Taylen Biggs, 6, poses for photos outside of a show during Fashion Week.
Children these days are ultra-savvy. Thanks to increasing exposure to such mediums as the Internet, they are proving that they are much smarter than middle-aged baby boomers. They are very fashion-conscious too, and in their own way can be potential trendsetters.
Take a look at Taylen Biggs. She is barely six years old, and one would expect her perhaps to be wearing a school uniform carrying a satchel of books. But lo, and behold, she is kitted out in a cool, trendy outfit at the New York Fashion Week, with sunglasses, striking awesome poses, making many heads turn in the process. Plus, hold your breath, she is on Instagram, swaying the opinion of her fans.
But that's what New York Fashion Week is all about – it brings the whole world's attention on itself as it sets the trend of what’s in vogue for everyone to follow.
Now it offers a different look into the world of fashion. Fashion that rises from the streets of New York.
Giving a glimpse of what fashionistas look like off the ramp and how they carry themselves in the real world, the list of fashion influencers are no less than fashion icons, but straight from where it all begins, from the streets.
"Studio 54: Night Magic," a new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, takes visitors past the famously guarded velvet rope of the glam, louche nightclub on Midtown Manhattan's 54th street.
Fashion lovers argue that it's not only a business but also a true art, and Christian Siriano made that argument in a literal way on Saturday by bringing an actual artist to his runway, putting the finishing touches on her paintings as models strutted by.
Jason Wu did what few designers dare during New York fashion Week: He put on a live show Sunday with a tiny audience present in the middle of a pandemic.
The Tesla founder comes up with a novel method to see how people approach problem-solving and process information.
Meanwhile, diseases that scientists and government officials link to poor nutrition have sky-rocketed, straining Mexico's health system.
From old denim fabrics, Afghan refugee Bagher Husseini fashioned a pair of baggy jeans with fringed patches that he hopes will be paraded down a French catwalk later this year.