Stories by Robin Givhan

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    What Does Anna Want Next?

    From celeb-filled fundraisers in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village to state dinners at the White House, rumors of political aspirations for the Vogue editrix are flying around town.
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    Yayoi Kusama

    A belated comeback for the polka-dot queen.
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    The Curator Wears Prada

    The Met honors fashion’s subversive feminist Miuccia Prada in a new show, "Impossible Conversations." she talks to Robin Givhan.
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    The CFDA Turns 50

    In a new exhibit, fashion designers pick their most iconic contributions to American culture. By Robin Givhan.
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    Is Karl Spread Too Thin?

    Lagerfeld is brilliant at Chanel. But have his other ventures run amok to the detriment of his creative genius?
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    What Went On Under The Radar

    Forget Kanye and Gaga. The biggest shake-ups of the year happened far from the runway—and at a computer near you.
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    The New Faces of Islam

    They're proud Muslims, they're top models, and now they're changing our ideal of beauty. By Robin Givhan.
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    Arnault Shakes Up His Empire

    The LVMH chief shakes up his empire after the fall of Dior's star designer, John Galliano.
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    Meet America's Next Billionaires

    This is the Olsens’ new reality, one that has replaced a childhood lived on Hollywood backlots and an adolescence spent in the glare of the paparazzi. They built a billion-dollar empire on the cult of celebrity, adoring kiddie fans, and a vast array of tchotchkes. Now they are creating something else entirely.
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    Alexander McQueen's Haunting World

    A year after the designer's suicide shook the fashion industry, the Met gives McQueen the honor of shaping history before the memories get fuzzy.
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    John Galliano's Renegade Talent Won't Disappear

    As the last model walked off the Christian Dior runway Friday afternoon and the lights dimmed in the stately tent erected in the courtyard of Paris’s Musée Rodin, the audience of more than 1,500 fashion insiders and aficionados stood and cheered. But why?
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    Fashion Shows: Best of the Runways So Far

    As the fashion industry previews its fall 2011 collections, the razzle-dazzle of the frocks, the realities of the bottom line, and the cultural titillation of celebrities are equally on display.
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    Armani Goes Gaga

    The reclusive designer has found his muse in Lady Gaga, and the outrageous frocks he has designed for her have freed him from his gilded cage.