charles james

One word immediately came to my mind looking at the head-turning displays of haute couture by the legendary Charles James at the Metropolitan Museum on a recent gorgeous summer Sunday in June.
Largely unknown, he's always been one of my favorite designers because the construction of his clothes, especially the ball gowns, is absolutely incredible!
From x-rays to robotic scope arms, DS+R's design of the Charles James exhibit is a masterpiece of visual apparati. Seeing here becomes making.
Kelly Connor Finding the perfect dress for a big event is only half the battle: Making the right choice with your footwear
Charles James's alias was "James Shape." What better moniker could there be for a designer known as an architect of fashion and who sculpted dresses that remain as breathtaking today as they were when they were first shown?
Just because you're lucky enough to have amassed a haul of sparkling baubles, a covetable gala invitation, and the desire to drip with diamonds from all available limbs and lobes does not, by any means, mean that you should.
Thanksgiving this year was truly something to be thankful for. Over the past two years, I've come a long way -- I've grown as a Christian, as a man, and more so as a human being with an understanding of life.
Summer 2013 is over, but it's not too soon to look ahead to Summer 2014. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has officially announced its annual Costume Institute exhibit for next summer: "Charles James: Beyond Fashion."
Take a peek at some of Charles James' vintage dresses: Curator Harold Koda told WWD, "Part of the reason we're doing James
Though born in England, Charles James would become known as the most truly American designer. In a field largely dominated by French, Italians and Russians, he uncannily understood where American style was going after World War II.
BUY THE BOOK: Click here to purchase Let's Bring Back. Professor Annie Frank of Parsons gave a spirited presentation on the
In New York, every day guarantees fresh delight, bemusement and sometimes puzzlement from a fashionable fraternity of youth determined to be cool.
While not exactly a rags-to-riches tale (since no one could ever imagine designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais in rags, for goodness sake), the story behind the emergence of New York City-based fashion house Ruffian is evidence that the American dream is still alive and kicking.
Jason Wu talks about America's new first lady, his favorite Old Hollywood stars, and the item of clothing that no woman should go without.
One of the more interesting aspects of the Bowoto v. Chevron case has been the role played by attorney Charles James, who is considered a disciple of Karl Rove-style legal and political tactics.
Wednesday morning I watched the beginning development of a very specific narrative thread by Chevron - the underlying claim that they did not know, and could not know.