Fashion Coverage

Chloe Sevigny

The evolution of Chloe Sevigny as a style icon

Looking fashionably androgynous in 1995.

Robyn Doreian Actor and muse Chloe Sevigny breaks all the style rules, and the fashion world adores her for it.

Andreja Pejic

Transgender model Andreja Pejic lands Vogue feature

Andreja Pejic appears in the May issue of Vogue.

"We're finally figuring out that gender and sexuality are more complicated."

The androgynous maternity line for genderqueer parents

Co-founder and CEO Vanessa Newman.

Finally, a long overdue antidote to hyper-feminine maternity wear is approaching.

Model Diversity

Vogue Paris puts non-white model on cover for first time in five years

Vogue Paris

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Liya Kebede becomes the publication's first black cover girl in half a decade. Slow clap.

Less Than 100

This pop-up charges women less to make up for the gender wage gap

A glimpse inside Less Than 100.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Women get 24% off. Men pay full price. Fair.

The greatest fashion parodies of all time

Ben Stiller can purpose his chiselled features into handsome or goofy, as in <I>Zoolander.</i>

KATHLEEN LEE JOE These legendary takedowns put the 'ha' in haute couture.

Fashion diversity

Where are all the Aboriginal models on the runway?

Noreen Carr.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Kathleen Lee Joe talks to Kira-Lea Dargin, the founder of Australia’s first fashion agency dedicated to representing Indigenous models.

Bridesmaid Style

ASOS solves your bridesmaid dress conundrum

Asos Bridesmaids

KATHLEEN LEE JOE One to bookmark, whether you're a bride-to-be or have been drafted for duty.

Fashion Diversity

Meet ModCloth's first transgender model

All About Rye

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Comedian Rye Silverman proves that true style is about expressing – and being – yourself.

Advanced style blogs

Style bloggers who prove that age is nothing but a number

Accidental Icon

KATHLEEN LEE JOE These older faces are a refreshing break from the monotony.

Racewear don'ts

Philip Treacy hates fascinators, blames Australians

DUBLIN, IRELAND - AUGUST 07: Philip Treacy , milliner attends Ladies Day at the Dublin Horse Show 2014 on August 7, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Just because you have an old headband, a hot glue gun and a few feathers does not mean you should use those things to make a hat.

Fashion Parody

French stylist hilariously spoofs high-fashion campaigns

Nathalie Croquet.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Her attention to detail is brilliant.

Lingerie retailer's #ImNoAngel campaign takes aim at Victoria's Secret

Lane Bryant's campaign is getting positive feedback online.

A lingerie retailer is fighting Victoria's Secret's beauty standards head-on with its new marketing campaign.

Style diversity

Where are the minimalist brands for curvy women?


KATHLEEN LEE JOE We need more crisp white button-downs and accordion-pleat skirts for size 14 and over.

Not just Stella

10 awesome ethical labels you haven’t heard of yet


KATHLEEN LEE JOE #ItsNotJustStella: Thousands of lesser-known labels are committed to ethical, forward thinking choices – and they make some kick-ass threads too.

Watch: Lena Dunham's teaser film clip for & Other Stories


The clip is filmed for Rachel Antonoff's new range for retailer H&M's sister brand & Other Stories.

Original Grit

Granny impersonates Kate Moss, Kurt Cobain, Michele Lamy, slays it

Baddie Winkle

KATHLEEN LEE JOE The world’s coolest grandma has been found. And she knows how to turn her swag on.

Size Diversity

Australian model urges us to #DropThePlus

Stefania on Instagram.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE "I'm NOT proud to be called 'plus', but I AM proud to be called a 'model', that is my profession!"

Fashion Icons

Watch: Iris Apfel is totally charmed by Kanye West

Iris Apfel

KATHLEEN LEE JOE "You're killing it, you look so good tonight," he says while holding her hand.

Neutral fashion

Why is everybody dressing the same now?

A Uniqlo shirt worn at London Fashion Week.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE When society is increasingly geared toward celebrating the individual, why are so many of us making the same aesthetic choices?

Fashion Police

Why we’re done with style shaming

The original cast of E!'s Fashion Police.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Our main gripe with critiquing 'style' is when women become verbal dartboards for commentary that’s distinctly body shaming and inescapably offensive.

Puppy Love

This designer lets you wear puppies on your feet

A close-up of the puppy pumps in all their adorable glory.

