How Matthieu Blazy Transformed Bottega Veneta

For years, Matthieu Blazy was a fashion ghost: a specter whispered about but rarely seen. “The most famous designer you’ve never heard of,” New York magazine crowed in 2014. At only 30, he was said to be the man behind the renaissance of Margiela couture, after the brand’s founding designer left the house. A few … Read more

Lawmakers Give New Senate Dress Code a Dressing Down

Some senators worry that more casual dress might breed disrespect for Congress. Others argue that the harshest critics have already debased the institution, even in business attire. Senator J.D. Vance of Ohio has accused President Biden of trying to inundate the heartland with fentanyl to “punish people who didn’t vote for him.” He has eagerly … Read more

New Red Order: Artists With a Call to ‘Give It Back’

As a boy in Ketchikan, Alaska, Jackson Polys would help his father, the prominent Tlingit artist Nathan Jackson, carve totem poles behind rope stanchions while boatloads of tourists watched. They would travel together to World’s Fairs where he would watch his father display his skill. In 1964, before Polys was born, Jackson worked the World’s … Read more

The Burberry Blues

For his second show, Daniel Lee focuses on life in the trenches. A few days before Daniel Lee’s sophomore outing for Burberry, something unexpected happened in the Bond Street subway station. The signs turned blue — Burberry blue, the new very-bright blue that Mr. Lee has decided to make synonymous with his brand — and, … Read more

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