Calvin Luo: the New School's Sensible Romantic
By Robin Torres
Since launching his label in 2014, Chinese designer Calvin...
By Robin Torres
Since launching his label in 2014, Chinese designer Calvin Luo has garnered much attention. In part due to his skilled exploration of couture techniques and what's been described as "a sophistication beyond his years", Luo's collections and shows have also...
Since launching his label in 2014, Chinese designer Calvin Luo has garnered much attention. In part due to his skilled exploration of couture techniques and what's been described as "a sophistication beyond his years", Luo's collections and shows have also been noteworthy in that - while aesthetically modern - they feel classic in their cohesiveness,...
By Alice Ierace
The British Fashion Council launched the Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) website in recognition of World Ocean Day. The site aims at bringing together global resources, information and campaigns to help businesses increase knowledge and embrace...
The British Fashion Council launched the Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) website in recognition of World Ocean Day. The site aims at bringing together global resources, information and campaigns to help businesses increase knowledge and embrace sustainable and people-led best practices.   To tie in with this launch and World Ocean Day, Cyrill...
Tiffany and LVMH Deal Under Scrutiny
By Fabio Ciquera
The union between Tiffany&Co and LVMH, the largest...
By Fabio Ciquera
The union between Tiffany&Co and LVMH, the largest acquisition that the luxury industry would have ever seen and a marriage that came with a €14.5 billion dowry, has been under scrutiny in the past week.   LVMH seemed to be having second thoughts as...
The union between Tiffany&Co and LVMH, the largest acquisition that the luxury industry would have ever seen and a marriage that came with a €14.5 billion dowry, has been under scrutiny in the past week.   LVMH seemed to be having second thoughts as to the benefit of the acquisition, given the steep costs of the operation. Too many variables have...
Zalando To Only Sell Sustainable Brands By 2023
By Rebecca Hitchon
Europe’s leading online fashion platform Zalando has become the first retailer to adopt the...
By Rebecca Hitchon
Europe’s leading online fashion platform Zalando has become the first retailer to adopt the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s (SAC) latest version of the Higg Brand and Retail Module (Higg BRM), a tool allowing the assessment of the ethical and environmental performance of brands. The Higg BRM...
Europe’s leading online fashion platform Zalando has become the first retailer to adopt the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s (SAC) latest version of the Higg Brand and Retail Module (Higg BRM), a tool allowing the assessment of the ethical and environmental performance of brands. The Higg BRM evaluates areas like human rights, wage parity and carbon dioxide emissions.Zalando’s partner brands...
Maria Host-Ivessich and Alessandro Gualtieri Talk Extremes in Perfumery
By Maria Host-Ivessich
In Nowfashion's newly-minted column on scents, self-defined ''perfume-nerd'' and director Maria...
By Maria Host-Ivessich
In Nowfashion's newly-minted column on scents, self-defined ''perfume-nerd'' and director Maria Host-Ivessich delves into the role of perfumes in this decade and 'socially-acceptable scents' with anarchist Nasomatto master perfumer Alessandro Gualtieri.Alessandro, you are known for your genuine...
In Nowfashion's newly-minted column on scents, self-defined ''perfume-nerd'' and director Maria Host-Ivessich delves into the role of perfumes in this decade and 'socially-acceptable scents' with anarchist Nasomatto master perfumer Alessandro Gualtieri.Alessandro, you are known for your genuine inclination to push towards the edge, to be and without being defined. Our noses are (now more than...
Aurora James Has A Plan to Support Black-Owned Businesses In The Long Run
By Elisa Carassai
As ongoing police brutality protests continue around the world, fashion and beauty companies are...
By Elisa Carassai
As ongoing police brutality protests continue around the world, fashion and beauty companies are finally lending a helping hand - whether its through donations to anti-racism organizations or promoting Black creators through their platforms or spreading awareness about educational resources...
As ongoing police brutality protests continue around the world, fashion and beauty companies are finally lending a helping hand - whether its through donations to anti-racism organizations or promoting Black creators through their platforms or spreading awareness about educational resources available online and offline. Nonetheless, what can one do to ensure these efforts aren’t quickly...
The LF Markey Success Story
By Jessica Bumpus
By now, it’s well documented and widely known that London...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
By now, it’s well documented and widely known that London is a fashion capital brimming with talent, creativity and exciting designers. Historically, its resume speaks for itself. But it’s also well known that so often, many of those designers and new...
By now, it’s well documented and widely known that London is a fashion capital brimming with talent, creativity and exciting designers. Historically, its resume speaks for itself. But it’s also well known that so often, many of those designers and new names don’t and can’t survive, gone as quickly as the hype that surrounds them. The current economic...
Meet Halpern’s Fashion Escapism
By Alice Ierace
“I wasn’t one of those people who knew I always wanted to be a designer.  I always loved clothes,...
By Alice Ierace
“I wasn’t one of those people who knew I always wanted to be a designer.  I always loved clothes, and the idea of fashion from a young age; my mother is superbly glamorous and had great style,” tells us Michael Halpern, founder of the eponymous brand Halpern.“I loved fashion magazines, and...
“I wasn’t one of those people who knew I always wanted to be a designer.  I always loved clothes, and the idea of fashion from a young age; my mother is superbly glamorous and had great style,” tells us Michael Halpern, founder of the eponymous brand Halpern.“I loved fashion magazines, and listening to my mother and her friends talk about what life was like in the 1970s of New York, it was a...
