Dover Street Market's 15 Years of Innovation
By Elisa Carassai
Can brick and mortar survive in the age of online shopping? As many shops and concept stores shut...
By Elisa Carassai
Can brick and mortar survive in the age of online shopping? As many shops and concept stores shut their doors, once again, Dover Street Market, the brainchild of Comme Des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo, stands out by celebrating its 15th anniversary.The concept store, which initially opened in...
Can brick and mortar survive in the age of online shopping? As many shops and concept stores shut their doors, once again, Dover Street Market, the brainchild of Comme Des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo, stands out by celebrating its 15th anniversary.The concept store, which initially opened in September 2004, on Dover Street in London's Mayfair district, was open for almost twelve years, until...
Luxury’s Future is Chinese
By Sofia Celeste
In a luxury world expected to rise four percent to 1.3 trillion euros this year, its top priority...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
In a luxury world expected to rise four percent to 1.3 trillion euros this year, its top priority is a Chinese, young customer—someone who lives in “the now” and is totally digital.“Brands who understand this are set to grow. The consumer of today is all these things and wants to be listened to,”...
In a luxury world expected to rise four percent to 1.3 trillion euros this year, its top priority is a Chinese, young customer—someone who lives in “the now” and is totally digital.“Brands who understand this are set to grow. The consumer of today is all these things and wants to be listened to,” said lead Bain & Company luxury goods analyst, partner Claudia D’Arpizio, Thursday at the Altagamma...
Gosha Rubchinskiy Debuts in Milan
By Elisa Carassai
The third and latest instalment of Gosha Rubchinskiy’s GR-Uniforma 3 project, was unveiled...
By Elisa Carassai
The third and latest instalment of Gosha Rubchinskiy’s GR-Uniforma 3 project, was unveiled Thursday in conjunction with the opening of Modes, Milan’s brand-new omnichannel retail store.The store, which boasts interesting collaborations with London’s NTS Radio and the team behind Reading Room, a...
The third and latest instalment of Gosha Rubchinskiy’s GR-Uniforma 3 project, was unveiled Thursday in conjunction with the opening of Modes, Milan’s brand-new omnichannel retail store.The store, which boasts interesting collaborations with London’s NTS Radio and the team behind Reading Room, a magazine shop celebrated by the independent Milanese print scene, served as the perfect backdrop for...
Life After The Victoria’s Secret Show
By Jessica Bumpus
“What does the new era of empowerment look like at Victoria’s Secret?” asked a series of current...
By Jessica Bumpus
“What does the new era of empowerment look like at Victoria’s Secret?” asked a series of current adverts for the former lingerie giant. The answer? Well, it’s certainly not the annual televised fashion show which in recent years has gone from being the must-see blockbuster event of the year, full...
“What does the new era of empowerment look like at Victoria’s Secret?” asked a series of current adverts for the former lingerie giant. The answer? Well, it’s certainly not the annual televised fashion show which in recent years has gone from being the must-see blockbuster event of the year, full of fashion’s most famous faces cast as its iconic Angels, to being cancelled. Over and out. Parent...
Digital Up-cycling with Morphine.Online
By Elisa Carassai
What makes an e-commerce platform stand out nowadays? As the number of digital platforms selling...
By Elisa Carassai
What makes an e-commerce platform stand out nowadays? As the number of digital platforms selling clothing online increases exponentially, finding a way to emerge from the crowd is becoming progressively difficult.From The Real Real to Vestiare Collective and more, the fashion resale market has...
What makes an e-commerce platform stand out nowadays? As the number of digital platforms selling clothing online increases exponentially, finding a way to emerge from the crowd is becoming progressively difficult.From The Real Real to Vestiare Collective and more, the fashion resale market has been thriving and as ThredUp’s 2019 Resale Report states, it is predicted to grow to nearly one point...
Discussing Change With Raf Simons
By Elisabeta Tudor
Today, the redefinition of the designer’s role and the new skillset required to meet the demands...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Today, the redefinition of the designer’s role and the new skillset required to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving industry are disturbing to most couturiers and fashion designers. Designers often feel that the brands they work for are operating at the expense of their authenticity and...
Today, the redefinition of the designer’s role and the new skillset required to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving industry are disturbing to most couturiers and fashion designers. Designers often feel that the brands they work for are operating at the expense of their authenticity and creativity — and sometimes even at the cost of their mental health.“The period of the designer being...
Johanna Ortiz and H&M Ink Collaboration
By Elisa Carassai
Colombian-born Johanna Ortiz is the latest designer to join the roster of creatives that have...
By Elisa Carassai
Colombian-born Johanna Ortiz is the latest designer to join the roster of creatives that have collaborated with fast-fashion giant H&M, the company said Tuesday in a statement.From Donatella Versace’s collection in 2011 to Giambattista Valli’s latest venture with the brand this past October, H&M...
Colombian-born Johanna Ortiz is the latest designer to join the roster of creatives that have collaborated with fast-fashion giant H&M, the company said Tuesday in a statement.From Donatella Versace’s collection in 2011 to Giambattista Valli’s latest venture with the brand this past October, H&M has collaborated with an impressive array of high-fashion designers. This is the first time the...
Who Is The Designers' Designer?
By Jessica Bumpus
In something of a democratic move, the British Fashion Council revealed a new award category...
By Jessica Bumpus
In something of a democratic move, the British Fashion Council revealed a new award category among its Fashion Awards 2019. Voted for by designers for their fellow favourite designers, the peer-to-peer nominations give the rest of us a chance to see just exactly what London’s designers think...
