Posts Tagged ‘paris fashion week’

Why Fashion Industry Fell Out of Love with Natural Fur

December 18, 2019

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In May 2019, Prada Group have announced that they did not see the future in natural fur products. Referring to the new policy of “innovation and social responsibility”, Miuccia Prada pledged the brands Prada and Miu Miu, starting with the spring-summer 2020 collections, to abandon natural fur. In recent years, a significant number of luxury […]

Fannie Schiavoni: The Power is in Simplicity

December 18, 2019

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Born in Sweden, Fannie Åkerblom moved to London at the age of 18 to study tailoring at London College of Fashion, where she later progressed to the BA (Hons) Fashion Design Womenswear course. Having completed a number of internships alongside her studies for designers including Hussein Chalayan and Giles Deacon, she launched her first collection […]

Proenza Schouler: Pre-Fall 2020

December 17, 2019

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The garments for modern women in big cities – this is how Proenza Schouler brand creative directors Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez describe clothing. The designers are not trying to please the new generation, who have ‘invaded’ every other fashion brand today. Proenza Schouler, despite its complex textures, is easy to wear every day. The […]

The Inevitable: Rick Owens Shoes

December 12, 2019

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To the average Joe, Rick Owens‘ pieces are probably head-scratching in their goth-tinged high fashion-ness, but to stylish dudes like A$AP Rocky, the designer’s dark, drape-y, asymmetrical designs are just damn cool. Owens himself is the living embodiment of his aesthetic, living in a museum of super-stark brutalist furniture, married to his grill-wearing muse Michele […]

Noah and Depeche Mode Made the Ultimate Synth-Pop Wardrobe

December 12, 2019

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What they’ve done is a capsule collection with Noah, integrating some of the band’s swaggeringly melancholic visuals onto outerwear, T-shirts, scarves, and also the most pristine pair of New Wave shoes, made with Noah collaborator Solovair. The collection borrows heavily from the iconography and music videos produced for their 1990 album Violator, which was the band’s […]

Kering commits to working only with models aged over 18

December 10, 2019

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Kering has made a commitment that the group’s Houses will only hire models aged over 18 to represent adults at their fashion shows and photo sessions, as of 2020 (fall-winter 2020/2021 fashion shows). “As a global Luxury group, we are conscious of the influence exerted on younger generations in particular by the images produced by […]

Balenciaga’s Gvasalia: Oversize, It’s My Territory

December 10, 2019

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Demna Gvasalia is widely credited with popularizing anew blown-up proportions — to the point where Frankenstein shoulders and sleeves dangling past the fingertips invaded runways in all fashion capitals in recent years, not to mention the high street. “Oversize, it’s my territory,” he said. “I definitely intend to defend what is my design territory.” Big […]