Elite Model World Plots Media Expansion
By Elisa Carassai
There’s no doubt that social media has changed the way we communicate and conduct business. In...
By Elisa Carassai
There’s no doubt that social media has changed the way we communicate and conduct business. In fact, in today's world, it can skyrocket one's career, and/or make or break a business. Julia Haart, who was appointed World Group chief executive of Elite World in March, is very much aware of this and...
There’s no doubt that social media has changed the way we communicate and conduct business. In fact, in today's world, it can skyrocket one's career, and/or make or break a business. Julia Haart, who was appointed World Group chief executive of Elite World in March, is very much aware of this and is planning to expand Elite’s reach by venturing into media and content production.According to...
Abloh Wins Over The Louvre
By Sofia Celeste
Virgil Abloh, a modern renaissance man in his own right, took a leap this week, staging his...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
Virgil Abloh, a modern renaissance man in his own right, took a leap this week, staging his fashions alongside those of a man for whom the term "Renaissance Man" was actually coined.In honor of the 500th anniversary of Leondardo Da Vinci’s death, the Musée du Louvre and Virgil Abloh’s Off-White...
Virgil Abloh, a modern renaissance man in his own right, took a leap this week, staging his fashions alongside those of a man for whom the term "Renaissance Man" was actually coined.In honor of the 500th anniversary of Leondardo Da Vinci’s death, the Musée du Louvre and Virgil Abloh’s Off-White label announced a special collaboration in tandem with the “Leonardo da Vinci” exhibition, on display...
Fashion’s Role in Power & Politics
By Robin Torres
For centuries, fashion has been used to symbolically convey or challenge power. Whether...
By Robin Torres
For centuries, fashion has been used to symbolically convey or challenge power. Whether signifying social class, economic status, and moral standards, or simply communicating meanings from pop culture trite to seriously political, fashion has played a key role in forming, questioning, and...
For centuries, fashion has been used to symbolically convey or challenge power. Whether signifying social class, economic status, and moral standards, or simply communicating meanings from pop culture trite to seriously political, fashion has played a key role in forming, questioning, and reinforcing the power of social dynamics. From baroquely decorated garments worn by 17th Century European...
The Business of Personalized Fragrances
By Elisabeta Tudor
Over the past years, the cosmetics and personal care sectors have been disrupted by the arrival...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Over the past years, the cosmetics and personal care sectors have been disrupted by the arrival of new-gen skincare players. B-to-C organic brands — such as Seasonly and Laboté — that purvey made-to-measure products defined by a client's needs and choices have taken the industry by storm.And the...
Over the past years, the cosmetics and personal care sectors have been disrupted by the arrival of new-gen skincare players. B-to-C organic brands — such as Seasonly and Laboté — that purvey made-to-measure products defined by a client's needs and choices have taken the industry by storm.And the fragrance sector is about to experience the same fate: brands like Unique Fragrance, a Berlin-based...
Prada Identifies Future Disruptors
By Sofia Celeste
With the Prada Group as one of its main sponsors, Startupbootcamp, the leading European network...
By Sofia Celeste
With the Prada Group as one of its main sponsors, Startupbootcamp, the leading European network of corporate-backed accelerators, pinpointed 10 startups  as the next “disruptors” of the industry as we know it, the organization said Friday.Startupbootcamp has selected the ten international teams...
With the Prada Group as one of its main sponsors, Startupbootcamp, the leading European network of corporate-backed accelerators, pinpointed 10 startups  as the next “disruptors” of the industry as we know it, the organization said Friday.Startupbootcamp has selected the ten international teams aspiring to disrupt the fashion industry: Aoiship, Bigthinx, Gfaive, Namek, Obsess, Renoon, SKMMP,...
Fenty’s Collaboration-Mania
By NOWFASHION
Since Robyn Rihanna Fenty , the international pop-star-turned-fashion-designer, unveiled the...
By NOWFASHION
Since Robyn Rihanna Fenty , the international pop-star-turned-fashion-designer, unveiled the first release of her namesake brand co-founded with LVMH in Paris earlier this year, the fashion industry and her solid fan base have been in awe with the Barbadian’s singer monthly drops of ready-to-wear...
Since Robyn Rihanna Fenty , the international pop-star-turned-fashion-designer, unveiled the first release of her namesake brand co-founded with LVMH in Paris earlier this year, the fashion industry and her solid fan base have been in awe with the Barbadian’s singer monthly drops of ready-to-wear collections and accessories, which are available exclusively via fenty.com and during occasional,...
Comebacks and London Newcomers To Amp Up Milano FW
By Elisa Carassai
Politically, Britain may have one leg out of the European Union, but when it comes to fashion,...
By Elisa Carassai
Politically, Britain may have one leg out of the European Union, but when it comes to fashion, they are forging major ties on the Continent. First off, Italy's Fashion Chamber said Thursday that the late Alexander McQueen's label will return to show in Milan Men's Fashion Week for the first time...
Politically, Britain may have one leg out of the European Union, but when it comes to fashion, they are forging major ties on the Continent. First off, Italy's Fashion Chamber said Thursday that the late Alexander McQueen's label will return to show in Milan Men's Fashion Week for the first time since 2013.A presentation has been slated for January 12th, between 10am and 4pm, though the...
Edeline Lee Hosts Women in Art Talk
By Madeline Reid
London-based designer Edeline Lee hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday titled Dressed for the Art...
