Russian Fashion Week: Knitting Factory

Put aside the perception of over-the-top Russian designs when you consider Liudmila Morsoyan's surprisingly simple and thoughtful knitwear, which she showed on opening day of Russian Fashion Week yesterday.

Fashion Underground

During this year's New York Fashion Week, the city subway mostly served to get event-goers from midtown to far-flung destinations. This tube-mentality meant many people missed one of the event's most…

Seoul Dreaming: A Menswear Roundup

You'll find them in cafes, cinemas and the audience at Seoul Fashion Week—men with boyish haircuts of the young Paul McCartney variety, the longish fringe brushing, perhaps, and a pair…

Spring Leather Revival

Leather is no longer reserved for handbags, shoes and biker dudes. The spring/summer '09 collections were sprinkled with revamped versions of the autumn staple fabric, which fit with the varying…

Constricted Times

We've spotted an interesting trend in key spring/summer '09 runway collections: mummy chic. (That's "mummy," as in an embalmed body bound in bandages.) While there's ruching, draping, and wrapping involved, this…

LA Fashion Week Takes Its Final Bow

As the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week events ended in Los Angeles, a number of alternative shows and independent presentations were just starting. These additional happenings provided a glimpse into how future…

Los Angeles Fashion Week: Dare To Hope

Days three and four of Los Angeles Fashion Week boasted a lineup that perfectly summarized what the event has become—a predictable series of designer archetypes, from celebrity wannabes to eco-chic…

Bright Young Italian Things

As the spring/summer '09 collections draw to a close, much of the buzz from New York to Paris has been devoted to emerging talent. But in Milan, the talk of…

LA Fashion Week: Treading Water

LA Fashion Week kicked off on Sunday, overshadowed by news that it will be the last one ever backed by IMG. No one really knows what the shows will look…