fashion

Stacey Abrams’s sea-blue dress matters. Here’s why.

Appearance is political — and sometimes discussing it is necessary

Don’t know what to dress up as this Halloween? Try our emotional labor or gender-reveal costumes.

Start a conversation with these nine ideas

Why do we keep talking about Melania Trump’s fashion choices?

The first lady’s outfits continue to set off commentary

The fraught history behind Melania Trump’s white helmet

Pith helmets have long been seen as a symbol of colonialism

We need more fashion designers who truly respect women

Here are a few fashion houses offering a beacon for female customers

I went shopping with the woman trying to revolutionize lingerie. Here’s what I learned about myself.

Cora Harrington is a woman on a mission

Flowers, patterns, playful sleeves: Carolina Herrera’s new collection is over-the-top cutesy

The craftsmanship and colors are strong, but the clothes are unnecessarily sweet

Designer Claudia Li challenges the ‘singular vision’ of Asian beauty by featuring all-Asian runway cast

Her shows sheds light on how diverse Asian women are as a community

Designer delivers a powerful message on the fashion runway

Kerby Jean-Raymond’s designs draw from black cultural life

The true story behind the bra-burning protests of the Miss America pageant in 1968

‘It felt very joyous and free’