How To Wear It: Has Styling Become More Important Than Designing?
By Elisabeta Tudor
Is fashion on its last legs? Not really. It’s not that ideas are lacking, but the constant...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Is fashion on its last legs? Not really. It’s not that ideas are lacking, but the constant reinvention of classic cuts and masterpieces has its technical limits. Without rethinking clothing, some designers and professionals in the field (e.g., stylists, consultants, influencers) are reinventing...
Is fashion on its last legs? Not really. It’s not that ideas are lacking, but the constant reinvention of classic cuts and masterpieces has its technical limits. Without rethinking clothing, some designers and professionals in the field (e.g., stylists, consultants, influencers) are reinventing the way it is worn. These days, standing out does not mean rethinking the cuts and textures of...
Rediscovering Yves Saint Laurent
By Robin Torres
Yves Saint Laurent, who died in 2008 at age 71, is considered one of the greatest fashion...
By Robin Torres
Yves Saint Laurent, who died in 2008 at age 71, is considered one of the greatest fashion designers in history and arguably the most influential one of the second half of the twentieth century. He also transcended fashion as an artist, stimulated by his entourage, backed by the French...
Yves Saint Laurent, who died in 2008 at age 71, is considered one of the greatest fashion designers in history and arguably the most influential one of the second half of the twentieth century. He also transcended fashion as an artist, stimulated by his entourage, backed by the French establishment, and encouraged by his lifelong partner Pierre Bergé as well as his influential circle of artist...
INTERVIEW | Fashion Science and Exploration Come Together at FIT
By Robin Torres
“Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme,” the new exhibition at the Fashion Institute of...
By Robin Torres
“Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme,” the new exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s museum, could not be more relevant. Curated by Patricia Mears, deputy director of The Museum at FIT, it uniquely explores how clothing meant for extreme environments eventually influenced major...
“Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme,” the new exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s museum, could not be more relevant. Curated by Patricia Mears, deputy director of The Museum at FIT, it uniquely explores how clothing meant for extreme environments eventually influenced major designers and became a key component in the advancement of fashion. “Expeditions to the North and South...
Post-Fashion-Week Thoughts: Are We Losing Touch with Reality?
By Marta Represa
“What just happened here?” was pretty much my first reaction as I walked back home after the last...
By Marta Represa
“What just happened here?” was pretty much my first reaction as I walked back home after the last show of the very last day of Paris Fashion Week. In many ways, this season felt different and unfathomable. In many ways, it also felt off.  Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2018 ready-to-wear show in...
“What just happened here?” was pretty much my first reaction as I walked back home after the last show of the very last day of Paris Fashion Week. In many ways, this season felt different and unfathomable. In many ways, it also felt off.  Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2018 ready-to-wear show in Paris. Photo by Anna Palermo for NOWFASHION. Fashion folks love to obsess, be it over a new...
The Social Set
By Jessica Bumpus
What showed up more on your social media feed this Paris Fashion Week? Was it Chanel's epic...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
What showed up more on your social media feed this Paris Fashion Week? Was it Chanel's epic mountains and waterfalls – it's biggest set yet, in fact – or Thom Browne's unicorn in Warhorse-style configuration as three models made its mechanics work and a magical fashion moment happen? Was it...
What showed up more on your social media feed this Paris Fashion Week? Was it Chanel's epic mountains and waterfalls – it's biggest set yet, in fact – or Thom Browne's unicorn in Warhorse-style configuration as three models made its mechanics work and a magical fashion moment happen? Was it Moncler's larger-than-life disco balls and ballet dancers; Ann Demeulemeester's rock-out live...
Stranger Things at Louis Vuitton
By Jessica Bumpus
Frock coats, brocade, period dressing, 18th century aristocratic French garments, billowing...
By Jessica Bumpus
Frock coats, brocade, period dressing, 18th century aristocratic French garments, billowing blouses, waistcoats – and a Stranger Things T-shirt: Nicolas Ghesquière threw quite the curve ball to end the Spring/Summer 2018 season, one which has arguably been something of a stranger thing to unravel...
Frock coats, brocade, period dressing, 18th century aristocratic French garments, billowing blouses, waistcoats – and a Stranger Things T-shirt: Nicolas Ghesquière threw quite the curve ball to end the Spring/Summer 2018 season, one which has arguably been something of a stranger thing to unravel itself. Louis Vuitton SS18 - Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION A historic...
Escapism in Paris: Make Fashion not War?
By Elisabeta Tudor
Needless to say, when we have a look at the current international political climate, it sometimes...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Needless to say, when we have a look at the current international political climate, it sometimes feel like we're living in the dark ages. Liselore Frowijn SS18 - Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION In reaction to this, designers mostly seek comfort – but also a careless and...
Needless to say, when we have a look at the current international political climate, it sometimes feel like we're living in the dark ages. Liselore Frowijn SS18 - Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION In reaction to this, designers mostly seek comfort – but also a careless and joyful hippie attitude – in order to epitomize both our needs for security and today's uncertain times...
Chanel: 3 Highlights to Remember
How Do You Solve A Problem Like: Legacy?
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s the age-old question in fashion and one that keeps doing the rounds as old houses find...
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s the age-old question in fashion and one that keeps doing the rounds as old houses find themselves with vacancies, new names appointed and the equation of balance, heritage and forward-thinking comes to the fore. It can be a bit of a mind-boggler for even the most elite of mathematicians...
It’s the age-old question in fashion and one that keeps doing the rounds as old houses find themselves with vacancies, new names appointed and the equation of balance, heritage and forward-thinking comes to the fore. It can be a bit of a mind-boggler for even the most elite of mathematicians working in the fashion field; in fact, this could just be the season of bad debuts. Because that...
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Why Look 3 at Loewe is Genius
By Jessica Bumpus
Everywhere you look in every collection so far, there's a lot of stuff. Be it surface design and...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
Everywhere you look in every collection so far, there's a lot of stuff. Be it surface design and decoration, design quirks and tweaks, layers of stuff to interfere with the silhouette. It's busy. It's also getting a little boring. So praise be for JW Anderson and his very clever style spoke that...
Everywhere you look in every collection so far, there's a lot of stuff. Be it surface design and decoration, design quirks and tweaks, layers of stuff to interfere with the silhouette. It's busy. It's also getting a little boring. So praise be for JW Anderson and his very clever style spoke that came today three looks into his Loewe collection.   Photo by Gio Staiano for...
The Sweet Taste of Nostalgia
By Elisabeta Tudor
In these most uncertain of times, designers prefer to daydream and romanticize their...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
In these most uncertain of times, designers prefer to daydream and romanticize their recollections of days long past, instead of engaging with the times to come.  Nostalgia is the theme on everyone's lips. This is nothing new, of course, since fashion is but an eternal re-interpretation of...
In these most uncertain of times, designers prefer to daydream and romanticize their recollections of days long past, instead of engaging with the times to come.  Nostalgia is the theme on everyone's lips. This is nothing new, of course, since fashion is but an eternal re-interpretation of past trends. It is like a cherished memory, perpetually on repeat and occasionally punctuated by some...
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