The Best Styles Photography of 2016

The photographer Landon Nordeman visited the fashion shows in January during the spring 2016 haute couture season in Paris. This photo was taken backstage at Schiaparelli.


Models on the runway at Armani haute couture, spring 2016. The photo was taken in January.


Dylan Borowski stretching before getting on the bull for a practice ride while training with Cooper Davis, a professional bull rider, in Buna, Tex. Photographed by Damon Winter in January. by DAMON WINTER/THE NEW YORK TIMES

At the Victor and Rolf haute couture show, spring 2016, also taken in January. LANDON NORDEMAN FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES


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The actress Sarah Paulson, photographed by Ryan Pfluger in February. by RYAN PFLUGER

The 140th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show offered plenty of candid moments, like Virginia Lee holding Princess Peach, a smooth coat Chihuahua. Photographed by Jonno Rattman in February. by JONNO RATTMAN

Luka Sabbat, the 18-year-old fashion influencer, photographed by Clement Pascal in March. by CREDITCLEMENT PASCAL

Paperboy Prince of the Suburbs of Washington, photographed by Ben Sklar. He was a performer at the SXSW music festival in Austin, Tex. by CREDITBEN SKLAR FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Aloha shirts, photographed by Eric Helgas in April. by ERIC HELGAS FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Krysty Hernandez of Miami donned head-to-toe black lace during the Coachella music festival in Indio, Calif. BY BEN SKLAR

President Obama and the actor Bryan Cranston during a Table for Three conversation at the White House. Photographed by Damon Winter in April. by DAMON WINTER

Landon Nordeman photographed Bee Shaffer as she spread out her gown at the Met Gala, the Costume Institute’s annual benefit celebrating the exhibition “ManusXMachina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in May.


Guests mingling at the Met Gala, photographed by Landon Nordeman.


Bon Duke photographed six New Yorkers with septum rings in May.

The photographer Deidre Schoo captured a fan lost in the music at the Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn in August.

Venus Williams, photographed by Chad Batka in August.

The photographer Damon Winter was there as Ivanka Trump listened to her father, the Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, as he spoke at a campaign event in Pennsylvania in September. Mr. Trump won the election two months later.

A line of models posing as they waited to walk in the Delpozo show during New York Fashion Week. Photographed by Landon Nordeman in September.

Sanjay, 18, a carnival worker, in New Delhi. Photographed by Jake Michaels in October.

Taking a second look: The photographer Lee Oliveira found a fashion forward pedestrian who caught the eye of a police officer outside of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris during fashion week in October.

Suket Dhir, men’s wear designer, photographed by Jake Michaels in October.


The Gucci store located next door to Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. The store is part of a strip of luxury shopping in Manhattan that is experiencing a disruption because of security measures put in place to protect President-elect Trump. Photographed in November by Yana Paskova.


Every holiday season, thousands flock to the windows of New York’s best-known department stores, which are decorated in a spectacular fashion. Here are the windows of Bergdorf Goodman, photographed by Dina Litovsky.