch starts hamburger craze

President Trump stokes booming demand for the "Trumpburger." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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On the Runway: A Lot of Fashion Insiders Say Telfar Is the Brand to Know

The unisex line won the 2017 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award.

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News Analysis: $1.3 Million for That?

Whatever Paul Manafort may or may not have done, he robbed us of a “lavish lifestyle” fantasy.

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Modest Dressing, as a Virtue

What’s really behind fashion’s — and women’s — love of concealing clothes?

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Unbuttoned: Paul Manafort’s Shopping Sprees Hit Home

Clothes maketh the man but they can also bringeth him down. The indictment of the former Trump campaign chairman indicated that he spent about $1.3 million in New York and Beverly Hills.


Burberry's chief designer Christopher Bailey to leave

LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Luxury goods group Burberry said Christopher Bailey, the designer who turned the British company into a global fashion brand, will step down by March 2018.

Google CEO addresses hamburger emoji debate

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Sunday Routine: How Yahdon Israel, of #LiterarySwag, Spends His Sundays

Recently named the editor in chief of Brooklyn Magazine, Mr. Israel shops, reads books by and about women, and mixes himself a special cocktail.

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Unbuttoned: Calvin Klein’s First Coffee-Table Book Is R-Rated History

In a 463-page tome, the designer looks back on his experience pushing boundaries.

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The Way We Shop Now: You’ll Wear What They Tell You to Wear

Subscription clothing services should make you feel great. Shouldn’t they? Oh God, wait, is it you?

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Critical Shopper: When a Man Needs a New Suit

Our critic, who prides himself on not needing to wear a suit, explores the options at Brioni and Boglioli.

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On the Runway: In Britain, Few Surprises in 2017 Fashion Awards Nominations

Most of the nominees, like Jonathan Anderson, Alessandro Michele and Gigi Hadid, were repeats. But Kaia Gerber and Maria Grazia Chiuri did join the ranks.

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‘Dear Helene: Could You Not Wear Beachwear on Sunday A.M. Talk Shows?’

The time our Pentagon correspondent’s mail was about a different sort of “arms” control.

'Project Runway' designer dies at 39

Fashion designer and popular "Project Runway" contestant Mychael Knight has died, family spokesman Jerris Madison tells CNN.

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Browsing: Who Doesn’t Like Being First?

Here’s how to get a jump on next season’s trends right now.

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Sézane Finds Success by Making Less

The secret of the success of the French label, now with a NoLIta shop, owes a little something to street wear brands and their sought-after “drops.”

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How to Use Clothing Subscription Boxes to Find Your Personal Style

Subscription clothing boxes are a surprisingly cheap, personalized way to add some style to your wardrobe. Here’s how to choose the right one for you.

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Dries Van Noten, Icon of Creative Freedom

For decades, the Belgian designer has created sumptuous fashion for thinking women. In an age of tattered luxury, he has also come to stand for independence.

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Decoding Dress in North Korea

Uniformity may be the rule, but there are signs that personal expression has not been entirely crushed.

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Fashion Breaks Its Silence on Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Hollywood and the Democratic political world have turned against Harvey Weinstein. And yet fashion, his third circle of influence, has remained quiet.

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Unbuttoned: Fashion’s Gossip Addiction

There’s so much rumor and muckraking going on, it may be messing with designers’ ability to make good clothes.

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Coach Inc. Is Dead. Long Live Tapestry.

The American fashion group is rebranding itself to reflect its new ambitions.

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Bridal Fashion Week: What We Saw at New York Bridal Fashion Week

Here is a peek at some of the latest bridal collections from top designers.

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T’s Best Images from Fashion Month

The 30 unusual, surprising pictures from the shows in New York, London, Milan and Paris.

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Sunday Routine: How Lauren Bush Lauren, C.E.O. of Feed, Spends Her Sundays

Ms. Bush Lauren, who lives in the West Village, spends a lot of time on the playground with her toddler, and likes to brunch locally.

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On the Runway: Can Paul Andrew Fix Ferragamo’s Fashion Problem?

The footwear designer is now in charge of women’s wear, too — even though he has not made clothes in his professional career.

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Pulse: Need a New Fall Look? Upgrade These Basics

Shirts dyed with coffee, fancy sneakers and more stuff to buy before the leaves turn.

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Supreme Opened in Brooklyn With a Giant Skate Bowl. We Dropped In.

