FashionFamous kids ruled the runway at New York Fashion Week 2017. Some of the celebrity children featured at NYFW included Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber (Rihanna's Fenty x Puma, Marc Jacobs). Norman Reedus and Helena Christensen's son, Mingus Reedus (Calvin Klein). Bob Marley's granddaughter Selah Marley. Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas's daughter Carys Zeta Douglas (Michael Kors). Lionel Richie's daughter Sofia Richie. Magic Johnson's daughter Elisa Johnson (Tom Ford) and more!
FashionMarc Jacobs is proudly and openly gay, but he admits his first kiss was with a girl. He was 9 and at sleepaway camp and all the boys teased him for being gay. So, he grabbed a girl, a classmate named Lauren. "It was more of an 'I'll show you I can get a girl' kind of a thing," Jacobs concedes. "I wouldn't say the kiss blew me away. I wouldn't say it blew her away either!" In his Screen Test with W magazine, Jacobs also recalls the grunge collection and names his favorite designers.
Fashion WeekOn the streets of New York during the Fall 2017 collections, models and fashion insiders alike broke out their best winter layers to frolic in the city. Pastels, puffer coats, and even a few delicate florals made appearances — and here, we reimagine them as bright, electrifying animations, channeling all the energy of New York Fashion Week.
Fashion WeekAt Nicolas Ghesquière's '80s-inflected Spring 2017 show for Louis Vuitton, a clutch of his biggest fans, including Beyoncé protégées Chloe and Halle Bailey, 'American Pastoral' actress Jennifer Connelly, and 'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner, turned out in support. Here's what they thought.
Fashion WeekAt Chanel's Spring 2017 show, designer Karl Lagerfeld explains that his designs highlight the "timeless femininity" of lingerie — which he describes as "intimate technology." There was certainly a lot of technology at the massive show, which turned the Palais Royal in Paris into a server farm. Front-rowers like Usher, Caroline De Maigret, and Anna Mouglalis also reflect on the latest, tech-inflected collection from Chanel.
Fashion WeekDesigner Giambattista Valli plays a rapid-fire game of "Would You Rather" with W's Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert. Backstage at his Spring 2017 show, Valli weighs in on dressing first ladies (Michelle Obama, naturally), his ideal front row, and why he loves bad press.
Fashion WeekDior's Spring 2017 show was an iconic one. First, it was Maria Grazia Chiuri's debut as creative director. Second, it was the first time in the brand's 70-year history it was helmed by a woman. This significance was not lost on supermodel Karlie Kloss backstage, or the designer herself.
Fashion Week"At the end, you can still have sex." W contributing fashion editor Giovanna Battaglia sits down with Balmain's creative director Olivier Rousteing for a lightning round of "Would You Rather?" (Though not before he tries to turn the tables on her.) The questions at hand: Barbie vs. Minnie Mouse? Bill Clinton vs. Melania Trump? And perhaps most essentially, bad hair vs. bad makeup on the runway?
FashionThe French singer and It girl Soko fell in love with Gucci's Spring 2017 and its references to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Here, she and Lou Doillon dispatch from Milan Fashion Week.
Fashion WeekGo behind the scenes with Stefan Beckman, fashion’s favorite set designer – and Marc Jacobs’s 12-year partner-in-crime – at the Hammerstein Ballroom, which the two transformed into a rave-like, “Blade Runner” extravaganza complete with 1,500 lightbulbs, dry ice machines, and glittering pools of glycerin for the grand finale of New York Fashion Week Spring 2017.
Fashion WeekAfter sitting out a season, Thakoon Panichgul is back at New York Fashion Week with buzzy investors and a direct-to-retail business model. On Thursday evening, the designer showed his Fall 2016 collection, which included printed separates, chunky layered knights, tartan skirts and smart trousers, on a rooftop in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Here, the 24 hours leading up to the show.
Fashion WeekCome inside Cindy Crawford's bedroom in New York as she gets ready for Tom Ford's triumphant show at the Four Seasons during New York Fashion Week.
FashionOn Wednesday night, Tom Ford made a triumphant return to New York Fashion week complete with a ready-to-wear collection shoppers can buy now and a select group of iconic supermodels. W contributing editor Giovanna Battaglia was on the scene to document the evening. Watch the full video here.