Now that he’s got money to spend, the director behind comedies like ‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘The Heat’ says, ‘I want to live my life looking like the people in the classy foreign films I love’

After a four-year hiatus, the tipsy fashionistas Patsy Stone (Joanna Lumley) and Edina Monsoon (Jennifer Saunders) are back this summer in “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.” And chances are good their deliciously disdainful quips, so clever and quotable, will drown out the “Must-have!” and “Beyond Obsessed” from Instagrammers with no real wit.

A Leather Tote That’s Luxuriously Ripped. Moynat Paris, the luxury travel goods brand that opened a Madison Avenue store last spring, worked with New York artist Daniel Arsham on a new kind of monogram for its signature bags and trays: a hand-painted, trompe-l’oeil rip

The Belgian fashion designer on his favorite place to decompress, the ’80s T-shirt he can’t throw away and the beauty of life before iPhones

Left to right: Whiting & Davies, Tory Burch, Prada, Serpui, Bottega Veneta; The 5 Best Evening Bags for Bulky Smartphones Though the evening bag is inching up to accommodate larger-screen smartphones, these elegant numbers—silky, sequined, baubled and clad in mother-of-pearl—hold a bulky device without calling attention to their size

Premiers Brins necklace in 18K white gold set with a brilliant-cut diamond, 5 marquise-cut diamonds...

SNOW QUEEN In 1971, a teenage Chris Evert opted for sweet white lace.

With sales down and inventory high, Switzerland’s luxury watch makers are quietly cutting prices—or rethinking production so they can add traditionally pricey features to ‘bargain’ watches. Is now the best time to buy?

It doesn’t take a warbling nightingale to prompt a modern-day poem: We asked writers from New York’s Poets House and the Miami-based National YoungArts Foundation to muse on these diverse and lovely looks

Readers’ Choice: Best of New York Fashion Week - This would be my choice for a wedding dress. Very swan like.

Another wedding gown at the Marchesa show. Photo by @Elizabeth Holmes #marchesa #nyfw #wsj #wedding #bridal

WSJ Reporter @Elizabeth Holmes calls this "strategically placed embroidery" at the Marchesa show on Wednesday. #marchesa #nyfw

Marchesa backstage. Photo by @kurtdietrich

Backless lace gown by Alice + Olivia. Photo by Elva Ramirez