The New York City cult street-wear brand created a real life retail sculpture. And the skaters, avatars of good taste and box-logo hounds came out.

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Fashion Review: The Fashion Dialectic

Thesis and antithesis at Thom Browne and Miu Miu; synthesis at Louis Vuitton.

Why are designers creating parasite architecture?

Fernando Abellanas thinks he just might have come up with a solution to the lack of space in many big cities.

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Fashion Review: Eden in Extremis at Chanel and Alexander McQueen

Beauty in the shadow of tragedy from Karl Lagerfeld and Sarah Burton.


Putting a Designer’s Polish on Ikea Products

Numerous companies are building businesses around the notion of giving Ikea products more aesthetic diversity and appeal — and Ikea doesn’t seem to mind.

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Fashion Review: In the Russian Embassy with Comme des Garçons and Other Weirdness

The weekend also included a Janus turn at Balenciaga, Peter Pan collars at Undercover and Joseph Altuzarra’s joy at being back in Paris.

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The Look: In Russia, Refusing to Disappear in a Crowd

Long gone are the days of party-issued uniforms and uninspired Soviet style. In Moscow and Kazan, the photographer Sasha Arutyunova captured the Russian sartorial ambition to stand out through bold colors, vintage or handmade items and eye-catching patterns.

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In Atlanta With Guo Pei, Who Spins Stories in Couture

The in-demand Chinese designer brings her fantastical high-fashion to the Peach State.

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Noted: After Weiner’s Sentencing, Abedin Opts for ‘Divorce Jeans’

During a dark period, the brightly flowered dungarees by Alice & Olivia say: “Let the sunshine in!” And such perky post-breakup makeovers are common.

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Fashion Review: Doom Is So Last Season

Hope is a good look at Rick Owens and Loewe; Balmain comes full circle.


Lanvin show kicks off carousel of new designers in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - France's oldest fashion house, Lanvin, sought to draw a line under a period of upheaval on Wednesday with a sleek, largely monochrome collection by its newest artistic director.

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A Designer With a Low Profile Is Ready to Raise It Up

Before the LVMH Prize crowned her the next big thing, few had heard of Marine Serre. That’s about to change.

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Reinventing Givenchy

Clare Waight Keller, the house’s first female artistic director, has a lot riding on her debut show Sunday.

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In the Studio: Olivier Rousteing on the Importance of Breaking the Rules

Other secrets from inside his Balmain studio include his fierce French patriotism and why he is bringing sexy back into high fashion.


Missoni's party collection celebrates designer's 20th anniversary

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian designer Angela Missoni celebrated 20 years at the creative helm of the family-owned knitwear brand with a party-inspired collection, declaring herself proud of having kept the brand relevant over the years.

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The Inside Story of Donatella Versace’s Homage to Gianni: Classic Prints and Your Favorite ’90s Supermodels

Twenty years after her brother’s murder, the designer produces a tribute show including Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Helena Christensen, Naomi Campbell and Carla Bruni. Plus, a tease about what’s next.

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Fashion Review: Anger Management at Prada and Moschino

Finally, the broader conversation around women made it to Milan.


Tod's focuses on high-end products without a chief designer

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Tod's will press ahead without a chief designer, Group' Chairman Diego Della Valle said on Friday after its Spring Summer 2018 catwalk show in Milan.

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In the Studio: Hervé Pierre Is Designing Melania Trump’s Legacy

The first lady’s stylist and designer invites us inside his apartment and work space.

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The Top 10 Moments of London Fashion Week

Highlights from the shows, including Burberry, which was “a little more honest, a little less polished.” And oh, minimalism is back.

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At Italian Vogue, a New Beginning

When Emanuele Farneti was named editor, the fashion world was shocked. Now he is the host of the biggest party of Milan Fashion Week.


Fashion doesn't need to kill animals: British designer MacDonald

LONDON (Reuters) - British fashion designer Julien MacDonald has apologized for using fur in his past collections - raising a hot topic that returned to rock London Fashion Week.

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Fashion Review: Old Hollywood Vavoom Dominated on the Emmys Red Carpet

Nominees and guests alike chose necklines dropping almost down to the waist, or dresses slit at the hip.

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In Fashion, the Beauty (and Challenge) of Looking Back

Designers at top houses often find great inspiration in the archives. But is the history stifling?

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Simone Rocha on the Importance of Comfortable Shoes

Other secrets from inside her all-female studio include how she creates a collection and what her father taught her.