Kathleen Lee-Joe Check out these adorable puppy-toed pumps worn with pastel socks and a heavy dose of whimsy.

Fashion diversity

Paralympians win the runway at Tokyo Fashion Week

Poet Ami Sano, born without arms and only one partially formed foot, models Tenbo's wedding dress.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Tsurata designed a wedding dress for a wheelchair-bound bride as well as coats that close with magnetic buttons.

Body Image

Will banning thin models help curb eating disorders?

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - MARCH 17:  A model poses, bag detail, at the Ayse Deniz Yegin backstage during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul FW15 on March 17, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.  (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images For IMG)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Though it’s easy to demand a model present a doctor’s certificate and undergo regular weight checks, doing so ignores the many complexities of eating disorders.

Wearable Tech

The Apple Watch is mercilessly (and hilariously) mocked on Twitter

Apple CEO Tim Cook debuts the Apple Watch collection in San Francisco, California.

Kathleen Lee-Joe These tweets will make you un-sad for not being able to afford an Apple Watch to begin with.

Bacall Auction

Lauren Bacall's couture is going up for auction

'The Look'

Kathleen Lee-Joe Everything from the actress's Louis Vuitton luggage sets to her Chanel tweeds and Halston jumpsuits is going up for bids.

Second-Hand Style

6 tips for reselling your clothing

 Simone Hadfield, vintage clothing retailer, wearing Lauren and Hector cotton trousers and Orla Kiely shoes during London Fashion Week.

Kathleen Lee-Joe Trying to sell your closet overflow can cause some major stress headaches, but here are some strategies to help boost your profits.

Vogue Gaffe

Vogue editor deletes tasteless Instagram post

Elisabeth Von Thurn Und Taxis at Paris Fashion Week this weekend.

Kathleen Lee-Joe As it turns out, Zoolander was no exaggeration in its portrayal of fashion’s elite and how clueless they can be.

Curvy couture steals the show on Melbourne Fashion Festival catwalk

Tess Holliday

JANICE BREEN BURNS Model Tess Holliday is unapologetically body positive in a business bristling with size zero women.

Customer Service

Does working in retail teach you empathy?

Miss Brahms And Mrs Slocombe in Are You Being Served?

Kathleen Lee-Joe Behind the name tag, beneath the cheery smile, shop assistants are people, too.

Femmo trend

Could this be the most feminist trend from fashion month?


Kathleen Lee-Joe At Paris Fashion Week, models sashayed down the runway carrying boob-shaped saddle bags.

Marks & Spencer

Revival of the 70s denim trend


Denim is having a moment this season, with a revival of billowy 70s silhouettes and a modern take on dramatic, statement cuts.

Uniqlo Line

Uniqlo to team up with ex-Hermes designer Christophe Lemaire

Christopher Lemaire's quietly luxurious designs sent down the runway at Paris Fashion Week.

You can count on the designer to oversee each stage of this project, placing an emphasis on quality every step of the way.

Body Image

How the fashion industry has come to embrace pregnant bodies

Model Ashleigh Good – bump, baby and beyond.

Kathleen Lee-Joe As the diversity conversation amps up, designers are broadening their minds as to what body types to cast.


Gucci are making yeti feet fashionable

MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 25:  A model walks the runway at the Gucci show during the Milan Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2015 on February 25, 2015 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)

Kathleen Lee-Joe Can you look elegant when you have feet like a Hobbit? Gucci says yes.


Danish magazine apologises after underweight cover model backlash

Cover magazine photo shoot in question.

The hashtag #covergate took off after thousands joined a 'Corpse or model?'Reddit thread.

Mini history

Was the miniskirt actually invented in Africa?

An image from a 1969 copy of The Drum.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Though debate over who designed the first miniskirt has raged on for decades, the mainstream view cements its origins firmly in 1960s London. But a new article calls this belief into question.

Fugly footwear

A new dawn in fugly footwear at NYFW

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: A model walks the runway at the Coach fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2015 on February 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee-Joe Want to put your trendiest foot forward? At New York Fashion Week, the hottest things going are traditionally daggy shoes.

Best of Etsy

8 designers to bookmark on Etsy

Queen Bey

Kathleen Lee-Joe A decade ago, fledgling labels would push their wares at the local markets. These days, Etsy is the place to be.

Down Syndrome model

First Down syndrome model walks New York Fashion Week catwalk

Jamie Brewer became the first person with Down Syndrome to walk the runway at New York Fashion Week.

