By Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post
July 10, 2015 6 a.m.
During its most successful run, Gap's fashion catered to children of the 1980s and '90s — first with plain T-shirts and blue jeans, then with button-downs and clean-cut khakis. Artists and musicians helped popularize the androgynous look, one that seemed to define Generation X, whose shoppers strove to fit the trend.
By Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times
July 10, 2015 6 a.m.
Venerable jewelry brand Tiffany & Co. has rebooted its timepiece business with the launch of a new watch called the CT60. Inspired by a Tiffany style from the 1940s that was a birthday gift to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (and which he apparently wore while attending the Yalta Conference), it's a clean, round, Swiss-made watch that manages to feel both a tiny bit retro and timeless all at once.
By THOMAS ADAMSON, Associated Press
July 3, 2015 6 a.m.
PARIS — Art, fashion and exotic travel merged in last week's energetic installment of Paris' spring-summer 2016 menswear shows. And fashion week's necessary dose of controversy was found in the form of an unauthorized political protest at Rick Owens.
By Sara Bauknecht, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 19, 2015 6 a.m.
PITTSBURGH — Lani Lazzari started her all-natural, handmade body and face scrub line Simple Sugars at age 11 in the basement of her family's Fox Chapel home. She created the concoction out of ingredients from the kitchen to help ease her eczema — but even back then there were signs that the scrubs could evolve into something more.
By LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press
June 12, 2015 6 a.m.
NEW YORK — In florals that matched the comfy chairs for his guests, in cat-eye glasses and dragonflies and bees and tigers and snakes, Gucci's new creative director Alessandro Michele put on a whimsical, eclectic show Thursday for his first resort collection.
By JOCELYN NOVECK, Associated Press
June 5, 2015 6 a.m.
NEW YORK — It was Pharrell Williams who was being honored as a fashion icon, but it was another music superstar who got a lot of the attention at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards on Monday night.