Fashion & Style

How Ruby Rose Achieves a Unicorn Effect

I also have the Nurse Jamie Acellerator device. It helps relax my jaw — I clench when I sleep. And I have one of those weird, LED scary face mask things. I bought it online. I swear LED lights help clear up my skin. I do lots of trips to China for work, and they have everything. I’m sure half ...

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Beyond the Drag Event Horizon

In six-inch platform stiletto boots, corset and Elizabethan collar, a tall and thin figure towered over the crowd like an alien monarch. The music began — Röyksopp and Robyn’s dark synth ballad “Monument” — and the figure began to move long sleeves of pink fabric, folded into teardrop-shaped cavities, as if puppeteered, her gestures alternating between robotic and languid. As ...

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Sick of Millennial Pink? Here’s the Cure

Call it an antidote to millennial pink. This season, the more strange (and typically unloved) the color, the better. Burnt orange, mustard, muddy green — the coolest colors right now evoke musty basements not touched since the 1970s, garish wallpapers and mothy thrift shop finds. But in luxe fabrics and modern shapes, these pretty-ugly, and nostalgic, shades feel fresh. These ...

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The Fabulous Holiday Windows of London, Paris, Berlin and New York City

New York City The New-York Historical Society-themed window at Bergdorf Goodman.CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times A few last-minute adjustments are made to the New York Botanical Garden-inspired window by the Brooklyn-based fiber artists Burke and Pryde Studio before the unveiling at Bergdorf Goodman on Nov. 14.CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times Bergdorf’s Museum of the Moving Image-inspired ...

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Pottery Is the New Pilates, and Macramé Takes Away the Crazy

“I have trashed more than one pair of heels,” she said. “Those ‘male tears’ cups are gangsta,” Jacob Dorland, an information security consultant, said approvingly. “All this stuff really pisses me off. It’s so good.” A single father whose son left for college this year, Mr. Dorland, 39, came to the studio because he is a friend of Jennifer Waverek’s, ...

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S.I. Newhouse Jr., Remembered: ‘Eager, Never Jaded’

Not really caring about being invited anywhere can be a good thing when fielding angry phone calls from all the glittery powerful people who got scorched in (or snubbed by) his magazines, which in addition to Vogue included Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, GQ and Glamour. Leonard Lauder, another speaker at the memorial, described once receiving a phone call from ...

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A Designer Inspired by Italy — and Scandinavia

Slide Show Profile in Style: Marco Zanini CreditCourtesy of Marco Zanini “I’m a very curious person by nature, and that has led me in some surprising directions,” the designer Marco Zanini says. Indeed, the 46-year-old has directed a wide range of fashion houses over the past decade, from his revival of the New York label Halston to the French brand ...

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Meghan Markle Is Going to Make History

If she does that for jeans, just imagine what she could do for, say, day dresses. Along with whatever protocol lessons she is taking, she is going to have to decide what kind of style setter she wants to be. Just consider the fact that not only does Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, tend to create an immediate buying frenzy ...

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In Jewelry, Matching Just Isn’t Cool Any More

“Even around 15 years ago when I first started out, I always felt I looked older in a full set of diamonds or matching diamond earrings,” she said. “I wanted to break the codes — to do something more cool and rock ’n’ roll.” Messika’s latest high jewelry line, themed around 1920s Paris, includes the lobe-hugging Roaring Diamonds that combine ...

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Kith’s Ronnie Fieg Knows Exactly What You Want

Kith is cited regularly in cool-kid publications like Hypebeast, Highsnobiety and Complex and has Reddit forums devoted to tracking its latest products. At its new three-story flagship store in Manhattan, which opened in October, customers regularly line up outside for the latest hoodie, jogger or sneaker, which typically cost $100 to $300. Photo Ronnie Fieg, the chief executive and creative ...

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