Vanessa Friedman, The New York Times

Vanessa Friedman

The New York Times

Lathrop, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Vanessa:

What Are Men Wearing Now?

A reader looking to update their wardrobe wonders where to begin. → Read More

Ripley’s Denies Any Damage to Marilyn Monroe Dress

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! said the garment was already fraying before Kim Kardashian wore it to the Met Gala. And everything else you need to know about the continuing drama. → Read More

The Meaning of Britney Spears’s Versace Wedding Dress?

The singer wore the Italian brand for her wedding to Sam Asghari, culminating a longstanding fashion relationship. → Read More

What Are the Best No-Show Socks?

A reader asks for help finding a pair that won’t slip. → Read More

As the royals emerge on the Buckingham Palace balcony, it’s the ultimate photo op.

Elizabeth II was flanked by other members of the royal family, like a summer bouquet in many shades of blue, white and red. → Read More

How to Update Your Work Outfits for the Office

A reader asks for advice on revising their work wardrobe. → Read More

John Fetterman and the Remaking of Political Image

The Pennsylvania Democratic candidate for Senate has upended the electability dress code. How will he influence the general election? → Read More

Shannon Abloh Steps Up

The widow of Virgil Abloh will assume control of the designer’s company with plans to continue his initiatives and legacy. → Read More

I’m Moving, Do I Need a Wardrobe Makeover?

A reader, leaving New York for Los Angeles, seeks advice on dressing for a new scene. → Read More

Are There Any Alternative Prom Dresses?

A reader asks for help finding her daughter the right frock for the night. → Read More

Should I Dress for Vacation Like a Travel Influencer?

A reader wonders whether comfort or fashion should come first. → Read More

How Do I Reboot My Closet?

A reader seeks advice on updating a wardrobe for a new job search. → Read More

Can Men Wear Leggings, Too?

A cyclist wonders whether his stretchy sporting gear could have a place in his everyday wardrobe. → Read More

Are There Any Limits to Leggings Any More?

A reader wonders if it’s time to accept stretchy pants as a fashion staple. → Read More

Should I Keep My Jean Jackets?

A reader wonders whether she has outgrown denim outerwear. → Read More

What’s the Best Raincoat for April Showers in the City?

A reader seeks guidance in finding a stylish jacket for inclement spring weather. → Read More

The U.S. and the E.U., aiming to punish oligarchs, ban luxury exports to Russia.

The move will prevent any shipments of high-end watches, cars, apparel, alcohol and jewelry from reaching the country. → Read More

What Do I Do With All My Old Ties?

A reader asks for advice on relinquishing, or repurposing, unworn neckwear. → Read More

Can I Still Wear Army Green?

A reader wonders if it’s time to retire a beloved pair of cargo pants. → Read More

Can I Still Wear Low-Rise Jeans?

A reader wants to know whether she has matured past a trend that is back in style. → Read More