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Inside Simone Rocha's All-Female Fashion House

At Simone Rocha's studio, women’s wear means practicality — not fantasy. We give you a tour during London Fashion Week.

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5 Styling Tips From New York Fashion Week

From oversize shirts to sneakers with dresses, tricks to take away from the shows in New York this week.


Kia Motors hires ex-BMW designer as style head

SEOUL (Reuters) - Kia Motors Corp has hired as its head of styling Pierre Leclercq, a former designer at BMW and Great Wall Motor , in a move expected to help the South Korean automaker reverse its fortunes in its top market China.

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In the Studio: Oscar de la Renta’s New Designers Have a Hillary Clinton Story to Share

And other secrets contained in their office walls.


Evening gown designer Shoji breezes into New York Fashion Week

(Reuters) - Fashion designer Tadashi Shoji, whose evening gowns are adored by Hollywood stars, showcased a casual, breezy collection in strong colors at New York Fashion Week.

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Pierre Bergé, Transformative Fashion Executive, Dies at 86

He was the managerial genius behind Yves Saint Laurent, his former lover, and a champion of the arts.

When fashion designers turn to film

The fashion industry has often proven fertile ground for dramatic and comedic movies, from "Funny Face" and "Blow-Up" to "Zoolander" and "The Devil Wears Prada."

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Is It New York Fashion Week? Or Is It Rihanna Inc.?

As some major designers decide not to show in New York, aesthetics face off against Instagram.

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Work, Work, Work. Love, Love, Love.

Stephanie Horbaczewski, a founder of the beauty and fashion network StyleHaul, had no time for a relationship until Gordon Clemons came along.

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Unbuttoned: Desigual Turns to Jean-Paul Goude for a Makeover

In a bid for the fashion industry’s respect, the contemporary clothing label has named the French image-maker as its artistic director.

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Jun Takahashi, the Sorcerer of Fashion

The Japanese designer has developed a singular, theatrical vision. T goes inside his strange, beautiful world.

Writing and Writers

By the Book: Karl Ove Knausgaard: By the Book

The author of the six-volume autobiographical novel “My Struggle” and, most recently, “Autumn” steers clear of crime fiction: “I only read crime novels when I’m depressed, so I try to avoid them.”

Genetic Engineering

News Analysis: Gene Editing for ‘Designer Babies’? Highly Unlikely, Scientists Say

Fears that embryo modification could allow parents to custom order a baby with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s imagination or Usain Bolt’s speed are closer to science fiction than science.

Fashion and Apparel

The Cult of the Line: It’s Not About the Merch

For the superfans in lines at Supreme and other streetwear shops, the lure is as often the wait as the wares.

Dongre, Anita

India’s Favorite Designer Makes a Bid for Western Acclaim

Anita Dongre, who spent 2016 in the spotlight after the Duchess of Cambridge wore one of her dresses, opened her first store in the United States.


In China, Designer Goods Delivered to Your Doorstep

To court the luxury market, companies like are using their customer base to offer upscale retailers support on things like white glove deliveries.

Hamburg attack suspect known as Islamist

A man accused of a fatal stabbing in Hamburg was known to investigators as an Islamist and was "psychologically unstable," but so far does not appear to have any terror links, German authorities told a news conference Saturday.

Hamburg (Germany)

Suspect in Hamburg Attack Was Known to German Police

The Hamburg authorities said the man accused of fatally stabbing one person had recently become radicalized, but they did not believe he posed an imminent danger.


Hamburg attacker was known to security forces as Islamist: minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - The 26-year-old migrant who killed one person and injured six others in a knife attack in a Hamburg supermarket on Friday was known to German security forces as an Islamist, the city-state's interior minister said.


Hamburg attacker was known to security forces as Islamist: mayor

BERLIN (Reuters) - The 26-year-old migrant who killed one person and injured six others in a knife attack in a Hamburg supermarket on Friday was known to German security forces as an Islamist, the city's mayor said.

1 killed in store knife attack in Hamburg

One person was killed and four injured in a stabbing attack Friday at a supermarket in Hamburg, northern Germany, police said.


One dead in knife attack in Hamburg supermarket, motive unclear

BERLIN (Reuters) - One person was killed and several were injured in a knife attack in a supermarket in the northern German city of Hamburg on Friday, the city's police said.

