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“Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon”

Book Excerpt: “Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon”

With her simplified silhouettes and shortened hemlines, Coco Chanel revolutionized 20th century fashion. And she knew everyone who counted.

“Fashion: A Timeline in Photographs: 1850 to Today” by Caroline Rennolds Milbank with a foreword by Harold Koda

Book Excerpt: “Fashion: A Timeline in Photographs, 1850 to Today”

This is a book excerpt from a new book, which shows, year by year, how fashion changed in 165 years, along with some key trends from each era.

“Jewels of the Renaissance” by Yvonne Hackenbroch

Book Excerpt: “Jewels of the Renaissance”

What characterized the jewels of the Renaissance? Plenty of gold and bold, colorful gems, often with classical motifs.

“Valentino: Mirabilia Romae”

Book Excerpt: “Valentino: Mirabilia Romae”

This photo book celebrates the work of Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli for Valentino. As The Chic’s successors, they have taken the house into new territories while still remaining true to its essence and codes.

“For the Love of Bags” by Julia Werner and Dennis Braatz

Book Excerpt: “For the Love of Bags”

How did handbags become “It” bags? This forward to “For the Love of Bags” explains the process.

Dakota Johnson

Report Card: Dakota Johnson Nails Black; Xi Jinping Prefers Pink

From the papal polish to “Under the Sea” looks, here are the sartorial highs and lows from the week.

Invasion of the Street-Style People

Report Card: The Street-Style People of NYFW

They’ve hijacked the streets of NYFW, but who among them made the grade?

The A, B, C and D List.

Report Card: The Emmys A, B, C and D List

Kerry Washington earned bragging rights for her straight-from-the-runway Marc Jacobs and other Emmy highlights.

67th Primetime Emmy Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, America - 20 Sep 2015

2015 Emmy Awards Red Carpet

Laura Prepon, Taraji P. Henson and Aubrey Plaza were among the stars walking the red carpet at the 2015 Emmy Awards.