“Project Runway” is back for its 18th season on Thursday -- without host Heidi Klum and mentor Tim Gunn. They’re replaced by Karlie Kloss and Christian Siriano, respectively.
Dec. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s been ten years since RuPaul sashayed into America’s living room with RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Oct. 15from Design and Architecture
The late ‘80s and early ‘90s were tough on African-Americans in the inner city.
Oct. 8from Design and Architecture
A constant turnover of on-trend clothes, knockoffs of runway styles, all at knockdown prices.
Banana Republic is the latest fashion retailer to sell hijabs.
Aug. 2from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
When Guo Pei started studying design in 1982, shortly after China opened up to the world, she has said no one knew that clothes were supposed to be designed.
Jul. 16from Design and Architecture
Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed the CROWN Act, which stands for “creating a respectful and open workplace for natural hair.”
Jul. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
So-called Granny panties aren’t just a joke anymore. Some people say they’re a sign of the times.
Jun. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the 1970s, American fashion was defined by Halston. He designed women’s clothing that was loose and freeing. Think minimal draped gowns and his famed jersey halter dress.
Jun. 11, 2019from Design and Architecture
Rihanna’s Fenty is the first luxury brand headed by a black woman. Its highly anticipated collection was released on Wednesday. Rihanna has been a trailblazer in fashion and beauty.
May. 30, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Rudi Gernreich redefined how the world saw swimsuits. The avant-garde darling of 1960s and 1970s fashion challenged conventional standards of beauty, gender, and identity.
May. 29, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Fifteen fashion design students at Otis College of Art and Design just spent nine months working with celebrity designer Jason Wu, famed for his sumptuous inaugural ball gowns for…
May. 21, 2019from Design and Architecture
In the 1960s, few fashion designers were pushing the envelope like Rudi Gernreich.
May. 8, 2019from Design and Architecture
On April 5, 1994, Kurt Cobain died of an apparent suicide. The singer and guitarist of the mega-rock band Nirvana was just 27 years old.
Apr. 2, 2019from Design and Architecture
3D printed crowns are up against bejeweled crowns. Men will steal the limelight on the red carpet.
Feb. 19, 2019from Design and Architecture
The lead-up to the 2019 Oscars has had more drama than some movies.
Karl Lagerfeld died today. He was 85. His career spanned seven decades, and he’s credited with turning Chanel from a struggling brand into a fashion powerhouse.
Feb. 19, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand