Maria Cornejo Transforms Hyundai Factory Waste Into Sculptural Garments

The newly appointed CFDA board member takes her ethical design process a step further

Sustainability is one of the fashion industry’s most abused words. Much like “edgy” in the early aughts or “journey” circa 2013, it often amounts to little more than a PR-spin on minimal effort. For Maria Cornejo—the veteran Chilean-American designer who was recently appointed to the board of the CFDA—sustainability is about clearly defined imperatives. Measurable metrics including levels of dye toxicity, carbon footprint, water usage …

A Call for Rare NYC-Centric Merch

Inspired by Jon Caramanica’s piece on Williamsburg’s Fantasy Explosion, Shirts for Lifelong New Yorkers and Those Who Would Like to Pass for One, The New York Times is calling for photos of your best NYC-centric merchandise. From sweatsuits adorned with New York Department of Sanitation branding to T-shirts from bygone diners and pizzerias, the Style desk seeks photos and stories about a variety of NYC …

Interview: Alexa Chung on Collaborating with Barbour

An exploration of the heritage brand's archive lead to an exciting new outerwear and accessories collection

Alexa Chung has long occupied a uniquely influential position in the fashion industry. With a career that began in modeling, Chung segued into television, brand partnerships, collaborations and ultimately the launch of her own label. Those partnerships and collaborations in particular (with the likes of Madewell, AG Jeans and Superga) delivered detailed, diverse perspectives on the industry’s inner-workings. It’s these learnings, woven with her signature …