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Kenneth Jay Lane, Jewelry Designer Who Made a Fortune Faking It, Dies at 85

Over six decades, Mr. Lane built a global business by making it acceptable and chic for women to wear glittering jewelry of unabashed deception.

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On the Runway: From the L.P.G.A. to Congress, Dress Code as a Cause Célèbre

Paul D. Ryan has promised less-restrictive guidelines for the speaker’s lobby, the golf association is adding restrictions, and social media is up in arms over “appropriate dress.”

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Saying Farewell to a Store That Changed Shopping

Fashion power players share their memories of Colette, the Paris store that is closing after 20 years.

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First Person: Sure, I Have Fashion Regrets. All the Best People Do.

Is obliviousness so wrong, especially in a world where so many are stuck on getting it just right? Aren’t we all secretly grateful for a sense of fun?


Mayor apologizes to Hamburg residents over G20 violence

BERLIN (Reuters) - The mayor of Hamburg, Olaf Scholz, apologized to his city's residents on Wednesday over violence that marred a summit of world leaders from the G20 group of countries last week.


With materials scarce, Cuban designers master recycling chic

HAVANA (Reuters) - Olaff Alejo's salt lamps are eerily beautiful and designed to purify the air.


New York menswear event showcases rising designers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A four-day parade of men's fashion has kicked off in New York, showcasing the 2018 Spring/Summer collections of rising designers, several making their debuts on this closely watched global stage.

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On the Runway: A First Look at the New Givenchy

Men and women achieve full equality under Clare Waight Keller, the house’s first female artistic director — and there are other surprises.

Europe Edition: Mosul, Hamburg, Wimbledon: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Hamburg's three days of G20 protests

Julia Reusing stood teary eyed under a strip of halogen lights in Hamburg's red light district as the late summer sun's lingering light turned to dusk.

Hamburg (Germany)

‘Everybody Went Totally Mad’: 2nd Night of Violence in Hamburg

Organizers of the main march said about 76,000 people were taking part, and tens of thousands of police officers were mobilized to keep watch.


Hamburg police fear further violence on final day of G20 summit

HAMBURG (Reuters) - German police braced for a third day of violent clashes with anti-capitalist protesters bent on disrupting the G20 summit of global leaders in Hamburg port, after radicals torched cars, smashed shops and injured officers overnight.


Armed police move in on Hamburg protesters after G20 clashes

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas to disperse crowds of violent anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg on Friday after an evening of clashes between police and protesters seeking to disrupt the city's summit of global leaders.


G-20 Protests Grip Hamburg, and Dozens are Hurt

Protesters crowded the streets of Hamburg on Friday as world leaders gathered for the Group of 20 summit.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Live Briefing: Hundreds Protest in Hamburg as G-20 Begins

Demonstrators tried to block major routes to the convention center, where leaders are expected to discuss global trade, climate change, North Korea, Syria and Ukraine.

Group of Twenty

Protests in Hamburg Ahead of G-20 Summit

The police in Hamburg, Germany, clashed with protesters a day before the start of the G-20 summit.

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Molly Goddard, a Young Design Star at Home at the V&A Museum

The designer scours the building for inspiration ahead of her fashion show there.

'Zombies' descend on Hamburg for G20 protest

In a scene straight out of a "Walking Dead" nightmare, Hamburg's streets teemed with "zombies" in a statement over political participation ahead of Friday's G20 summit.


Leftist protesters vow to disrupt G20 summit in Hamburg

HAMBURG (Reuters) - "Welcome to Hell". That's the greeting for U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders from anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg, who have vowed to disrupt the G20 summit in the German port city.

Fashion and Apparel

Fashion Review: Armani, Margiela and Female Strength

What does it look like? This couture season, the answers varied.


Kremlin: Putin-Trump meeting agreed for July 7 in Hamburg - agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump will take place on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Hamburg on July 7, Russian news agencies quoted Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov as saying on Tuesday.


Germany expects 8,000 violent protesters at G20 summit in Hamburg

BERLIN (Reuters) - German security forces expect some 8,000 violent protesters to converge on the northern city of Hamburg this week where Chancellor Angela Merkel will host leaders of the G20 leading economies, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said on Tuesday.


Germany urges Erdogan not to address Turks during G20 Hamburg visit

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to respect its request that he not address Turks living in Germany when he attends this week's Hamburg summit of the world's 20 largest economies.

Fashion and Apparel

Rodarte’s Founders on Being the Newest Americans in Paris

Kate and Laura Mulleavy, the sisters behind the offbeat Americans fashion brand, talk Paris, industry pressure and strawberry ice cream.


