Haider Ackermann
Letter from the editor
Letter from the editor

Individuality has never been more in. In our Fall Fashion issue, we start with a report on the season's all-encompassing look. We're calling it "Street Luxe." At Givenchy, Saint Laurent, Rodarte, Fendi and elsewhere, designers have translated the beautiful chaos of street style to the runway, with luxe leathers, tie-dyed silks, gilded chains and crystal studs. The message? Anything goes, so long as you wear it with conviction. For more ideas on how to stand out, see Ingrid Schmidt's story about the new — and unusual — ways people are bejeweling themselves. (That's right, ear cuffs aren't just for teens anymore.) Or check out fall's fierce new camo and animal print accessories. You can...