Moncler’s Stroke of “Genius”
By Sofia Celeste
MILAN, Italy — Moncler set the brand’s refresh button with a mega installation at Moncler’s...
By Sofia Celeste
MILAN, Italy — Moncler set the brand’s refresh button with a mega installation at Moncler’s Palazzo delle Scintille, introducing its “Genius” series of collaborations with a slew of different designers – and pieces trickling out each month.  MONCLER FW18 presentation in Milan. Photo by...
MILAN, Italy — Moncler set the brand’s refresh button with a mega installation at Moncler’s Palazzo delle Scintille, introducing its “Genius” series of collaborations with a slew of different designers – and pieces trickling out each month.  MONCLER FW18 presentation in Milan. Photo by Elizabeth Pantaleo for NOWFASHION. Moncler recently ended its seasonal partnerships with Thom...
WHAT IT FEELS LIKE FOR A GIRL: Defiance and Redefinition at LFW
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
We’re constantly being reminded that fashion doesn’t (and can’t) exist in a vacuum. It’s rarely...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
We’re constantly being reminded that fashion doesn’t (and can’t) exist in a vacuum. It’s rarely felt more evident than at this season’s London shows – five days that began with brilliant sunshine and a deluge of giant inflatable hearts (installed across the city by Anya Hindmarch), and ended with...
We’re constantly being reminded that fashion doesn’t (and can’t) exist in a vacuum. It’s rarely felt more evident than at this season’s London shows – five days that began with brilliant sunshine and a deluge of giant inflatable hearts (installed across the city by Anya Hindmarch), and ended with torrents of rain and a historic royal visit.  MARQUES'ALMEIDA FW18 show in London. Photo by Gio...
LFW: From Instagram to The Joy of Sex
By Jessica Bumpus
The Joy Of Sex; Instagram; Louise Gray; Adele Astaire; Bauhaus: designer inspirations can concoct...
By Jessica Bumpus
The Joy Of Sex; Instagram; Louise Gray; Adele Astaire; Bauhaus: designer inspirations can concoct quite the medley, can’t they? Where others fall down an Instagram hole, others seek the solace of yesteryear, heroines of forgotten times, and others unearth gems a new generation has no idea about...
The Joy Of Sex; Instagram; Louise Gray; Adele Astaire; Bauhaus: designer inspirations can concoct quite the medley, can’t they? Where others fall down an Instagram hole, others seek the solace of yesteryear, heroines of forgotten times, and others unearth gems a new generation has no idea about yet. CHRISTOPHER KANE FW18 show in London. Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION....
LFW: Five of Our Favourite Collections
By Jessica Bumpus
Aside from those that have had a mention in separate posts of their own (read about Central Saint...
By Jessica Bumpus
Aside from those that have had a mention in separate posts of their own (read about Central Saint Martins and JW Anderson here), London Fashion Week threw up a handful of other collections that made the grade for best in show. Here they are: MATTY BOVAN FW18 show in London. Photo by Gio...
Aside from those that have had a mention in separate posts of their own (read about Central Saint Martins and JW Anderson here), London Fashion Week threw up a handful of other collections that made the grade for best in show. Here they are: MATTY BOVAN FW18 show in London. Photo by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION. Matty Bovan If you weren’t a believer beforehand, you will be now. If you...
SURE THING: Britain’s Next Top Brand
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
For London’s rising talents, there are a whole series of milestones in place to help navigate the...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
For London’s rising talents, there are a whole series of milestones in place to help navigate the road to success. After college, first up is Fashion East, the schedule’s legendary launchpad for fresh talent, offering graduates a showcase for up to three seasons; next is the NewGen initiative,...
For London’s rising talents, there are a whole series of milestones in place to help navigate the road to success. After college, first up is Fashion East, the schedule’s legendary launchpad for fresh talent, offering graduates a showcase for up to three seasons; next is the NewGen initiative, now in its 25th year, which has provided mentoring and support to everyone from Alexander McQueen to...
Come As You Are
Out With The New: Reflecting Britishness at LFW
Bye Bye Bailey & Hello Tinseltown!
By Jessica Bumpus
Christopher Bailey waved goodbye to a 17-year tenure at luxury British heritage house Burberry...
By Jessica Bumpus
Christopher Bailey waved goodbye to a 17-year tenure at luxury British heritage house Burberry this London Fashion Week in a collection that plundered the archive for Eighties and Nineties sportswear references, the kind he sought to break free from when he commenced his role at the brand back in...
Christopher Bailey waved goodbye to a 17-year tenure at luxury British heritage house Burberry this London Fashion Week in a collection that plundered the archive for Eighties and Nineties sportswear references, the kind he sought to break free from when he commenced his role at the brand back in 2001.  Burberry FW18 show in London. Picture by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION. It was a...
Did We Just See Donuts at JW Anderson?
By Jessica Bumpus
Yes, we did. But let’s start from the beginning. Reconfiguration was at the centre of the JW...
