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Moment 15: Law of Austerity

WWII marked an era of sartorial austerity when the enactment of Law 85 restricted the use of silk, cotton…

Moment 98: First Fashion

From J. Crew to Jason Wu, First Lady Michelle Obama established herself as a woman who wanted to use fashion…

Moment 29: Party of the Century

Truman Capote hosted his famous Black and White Ball in November 1966, and the gala remains famous still for…

Moment 28: Space Age

Five years before astronauts reached the moon, designers were getting into the Space Age groove by creating…

Moment 37: Giorgio’s Gigolo

Richard Gere dresses in a sharp Giorgio Armani suit for his role as a male prostitute in American Gigolo…

Moment 27: Pierre the Pioneer

An earlier adopter of licensing, Pierre Cardin has been adorning ties, fragrances, flatware and more with his…

Moment 32: Bye-Bye Bras

Emboldened by women’s liberation, women ditched their brassieres in droves in the late Sixties, and the…

Moment 31: They Were Stardust; They Were Golden

In August 1969, revelers of the counterculture gathered at Woodstock in fashions that included bell-bottoms…

Moment 21: ‘It’ Bags

The Fendi "Baguette" made its debut in 1997, launching the "It" bag era as we know it, though Chanel, Hermès…

Moment 18: The Chic American Look

American sportswear owes much to Claire McCardell, who favored a smart approach to style and worked chic…

Joe McGinnis, Oct. 6 1969: ‘How They Sold Nixon’

Many years before he moved in next door to Sarah Palin, author Joe McGinnis was just another bright-eyed…

Ivanka Trump: Is She for Real?

With a focus on diversifying her fashion businesses, Ivanka Trump quickly shoots down the idea that she might…

Back in Time: ‘Those Buckleys’

WWD’s profile of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Buckley Jr. in August 1969 painted a quirky, giddy picture of two of…

Natasha Vargas-Cooper’s Mad Love

Writer Natasha Vargas-Cooper mines the TV series "Mad Men" for cultural and social allusions.

“The Other Talese”: Nan Talese in 1969

Though she now runs her own highly successful imprint, Talese was once a striving midlevel editor, as…