58 of the Best Outfits from London Fashion Week Fall 2019

The designers at London Fashion Week never shy away from the drama, and we are here for it. Take, for example, Molly Goddard who presented hot pink ballgowns made from over 300 feet of tulle. Or Halpern’s technicolor runway that had so many amazing hues it made us dizzy. Christopher Kane gave us ’80s prom…

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The Kings of the Dollar Slice Build a Better Pizza

It’s hard to nail down the most improbable thing about Upside Pizza, a new slice joint a few blocks from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Is it that the cooks make fresh mozzarella in the basement every morning, and that the mozzarella is just one of four cheeses on the plain pie? Is it that…

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‘Insult to China’: A Model’s Freckles Spark an Online Storm

HONG KONG — Jing Wen, 25, has modeled for Chanel and Prada and appeared on the cover of Vogue in China and Italy. But on Chinese social media, images of her freckled face have provoked a storm of outrage and abuse, spreading under the hashtag “Insult to China.” The model, known in China by her…

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ELLE Editorial: Lady of the Hills

Hollywood’s iconic stahl house provides a dramatic backdrop to charming botanical and painterly prints. Jumpsuit, Stella McCartney, $1,235. Sunglasses, Miu Miu, $410. Necklace, Tiffany & Co., $10,000. Bracelet (throughout), Marni, $350. Ring, Janis Savitt, $315. Rings, both, Pomellato, $7,100–$12,100 each. Handbag, pumps, $995, all, Calvin Klein 205W39NYC Photographed by Zoey Grossman; Styled by Natasha Royt…

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Is This the Real Life? Is This Just Fantasy?

LONDON — In the British capital, it is the calm before the storm. The country’s scheduled departure from the European Union — Brexit — is mere weeks away, although no deal has been reached. And so little is clear about what will become of Britain in the wake of its decision to “Leave” that many…

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Restaurant Review: Serving All the Food Nouvelle Cuisine Couldn’t Kill

The great Midtown shrines to French cuisine were mourned one by one as they went, often at length and in print. At the same time, another style of French restaurant was dying off, but generally without benefit of a full obituary. This was the small, discreet bistro with forehead-height curtains in the windows, Piaf on…

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34 of Karl Lagerfeld’s Most Memorable Chanel Fashion Show Moments

Through out his more than 35 years at the helm of Chanel, creative director Karl Lagerfeld put together some of the the most legendary fashion shows the industry has ever seen. He staged protests in support of women’s rights, brought the fashion set to Cuba, recreated ocean-front views complete with lifeguards and sandy beaches, and…

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