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    The Businessman Behind Cool British Fashion Brands

    The Businessman Behind Cool British Fashion Brands


    Peter Dubens, the co-founder and managing partner of Oakley Capital Private Equity, is the investor behind Alexa Chung’s fashion...

    Peter Dubens, co-founder of Oakley Capital, has financed both Alexa Chung and Bella Freud.
    As Alexandra Shulman Departs, Who’s Next at British Vogue?

    As Alexandra Shulman Departs, Who’s Next at British Vogue?


    British Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Alexandra Shulman, at a celebration for the book, “Vogue: Voice of a Century” in...

    The contenders to replace Ms. Shulman, the magazine’s editor in chief for 25 years, include her deputy, the founder of Net-a-Porter and a Financial Times editor.
    Watchmakers Look to Women in the Middle East

    Watchmakers Look to Women in the Middle East


    Luc Rochereau, regional brand director for the Middle East, India and North Africa at IWC Schaffhausen, displays watches to a female client in the brand’s boutique at the Dubai...

    Many top horlogers are designing wares to take advantage of the region’s appetite for elegantly adorned, exclusive timepieces.
    The ‘Happy Tandem’ Behind DeWitt Timepieces

    The ‘Happy Tandem’ Behind DeWitt Timepieces


    Viviane and Jérôme de Witt in their first DeWitt watch boutique, at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues in...

    As chief executive, Viviane de Witt brings business discipline to the artistry of her watchmaker husband.
    In Dubai, a Lover of Fine Watches Gathers Friends

    In Dubai, a Lover of Fine Watches Gathers Friends


    Adel Al Rahmani, the founder of the Dubai Watch Club, says he is more interested in the mechanics of watches than in their...

    Adel Al Rahmani’s interest in timepieces led him to start a club for the similarly dazzled.
    A Parmigiani Fleurier for Every Occasion

    A Parmigiani Fleurier for Every Occasion


    Omar Hussein wearing the Tonda Hémisphères he got to celebrate the birth of his daughter in...

    Omar Hussein’s first watch was a Swatch. Now, the Dubai entrepreneur favors Parmigiani watches and has three of them to note life events.
    Maximum Sparkle, With No Apologies

    Maximum Sparkle, With No Apologies


    The Piccadilly Renaissance Diamond Heart, with a total 5.56 carats of diamonds, by Backes &...

    The British watchmaker Backes & Strauss has remained steadfast in its style, surrounding time with diamonds.
    Inside the New Saint Laurent

    Inside the New Saint Laurent


    As Anthony Vaccarello assumes the storied mantle at the French house, the past is never...

    As Anthony Vaccarello assumes the storied mantle at the French house, the past is never far.
    Where to Spot the London Fashion Flock

    Where to Spot the London Fashion Flock


    Juan Santa Cruz at his restaurant Casa Cruz in London. Mr. Santa Cruz attributes part of his restaurants’ popularity to his discretion — photographers aren’t allowed inside and employees sign nondisclosure...

    A restaurant by a former financier has become a hot spot for celebrities and fashion notables.
    The Look: Japanese Street Style: Woodblock Patterns, Colors and Pink Hair

    The Look: Japanese Street Style: Woodblock Patterns, Colors and Pink Hair


    A young man in Kyoto. “I approached him because of his style, and it’s rare to see a Japanese dandy,” the photographer wrote. “I posed him and he touched his hat, which I loved. He looked like a...

    Mark Hartman, a photographer and director from Brooklyn, recently spent three weeks in Japan, chasing a lifelong fascination with the country’s culture.
    How Kevin Durant Became Silicon Valley’s Hottest Start-up

    How Kevin Durant Became Silicon Valley’s Hottest Start-up


    Kevin Durant at his home in Oakland, where he feels comfortable in the Silicon Valley-approved...

    After a turbulent summer, the N.B.A.’s newest “villain” is finding peace and building an empire among the Bay Area’s techies.
    Future Tense: The Culture of Nastiness

    Future Tense: The Culture of Nastiness


    Mean tweets. Vicious taunts. Crude TV. An uncivil war is raging in this country, and before you blame ... you know ... That Guy, take a look in the...

