Stella McCartney Archive

Female Empowerment in Paris

PARIS, France — All of a sudden, in Paris, it was 1968, 1977 or whatever year in recent history coincided with an outburst of protest and a moment of change. Sort of. It was, of course, mostly a mise en scène. These being our digitally superficial times and this being designer fashion — an exercise in turning the basic human need to cover up into a desirable …

Stella McCartney Turned the Classic Button-Down Upside Down and All Around

If there’s one thing Stella McCartney has perfected, it is the art of the slouch. So when we say she sent button-downs, track suits, and denim down her Spring runway, don’t expect the ordinary. Stella did it her way, which starts with eco-friendly production. This season’s suede, jersey, and woven fabrics are organic, and you’d know it by looking at them since they’re printed with …

Stella McCartney's flashmob finale ditches strutting for dancing

It has been an emotional Paris fashion week. The Vogue-versus-the-bloggers plotline had laid bare the tension and rivalry embedded in a group of people currently spending 12 hours of every day of the week together, even before Kim Kardashian’s ordeal at gunpoint escalated the nervy mood. So at Stella McCartney’s Monday morning show at the Opéra Garnier you could cut the atmosphere with a knife. …