From Japan, New in Box

PARIS  — Poggy, also known as Poggy the Man, governmentally known as Motofumi Kogi, is familiar in image and plumage to those who follow men’s fashion, particularly the version of it that walks the streets, not the runway. Street-style photographers have been panting after him for years. Mr. Kogi, the creative director of United Arrows &…

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Tycoon of the Pre-Owned

BRISBANE, Calif. — Here is where high-end Marie-Kondo’d clothes go now — not to die, but to enter their collective half-life, in a chilly 200,000-square-foot warehouse about eight miles south of San Francisco. Here is row upon row of garments made by Hermès and Prada and Versace: a few seen last season sailing down a…

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Viktor and Rolf Turned All Your Favorite Memes Into Couture Dresses

Getty ImagesThierry Chesnot The Internet is messy and terrible and sometimes hilarious. Couture fashion is elegant and rarified and expensive. It would seem that these things don’t mix. And yet, today Viktor & Rolf put out a couture collection featuring voluminous tulle ballgowns plastered with memes. Trust me, there’s a dress to fit your every…

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Browsing: How to Feel Cool in the New Year

Who doesn’t want to be a little cooler in the new year? If one of your resolutions involved staying ahead of the curve, you’re in luck. These four new and under-the-radar labels will help you get there (and look good in the process). Image CreditThe New York Times Active Wear for Reformed Club Rats Adam…

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No Regrets: Book Party Anxiety, Writ Large

To usher in the new year, PEN America invited writers last week to raise a glass to their favorite books of 2018. It’s was a classic writers’ party, full of insecurity and awkward moments, but on a grander scale. Rather than drawing people to a cramped East Village walk-up, it was held at Sean Kelly,…

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Field Notes: Manicure Not Enough? Plump Your Hands

As a jewelry store owner, Marisa Perry spends most of her days trying on engagement rings and wedding bands, and so she is hyperaware of how her hands look. She first tried fillers in 2016 to give her hands a more youthful look. “My hands were much less attractive because of all the wrinkles,” said…

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5 Jewelry Trends That Are In for 2019… and 4 That Are Out

Clothing trends usually have well-defined shelf life. What may be the It-Sneaker of the season could be all over your feed one day, but six months later the hype is sure to die down. Jewelry trends, on the other hand, can be a bit are harder to spot. So in the Marie Kondo spirit, we…

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On the Fringe

PARIS — Tassels have held some serious sway at couture this season. Take the Armani Privé runway show, where — beyond a blue- and red-fringed evening midi skirt and a bustier gown with matching gloves that trailed long shimmering threads — cloche caps with beaded tassels were on top of most models’ heads. Or at…

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