Vanessa Friedman, The New York Times

Vanessa Friedman

The New York Times

Lathrop, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Vanessa:

Marc Jacobs and the Monumental Dream of New York

Fashion week ended with a designer who thinks big. Finally. → Read More

What Makes Sustainable Fashion?

It’s not just about the yarn. Ideas from Gabriela Hearst, Coach and Rodarte. → Read More

Party People and Twisted Sisters

These days, down is up and left is right. Proenza Schouler gets it. Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera not so much. → Read More

The Oscars Red Carpet: Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About

When it came to fashion, it was old Hollywood vs. new. Guess who won. → Read More

What to Watch on the Oscars Red Carpet

At 6 p.m., on ABC, the carpet watching begins. Here is what to look for. → Read More

The Politics of Dress at the State of the Union

Congresswomen in white. Melania Trump in Dolce & Gabbana. Can anyone opt out of fashion messaging any more? → Read More

Miuccia Prada Will Be Getting Sensitivity Training

It’s part of a settlement the company reached with the New York City Commission on Human Rights to address recent racist incidents. Dior and Gucci are next. → Read More

It’s Almost Fashion Month! Here’s What to Know

Who’s showing, who’s not, and what matters. → Read More

J. Lo and the Power of 50

At the Super Bowl, she proved “dress your age” has no meaning any more. → Read More

The Scent of Bernie Sanders

Using the clichés of perfume (and humor) to remind voters of just who supports whom. → Read More

Billie Eilish Didn’t Just Win Five Grammys

She won the red carpet too. → Read More

What to Watch on the 2020 Grammys Red Carpet

What can we expect tonight? → Read More

Gaultier’s Great Goodbye

After 50 years, the designer held his last show, and it was a doozy. → Read More

If Women Ruled the World, What Would They Wear?

From the goddess to the governess at Dior and Chanel, and beyond at Iris Van Herpen. At the couture shows this week in Paris, fashion designers begin to address reality. → Read More

The Real Fashion Trend of Glenda Bailey’s Bazaar

Make no mistake: The departing editor actually changed glossy magazines as we knew them. But to what end? → Read More

This Golden Globes Red Carpet Was Not Harvey Weinstein’s Red Carpet

The 2020s may be the decade when awards show fashion finally breaks free. → Read More

In Praise of One Woman’s Love Affair With Fashion

At an exhibition of Sandy Schreier’s fashion collection at the Costume Institute, it’s the pieces by little-known designers that linger in the imagination. → Read More

Nancy Pelosi Went Dark for the House Debates. Her Pin Shined.

As she opened the impeachment debate in the House of Representatives, her black suit and shining brooch made a statement. → Read More

Remembering Fashion’s Greatest Love Story at Isabel Toledo’s Memorial

New York’s creative community pays homage to the Cuban-American designer, and its own “Yoko and John.” → Read More

Nancy Pelosi and the Persistent White Pantsuit

Almost every time history is being made, there it is. It’s not a suit anymore. It’s a symbol. → Read More