• Made famous by artist Frida Kahlo (and more recently by musician Lila Downs), the rebozo is now getting an exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum opening Friday.

    Juanita Esquivel-Masahua sporting a rebozo tied in indigenous fashion (left) and Frida Kahlo (right) in 1937, in a series for Vogue.
    LAST UPDATE : Jun 09, 2014, 7:53 AM EDT
  • Looks from Giulietta Resort 2015.

    Fashion designer Sofia Sizzi has a self-described “fixation” on 1960s movies and cinematography, the spirit of which her label

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 05, 2014, 7:58 AM EDT
  • Thomas Tait's Fall/Winter 2014 collection.

    The winner of the inaugural LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize was named May 28 in Paris, and he is Montreal-born, London-based Thomas Tait.

    LAST UPDATE : May 29, 2014, 7:58 AM EDT
  • Right: Costume by Yannis Kokkos for Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, opera by Verdi directed by Antoine Vitez, Palais Garnier, 1987; Left : Costume by Thierry Mugler for Hecate in Macbeth Tragedy, directed by Jean-Pierre Vincent, Avignon Festival.

    To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, the Centre national du costume de scène et de la scénographie in Moulins, France, is organizing an exhibition of more than one hundred costumes from performances of his plays over the last century.

    LAST UPDATE : May 27, 2014, 7:48 AM EDT
  • The atmosphere at MAD's 1920s-inspired "Bring Back the Ball" gala.

    The Roaring Twenties were in full swing on May 19 in the Upper East Side as the art and fashion set celebrated the Museum of Arts and Design’s “Bring Back the Ball” gala.

    LAST UPDATE : May 22, 2014, 7:51 AM EDT
  • Paz Vega and Nicole Kidman attend the premiere of "Grace of Monaco" at the 67th Cannes Film Festival on May 14.

    International film stars turned out in full force, donning gowns ranging from floaty and flirty to monochrome and avant-garde, many also dripping in shiny baubles from high-end jewelers as usual.

    LAST UPDATE : May 19, 2014, 7:57 AM EDT
  • The Clover Leaf ball gown (left) and Butterfly ball gown by Charles James.

    Clearly, the true genius of the couturier Charles James (1906–1978) was in architecture and pattern-making — and his ability to transform oddly-shaped pieces of flat fabric into fanciful, voluminous dresses.

    LAST UPDATE : May 14, 2014, 7:56 AM EDT
  • Victoria Beckham at the ArtScience Museum.

    A painting by Julian Schnabel that she has owned for “a long time” inspired Victoria Beckham’s latest pre-Fall collection that she unveiled in Singapore at the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands on May 10.

    LAST UPDATE : May 13, 2014, 7:54 AM EDT