By Jessica Bumpus
Yes, we did. But let’s start from the beginning. Reconfiguration was at the centre of the JW Anderson Fall/Winter 2018 collection today – the designer showcasing his menswear and womenswear together for the first time. Which made complete sense given that he is a designer who began in menswear...
Yes, we did. But let’s start from the beginning. Reconfiguration was at the centre of the JW Anderson Fall/Winter 2018 collection today – the designer showcasing his menswear and womenswear together for the first time. Which made complete sense given that he is a designer who began in menswear and so popular were his designs that he found himself with an avid female following and requests from...
LFW’s Student Style-Off
By Jessica Bumpus
In what was to become a London Fashion Week graduate special of a season, one thing has become...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
In what was to become a London Fashion Week graduate special of a season, one thing has become clear: streetwear-sportswear (either, or a combination of the two) is over in the minds of today’s students. Finally. Hoorah! (Save for a few outstanding Balenciaga notes that are still loitering...
In what was to become a London Fashion Week graduate special of a season, one thing has become clear: streetwear-sportswear (either, or a combination of the two) is over in the minds of today’s students. Finally. Hoorah! (Save for a few outstanding Balenciaga notes that are still loitering around). It comes as a blessing in what was fast becoming a same-y same-y fashion landscape that was all...
Designing Solutions to Save the Environment
By Robin Torres
There has been a growing trend for the use of renewable eco-friendly materials in fashion, and...
By Robin Torres
There has been a growing trend for the use of renewable eco-friendly materials in fashion, and NYFW is fueling it. It is not as popular or mediatized as other issues, in part because it’s a tricky and, at times, sensitive subject matter to address with most brands, but in reality the dialog...
There has been a growing trend for the use of renewable eco-friendly materials in fashion, and NYFW is fueling it. It is not as popular or mediatized as other issues, in part because it’s a tricky and, at times, sensitive subject matter to address with most brands, but in reality the dialog around sustainability and protecting the environment is very much alive. Important brands began...
Pyer Moss: Paying Homage to Icons of Black Style
By Shirine Saad
Born in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, in a Haitian family, 31-year-old Kerby Jean-Raymond admired the...
By Shirine Saad
Born in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, in a Haitian family, 31-year-old Kerby Jean-Raymond admired the swagger of the local characters – dandies decked in head to toe red or repurposed hand-me-downs. When he turned to design, he paid homage to these icons of Black style, crafting elevated classics with...
Born in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, in a Haitian family, 31-year-old Kerby Jean-Raymond admired the swagger of the local characters – dandies decked in head to toe red or repurposed hand-me-downs. When he turned to design, he paid homage to these icons of Black style, crafting elevated classics with sharp tailoring, luxurious fabrics, and touches of bright color. His show at this past New York...
New York's Night Fever
By Shirine Saad
More is More! Celebrating Excess, Individuality, and Glamour at New York Fashion Week with five...
By Shirine Saad
By Shirine Saad
More is More! Celebrating Excess, Individuality, and Glamour at New York Fashion Week with five over-the-top trends. As New York Fashion Week winds down, it has become clear that the fashion rules of yesteryear have all been shattered. Now seasons are blended, genders are mixed, fur comes in...
More is More! Celebrating Excess, Individuality, and Glamour at New York Fashion Week with five over-the-top trends. As New York Fashion Week winds down, it has become clear that the fashion rules of yesteryear have all been shattered. Now seasons are blended, genders are mixed, fur comes in tropical hues,  and daywear is hypersexual. Adieu, Minimalism! Do the disco, catch a glowstick,...
Empowered and Embraced: NYFW Puts Women Front and Center
By Robin Torres
Important topics of interest tend to find their way into NYFW. Whether it’s through the choices...
By Robin Torres
Important topics of interest tend to find their way into NYFW. Whether it’s through the choices that designers make, by way of their collection or the staging of their runway or through media, mainstream issues of the moment tend to surface. Lately, and for a few seasons there, it took a...
Important topics of interest tend to find their way into NYFW. Whether it’s through the choices that designers make, by way of their collection or the staging of their runway or through media, mainstream issues of the moment tend to surface. Lately, and for a few seasons there, it took a political turn, both in support for change followed by varied forms of protest in reaction to the outcome of...
How Big Data is Transforming NYFW
By Robin Torres
NYFW will never be the same. Even now, during this Fall Season 2018, many important changes took...
By Robin Torres
NYFW will never be the same. Even now, during this Fall Season 2018, many important changes took place which will most likely have a deep impact on NYFW’s evolution. As it progressively grows into a new identity, the industry has been trying to keep up and designers continue to explore new...
NYFW will never be the same. Even now, during this Fall Season 2018, many important changes took place which will most likely have a deep impact on NYFW’s evolution. As it progressively grows into a new identity, the industry has been trying to keep up and designers continue to explore new ventures to show their work – which is already causing significant shifts. Brands are stepping away from...