• Old at Fashion Week

    This fashion week, we brought our good friend Dottie along. Dottie just turned 70, so she's not too cool to ask obviously important but regularly ignored questions like "Why are the models so thin?" And "Why does that snuggie cost more than a Fabergé egg?"

  • Marie Antoinette Was the First Fashion Martyr

    A history professor argues that the much-maligned queen of France attempted to win influence at the royal court through her transcendent sense of style only to be decapitated as a result.

  • Dapper Dan Thinks Kanye West Is Doing It Wrong

    One of the most compelling aspects of the talk I had with Dapper Dan was what he had to say about Kanye. The conversation put on display how different their respective generations' approaches are to realizing their creative dreams.

  • VICE Does New York Fashion Week

    Fashion Week is like a cosplay convention for the kids who fetishized copies of i-D instead of anime books about tentacle porn. During the runway presentations, we chatted it up with a bunch of the lovable weirdos who frequent the shows.

  • Some Cat from Japan

    Many of Bowie's most eye-popping outfits—avant-garde kimonos and billowing structural pantsuits—were made by Kansai Yamamoto, a Tokyo-based designer who had no idea that his creations would become such important visual markers in the history of rock ’n’ roll.

  • Pink Arab

    Photos by Day Hagai and styling by Daphi Elbee.

  • Fashion Comes to the Outback

    In April, the first-ever Australian Indigenous Fashion Week will be held in Sydney. It's the brainchild Krystal Perkins, a marketing executive who hopes to bring Aboriginal art to a wider audience and teach indigenous women and girls to become models

  • NYFW Reviews: Lisa Franks’s Vomit After a Late-Night Coke Bender

    Last year, Betsey Johnson filed for bankruptcy. This surprised many of her fans—the Betsey Johnson brand is Versace for mallrats who love scrunchies and polka dots—but I thought the news was fitting. After all, the only event more over-the-top than a bankruptcy filing is a Betsey…

  • Assaad Awad’s Special-Order Bondage Gear

    The Lebanese-born designer has worked with Lady Gaga and Madonna, but he also crafts bondage gear for a less famous and much odder private clientele.

  • En Vogue

    Photos by Stoltze and Stefanie and styling by Julien Alleyne.

  • Gerlan Marcel Makes Midwestern Mall Culture Sexy

    Even if her dangling rhinestone earrings didn’t spell it out, Gerlan Marcel is a boss. The fashion designer behind Gerlan Jeans consistently blows our minds. I met her at her design studio to talk about her love of malls, touring with the Grateful Dead, and the politics of fashio…

  • Protesting Fashion's Killers at NYFW

    Photojournalist Ismail Ferdous arranged a spectacle outside of Lincoln Center during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week to protest the human cost of fast fashion.

  • Veiled and Sexy

    Many women in Middle Eastern countries prefer to wear some kind of religious head covering, but that doesn't mean that they want to suppress their sexuality or that they're oppressed by men.

  • Gender Benders

    Photos by Richard Kern and styling by Miyako Bellizzi.