Joanna Nikas

Deputy Style Editor, the Cut

Joanna Nikas is the Cut's deputy style editor, overseeing the site’s fashion, beauty, and shopping coverage. Before joining the Cut, she was an editor at the New York Times for ten years, focusing on fashion and wellness. She also worked closely with street-style-photography pioneer Bill Cunningham on editing his “On the Street” videos.

  1. fashion
    A Lesson in Wearing TweedA group of women decked in Chanel and diamonds, took over 5th Avenue.
  2. formula 1
    Jamie Chadwick Takes First Place Every TimeShe is trying to change F1 for women. If only more people let her.
  3. fashion
    Timothée Chalamet Made the International Best-Dressed ListSo did Julia Fox, Erykah Badu, and Amal Clooney.
  4. style
    Splurge Gifts for the Hard-to-PleaseGifts of exceptional craftsmanship and quality.
  5. formula 1
    My Weekend at the F1 Grand PrixBetween watching fast cars and spotting Rihanna, I heard many requests to get more women involved in the sport.
  6. style
    Omega’s 175-Year Retrospective on TimeJames Bond would be proud.
  7. cfda awards
    All the Best Looks at Last Night’s CFDA AwardsAnd the night’s winners.
  8. fashion
    Phoebe Philo’s Return: What We KnowThe highly anticipated return of fashion cult leader Phoebe Philo is set for October 30th.
  9. always shopping
    Yes, Socks Are a Great GiftYou don’t have to worry about sizing and it can make or break an outfit.
  10. style
    The History of a Piece of LuggageLuxury brand Rimowa is looking at the past and future of travel.
  11. cartier women’s initiative
    Celebrating Women Who Are Changing the WorldMeet Denica Riadini-Flesch, one of more than 30 women honored at the Cartier Women’s Initiative in Paris.
  12. 42 Moments When Tina Turner Defined FashionShe was known for flamboyant looks — including silver minidresses, leather vests, big belts, and her signature larger-than-life hair.
  13. fashion
    At Loewe’s Craft Ceremony: Fran Lebowitz and a Pigeon BagThe winner of the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize, ceramist Eriko Inazaki, is making something we’ve never seen before.
  14. coffee table status symbol
    A New Book Looks at 165 Years of BurberryJust in time for the brand’s resurgence.
  15. 5 questions with…
    Zoë Kravitz on Her No. 1 Dinner-Party RuleAt a recent Omega event, the actress talked about “big-watch energy.”
  16. fashion week
    Give the Versace Show An OscarThe guest-list included Dua Lipa, Elton John, and Paris Hilton.
  17. 5 questions with…
    Aoki Lee Simmons Is Just Getting StartedThe model and Harvard student is working on her signature walk.
  18. tis the season
    Luxury Gifts for If We Win the Lottery38 gifts that are meant to be passed down.
  19. fashion
    At the Mugler Opening, a Party and a ProtestAs guests filed in to the VIP exhibition opening at the Brooklyn Museum, its employees picketed for better wages outside.
  20. fashion
    My Trip to Balenciaga’s Biggest U.S. StoreYes, I tried on a onesie, and yes, I almost got stuck.
  21. fashion
    The CFDAs Felt Like a Mini Met GalaAnd it wasn’t the celebrities (although there were many); it was all about the people who were honored.
  22. fashion
    The Celebrities Out-Chanel’ed the Models on the Cruise Runway in Miami BeachAnd Rocket Williams stole the show from them all.
  23. fashion
    Ralph Lauren Invites Hollywood Over for DinnerNothing beats New York glamour in Los Angeles weather.
  24. fashion
    How Bella Hadid’s Spray-on Dress Was MadeWe were just as confused. So we found out.
  25. how i get it done
    How Stylist Zerina Akers Gets It Done During Fashion Week“There’s industry hours and then there’s New York City hours.”
  26. london fashion week
    Women Designers Dominated London Fashion WeekThey showed bodies that aren’t typically represented and put our needs at the forefront.
  27. style
    5 New York City Dance Companies, Brought TogetherThe shows, which continue through Saturday, are free and open to the public.
  28. beauty
    The Future Smells Like Chanel No. 5The French house has spent decades planning for it.
  29. group text
    I Make Ceramics to Keep My Hands BusyNo one wants to get clay all over their phone, you know?
  30. fashion
    How a Hermès Kelly Bag Is MadeWhat we learned during the weeklong event by the French brand, which invited journalists and shoppers to watch some of its 850 artisans at work.
  31. fashion
    Grimes DJs the Apocalypse at Louis VuittonA billowing metallic dress with a high neckline was a natural starting point for the silhouettes that followed: boxy, oversize, and sculptural.
  32. coffee table status symbol
    3 Stylish Coffee-Table Books We Recommend This MonthCoffee-table books on millennial pink, 40 years of i-D magazine, and Yves Saint Laurent’s inspirations.
  33. style
    Everything That Happened at Ralph Lauren’s ShowTyson Beckford, Gigi Hadid, and a huge bowl of M&Ms.
  34. london fashion week
    9 Noteworthy London Fashion Week MomentsThese designers, uh, really dominated.
  35. advent calendar 2021
    Gift of the Day: Byredo Hand CreamThis Byredo hand cream is a great gift for everyone, even the most hard to please.
  36. advent calendar 2021
    Gift of the Day: A Diptyque Baies CandleThe signature scent, a warm note reminiscent of black-currant berries, is a sure crowd-pleaser.
  37. advent calendar 2021
    Gift of the Day: Tiffany’s Knot RingWho doesn’t love opening a little blue box?
  38. advent calendar 2021
    Give the Gift of a Candle They Won’t Want to BurnDesigner Jonathan Saunders has started his own homewares collection. This candle, made of soy and beeswax, is a great gift for a fashion lover.
  39. style
    Hermès Shows Its Latest Buttery LeathersThe collection included 15 looks around an expansive pool on the grounds of a fancy mid-century L.A. home.