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Step Inside the YSL’s Exhibition in Paris

Paris is always a good idea. Nobody needs a reason to book a flight to the city of lights. But If you were looking for one anyway, there you have it: the newly opened YSL exhibit showcases the designer’s most outstanding designs. Many great designers started with a dream and passion. They started from nothing and built an empire around their names. But you can barely see the person behind the brand, now that these brands are parts of enormous fashion conglomerates and sell worldwide....

Travis Scott Sends Champagne Flying at Colette

THE RAP: Marking the last official event at Colette in the final countdown to the iconic Parisian concept store’s shuttering on Wednesday, Saint Laurent on Monday night cohosted a cocktail party for the release of a limited-edition vinyl created by Travis Scott in collaboration with the French fashion house’s creative director Anthony Vaccarello. It also served as a wrap party for Saint Laurent’s takeover of the store’s upper level.In the crowd were a sea of young influencers and Saint...

These fashion books offer more than good looks

Fashion books usually appeal to the eye with zippy photographs, playful illustrations, arresting typefaces. But the best of them will offer something for the head and heart — a surprising point of view, thoughtful essays, a distinctive style — that makes the experience memorable. Consider these three new books: "John Galliano Unseen" (Yale University Press, $60) by Robert Fairer; "Food in Vogue" (Abrams, $75), edited by Taylor Antrim; and "Items: Is Fashion Modern?" (The Museum of Modern Art,...