    Mean tweets. Vicious taunts. Crude TV. An uncivil war is raging in this country, and before you blame ... you know ... That Guy, take a look in the mirror.

    Party Coverage: Scene City: Winter at the Waldorf


    Recent events included the Viennese Opera Ball, a gala for the Human Rights Campaign and the Black & White Panda...

    Recent events included the Viennese Opera Ball, a gala for the Human Rights Campaign and the Black & White Panda Ball
    Party Coverage: Scene City: Winter at the Waldorf

    Party Coverage: Scene City: Winter at the Waldorf


    Recent events included the Viennese Opera Ball, a gala for the Human Rights Campaign, and the Black & White Panda...

    Recent events included the Viennese Opera Ball, a gala for the Human Rights Campaign, and the Black & White Panda Ball
    Red Carpet Watch: Nicole Kidman

    Red Carpet Watch: Nicole Kidman


    The actress, nominated for an Academy Award for her role in “Lion,” is known for making bold sartorial...

    The actress, nominated for an Academy Award for her role in “Lion,” is known for making bold sartorial choices.
    Encounters: Seeing Fashion Week from the First Row

    Encounters: Seeing Fashion Week from the First Row


    Laura Brown, the editor in chief of InStyle magazine, at the Proenza Schouler show on...

    InStyle’s Laura Brown has long been a fashion-world favorite. Now she has the power to go with it.
    The Faces of New York Fashion Week

    The Faces of New York Fashion Week


    The illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers draws the models, designers, buyers, bloggers — and looks — at the fall/winter 2017...

    The illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers draws the models, designers, buyers, bloggers — and looks — at the fall/winter 2017 collections.

    Trendspotting: Living Large


    At the top of New York Fashion Week, jackets are big. Conventional fit seems an outmoded...

    At the top of New York Fashion Week, jackets are big. Conventional fit seems an outmoded concept.
    Ten Looks That Defined Yves Saint Laurent

    Ten Looks That Defined Yves Saint Laurent


    A Chicago crocodile-embossed leather jacket from the Yves Saint Laurent for Christian Dior fall/winter 1960 haute couture...

    The label revolutionized 20th-century fashion.
    Marc Jacobs Takes It to the Streets

    Marc Jacobs Takes It to the Streets


    A photo diary of the fall/winter 2017 collection that was presented in New York on...

    A photo diary of the fall/winter 2017 collection that was presented in New York on Thursday.
    American Originals in Fashion on Display

    American Originals in Fashion on Display


    Mylar dresses by Wendy Ponca. From the “Native Fashion Now” exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in New...

    In a political climate that can be hostile to marginalized groups, an exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian is timely.
    Dressing First Ladies, but Not ‘Power Dressing’

    Dressing First Ladies, but Not ‘Power Dressing’


    Roksanda Ilincic at her studio in East London. Her line offers an alternate to more conventional ideas about how powerful women should...

    As London Fashion Week begins, Roksanda Ilincic reflects on the style that has drawn Samantha Cameron, Michelle Obama and most recently Melania Trump.
    Modern Love: Opening the Heart’s Floodgates, With a Paw

    Modern Love: Opening the Heart’s Floodgates, With a Paw


    An animal shelter volunteer has a dim view of her fellow man, until she starts playing matchmaker for dogs and...

    An animal shelter volunteer has a dim view of her fellow man, until she starts playing matchmaker for dogs and people.
    Social Q’s: Family Planning ... for Your Phones

    Social Q’s: Family Planning ... for Your Phones


    Also, a 13-year-old sleepover addict, Sudoku strangers on a train and a parental...

    Also, a 13-year-old sleepover addict, Sudoku strangers on a train and a parental misunderstanding.
    Hillary Clinton and Michael Bloomberg Honor Oscar de la Renta

    Hillary Clinton and Michael Bloomberg Honor Oscar de la Renta


    Hillary Clinton on Thursday at Grand Central Terminal during a dedication ceremony for a series of stamps honoring the fashion designer Oscar de la...

    Anna Wintour was also among the celebrities attending a ceremony for a postage stamp collection inspired by the designer.