The Debrief: Is This the Beginning of the End for Leather?

The Debrief: Is This the Beginning of the End for Leather?

Follow The Debrief wherever you listen to podcasts. Background: After years of experimentation and development, handbags, shoes and coats made of mycelium leather — created from the roots of mushrooms — are hitting the shelves from names like Stella McCartney, Balenciaga and Hermès. It’s a test of whether mycelium leather will make it into the … Read more

A Saloon for the Downtown Fashion Set

A Saloon for the Downtown Fashion Set

Evan Mock, the 25-year-old skateboarder, “Gossip Girl” actor and Calvin Klein model, was cast in amber light, leaning up against a pine wall at the River, a new bar on Bayard Street in Manhattan’s Chinatown. He was chatting with two of the bar’s owners: Aaron Aujla, 36, and Benjamin Bloomstein, 34, the men behind Green … Read more

From China to India, Asia braces for EU plan to kill fast fashion

From China to India, Asia braces for EU plan to kill fast fashion

BENGALURU/HONG KONG/HO CHI MINH CITY — European regulators have declared war on “fast fashion,” forcing a rethink of the throwaway culture that has dominated the 21st-century clothing industry and promising to rejigger sartorial supply chains that reach deep into Asia . Proposed rules from the European Union would force companies to overhaul their clothing designs … Read more

Nicole McLaughlin’s Designs Are No Joke

Nicole McLaughlin's Designs Are No Joke

Nicole McLaughlin, a conceptual artist focused on sustainability, loves coming up with names for her creations. A beanie made from jeans is a “jeanie.” Shoes constructed from sushi are “shoeshi.” A bra whose cups are two bagels, a “bragel.” Though her projects may be more tongue-in-cheek than others in the world of environmentally conscious design, … Read more

The Best Women’s Shorts for Summer That Aren’t Jorts

The Best Women's Shorts for Summer That Aren't Jorts

Fashion Friend is a nonjudgmental, politely honest shopping-advice column. Send us your hyperspecific questions on Instagram and we’ll crowdsource answers from people with great taste. Animation: The Cut For such a small amount of fabric, shorts can pose a lot of sartorial problems. Are they too short to wear to work? Too long to wear … Read more

Karlie Kloss is effortlessly chic in tan high-waisted pants and black top during stroll in NYC

Salma Hayek is joined by husband François and their daughters at the Balenciaga show in Paris

Karlie Kloss is effortlessly chic in tan high-waisted pants and fitted black top during stroll in NYC By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com Published: 03:05 EDT, 9 June 2022 | Updated: 13:30 EDT, 9 June 2022 She has been a fixture on catwalks around the world since 2008. But on Wednesday Karlie Kloss cut a sleek … Read more

Katie Holmes Wears Menswear-Inspired Outfit With Summer-Worthy Tote and Retro Sneakers in NYC

Katie Holmes Wears Menswear-Inspired Outfit With Summer-Worthy Tote and Retro Sneakers in NYC

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Footwear News may receive an affiliate commission. Katie Holmes proved her penchant for effortlessly eclectic style while in New York City this week. More from Footwear News The “Dawson’s Creek” star was spotted strolling in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, wearing … Read more