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Walter Van Beirendonck on Antwerp

Walter Van Beirendonck on Antwerp

The avant-garde fashion designer takes us around the city where he has remained weird and subversive for 30 years.

Anabela Chan’s Gilded Exoskeletons

Anabela Chan’s Gilded Exoskeletons

The architect-turned-jewelry designer is subverting convention with ingenuity, precision, and a cache of insect carcasses.

Assembling a Permanent Collection

Assembling a Permanent Collection

Two curators, both with rigorous academic backgrounds, apply their acumen to a new fashion and lifestyle brand. 

Excess Granted

Excess Granted

From embellishments and ruffles to sky-high platforms, these accessories are a proclamation of maximalism. 

When Japanese Fashion Took Paris

When Japanese Fashion Took Paris

Nearly three decades after the fashion capital welcomed an influx of Japanese designers, a new show at the Denver Art Museum examines their impact.

How It's Made: Ghurka

How It's Made: Ghurka

Artisans at the American leather goods label have been working out of the same Connecticut factory since 1975, and their time-tested techniques haven't changed much either. 

September Booklist: Flying Colors

September Booklist: Flying Colors

From the rich hues of Dior's cosmetics line to the garish patterns of one piece of classic tourist garb, our selections this month take us across decades and around the globe.