Stan Gellers wrote a regular DNR column from 2001 to 2008. Here, in his trademark conversational tone, are excerpts from his weekly observations on the industry he covered professionally for 52 years.
You know what I think looks great at the office if you don’t have a heavy-duty appointment with a customer? Try something like a drop-dead dress shirt, maybe a Charvet or a Thomas Pink worn as a sport shirt, with a pair of Zanella cashmere flannels and a Martin Dingman alligator belt. Now that’s power dressing 2002-style, and don’t think for a moment that this outfit won’t get the looks and respect that a Canali or Zegna suit will. If I’ve opened a can of worms, that’s exactly what I have in mind. — April 1, 2002
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)