By Madeline Reid
London-based designer Edeline Lee hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday titled Dressed for the Art World.Co-hosted by the Association of Women in the Arts, the event was held at Fenwick, a London department store.The talks were moderated by Harper’s Bazaar UK features director Helena Lee. No...
London-based designer Edeline Lee hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday titled Dressed for the Art World.Co-hosted by the Association of Women in the Arts, the event was held at Fenwick, a London department store.The talks were moderated by Harper’s Bazaar UK features director Helena Lee. No stranger to the art world, Lee also edits the annual magazine Bazaar Art which celebrates women in the...
London's East End is Future-Proofing Fashion
By Jessica Bumpus
When we look back on 2019, we’ll remember it as a year where brands big and small embraced the...
By Jessica Bumpus
When we look back on 2019, we’ll remember it as a year where brands big and small embraced the idea of sustainability, in a landslide of activity that ranged from tackling environmental concerns to the ethics of consumption.While behemoths like Kering and LVMH have made globally recognized...
When we look back on 2019, we’ll remember it as a year where brands big and small embraced the idea of sustainability, in a landslide of activity that ranged from tackling environmental concerns to the ethics of consumption.While behemoths like Kering and LVMH have made globally recognized environmental pacts and major labels are doing away with fur and chemical dyes, for emerging brands,...
Moschino’s New York State of Mind
By Robin Torres
Monday night was all “New Yawk” at Moschino’s first show in the Big Apple. If the giant branded...
By Robin Torres
Monday night was all “New Yawk” at Moschino’s first show in the Big Apple. If the giant branded Metro Pass cards mailed to guests as invitations and the choice of venue hadn’t made that clear enough, the collection certainly did. Hosted on subway cars at the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn,...
Monday night was all “New Yawk” at Moschino’s first show in the Big Apple. If the giant branded Metro Pass cards mailed to guests as invitations and the choice of venue hadn’t made that clear enough, the collection certainly did. Hosted on subway cars at the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn, which took over a year of negotiation to lock in, creative director Jeremy Scott presented the...
Science Says Plastic Still Has A Place in Fashion
By Sofia Celeste
Whether or not brands have done away with virgin plastics and/or are using recycled yarns made...
By Sofia Celeste
Whether or not brands have done away with virgin plastics and/or are using recycled yarns made from old PET plastic bottles, the earth is still cluttered with such an abundance of non-biodegradable plastics, it’s thought to be enough to wrap the globe in saran wrap… not once, a few...
Whether or not brands have done away with virgin plastics and/or are using recycled yarns made from old PET plastic bottles, the earth is still cluttered with such an abundance of non-biodegradable plastics, it’s thought to be enough to wrap the globe in saran wrap… not once, a few times.“Plastics are here to stay,” said Svetlana Boriskina MIT Research Scientist and manager of the school’s...
How Sneaker Apps are Winning
By Robin Torres
At a time when there is constant talk of a looming recession, e-commerce seems to be defying the...
By Robin Torres
At a time when there is constant talk of a looming recession, e-commerce seems to be defying the idea that retail is broken. According to statistics published by Internet Retailer last month, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to $3.53 trillion in 2019 – up from $2.93 trillion in 2018...
At a time when there is constant talk of a looming recession, e-commerce seems to be defying the idea that retail is broken. According to statistics published by Internet Retailer last month, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to $3.53 trillion in 2019 – up from $2.93 trillion in 2018 – and revenues are projected to grow to $6.54 trillion by 2022.This continued growth is, in part, due...
Pitti Adds Luxury Sex Toys to Lineup
By Elisa Carassai
Pitti Uomo has announced they will be including luxury sex toys in their Unconventional section...
By Elisa Carassai
Pitti Uomo has announced they will be including luxury sex toys in their Unconventional section of their fair.The Unconventional section aims at offering a selection of fashion forward brands that range from gritty to hyper-tech, from athletic-minded to gender-free. The selection is hosted in the...
Pitti Uomo has announced they will be including luxury sex toys in their Unconventional section of their fair.The Unconventional section aims at offering a selection of fashion forward brands that range from gritty to hyper-tech, from athletic-minded to gender-free. The selection is hosted in the Archivi section of the fair and will feature set design by Milanese architecture firm, Storage...
Sustainability and Young Talent at Modaportugal
By Rebecca Voight
Without young designers and sustainability, fashion has no future. These were the take-home...
By Rebecca Voight
Without young designers and sustainability, fashion has no future. These were the take-home points from the third edition of the MODAPORTUGAL Futures conference, a summit that was focused on sustainability and dedicated to promoting fresh design talent.The event, held last week in Porto’s...
Without young designers and sustainability, fashion has no future. These were the take-home points from the third edition of the MODAPORTUGAL Futures conference, a summit that was focused on sustainability and dedicated to promoting fresh design talent.The event, held last week in Porto’s Alfândega convention center, included a competition of 29 fashion and footwear students from 13 top...
The Rubchinskiy Perspective
By Gianluca Cantaro
In the same year of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Iron...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
In the same year of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Iron Curtain, Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy and Vetements (actually headed by Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia), two of the most impactful brands in recent fashion history, and both from the former...
In the same year of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Iron Curtain, Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy and Vetements (actually headed by Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia), two of the most impactful brands in recent fashion history, and both from the former Soviet Union, unexpectedly reshuffled their successful plans to start new and challenging ventures that...