Vanessa Friedman, The New York Times

Vanessa Friedman

The New York Times

Lathrop, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Vanessa:

Why Are Clothing Sizes So Confusing?

A reader puzzled by seemingly inflated sizes seeks an explanation. → Read More

Fashion Is Not Only for the Young and Skinny

Consider Missoni, Tod’s and even Emporio Armani. Time for designers to get with the program. → Read More

Jeremy Scott Is Planning to Make Movies

The Moschino designer has plans on another art form — and lots of thoughts about fashion shows and vintage clothes. → Read More

Valentino Wants Everyone to Get Vaxxed — and Cloned

How an upstart label joined forces with the Italian luxury brand to create some very of-the-moment sweats. → Read More

Can I Still Dress All in Black?

A reader asks for guidance on their achromatic wardrobe. → Read More

The Met Gala Returns With a Star-Spangled, Star-Studded Event

The Costume Institute’s biggest night of the year drew a youthful crowd with an American theme. → Read More

The Mystery of That Basquiat Painting — and Its Tiffany Blue

Ghosts of the artist’s past debate the connection to any brand. → Read More

What Should I Wear This Fall?

A reader asks for clarity on what seems to be a smorgasbord of casual trends. → Read More

Does Back to School Mean a Jacket and Slacks?

A reader wonders how to dress at medical school. → Read More

Do I Still Have to Take My Hat Off for Dinner?

A reader asks whether hat etiquette has changed, and for advice on avoiding hat hair. → Read More

Did You See What the Liberian Olympic Team Is Wearing?

You might have missed it, but look again. They want to change the Olympic fashion game. → Read More

Phoebe Philo Is Returning to Fashion With Her Own Brand

The patron saint of designing for the female gaze is back. → Read More

The Imperial Editor Goes the Way of the Dodo

Business and culture have conspired to kill off a passé persona. → Read More

What Can I Wear So I Don’t Freeze in Air-Conditioned Places?

A bit of advice for everyone stepping out this summer. → Read More

Telfar Clemens Is Designing Liberia’s Olympic Uniforms

They are something to see. And are yet another way this year’s Games are going to be different. → Read More

The Life and Death of Your Jeans

A new book enters that category known as “fashion horror stories.” Something to consider before you shop. → Read More

I Want to Invest in My Wardrobe. Help!

A reader wonders what they can buy that lasts. → Read More

A Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Splits the Gucci Family

One of Guccio Gucci’s great-granddaughters went public with alleged wrongdoing, and now her younger sister is involved too. → Read More

How Should I Dress for Work Now?

A reader wonders how to update her job uniform after a year of sweatpants and Zoom shirts. → Read More

Former Brooks Brothers minority shareholder sues, claiming ‘bad faith.’

The lawsuit claims that the former Brooks Brothers owners “put their own financial interests ahead of those of the company.” → Read More