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Powerless in the Face of Beauty: Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum

A new exhibit about the cosmetics queen shows at what cost she taught women to power their way through beauty’s slow fade

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When Stanley Marcus Invited Nazi Collaborator Coco Chanel to Dallas

In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own

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Sundown: Syrian Rebels Link Assad to Israel

Plus Yasser Arafat to be exhumed

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Antique Politik

In choosing vintage Dior for her Oscars dress, Natalie Portman became an icon of fashion diplomacy—by maintaining both her ethics and her endorsement deal

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Coco Not Cuckoo for Jews

New book says Chanel’s anti-Semitism was ingrained

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Fashion’s Fascists

The fashion world claims to be shocked over John Galliano’s anti-Semitic outbursts. But it’s an industry based on exclusion, and plenty of iconic European fashion figures don’t hold up to scrutiny.