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Getting up early on Black Friday for a little shopping? Doing your part on Small Business Saturday and CyberMonday, too? It's all in the name of gift-giving — or at least the guise of it.
Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan's biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by.
The Victoria's Secret Angels worked their magic on the catwalk Wednesday, weaving between chart-toppers Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy, and some fancy sets and stage tricks, yet somehow keeping the spotlight mostly on themselves.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tory Burch is now in the beauty business, the latest in a string of designers expanding their labels into a full face-to-toe look.
NEW YORK (AP) — J. Crew is courting customers for life, launching its new baby collection on Wednesday to go with its existing kids, womenswear and menswear.
Previews of spring styles officially started Thursday at New York Fashion Week, but the crowd here always likes to get a jump on things, so the stylists, editors, retailers, models and celebrities were drawn to a slew of early events.
Michael Kors can't really be called just a fashion designer anymore. He's a full-fledged lifestyle brand, and that lifestyle is about to add color cosmetics and several new fragrances.
Pants are always popular, especially with real women and real lives to lead, but they rarely spark a lot of excitement. What can you do with two legs and a waistband, after all?
NEW YORK (AP) — The T-shirt is one of fashion's most basic items, but even with today's popular slim cuts, there's wiggle room to change up the style. That can be pretty important to the kids and teenagers who practically live in them but like to feel that they have something new when they g…
Pulling on the track jacket when the newscaster on the radio just said it was 7 a.m. and already 83 degrees felt a little weird. Maybe even crazy.
Back-to-school shopping doesn't have to be all kids' stuff. The wardrobe to complement that first opening bell can help set the tone for a teacher's year, too.
NEW YORK (AP) — Red, white and blue are at the heart of the Fourth of July holiday. Mix them. Embrace them. Wear them — and do it again on July 5. You can do it over and over again all year long.
Is seeing life through rose-colored sunglasses right for you? It might be if you're a fan of early-morning bike rides.
Who said fashion is all about the next new thing? Author Lauren Weisberger revisits her over-the-top characters from "The Devil Wears Prada."
NEW YORK (AP) — The big winners at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards on Monday night were Proenza Schouler for womenswear, Thom Browne for menswear and Phillip Lim for accessories, but the crowd seemed to have the most love for Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Vera Wang, arguably the queen of red-carpet dressing, didn't go into the fashion business with stars in her eyes.
For some women, it's just this way and probably always will be: The size of their swimwear tops and bottoms don't match. So, why not have some fun with it?
You might not be able to take the New Yorker out of Sarah Hyland, but the actress - and now swimsuit model - is happy to be parking herself at the beach.
When Salvatore Ferragamo wanted to reboot its classic Vara shoe style, it turned to young tastemakers and asked them to put their spin on it.
Erin Wasson was doing the model workout: a mix of dancing, running and jumping. And she was doing it fully dressed - in heavy fall clothes on the first truly warm day of spring - with her hair and makeup done.
If you're craving a little more summer in your springtime wardrobe and you're hesitant to break out the white pants (it's OK, but that's another conversation), try espadrilles.
You might as well roll out the red carpet in front of the school gymnasium or hotel ballroom and line it with parental paparazzi: Prom season provides many girls a chance to have their moment in the spotlight.
To be stylish and pregnant, you need to embrace your new shape. You have to celebrate it. But you also need to be aware of it, and not keep wearing your regular wardrobe - even if it's a size up.
Does your outfit blend into the woodwork? We're not talking in a boring, bland way, but in a complementary one.
It's not a question of if you'll be caught in a springtime shower; it's a question of when.
The neon-colored jerseys and camouflage-covered shorts debuted by six teams in their postseason conference championships ahead of the NCAA men's basketball tournaments weren't well received in the press or social media.
The four lead characters on HBO's "Girls" wear bras and underwear, and so do real women.
Rachel Zoe went a little more tailored - and a little tougher - for the new season, shaking off some of the bohemian rock-star girlfriend that she has often given the crowd at New York Fashion Week.
Cole returns to New York Fashion Week on Thursday after a seven-year hiatus, seemingly putting his hand on everything before the runway lights go up: the clothes, the shoes, the handbags, the hashtags.
A pretty face helps, but it's a tough skin that makes a model a success. Who better to teach that than Naomi Campbell?
It's those little things that can stop you in your tracks, say outerwear insiders, so designers and manufacturers have worked to satisfy them.
There were many stars in fiery hues as they chatted through chattering teeth at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The biggest trend in fashion for the new year might just be that there isn't anything especially trendy.
It's the story, not necessarily the stone or other bells and whistles, that gives jewelry shared between generations its high value.
Fashion designers sometimes get to wear their hearts on their sleeves, making their personal connection to charitable causes part of their public lives.
Every year fashion offers up the good, the bad and the ugly. But what the industry is really built on, and consumers respond to, is buzz.
Even if dress code is addressed, it's probably "cocktail casual" or "holiday glam," which can mean a whole lot of things to different people.
Emerald is no longer green with envy. The rich, vibrant shade is Pantone LLC's Color of the Year for 2013, beating out all the other shades of the rainbow.
Have you ever said "thank you" through clenched teeth? The gift in that nicely wrapped box was so not what you wanted: comfy clothes instead of designer duds, or a kitchen gadget instead of a shiny piece of jewelry.
The last time Vogue creative director Grace Coddington was impressed by fashion, she was at a Balenciaga runway show in Paris.
This season's clothes aren't taking their cues from club kids, college students or teenage rebels. There's something grown-up about some of the most popular looks: They're a little refined and very wearable, but they've avoided being stodgy or, worse, just plain old.
As Michelle Obama stepped on stage with her husband in Chicago early Wednesday morning, she accepted her role not only as first lady but fashion tastemaker for four more years — this time, wearing a Michael Kors magenta silk chine pin-tucked dress.
If he's particular enough to like his martini shaken not stirred, James Bond probably likes his trousers trim not tight.
NEW YORK (AP) — No offense to Cinderella, but she sort of had it backwards. The shoe should be at the end of the to-do list for a wedding fairy tale.
Fashion insiders pride themselves on being ahead of their time, and, with the start of New York Fashion Week this last Thursday, they began previewing the outfits that will land in stores and in magazines for the spring season.
Football fans will soon be pulling out their jerseys, but a few have gotten a jump on the season: Serena Williams, Melania Trump and Condoleezza Rice are among the NFL fans who'll be appearing in ads promoting team-themed apparel and gear in a campaign called "It's My Team."
Natalie Coughlin has been in the pool as long as she can remember, building the muscles and learning the discipline that would lead her to 12 Olympic medals.
As the thousands of Sophias and Isabellas and Jacobs and Masons born this past year will learn when they go to pick up their backpacks off the soccer field or sort their duffels in college dorms, their names aren't as unique as they are.
Despite having a closet that most women would envy, Kate Hudson likes staying in her PJs for as long as she can into the day.
There's not a lot of room for Ed Henry to make a style statement. The Fox News Channel chief White House correspondent pretty much has to stay in the box that is your TV screen.
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