11 bag brands leading the affordable luxury revolution

When Beyoncé tells you she’s banishing her Birkin bags to storage, you listen. “That Telfar bag brought in, Birkins, the shits in storage,” she repeats on “Summer Renaissance,” the latest song from her dance album. Renaissance (2022). The Hermès Birkin, notoriously hard to come by and one of the most expensive bags in the world, … Read more

Diarrha N’Diaye-Mbaye for Her Clean Beauty brand Ami Colé

Do you think beauty trends or aesthetics are overshadowing progress in the industry? It’s a very nuanced and layered conversation because it’s hard to think about what I enjoyed and absorbed culturally growing up. Whether it’s MTV, the J.Crew catalog in the Jenna Lyons era, or the Delia catalog, you’ve seen these fun, carefree girls … Read more

Fashion editors, stylists and buyers weigh in on NYFW trends

Number of Fashion Weeks attended: Looking back at my Instagram it looks like my first fashion show was BCBGMAXAZRIA in Fall 2014, so you do the math! This was when NYFW was held in tents at Lincoln Center. I had interned for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week the year before and worked as an usher at the … Read more