Protests, policy rows, volatile leaders -- welcome to the Hamburg G20 summit

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Summits of world leaders are usually highly choreographed affairs that leave little to chance.


Protests, policy rows, volatile leaders — welcome to the Hamburg G20 summit

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Summits of world leaders are usually highly choreographed affairs that leave little to chance.

Fashion and Apparel

10 Styling Tips From the Men’s Shows

Stripes on top of stripes, biker shorts when you’re not on a bike — and lots more tips from the summer runway shows.

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Neighborhood Joint: Tailoring in a Basement? It Suits Him

For 36 years, Bilal Egilmez, who learned his trade in Turkey, has altered and mended clothing at Genius Tailor, his Upper East Side shop.

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The Top 10 Moments From Men’s Fashion Month

Kyle MacLachlan as Balenciaga muse, a new Drake song — and very short shorts.

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48 Hours in Paris With Thom Browne

In the lead-up to his men’s spring show, the American designer considers gender — and removes a lot of color.

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On the Runway: Lessons From the Great Male Skirt Rebellion of 2017

Another dress code rule comes under attack, revealing that the burden does not fall only on women.

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Bow Ties and Statement Sneakers at the N.B.A. Draft

A life-changing night for young basketball players, for whom dressing well has become a condition of stardom.


New York designer pleads guilty in scam tied to ex-U.N. chief's relatives

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York fashion designer who has called himself the "curator of cool" pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges stemming from a bribery case that involves a brother and nephew of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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On the Runway: Ken’s New Look(s), Deconstructed

The diversification of Barbie’s boyfriend has also resulted in his fashionization — and a man bun. Is that a good thing?

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Amazon Will Let Customers Try On Clothes Before Buying

Amazon Wardrobe, part of the Prime service and part of the company’s effort to expand in apparel, will let customers order three to 15 items of clothing without buying it.

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Fashion Review: Miuccia Prada and Sylvia Fendi Grapple With the New World

Addressing digital anxiety through sling-back sneakers and subtly colored jackets over shorts.

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On the Runway: The 2017 U.S. Open Winners: Brooks Koepka and ‘Millennial Pink’

The very rosy palette that many players chose on the tournament’s penultimate day is already a strong favorite with young consumers.

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On the Runway: Anita Pallenberg Changed How We All Dress, Not Just Keith Richards

The actress and model, who died this week at age 75, is known for influencing the Rolling Stones’ look, but she’s the one who was the real boho pioneer.

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The Best Things We Saw and Heard During London Fashion Week Men’s

Young designers like Grace Wales Bonner and Craig Green led the way, with sportswear as the prime focus for spring.

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Condé Nast Closes Months After Its Debut

The magazine giant is folding its experiment with e-commerce, and joining forces with Farfetch.

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On the Runway: The Tony Awards Get the Red Carpet Blues

From ribbons to tuxedos, the shade of the night made a potent statement.

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Death of a Downtown Icon: Remembering Benjamin Cho

For a time, Mr. Cho, a fashion designer and D.J., was the most popular man below 14th Street. Then the music stopped.

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Goes High Fashion

Vaquera, a young indie label, designed a collection inspired by the Hulu hit series based on the Margaret Atwood novel.

Deaths (Obituaries)

Eric Broadley, Acclaimed Designer of Championship Racecars, Dies at 88

Mr. Broadley, a onetime cabinetmaker from Britain, created Lola cars and similarly speedy machines that won the Indianapolis 500 and numerous other races.


Bjorn names Swede Karlsson as Ryder Cup vice-captain

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Robert Karlsson has been appointed vice-captain of the European Ryder Cup team on the eve of the Nordea Masters tournament, which takes place this week at Barseback Golf and Country Club in his native Sweden.

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The Gucci Resort Renaissance

The Italian brand took over the Palazzo Pitti in Florence for Alessandro Michele’s over-the-top cruise extravaganza.

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Critic's Notebook: Melania Trump on Display, Dressed in Ambivalence and Armor

Nine days, five countries, and more than a dozen outfits: the first lady makes a statement abroad.


Fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, Italy's 'Queen of Cashmere' dies

ROME (Reuters) - Laura Biagiotti, who helped transform her mother's business from a small tailoring shop in Rome to an internationally recognized ready-to-wear fashion brand, died on Friday aged 73,...