Actress Jamie Brewer has become the first person with Down syndrome to grace the New York Fashion Week catwalk.

'90s fashion

Here's the '90s fashion doco you've been waiting for

There's a new fashion documentary that's set to fully indulge your obsession with everything '90s.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Stop reblogging vintage pictures of Kate Moss and listen here for a moment.

Llamas & Pajamas

Today, Vogue's website is covered in llamas

Trending: llamas.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Click on Vogue's US website today and you’ll notice that almost every story featured on its homepage is about llamas - not luscious llama fur, actual llamas.

'Girly' clothes

Clothing that doesn't make girls choose between pink and dinosaurs

Colourful dresses printed with dinosaurs, maths symbols, pirates, and ninjas.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE These mums couldn’t find their daughters dresses with trucks and dinosaurs on them so they designed their own.

Star Wars Wedding

This Star Wars-themed wedding is actually gorgeous

Star Wars is Jennifer and Joshua's jam and they chose their wedding day to brandish their inner geekdom to the world.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE The best weddings are always a reflection of the couple. And the best-best weddings reflect a couple that just so happen to be mega-fans of an ever-popular sci-fi trilogy set in a galaxy far, far away.

American Apparel

American Apparel's new CEO wants brand to show less skin

A past American Apparel campaign image banned for being too 'sexually suggestive'.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE American Apparel’s first female CEO is taking the brand in a new direction.

Oh Kanye

Kanye predicted he'd be world's "best-dressed rapper" back in 2003

On stage in 2011.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Kanye West has come a long way on the style front. Chicago's finest has transitioned from humble streetwear and Ralph Lauren teddy bear sweaters to Céline print blouses and high-fashion masks.

Cartoon Choupette

Karl Lagerfeld taps cartoonist for latest collection starring Choupette


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with French cartoonist to create a spring-summer capsule collection starring himself and the most pampered cat in couture, Choupette.

Anti V-Day undies

A case against giving lingerie this Valentine's Day

Like Frida, we LOL at your feminine beauty ideals.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE ... and some suggestions if you absolutely MUST go there.

Ye olde fashions

Tudor style is causing a ruffle again

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 28:  A model walks the runway at the Valentino Spring Summer 2015 fashion show during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week on January 28, 2015 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Catwalking/Getty Images)

Lisa Armstrong Capes, bodices, low-cut necklines - designers finally braved the forgotten era in fashion at the Paris Couture shows last week, says Lisa Armstrong.

Chanel couture

In Bloom: Watch how Chanel haute couture is made


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Chanel takes us behind the curtains at its spring-summer 2015 couture show in Paris last week with a mesmerising video posted to social media.

Freetown Fashpack

The fashion blogger documenting the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone

Miniratu is a surveillance officer who works at the Freetown Command Centre, a unit that coordinates the management of Ebola cases.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Jo Dunlop is an Australian UNICEF consultant currently based in Sierra Leone. The creative force behind the street style blog, Freetown Fashpack, she dedicates her spare time to capturing the kaleidoscopic prints and eye-jolting colours worn by locals on a daily basis.

Heir apparel

Why Japanese fashion label Uniqlo is such a success

A model poses for Uniqlo.

GEORGINA SAFE Georgina Safe on how Japanese fashion label Uniqlo is pursuing world domination.

Fashion equality

Gender-neutral clothing goes mainstream


KATHLEEN LEE JOE Selfridges is creating the ultimate gender-neutral shopping experience.

Toast the dog stars in Karen Walker's latest lookbook

Karen Walker has tapped four-legged Instagram sensation Toast the Dog for her spring 2015 campaign.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE Karen Walker has tapped four-legged Instagram sensation Toast the Dog for her spring 2015 campaign.

Deadly Fashion

Watch what happens when fashion bloggers are sent to the sweatshops where their clothes are made

A scene from the new web documentary series 'Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion'.

KATHLEEN LEE JOE That pretty much sums up the premise for a new web documentary series out of Norway, Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion.

Models bare their penises at Rick Owens

RIck Owen's collection on the runway.

Marc Burleigh To quote GQ magazine the designer went "balls out".

Get shorty

Fashion trends that disadvantage shorties


KATHLEEN LEE JOE There are definitely advantages to being a short person, but fashion isn't one of them.

We heart Cumberbritches

Benedict Cumberbatch leggings exist and we're buying them immediately

Benedict Cumberbatch Leggings

Emma Day Introducing the $100 Cumberbritches.

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