As a fashion historian, my job is to learn from other people’s clothes — a task that is challenging, messy, and often spooky.
This new crop of white supremacists have chosen a very deliberate uniform: a preppy polo shirt and a pair of khakis. It’s an aesthetic that was popularized by Jews — one of the communities the rally was targeting.
Why the industry’s double gender gap matters.
The big dresses, and bigger business, of the American quinceañera.
Fashion has long embraced "Peanuts" — but in 2017, the gang is everywhere.
Tony Hawk has invented countless tricks, built skate parks around the world, and created a billion-dollar video-game franchise. But his legacy is greater than all that: Meet his son Riley.
Interviews with dozens of employees reveal that the glamorous industry is riddled with problems. But there are signs of hope.
Every summer, people around the world hit the beach to swim, relax, and soak up the sun, and many of them are wearing tiny two-piece swimsuits. But when did getting a tan become a thing? And how did the bikini become so many women's swimsuit of choice?
Accounts like @yeezybusta are playing a key role in the online resale market.
Justin Bieber and his favorite pastors have all started wearing the same mega-hyped clothes. What happens when a church becomes a streetwear brand?
Matt Powell spends his days consulting for sneaker companies — and sniping at Kanye West fans on Twitter. Critics say he doesn't get the hype. Powell says hype doesn't matter. Who's right?
Who gets to wear a shirt that says "Margaritas made me do it"?
One of America's most popular business opportunities is financially jeopardizing millions.
Wigs and long skirts, meet Chanel and avocado toast.
The magazine industry is dying — but the fantasy isn't.
Dr. Jen Gunter was already skeptical of "snake oil" products meant to improve women's sex lives. Now she is a detractor of the movie star's website.
Nike worked hard to improve conditions in its factories around the world, but activists say the company has been slipping back into using sweatshops.
Sans serif fonts are a clue not just to what a company sells, but how they do it.
It's easy to miss. The words "on purpose" are printed on a small label inside the tote bag alongside the name of the woman who made it.
Who are we without our clothes?
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