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"So Many Thoughts" on the booming business of royal fashion

Nov 17, 2020
What a royal wears on an official engagement can lead to sold-out items within minutes. Author and blogger Elizabeth Holmes explains.
Princess Diana made fashion a part of the royal image. Above, she arrives at the Palace of Versailles in 1994 in a Catherine Walker black velvet and beaded evening gown.
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New York Fashion Week slims down to five days

Sep 6, 2019
The event generates $600 million, but critics said it had grown too big and unwieldy.
A model walks the runway for the Elie Tahari show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on Sept 5.
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At Coachella, fashion steals some of the limelight

Apr 17, 2015
For many festival-goers, what they wear is almost as important as what they hear.