I hope you all followed along with me on Instagram as I (very briefly) went to New York Fashion Week. I had an amazing time and continue to be so grateful for the opportunity to go and support my favorite designers! Here I am (above) with Michal Hidas — I’m a HUGE fan

Making their Maarkah

BY SHAHID GHUMAN Designers from the Middle East and North Africa make their debut at NYFW Moroccan fashion designer Khaoula Ouilal runs her fingers along the hand-sewn sequins and ornate braided piping, called sfifa, that embellish a blush-colored gown. Her design glints in the afternoon light pouring into Studio 450, an airy

French fashion giants ban ultra-thin models

PHOTO: FILE A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged Wednesday to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following criticism that the industry encourages anorexia. French holding companies LVMH and Kering, which own dozens of top brands between them, unveiled a charter “to ensure