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The Genius Thom Browne Brought Out a Goddamn Unicorn at Paris Fashion Week

In Paris, American designer Thom Browne presented a cirque du freak that was breathtakingly beautiful and utterly melancholy. While Browne always toys with proportions and notions of outsiderism, this collection celebrated the beauty and alienation of sticking out; “Part of Your World” from The Little fucking Mermaid,…

You Could Do Way Worse Than Dress Like Jacquemus's Mom You Could Do Way Worse Than Dress Like Jacquemus's Mom

The extremely cool French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus toned down the wacky design elements of his namesake label to create a faintingly chic collection inspired by, and devoted to, his mother, who died when he was young.

Jil Sander Would Have You Dressing Like the Guilty Remnant Jil Sander Would Have You Dressing Like the Guilty Remnant

Milan fashion week’s wrapping up, and over the weekend designers like Dolce & Gabbana and Marni advocated for a melange of colorful clothing for spring. But Jil Sander, as envisioned by new creative directors Lucie Meier and Luke Meier, decided on a statement about the absence of hue, showing Klimt-style shirt-dresses…

Headwear For When You Don't Need to See That Headwear For When You Don't Need to See That

The “don’t look at me” hoodie is an important part of celebrity culture, but recently, while discussing the costume design of The Handmaid’s Tale, Jezebel history expert Kelly Faircloth posed an interesting question: why hasn’t the bonnet made a comeback?

Barb From Stranger Things Is Gucci's Gaudy New Inspiration Barb From Stranger Things Is Gucci's Gaudy New Inspiration

Alessandro Michele grew up in the ’80s—the celebrated Gucci designer was born in 1972—so surely he remembers well the gaudiness people had to endure in the form of baubled sweaters and Max Headroom futurism. But this is a dude who never met a gaudy he didn’t like, so welcome to the Spring season of Gucci, which reads…

Ashish's Bleak Heart Is Where Our Heads Are Ashish's Bleak Heart Is Where Our Heads Are

London designer Ashish, master of sequins and capturing a joyful mood, has turned it decidedly down. For Spring 2018, he showed goth frocks and witch gowns with bare feet that made the vibe even more somber, as though the models were memorializing the catwalk.

Gareth Pugh's Latest Fashion Film Screens Like an Outtake From Twin Peaks 

Gareth Pugh, who is as much an artist as any living fashion designer, decided to present his Spring collection in short-film form, with the clothes less the focus than the union of two otherwordly creatures via clay, their onenness a product of both agony and ecstasy.

The Grinch at a Black-Tie Rave Is My New Aesthetic. Deal With It!!! The Grinch at a Black-Tie Rave Is My New Aesthetic. Deal With It!!!

Ahhhhh is the sound of clothes, relaxing. There is no better remedy for New York Fashion Week, which is the event equivalent of a clenched butt, than London Fashion Week, which is more like a popper. It started out strong with a presentation by Shrimps, the ethical, faux-fur-focused label started by Hannah Weiland,…

The American Dream at Calvin Klein Involves Cowpokes and Garbage Bags The American Dream at Calvin Klein Involves Cowpokes and Garbage Bags

I feel pretty confident saying that most cowboys don’t wear turtlenecks, but who even makes the rules? For Calvin Klein’s latest, Raf Simons envisioned flossy drugstore cowboys as channeled through ’80s new wave—something like the cowboys and poodles aesthetic but for Insta sophisticates—to encapsulate his vision for…

Fashion Week Is Already Trolling Us Fashion Week Is Already Trolling Us

New York Fashion Week has barely arrived yet it already wants to kill you with cynicism, bad irony, and an abiding/untenable love of the year 1998. Spring/Summer 2018, please get out of my mentions. Shit is absurd!

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