TIME Style & Design looks at the future through the eyes of the most creative icons and thinkers in their fields


Trend (Notebook / Trend)

The A List: Eyewear (Notebook)

A glance at the colorful and classic best-selling eyewear styles that have people seeing clearly from Rio to Rome

The Accidental Designer (Notebook)

Dorothée Schumacher-Singhoff began with three T shirts and now runs a burgeoning clothing brand insiders love

On the Cuff (Notebook)

Big-name, fine-jewelry designers are zooming in on their next consumer, men, with everything from cuff links to tie clips


In Neutral

Forget basic black for a moment. Come fall, gray will be the new go-to neutral, taking on the most-wanted accessories of the season in sumptuous textures like shiny patent, plush fur and tough-as-nails crystal

True Blue (Right This Minute)

From shoes and handbags in exotic skins to high-tech home appliances and sophisticated furniture, intense cobalt blue is the color of the season

Shady Business (Artifact)

As famous as the faces they grace, Ray-Ban's Wayfarer sunglasses have been the preferred shades for generations of celebrities in the spotlight

Prince of Prints (Icon)

Emilio Pucci came from an aristocratic family but gained fame for his psychedelic swirls


Tim Gunn (10 Questions)

The new chief creative officer of Liz Claiborne Inc. talks to Deirdre van Dyk about fashion foibles, true talent and how to tailor the bottom line to fit the future