Ruggable’s Runway for Cynthia Rowley at New York Fashion Week

Seussian whimsy underfoot at the womenswear designer's Spring 2020 show

If all the news of dancing, divine venues and honest demonstrations of diversity haven’t made clear, fashion week no longer resembles its pop-up tented uptown days. But with buyers and editors divided by increasingly-more brands scraping together a spectacle, every component plays an integral role in attendance, experience and its aftermath. Cynthia Rowley brought it all together with her Spring 2020 show—hosted outdoors, on an …

Smarter Women’s Workwear

Three brands who are making business-casual actually enjoyable (and supremely wearable)

A new year means a re-assessment of your closet. Not many people ever get excited over buying a button-down, but just because you have a meeting scheduled for Wednesday doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. The three brands below are working overtime to design pieces that are more than what meets the eye, and most important of all, offer a boost in confidence when …

Lazy Oaf’s New Line: G.E.M.

Drawing inspiration from Cyndi Lauper and Barbara Cartland, a flamboyantly fun and frilly collection

We’ve been longtime devotees of Lazy Oaf, the fun London-based label that truly lets you wear your (even most curmudgeonly) feelings on your sleeves. Founder Gemma Shiel launches new pet project G.E.M. today, and the statement pieces are not for the fainthearted. G.E.M. (standing for Give ‘Em More) experiments with more texture, volume and frills—think dresses with furry sleeves, a sheer color-block jacket, jeans that …