candidness, a hint of self-deprecation seeping through. "I'm lucky because what was essentially my hobby became my job. Some people have their jobs but have other hobbies like fishing, therefore the magazines they read on the toilet are fishing magazines. The magazines I read on the toilet...

We can't remember the last time Comme des Garçons had a sale. Oh right, they haven't. Not like this anyway. Beginning May 6, set against the awe-inspiring facade of the Croatian Church, Comme will hold its first New York Market Market, a "shopping festival" with a selection of clothing and...

If, environmentally speaking, plastic has a half-life of forever, why not fashion it into an Yves Saint Laurent handbag? It seems so obvious now. Behold the Muse Two Artisanal Recycled bag, made by the impoverished yet industrious women of Burkina Faso, a small central African country, with...

what:Zero + Maria Cornejo & Repetto Sample Sale when:Wed, April 27 (11 am - 7 pm) & Thu, April 28 (11 am - 5 pm) where:84 Wooster Street (between Spring & Broome), 6th floor

8 is having a Memorial Day sale with discounts of up to 35%. While that may not sound like much, doesn't in-season merch sound a lot better? As in, thisseason. Not archival. Women's and men's. From Adam Kimmel to Zero, including some of our personal faves like Maison Martin Martin, Henrik...

How else do you explain a sample sale spread over nine days? Still, a sale is very tempting, particularly Jil Sander, and particularly 70-80% off, so this one gets an enthusiastic endorsement from us... what:Jil Sander Sample Sale what exactly: Previous seasons, ready-to-wear &...

Checkout code for men's: BLACKFRIDAY2011 and for women's: HAPPYBLACKFRIDAY - Friday through Monday at midnight (UK time) only Aloha Rag NY - 30% off select women's and men's, including Adam Kimmel, Balmain, Band of Outsiders, Carven, Comme des Garçons, Jil Sander, Lanvin, Thakoon, YSL -...

Should the sight of Prada's ad campaign in every fashion magazine not be enough for you this fall, Steven Meisel has started shooting videos to accompany his seasonal photographs. And it is fun to see the models try their hand at acting and hear their still-girlish voices (the...

As a kid I was a bit of a loner and spent time by myself reading books, fashion magazines and thinking critically about art and anthropology. My mom introduced me to philosophy texts as a kid. I studied literature and ended up doing my graduate thesis on James Turrell, who once said, "Light...

And, of course, a kick-ass sample sale. That's where Opening Ceremony comes in. The spunky little retailer-that-could is offering deep discounts on its stock of (in alpha order): ACNE, Alexander Wang, Band of Outsiders, Cacharel, Jeremy Scott, Patrik Ervell, Proenza Schouler, Rachel Comey,...

 

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