Adidas and Allbirds Collaborate on Lowest Carbon Emissions Shoe
By Rebecca Hitchon
Sportswear brand adidas has teamed up with footwear company Allbirds to develop a sports...
By Rebecca Hitchon
Sportswear brand adidas has teamed up with footwear company Allbirds to develop a sports performance shoe with the lowest ever carbon footprint.Despite being competitors, the brands want the future of the footwear industry to be more about collaboration than competition. “There is an urgent need...
Sportswear brand adidas has teamed up with footwear company Allbirds to develop a sports performance shoe with the lowest ever carbon footprint.Despite being competitors, the brands want the future of the footwear industry to be more about collaboration than competition. “There is an urgent need to reduce our global carbon number, and this mission is bigger than just Allbirds or adidas. Whether...
Gary Green’s Black And White Photographs Delve into NYC’s Punk and Post-Punk Scene
By Sasha Regazzoni
It was the summer of 1976 when American photographer Gary Green moved from the humdrum suburbs of...
By Sasha Regazzoni
It was the summer of 1976 when American photographer Gary Green moved from the humdrum suburbs of Long Island to a two-bedroom apartment in Lower Manhattan, the epicentre of the up and coming anarchistic wave of music known as ‘punk’, to work as a photographer assistant. Coincidentally it was...
It was the summer of 1976 when American photographer Gary Green moved from the humdrum suburbs of Long Island to a two-bedroom apartment in Lower Manhattan, the epicentre of the up and coming anarchistic wave of music known as ‘punk’, to work as a photographer assistant. Coincidentally it was also the year the Ramones released their first album and punk idols Patti Smith, Television and Richard...
Issey Miyake Releases Exclusive Documentary
By Alice Ierace
Issey Miyake released an unpublished docu-film that shows the birth and evolution of the...
By Alice Ierace
Issey Miyake released an unpublished docu-film that shows the birth and evolution of the collection Homme Plissé Issey Miyake and shares a message of freedom, movement and comfort as new codes for men's clothing.Opening with a scene from Flying Bodies, a video that captures the 2013 performance...
Issey Miyake released an unpublished docu-film that shows the birth and evolution of the collection Homme Plissé Issey Miyake and shares a message of freedom, movement and comfort as new codes for men's clothing.Opening with a scene from Flying Bodies, a video that captures the 2013 performance of the Aomori University Men's Rhythmic Gymnastics Team which marks the debut of the collection, the...
OP-Ed: Is Voice Technology the Future of Retail?
By Elisa Carassai
Will the voice-operated assistant change the way we...
By Elisa Carassai
Will the voice-operated assistant change the way we shop?   The first time I came across Amazon’s Alexa, I was amazed by the fact that a voice-operated assistant could work so well. Having Siri on my iPhone, I had never really made use of the...
Will the voice-operated assistant change the way we shop?   The first time I came across Amazon’s Alexa, I was amazed by the fact that a voice-operated assistant could work so well. Having Siri on my iPhone, I had never really made use of the voice-operated system integrated inside my phone, as it would often fail to correctly execute my...
Cult Scandi Brand Cecilie Bahnsen Debuts Shoe Collection With Charles Keith
By Elisa Carassai
Joining forces this week are designers Charles & Keith and Cecile Bahnsen, who collaborated on an...
By Elisa Carassai
Joining forces this week are designers Charles & Keith and Cecile Bahnsen, who collaborated on an exciting shoe line inspired by traditional school-wear. The collection features some of the most classic Charles & Keith shapes and silhouettes which are reinterpreted by Bahnsen and finished with...
Joining forces this week are designers Charles & Keith and Cecile Bahnsen, who collaborated on an exciting shoe line inspired by traditional school-wear. The collection features some of the most classic Charles & Keith shapes and silhouettes which are reinterpreted by Bahnsen and finished with her signature brooch. Four various styles are featured including three Mary Jane designs and a...
Five CBD Brands That Are Doing it Right
By Ludovica Parisi
CBD is being marketed everywhere. From oils and topicals to edibles, there are now infinite ways...
By Ludovica Parisi
CBD is being marketed everywhere. From oils and topicals to edibles, there are now infinite ways to introduce cannabidiols in your lifestyle. However, as buyers get overwhelmed by the number of products being launched every week, companies have to work harder to stand out from the competition....
CBD is being marketed everywhere. From oils and topicals to edibles, there are now infinite ways to introduce cannabidiols in your lifestyle. However, as buyers get overwhelmed by the number of products being launched every week, companies have to work harder to stand out from the competition. So, what is the strategic approach to ensure people’s trust in a product? The answer lies in the...
Cuoio di Toscana Launches Campaign Against Domestic Violence
By Alice Ierace
Italian sole-leather brand Cuoio di Toscana, alongside many companies and institutions of fashion...
By Alice Ierace
Italian sole-leather brand Cuoio di Toscana, alongside many companies and institutions of fashion and luxury leather goods, shared their the commitment to defend women. “Violence against women does not go into quarantine: at the expense of the current moment of emergency, the numbers affecting...
Italian sole-leather brand Cuoio di Toscana, alongside many companies and institutions of fashion and luxury leather goods, shared their the commitment to defend women. “Violence against women does not go into quarantine: at the expense of the current moment of emergency, the numbers affecting this social injury show no sign of diminishing and, if we consider the case of domestic violence in...