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Criticism

  1. culture
    Madonna, Mother of Self-MythologyHow Madge’s ever-evolving persona changed the way we think about pop culture.
  2. fashion
    Marc Jacobs’s 3-Minute Fashion ShowSetting a record is not always an achievement.
  3. style
    Pharrell’s Louis Vuitton, Confident But Without Audacity“When you’re chosen, you’ve just got to ride,” Pharrell said.
  4. style
    Chanel Cruise Comes to L.A., and the Results Are MixedThe sporty looks didn’t lack for youthfulness. They simply lacked vision.
  5. spring/summer 2023
    At Alexander McQueen, More Body, Less RomanceIn a shift, Sarah Burton shows a sexier collection.
  6. pfw spring 2023
    The T-shirt, Beloved by All, Gets a New LookBy Miu Miu, nonetheless. Plus: Louis Vuitton shows a trove of great accessories.
  7. pfw spring 2023
    A Comedy of Errors at Paris Fashion WeekThis has been an utterly ridiculous Paris season, in the best and worst sense. And it’s not over yet.
  8. pfw spring 2023
    Balenciaga Says, ‘Here’s Mud in Your Eye’Demna toasts the wild and real.
  9. pfw spring 2023
    At Loewe, Blurring Reality in a Digital EraJonathan Anderson questions shape and silhouette in a modern way.
  10. pfw spring 2023
    At Rick Owens, an Ancient MusePlus more from Paris Fashion Week, including a new energy at Schiaparelli.
  11. pfw spring 2023
    The Row: An Antidote to Too-Muchness in ParisPlus, Cher headlines the Balmain festival.
  12. pfw spring 2023
    Excess Everywhere at Paris Fashion WeekDior showed nudity with a youthful eye. Saint Laurent hit repeat.
  13. mfw spring 2023
    Does a New Designer Mean a New Direction?Not always. A mixed review of the debuts in Milan.
  14. mfw spring 2023
    At Gucci, Double the Clothes But Little Direction“Clothes are not enough today,” says Alessandro Michele backstage, as he grappled with the modern conditions for a creative director.
  15. mfw spring 2023
    At Prada, Subtle Sex and Modern MinimalismRaf and Miuccia play with “gestures of error” in their cinematic show.
  16. mfw spring 2023
    A New Energy at Milan Fashion WeekDiesel gives Gen Z what it wants and Kim Jones of Fendi shows a fresh look.
  17. how i get it done
    How Fashion Critic Cathy Horyn Gets It Done During Fashion Week“Get yourself to the show, and get yourself back to the office. No fanfare.”
  18. nyfw spring 2023
    Tom Ford Closes Fashion Week Not With a Bang, But a WhimperAlso: Elegance and fun at Willy Chavarria, and Michael Kors evokes Elsa Peretti.
  19. nyfw spring 2023
    Peter Do Matures, Tory Burch AlluresPlus: Adam Lippes elevates cotton, and Gabriela Hearst brings in the choir.
  20. nyfw spring 2023
    The Day of the DogsA couple of Fashion Week–goers brought their pups to shows, and they weren’t the only ones performing.
  21. nyfw spring 2023
    Marni Rethinks the BodySoaking up New York’s body-loving culture, Marni puts on a great show. Plus: Tommy Hilfiger showed his see-now-buy-now collection in the rain.
  22. nyfw spring 2023
    Fendi Brings Out All the SupermodelsThere was a Fendi blowout — including Kate Moss, Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista — to celebrate a nostalgic bag.
  23. celebrity
    Amandla Stenberg Would Like a Word About ‘Cleavage’“The amount of commentary that I receive on my boobs is so extreme.”
  24. couture fall 2022
    Haute Couture, Italian StyleValentino marched 102 models down the Spanish Steps for a joyful show in Rome.
  25. paris haute couture 2022
    Fendi Couture Floats on AirThis was Kim Jones’s most effortless and youthful collection since succeeding Karl Lagerfeld.
  26. paris haute couture 2022
    Demna Outdoes Himself With Balenciaga Haute CoutureAnd puts Kim K. and Nicole Kidman on the runway for insurance.
  27. paris haute couture 2022
    At Chanel, Simplicity SingsPlus: Houses are holding haute-jewelry presentations, separate from the shows, that have become part of Couture Fashion Week.
  28. paris haute couture 2022
    Dior Shines With a Strong Womanly ShowIt points to the craving for more female voices.
  29. rtw fall 2022
    Liberated From the Fashion Grind, Marc Jacobs Finds a New TensionOn Monday night, Jacobs showed a collection deeply in touch with the digital world.
  30. encounter
    What Does Lauren Oyler Like?With the release of her debut novel, the hard-to-please literary critic has to offer up her idea of a good book.
  31. from the archives
    Elizabeth Wurtzel’s Best Essays for New YorkFrom her 1990 column “Sounds” to her more recent pieces about growing up and “living with intent.”
  32. sounds
    Shocked Value“… Though Michelle Shocked’s been through fringe movements from New York to Amsterdam, her songs are never preachy …”
  33. sounds
    The Garden of EdieOn Ghost of a Dog, the New Bohemians sound completely loose and relaxed, as if they were playing a live show.
  34. sounds
    Hot AirBut Seriously is full of the Big issues — homelessness, racism, and the other causes du jour that Phil Collins makes sound so trite.
  35. sounds
    Backyard PartyCombining bluegrass, Middle Eastern, zydeco, and folk, Poi Dog Pondering hangs on to every last bit of fun in the sun.
  36. sounds
    Fragile InnocenceIntense Sinéad O’Connor, who seems to be striving for a vision of the Virgin Mary, can at times become self-referential.
  37. criticism
    Unpacking the Gina Rodriguez ControversyThe actress broke down in tears on Tuesday when asked about criticism that recent comments she made were anti-black.
  38. media
    The Best MeToo Piece We’ve Read In A While Is This Restaurant ReviewPete Wells’ Four Seasons review doesn’t disregard it’s owner’s abusive history.
  39. the more you know
    Why’s Everyone Talking About The New Yorker’s Film Critic and Incredibles 2?A cautionary tale of extreme horniness.
  40. interview
    ‘Argument Can Actually Be Joyful’: Women, Critics, and What It Means to Be SharpA new book looks back on the careers of Joan Didion, Susan Sontag, Nora Ephron, and more.
  41. q&a
    Meet Rhonda Garelick, the Cut’s Critic of Fashion, Aesthetics, and Politics“Criticism gives validation and gravitas to a realm that sometimes gets dismissed as trivial.”
  42. comedy
    Critic’s Memo to Sarah Silverman: Don’t Be DirtyJust trying to save Sarah Silverman from her humor.
  43. quotable
    Mary Gaitskill Welcomes ‘Bitched-Up’ Male CriticsIt hasn’t soured her on men entirely.
  44. q&a
    Robin Givhan on Her New Book, Race, and Reviewing the Fashion SeasonThe veteran critic discusses what she’s looking forward to seeing, plus why some things never seem to change.