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Chanel’s Métiers d’Art 2022/23 Show Makes History in Senegal

The French maison’s inaugural runway show in Africa spotlights the rare talents of its specialist

Business of Design
Absurdly High Spenders are Driving Luxury Fashion’s Pandemic Rebound

Brands in turn are shelling out for private stores and super exclusive experiences to keep their...

Has Beauty’s Sustainable Packaging Revolution Arrived?

A new wave of beauty brands is embracing compostable packaging and refillable bottles in an effort...

Unpacking the Chanel Advent Calendar Controversy

The internet is roasting Chanel after a TikTok influencer calls out the French maison for selling...

Chanel Turns the Page at Paris Couture Week

Virginie Viard, the label’s new creative director, presented her Fall 2019 couture collection,...

The Serpentine Galleries Summer Party Attracts an A-List Crowd

The Serpentine Galleries recently hosted their Summer Party, the gallery's annual fundraiser,...

Surface Shops
Stylish, Quick-Pick Gifts For The Fashion-Conscious Woman

From an Alexander McQueen wallet to a Barbie coffee table book, here are nine winning luxury gift...

Watch Wednesday
Watch Wednesday: Chanel J12

The bold future of Chanel’s legendary J12

In Remembrance
In Remembrance: Karl Lagerfeld

Watch Wednesday: Patek Philippe Twenty-4 Automatic

Unlike the original Twenty-4, which was housed in a manchette style, the new automatic models—aka

Watch Wednesday: Gucci G-Timeless 38 mm GG Hologram

Beyond its technical attributes—including a sapphire crystal with antireflective coating and...

Watch Wednesday: Chanel Boy.Friend Skeleton

The Chanel Boy.Friend Skeleton offers a 21st-century vision of unisex styling sure to enthrall men...

Watch Wednesday: Chanel Code Coco

With runway references and an emphasis on crafting in-house movements, Chanel fuses high fashion...

Glass-and-Resin Jewelry Brings Clarity to Spring Style

Chanel, Balenciaga, Altuzarra, and more give new meaning to transparent fashion.

Watch Wednesday
Watch Wednesday: The Chanel Code Coco

With runway references and an emphasis on crafting in-house movements, Chanel fuses high fashion...

9 Holiday Party Outfit Ideas

We rounded up a few key ingredients (for him and for her) that’ll work for this month’s...

Studio Visit
Callidus Guild Fuses Art, Architecture, and Fashion

Building on her early work of custom wall coverings for some of the world’s greatest fashion...

The Best Collections at Paris’s Couture Shows

From Valentino’s sacred ensembles to Margiela’s deconstructed garments, here’s a closer look...

The Death of Retail As We Know It Is Upon Us

Surface Media’s CEO on why brick-and-mortar shops need to dramatically rethink their ways—or...

Transparency and Faking It

Surface Media’s CEO offers his take on a current buzzword, idea, or trend.

Design Dispatch: May 3, 2017

Our daily take on the world through the lens of design.

How It’s Made
Chanel’s Show of Hands

The artisans at Paris’s most revered fashion house produce its haute couture collections one...

Block Party

Box-shaped bags and sculptural heels stack up to be fall's most artful accessories.