Karlsson dreaming of Ryder Cup role under Bjorn

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 25 (Reuters) - It is nine years since former European number one Robert Karlsson last sampled the special atmosphere of the Ryder Cup and he would dearly love to be involved in the biennial team event again next year.

Fashion and Apparel

Xiamen Journal: Chinese Fashion Designers Flock to City of T-Shirts and Flip-Flops

The “Xiamen gang,” whose aesthetics range from elevated street wear to high-end fashion, are setting up shop in a city not known for its sense of chic.

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Unbuttoned: The Lessons of Rihanna

The singer has gone from fashion plate to fashion force in under five years. But is her success a new paradigm or a paradox?


With Harleys and Hamburgers, Saudis Salute U.S. on Trump’s Visit

As Saudi Arabia seeks to renew ties between the two nations, signs of America’s cultural influence on the kingdom are also to the fore.


Haas, Karlovic well past 30-all in veteran encounter

(Reuters) - German Tommy Haas and Croatian Ivo Karlovic will make a stand for the senior citizens on the circuit when they face off in the oldest ATP match in terms of combined ages since 1982 at the Rome Masters on Tuesday.

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On the Runway: Brigitte Macron Inaugurates a New Look for France

The powder-blue ensemble she wore to her husband’s inauguration was a statement of independence and of support for him.

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Critic’s Notebook: Louis Vuitton Cruises in Japan

Nicolas Ghesquière’s 2018 resort collection mixed his love of the country’s aesthetic with its girl-gang films of the 1970s.


Designer Carolina Herrera laments murder of nephew in Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela-born fashion designer Carolina Herrera on Saturday lamented the killing of her nephew in the crisis-torn country, in what authorities called an apparent kidnapping.

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Designing for All Abilities

A class at Parsons School of Design creates products for clients who have disabilities, like a lack of arm mobility or lower-body paralysis.

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On the Runway: Can Coach Create an American Fashion Empire?

Past attempts to create a U.S. luxury group to rival LVMH and Kering have had little success. Perhaps this time will be different.

Why Kanye West and Beyonce love these designers

They've collaborated with Kanye West on jewelery design and pop icons such as Rihanna, Beyonce and Lady Gaga have worn their accessories.

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On the Verge: Brand to Know: The Men’s Wear Line Made Out of a High Schooler’s Room

An 18-year-old designer from Nigeria (by way of Albany) shares a streetwear collection.

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Seeing the World, and My Living Room, Through a Designer’s Eyes

Could I learn anything important from having a designer deconstruct my space? Turns out I could.

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Fashion Review: Reviewing the Met Gala: The Good, the Avant-Garde, the Absurd

What happens when a dress code collides with one of the most-watched brand-marketing events of the year?

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Breaking Beautiful: Kawakubo at The Met

Rei Kawakubo is the first living designer given a solo show at The Met's Costume Institute since 1983. See her work up close in this 360 video.

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Freak Flags Fly at Met Gala, but Lips Stay Buttoned

The shiny, spacey and edgy reigned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala. But as loud as the fashions were, some celebrities were mum.

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Met Gala: Met Gala 2017: Kylie Jenner, Katy Perry and Other Red Carpet Arrivals

They don’t call it the Oscars of the East Coast for nothing. See the celebrities who ascended the steps of the Met on Monday night — and what they wore.

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Rei Kawakubo, the Nearly Silent Oracle of Fashion

The 74-year-old designer, now the subject of a major show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, prefers to let her clothes speak for themselves.

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On the Runway: Everything to Know About the Met Gala

The inside scoop on “the party of the year,” from how much it costs to who gets to go and why you should care.

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100 Days of Trump Style

The transition from self-branding to state branding became a lightening rod for multiple issues surrounding the new administration.

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Goop and Condé Nast Team Up on a Magazine

Gwyneth Paltrow’s advice — on jade eggs, crystals, floral salves and more — will be available in print this September.

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Sunday Routine: How the Creatures of the Wind Designers Spend Their Sundays

Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters spend time working out, eating well and entertaining friends at home.

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Feature: Rei Kawakubo, Interpreter of Dreams

The 74-year-old force behind the avant-garde label Comme des Garçons makes otherworldly clothes that express hidden desires and fears.

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A Debate Over the Home of New York’s Fashion Industry

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has a plan that would strip the garment district in Manhattan of special zoning protections.

