Jacob Gallagher, Wall Street Journal

Jacob Gallagher

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Past articles by Jacob:

‘Quiet Luxury’ Finds a Loud Debate

The stealth-wealth fashion trend that propelled $1,500 sweaters and cashmere ballcaps meets some fatigue among buyers. → Read More

The Going-Out Top. For Men.

Sheer shoulders, backless blouses and diaphanous négligée fabrics. Welcome to the era of the he-halter. → Read More

In Men’s Watches, the Last Frontier: Ladies’ Watches

As worn by Bad Bunny, the Weeknd and Timothée Chalamet, watches designed for women are a new fad in menswear. → Read More

In ‘Succession’ Star Lukas Matsson, Villain Style Takes a Hike

Swedish anoraks, hiking trousers and the odd gold-velvet jacket: the hidden meanings in “Succession” tech-bro style. → Read More

At the PGA Championship, Golf’s Forbidden Fruit: The Hoodie

Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood and others embraced hoodies on the course, calling into question the future of golf’s dress code. → Read More

Ye’s Adidas Breakup Scrambles the Sneaker Resale Market

A frenzy for Mr. West’s designs after Adidas pledged to end Yeezy production has some models selling for $50 to $100 more. → Read More

Your Rolex Suddenly Might Be Worth Less Than You Think

Resale prices of pre-owned collectible watches are declining, dealers say, even as the primary market remains hot. → Read More

Can J.Crew’s CEO Get Men Excited About Khakis?

Libby Wadle wants to yank the brand out of its gingham-and-chinos rut. A lively new collection is part of her plan. → Read More

The Surprising Shoe That Is Overtaking Sneakers

In the minds of designers, anyway: Inside the rise of the slip-on, slipper-adjacent mule—from weekend-only to work-approved. → Read More

Sun Valley Reveals a New Billionaire Dress Code

Barry Diller in Day-Glo Dior? The Allen & Co. summit known for behind-the-scenes deals may have entered its look-at-me moment. → Read More

How an 8-Year-Old L.A. Brand Broke Into American Fashion Royalty

Amiri, a luxury brand once known for thrashed skinny jeans, is opening up stores worldwide as it heads toward more than $300 million in annual sales. → Read More

Dressing Rich, No Subtlety Required

Designers in Paris are chasing a new breed of men’s fashion aficionado: the 30-something crypto baron. → Read More

At Louis Vuitton, a First Show Without Virgil Abloh’s Touch

Abloh, who died last year at the age of 41, has yet to be replaced. → Read More

Why Even Fashion Labels Are Shopping Their Closets

Is the skinny suit on its way back in? Everything old was new again at Milan men’s fashion week. → Read More

Harry Styles to Design for Gucci in Bid for Gen Z Luxury Consumers

The pop star is creating youthful clothing and accessories for the Italian brand—and the mood is pure ’70s rock → Read More

Return-to-Office Style, Brought to You By ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’

According to menswear’s most influential trade show, the Dicky Greenleaf look is back. → Read More

How Sky High Farm Went From Broccoli Crops to Balenciaga Collabs

The nonprofit farm in upstate New York, founded by artist Dan Colen, is striking out into the luxury clothing business. Will the demand for do-gooder merch extend to $746 sweaters? → Read More

Shorts in the Office: Is Now Their Time?

Once-settled etiquette questions are open again, thanks to a return-to-office summer with fewer style rules and more casual norms. → Read More

Johnny Depp Fans Buy Dior Cologne to Show Support

Dior’s Sauvage fragrance is in some retailers’ top slots. A Depp spokesman praised the French luxury house as “steadfast and unwavering in its support”. → Read More

Can Adidas Be Luxury? Balenciaga and Gucci Say Yes

The athletic giant was a surprising guest star on spring runways, offering high-end versions of its sportswear that included fur and tweed → Read More