The Silk Road

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Overview

Musings on borderless travel have wafted through the New York collections. On Wednesday night, Ralph Lauren lauded the nomadic life with an exquisite sojourn to unnamed exotic locales. The lineup was filled with gentle shapes, mesmerizing patterns and, because the best roads lead home, a single pair of jeans, worn with a dramatic light-as-air anorak.

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Financial

Activist Peltz Moves on P&G, Analysts Wary of Big Changes

While activist shareholders sometimes push to split up businesses, not all Wall Street analysts think that would work for P&G.

clock February 15, 2017Allison Collins

President Trump meets with the Retail Industry Leaders Association.

Government and Trade

Retail CEOs Talk Border Tax, Regulations With Trump

The president pledged to cut regulations and simplify and lower taxes for corporations and families.

clock February 15, 2017Kristi Ellis

Kevin Plank, ceo, Under Armour, will relinquish his president's title.

Activewear

Under Armour’s Plank Addresses Trump Controversy in Open Letter

The letter was published Wednesday in the Baltimore Sun.

clock February 15, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Retail

Wal-Mart Goes Shopping — Buys Moosejaw.com

Bentonville, Ark. retail behemoth makes another online apparel move.

clock February 15, 2017Sharon Edelson

Drew Barrymore

Color Cosmetics

Drew Barrymore’s Flower Beauty Sprouts New Buds

The fledgling brand steps into e-commerce in Mexico.

clock February 15, 2017Pete Born

Narciso Rodriguez RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Narciso Rodriguez RTW Fall 2017

For his fall ready-to-wear collection, Narciso Rodriguez delivered beautiful, real clothes in a subtle palette.

clock February 15, 2017Bridget Foley

Brandon Maxwell RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Brandon Maxwell RTW Fall 2017

Brandon Maxwell expressed himself for fall, with high-octane sex appeal and vampy-ness.

clock February 15, 2017Jessica Iredale

Zac Posen RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Zac Posen RTW Fall 2017

Vanina Sorrenti shot striking portraits of models wearing Posen’s fall collection.

clock February 15, 2017Jessica Iredale

Delpozo RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Delpozo RTW Fall 2017

Font name-checked the works of Hungarian painter József Rippl-Rónai and Swiss architect and sculptor Max Bill as inspirations for fall.

clock February 15, 2017Kristi Garced

Ruth Chapman, Chloë Sevigny and Delfina Delettrez.

Jewelry

Matches Made in Heaven: A Valentine’s Day Fete With Delfina Delettrez Fendi

Ruth and Tom Chapman of Matchesfashion collaborate on an exclusive jewelry collection with Delfina Delettrez.

clock February 15, 2017Roxanne Robinson

Josie Natori RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Josie Natori RTW Fall 2017

Josie Natori marked her 40th anniversary with a strong collection that reflected her Asian heritage and her roots as a lingerie designer.

clock February 15, 2017Bobbi Queen

Anna Sui RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Anna Sui RTW Fall 2017

Anna Sui was inspired by the glamour and camaraderie of bygone eras.

clock February 15, 2017Kristi Garced

Brooks Brothers RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Brooks Brothers RTW Fall 2017

A classically driven collection brought up to date with little dashes of flair.

clock February 15, 2017Jessica Iredale

J. Mendel RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

J.Mendel RTW Fall 2017

Classic and modern, romantic and cool, J.Mendel pretty collection offered a charming juxtaposition of contrasting elements.

clock February 15, 2017Alessandra Turra

Vivienne Tam RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Vivienne Tam RTW Fall 2017

This eclectic collection was inspired by Hong Kong’s vibrant nightlife.

clock February 15, 2017Alessandra Turra

Kimora Lee Simmons RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Kimora Lee Simmons RTW Fall 2017

Marchesa Casati and Japanese heritage informed Kimora Lee Simmons’ runway show.

clock February 15, 2017Mayte Allende

Carmen Marc Valvo RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Carmen Marc Valvo RTW Fall 2017

Costa Rican picturesque sunsets inspired this elegant and feminine collection.

clock February 14, 2017Alessandra Turra

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2017

Bibhu Mohapatra’s glamorous eveningwear was at its best when kept simple.

clock February 15, 2017Bobbi Queen

Osklen RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Osklen RTW Fall 2017

For his fall collection for men and women, Oskar Metsavaht was inspired by a film he made about his trip to Antarctica.

clock February 15, 2017Antonia Sardone

Chi Zhang RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Chi Zhang RTW Fall 2017

The designer’s debut New York Fashion Week show drew inspiration from the spirit of endless imagination.

clock February 15, 2017Andrew Shang

Nomia RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Nomia RTW Fall 2017

For fall, Nomia designer Yara Flinn elevated her sporty, utilitarian aesthetic with rich fabrications.

clock February 15, 2017Antonia Sardone

The Blonds presented by Made RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

The Blonds RTW Fall 2017

David and Phillipe Blond staged a flashy display of excess inspired by the upcoming film “The Mummy.”

clock February 15, 2017Andrew Shang

Pyer Moss Men's Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Pyer Moss Men’s Fall 2017

Kerby Jean-Raymond’s fall line for Pyer Moss was inspired — literally — by old photos of his Haitian immigrant father.

clock February 15, 2017Antonia Sardone

Mandy Moore and Adam Lippes

Parties

The Secrets to Antiquing, According to Adam Lippes

“You’re not going to steal anything, are you?”

clock February 15, 2017Leigh Nordstrom

Victor Cruz

Parties

Victor Cruz, Spike Lee Attend Caviar-Filled Moncler Dinner

“New England and Dallas are my top choices [for teams],” revealed the NFL-pro after being released by the New York Giants earlier this week.

clock February 15, 2017Andrew Nodell

Baja East party

Parties

Lighting Up With the Baja Boys

White Girl Rosé, anyone?

clock February 15, 2017Kristen Tauer

From left: Alex Wang takes hi bow in 2014 at his show with H&M; Philipp Plein takes a bow at the January 2017 Plein sport show.

Fashion Scoops

Philipp Plein Rep Reacts to Alexander Wang’s Copycat Accusation

“Actually, the photo posted by Alexander Wang is rather deceiving.”

clock February 15, 2017Sophia Chabbott

Godfrey Deeny

Media

Godfrey Deeny Leaves Le Figaro, Joins Fashion Network

The veteran critic spent four years as the French daily’s fashion editor at large.

clock February 15, 2017Robert Williams

Coco Rocha at Lexus event.

Fashion Scoops

Lexus Re-ups as Sponsor of NYFW: The Shows

The car company has signed on for four more seasons.

clock February 15, 2017Lisa Lockwood

Ivanka Trump

Technology

Ivanka Trump Online, the First Daughter’s Brand on Discount

Data from Edited found that 44 percent of Ivanka Trump’s products sold online are being discounted.

clock February 15, 2017Evan Clark

Chiara Boni La Petite Robe RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Chiara Boni La Petite Robe RTW Fall 2017

Chiara Boni sent out a repetitive lineup of jersey body-con looks for the “globetrotting women of the world.”

clock February 15, 2017Mayte Allende

Michael Kors RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Michael Kors Collection RTW Fall 2017

Michael Kors’ fall collection radiated a power-woman vibe and a respect for zhushed-up classics.

clock February 15, 2017Bridget Foley

Essentialist

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A folkloric figure, part of Charles Jeffrey Loverboy's new installation at Dover Street Market in London.

Fashion

Charles Jeffrey Brings Hope, and More, to Dover Street Market

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Social Studies

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