In something of a democratic move, the British Fashion Council revealed a new award category among its Fashion Awards 2019. Voted for by designers for their fellow favourite designers, the peer-to-peer nominations give the rest of us a chance to see just exactly what London’s designers think about one another and the fashion landscape right now – who do they rate? And who are they scared...
On A Quest for Young Italian Talents
By Elisa Carassai
Fashion has been used, since forever, as a means of escapism, a way of transporting insiders and...
By Elisa Carassai
Fashion has been used, since forever, as a means of escapism, a way of transporting insiders and non to faraway lands full of beauty and creativity. From the creations of John Galliano at Dior to Alexander McQueen’s own eclectic work of arts, fashion visionaries used to bridge the gap between...
Fashion has been used, since forever, as a means of escapism, a way of transporting insiders and non to faraway lands full of beauty and creativity. From the creations of John Galliano at Dior to Alexander McQueen’s own eclectic work of arts, fashion visionaries used to bridge the gap between fashion and the arts.As the world steered in a different direction, so did the market – and the...
Celebrating Belgian Fashion
By Elisabeta Tudor
For its 4th edition, the Belgian Fashion Awards celebrated the movers and shakers of Belgian...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
For its 4th edition, the Belgian Fashion Awards celebrated the movers and shakers of Belgian fashion in Antwerp during a one-day Fashion Talks event, which culminated in an awards ceremony.Organized by the Flanders District of Creativity (Flanders DC), the event is part of the non-profit...
For its 4th edition, the Belgian Fashion Awards celebrated the movers and shakers of Belgian fashion in Antwerp during a one-day Fashion Talks event, which culminated in an awards ceremony.Organized by the Flanders District of Creativity (Flanders DC), the event is part of the non-profit organization's aim to serve as a springboard for entrepreneurs in the creative industries in Flanders. In...
OTB and Koché Ink Partnership
By NOWFASHION
In an attempt to expand its portfolio of emerging talent and established brands, Renzo Rosso’s...
By NOWFASHION
In an attempt to expand its portfolio of emerging talent and established brands, Renzo Rosso’s OTB has reached a license agreement between its production unit Staff International and French designer brand KOCHÉ, both companies announced on Instagram Tuesday.Designed by Christelle Kocher, Koché is...
In an attempt to expand its portfolio of emerging talent and established brands, Renzo Rosso’s OTB has reached a license agreement between its production unit Staff International and French designer brand KOCHÉ, both companies announced on Instagram Tuesday.Designed by Christelle Kocher, Koché is the 2019 ANDAM Grand Prize winner and is known for its colorful, artsy renegade style. Koché said...
In Fashion’s Shoes
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is hosting a brilliant exhibition on shoes from all around...
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is hosting a brilliant exhibition on shoes from all around the world, from the Middle Ages until today.Footprint stickers gradually converging in the same direction – at the entrance to the MAD (Musée des Arts Décoratifs) in Paris, these stickers are perfect...
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is hosting a brilliant exhibition on shoes from all around the world, from the Middle Ages until today.Footprint stickers gradually converging in the same direction – at the entrance to the MAD (Musée des Arts Décoratifs) in Paris, these stickers are perfect to guide the visitor to the museum’s latest exhibition, dedicated to footwear from all over the...
Medea: Small Bags for Powerful Women
By Elisa Carassai
Camilla and Giulia Venturini aren’t your average designers. Hailing from the Garda region in the...
By Elisa Carassai
Camilla and Giulia Venturini aren’t your average designers. Hailing from the Garda region in the north of Italy, the 31-year-old design duo (and twin sisters) have recently risen to popularity due to the launch of their increasingly visible Instagram-friendly Medea bags.Counting Rihanna, Petra...
Camilla and Giulia Venturini aren’t your average designers. Hailing from the Garda region in the north of Italy, the 31-year-old design duo (and twin sisters) have recently risen to popularity due to the launch of their increasingly visible Instagram-friendly Medea bags.Counting Rihanna, Petra Collins, Dev Hynes, and Kaia Gerber as fans of the brand, the bags have been spotted on the arms of...
Sotheby's to Auction Chanel Collection Online
By Elisa Carassai
Seldom one might have the possibility of participating in private auctions as they are often...
By Elisa Carassai
Seldom one might have the possibility of participating in private auctions as they are often reserved to industry insiders or avid collectors, yet Chanel and Sotheby’s are making it happen.From November 29th to December 5th, the French luxury house will be releasing a selected number of designs...
Seldom one might have the possibility of participating in private auctions as they are often reserved to industry insiders or avid collectors, yet Chanel and Sotheby’s are making it happen.From November 29th to December 5th, the French luxury house will be releasing a selected number of designs at an online auction organized by the renowned fine art and luxury dealer.An array of 177 Chanel...
Gabrielle Caunesil Launches La Semaine Paris
By Elisa Carassai
How do you unite a set of women who all have diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and values? This...
By Elisa Carassai
How do you unite a set of women who all have diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and values? This is one of the questions which Gabrielle Caunesil, model and Unicef Italia NEXT Gen member, asked herself ahead of the launch of her lifestyle brand, La Semaine Paris.The digital brand stems from a...
How do you unite a set of women who all have diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and values? This is one of the questions which Gabrielle Caunesil, model and Unicef Italia NEXT Gen member, asked herself ahead of the launch of her lifestyle brand, La Semaine Paris.The digital brand stems from a need to connect women across the globe and create an online community which will fuel an exchange of...