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LVMH to Take Control of Christian Dior in $13.1 Billion Deal

The LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton luxury empire and the French billionaire Bernard Arnault announced a series of transactions to buy out minority shareholders in the Paris fashion house.

Best hotels in Mauritius: Designers remade luxury in paradise

Top designers remake luxury in Mauritius

Designer turns ideas into surreal images

Hüseyin Şahin is a graphic designer and art director, but the Turkish artist could be best described as a dream catcher.

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Back in the U.S.S.R.: Russia’s Fashion Resurgence

For a new generation of designers, real memories of Soviet Russia shine brighter than the fantasy of peasants and princesses.


Andy Karl, the Star of ‘Groundhog Day,’ Is to Perform on Opening Night

Mr. Karl, who was injured on Friday, will wear a knee brace and may limp a bit.

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Andy Karl, Star of Musical ‘Groundhog Day,’ Is Injured During Preview

Two days before the musical was set to open, its star was injured during a preview performance. After a 15-minute break, he finished the show, using a cane.

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Critic's Notebook: With Politics as Backdrop, Hamburg’s New Hall Looks to America

Several themed program clusters in the Elbphilharmonie’s sold-out opening season have focused attention on music from across the Atlantic.


On the Verge: Designer to Know: Bringing Back ’70s Style With Knits

Maria Dora, who designs costumes for films on the side, references her parents’ disparate tastes.

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Women, Fashion Has You Covered

The defining sartorial style of the 2010s has begun to emerge.

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On the Runway: The Jenna Lyons Era at J. Crew Comes to an End

How the face of the brand became the symbol of its fall.

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On the Runway: Freedom of Expression: United, Puma and the Leggings Furor

The sportswear maker has waded into the debate by offering a discount to anybody with a ticket from the carrier — but, really, the issue was never just about the garment.


Trump to attend G20 summit in July in Hamburg

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will attend a Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7 and 8, the White House said on Tuesday after Trump spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Ralph Toledano Resigns From Puig in Fashion World Upheaval

The departure of the chief executive of Nina Ricci and Jean Paul Gaultier is the latest in an unprecedented stream of changes in the fashion industry.

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This Artist Is Calvin Klein’s Latest Muse

The long collaboration between Sterling Ruby and the designer Raf Simons comes to fruition.

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Critical Shopper: The Man Who Loathed Pajamas

When home no longer feels like a safe place, the Critical Shopper resorts to sleepwear at Sleepy Jones.

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A Hat Designer for Rock Stars Turns to Opera

Christophe Coppens, a celebrated milliner for the likes of Rihanna, Grace Jones and Roisin Murphy, directs a Janacek work in Brussels.

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At Chatsworth House, a Tale of Five Centuries

A fashion exhibition opening this week at the British estate reimagines the lives of those who lived there.

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On the Runway: Tom Ford and Thakoon Give Up on See-Now, Buy-Now

The two brands say the retail market just isn’t ready for change.

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Clare Waight Keller Is Named First Female Designer of Givenchy

The appointment signals changes ahead in multiple ways for the storied French brand.

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Unbuttoned: Of Price, Populism and Politics. Also, Pearls and Pants.

What do Ivanka Trump and François Fillon have in common? The problems of expensive clothing by association.

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The Top 10 Moments of Paris Fashion Week

A fashion show that resembled performance art, Nicki Minaj’s surprise look — and a Chanel rocket.


Complex synthetic life moves closer with designer yeast genome

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have taken a big step toward designing complex forms of life from scratch by constructing five new artificial chromosomes of baker's yeast, representing a third of the micro-organism's genome, or genetic blueprint.


Field Notes: Designer Gowns Without the Wait or Drama

A few places where a last-minute bride can find a wedding gown, possibly at a deep discount.

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Fashion Review: Power Dressing Gets a New Look

The woman as sex toy is over; the warrior has returned. Louis Vuitton broke barriers and Miu Miu redefined comfort glamour in a fitting end to the ready-to-wear season.


These 6 Emerging Designers Are Redefining Ugly

A group of freewheeling young talents is crafting objects from trash, lumpy versions of the female form and deli meat-inspired fabric loafs.

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The Lighter Side of Rick Owens

The designer may not be as serious as his clothes would suggest, but he’s every bit as brilliant.

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Melania Trump Wears Black to the President’s Speech (and Twitter Reacts)

Was the first lady’s outfit on Tuesday night a slyly mischievous response to the Democratic women who came clad in all white?