T’s Aug. 30 Women’s Fashion Issue


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    <strong>Salvatore Ferragamo</strong> dress, $5,500, and boots, $1,590, <a href="https://www.ferragamo.com">ferragamo.com</a>.
    CreditPhotograph by Harley Weir. Styled by Suzanne Koller

    The New Power Dressing

    This season’s surefire uniform? Bold reds, supple leathers, strong shapes and plenty of shine.

    By Harley Weir and

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    CreditIbrahim Mahama, “Dreams In-Between Dreams, 1909-1972,” 2020 © the artist. Altered image: Dennis Macdonald/Alamy Stock Photo

    America’s Monuments, Reimagined for a More Just Future

    With colonialist statues being toppled in America and beyond, T asked five artists to envision a different kind of memorial, one that embodies this moment of reckoning.

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    From left: the New York-based activist Gaïana Joseph — a co-founder of Fuel the People, a nonprofit that serves foods at demonstrations — her mother, Louisena Dufleurant Joseph, and the writer Klancy Miller created their ideal meal of the resistance for T, including, from left, a vanilla-rose cake from the Williamsburg bakery Luckybird, Dufleurant Joseph’s Creole chicken with pikliz (pickled cabbage slaw), beef and lentil sambusas from the West Harlem Ethiopian restaurant Massawa, Dufleurant Joseph’s Haitian-style braised oxtail with pikliz and Miller’s jalapeño-watermelon salad alongside her vegan pesto-and-tomato pizza.
    CreditPhotographs by Joshua Kissi. Prop styling by Beth Pakradooni. Digital tech: Faisal Mohammed. Photo assistant: Fela Raymond

    Food Matters

    Today’s Chefs Are Honoring a Vital Tradition: Feeding the Revolution

    As Americans have taken to the streets demanding racial justice, restaurants and nonprofits have provided meals for them, building upon a long legacy of food as resistance.


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    <strong>Balenciaga</strong> jacket, $2,990, and pants, $1,350, (212) 328- 1671, <strong>Fenty</strong> shirt (worn underneath), $980, <a href="https://fenty.com">fenty.com</a>, <strong>Falke</strong> socks, $23, <a href="https://zappos.com">zappos.com</a>, and <strong>Merrell</strong> sandals, $40, <a href="https://merrell.com">merrell.com</a>.
    CreditPhotograph by Oliver Hadlee Pearch. Styled by Marie Chaix

    Dress Like You’re Ready for Anything

    This season, sharp shoulders, oversize tailoring and protective padding confer strength.

    By Oliver Hadlee Pearch and

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    Heji Shin’s “Baby 20” (2017), from a series of photographs the artist took of crowning newborns.
    CreditHeji Shin

    The Photographer Capturing Unvarnished Truths

    Heji Shin’s striking, discomfiting work poses an important question for the contemporary age: What do we expect art to do, and does the artist have a responsibility to do it?


  3. In Fashion

    <strong>Miu Miu</strong> dress, $4,500, bra, $380, and shorts, $530, <a href="https://www.miumiu.com/us/en.html">miumiu.com</a>.
    CreditPhotograph by Michael Hauptman. Styled by Sasha Kelly

    Voluminous Fashions for Dreamy Fall Nights

    Ruffles, full skirts and Shakespearean sleeves make for evening wear imbued with drama.

    By Michael Hauptman and

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    Clockwise from top left: angel’s trumpet, castor-oil plant, devil’s tobacco, opium poppy, flowering tobacco, spark’s variety, naranjilla, porcupine tomato, giant nightshade, Kniola’s black purple morning glory, castor bean, sago palm, woolly morning glory, rhubarb, Kniola’s black purple morning glory and horn of plenty, all grown by the horticulturist Dennis Schrader of Landcraft Environments.
    CreditPhotograph by Anthony Cotsifas. Flower design by Emily Thompson. Production by Silka Rittson-Thomas. Set design by Haidee Findlay-Levin. Background image: Roelandt Jacobsz Savery (1576-1639), “Forest With Deer,” circa 1608-10, oil on panel, Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri, U.S.A./Museum Purchase/Bridgeman Images

    The Dual History of Poisonous Flowers

    From ancient times through today, the same blooms used to harm have also proved healing.


  5. By Design

    The untreated cedar-clad house sits in a landscape of pine trees and an undergrowth of blueberry, lingonberry and heather.
    CreditNin Solis

    A Cozy Cottage on an Island Northeast of Stockholm

    After years of creating avant-garde retail spaces for Scandinavian fashion brands, a pair of designers has built a deceptively simple home for themselves.

    By Alice Newell-Hanson and